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Course Syllabus for Scholars Online Chemistry

2021-2022 Scholars Online Chemistry Syllabus: Homework, Reading Assignments, Discussion Topics, and Labs

Use the Links in the Homework column to find your homework assignment. Homework is usually due on the date given, unless otherwise stated in the assignment.

WeekChatHomeworkReadingTopicLab
1Sep 8, 2021HW01A1: 1-8Basic concepts: the characteristics of matterLab Methods: Notebooks
2Sep 13, 2021HW01B1: Review 1-2Units and Precision
Sep 15, 2021HW01C1: Review 3-6Scientific Notation, Significant figures, Dimensional Analysis and GraphingLab Methods: Safety
3Sep 20, 2021HW02A2: 1-4Atomic Structure: Number, mass, Isotopes, weight
Sep 22, 2021HW02B2: 5-9The Periodic Table -- Overview of the ElementsLab Skills A: Materials and Equipment Calibration
4Sep 27, 2021HW02C2. 10Molecules, Compounds, Moles
Sep 29, 2021HW03A3: 1-3Balancing Chemical EquationsLab Skills B; Techniques for Distillation
5Oct 4, 2021HW03B3: 4-5Reactions in Solution
Oct 6, 2021HW03C3: 6-7Reactions with acids/bases and gasesLab Skills C: Solution Preparation
6Oct 11, 2021HW03D3: 8-9Redox Reactions
Oct 13, 2021ReviewProblem Solving review Chapters 1-3 / Lab workLab #1: Determination of Water Content in Hydrates
7Oct 18, 2021HW04A4: 1-3Mass Relationships, Limiting Reactants, Percentage Yield
Oct 20, 2021HW04B4: 4-5Chemical Analysis and Molarity
8Oct 25, 2021HW04C4: 6-8pH and Spectrophotometry
Oct 27, 2021HW05A5: 1-3Energy and Changes of StateLab #2: Qualitative Methods: Flame Testing
9Nov 1, 2021HW05B5: 4-5Thermodynamics and Enthalpy
Nov 3, 2021Review5: 6-8Calorimetry, Hess's Law, and "Favored" ResultsLab #3: Enthalpy of Reaction
10Nov 8, 2021ReviewProblem Solving review: chapters 4 and 5 / Lab work
Nov 10, 2021ReviewReview and Part I Exam/Lab WorkLab #4: Reaction Rates in Photosensitive Reactions
11Nov 15, 2021HW06A6: 1-3Electromagnetic Radiation, Quantization, and the Bohr Atom
Nov 17, 2021HW06B6: 4-5Quantum MechanicsLab #5: Two-Phase Chromotography Separation
12Nov 22, 2021HW06C6: 6-7Electron Orbitals
Nov 24, 2021HW07A7: 1-3Electron Configurations in Atoms
14Nov 29, 2021HW07B7: 4Electron Configurations of Ions
Dec 1, 2021HW077: 5-6Periodic Trends
15Dec 6, 2021HW08A8: 1-3Covalent Bonds
Dec 8, 2021HW08B8: 4-6Resonance, Octets, and ShapesLab #6: Qualitative Methods for Differentiating Ionic and Covalent Bonds
16Dec 13, 2021HW08C8: 7-10Bond Polarities, Order, Length and DNA
Dec 15, 2021HW09A9: 1-2Valence TheoryLab #7: Conservation of Energy and Chemical Equilibrium
Dec 20, 2021Christmas Holiday
Dec 22, 2021Christmas Holiday
Dec 27, 2021Christmas Holiday
Dec 29, 2021Christmas Holiday
17Jan 3, 2022HW09B9: 3Molecular Orbital Theory
Jan 5, 2022ReviewLab work - Review and Part II Exam/Lab Work
18Jan 10, 2022HW10A10: 1-3The Ideal Gas Law
Jan 12, 2022HW10B10: 4-8Gas Law Applications and Real GasesLab #8: Real Gases and the Ideal Gas Law
19Jan 17, 2022HW11A11: 1-3Intermolecular Forces
Jan 19, 2022HW11B11: 4-6Properties of LiquidsLab 9: Reaction Rate Dependencies
20Jan 24, 2022HW12A12: 1-3Lattices and Ionic Solids
Jan 26, 2022HW12B12: 4-7Solid States and Phases
21Jan 31, 2022HW13A13: 1-2Concentrations and Solutions
Feb 2, 2022HW13B13: 3-5Solubility and ColloidsLab #10: Determining Solution Concentrations
22Feb 7, 2022ReviewLab Work - Review and Part III Exam/Lab Work
Feb 9, 2022HW14A14: 1-2Rates of Reactions
23Feb 14, 2022HW14B14: 3-4Concentration and Rates
Feb 16, 2022HW14C14: 5-6Reaction MechanismsLab #11: Using Titration Methods to Determine Concentrations
24Feb 21, 2022HW15A15: 1-2Equilibrium
Feb 23, 2022HW15B15: 3-4Using Equilibrium ConstantsLab #12: Determination of the Rate Law for a Reaction
25Feb 28, 2022HW15C15: 5-6Disturbing Equilibrium
Mar 2, 2022HW16A16: 1-4Acids and Bases: pH and Equilibrium
26Mar 7, 2022HW16B16: 5-8Acid/Base constants and reactions
Mar 9, 2022HW16C16: 9-10Lewis Acids and BasesLab #13: Properties of Buffer Solutions
27Mar 14, 2022HW17A17: 1-3Common Ions, Buffers: Titration
Mar 16, 2022HW17B17: 4SolubilityLab #14: Creating Effective Buffer Solutions
28Mar 21, 2022HW17C17: 5-7Precipitation Reactions
Mar 23, 2022SPARE DAY FOR CATCHING UP
29Mar 28, 2022HW18A18: 1-3Spontaneity and Energy TransferLab #15 Creating Standardized Solutions
Mar 30, 2022HW18B18: 4-6Entropy
30Apr 4, 2022HW18C18: 6-7Gibbs Free Energy
Apr 6, 2022HW19A19: 1-3Oxidation Reduction and Voltaic Cells
Apr 11, 2022HolidayHoly Week
Apr 13, 2022HW19C19: 6-8Electrochemistry and Thermodynamics
31Apr 18, 2022HW19B19: 4-5Electrochemical PotentialsLab #16: Electrochemical Cells and Electrolysis
Apr 20, 2022HW19C19: 6-8Electrochemistry and Thermodynamics
32Apr 25, 2022ReviewReview and Unit IV Exam/Lab Work
Apr 27, 2022HW20A20Environmental Chemistry
33May 2, 2022HW21A21Main Group Chemistry
May 4, 2022HW22A22Transition Metal ChemistryLab #17: Gravimetric Analysis of Water Impurities
34May 9, 2022HW23A23Carbon
May 11, 2022HW24A24Organic Molecules
35May 16, 2022HW25A25: 1-3Radioactivity
May 18, 2022HW25B25: 4-9Rates of decay and fissionLab #18: Using Titration and Redox methods to measure pH
36May 23, 2022ReviewReview and Unit V Exam/Lab Work
May 25, 2022ReviewReview Fall Semester for Cumulative Final
37May 30, 2022Memorial Day
Jun 1, 2022ReviewReview Spring Semester for Cumulative Final

You may also want to review the formal syllabus for 2019-2020. This course was certified as AP compliant for 2019-2020 academic year and is essentially the same syllabus we will follow for 2021-2022, although we have determined not to pursue formal certification.