Today is Special: Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Today America honors the life of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., for his part in making America a better place.  He was at the front of the fight…

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2nd Q Deadline

If your grade is not what you want it to be, you must hand in all back work by Wednesday. What are you waiting for? In the following…

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Cool Video About Mercury

Mercury is the best element, which is a qualitative measurement (no units and no numbers) but it is also true. This video shows mercury at it’s best.  Notice…

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What’s A Red Herring?

Question 7 in the C of Cu Lab, I tried to purposely to confuse you with what is called a RED HERRING.   A red herring is a distraction,…

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Dorito’s Lab due Thurs 1-16

The Dorito’s Lab (Thermochemistry) is due on Thursday 1-16. That is before the end of the marking period, which is Wednesday the 22nd. All back work must be…

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C of Cu Lab

Our first thermochemistry lab, where we tried to measure the specific heat capacity constant (C) for copper (Cu). For water, C = 4.18 J/g⋅K That means it takes…

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Jan 22 Deadline for Back Work Before Report Card Grades Are Set

The last day of classes for 2nd quarter is Wednesday Jan 22.  That’s the last day to hand in back work for a grade for 2nd quarter.   The…

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Make Ups for Quiz/Celebrations 2020

2020 is funny – it’s the date and it’s cliche for having good eyesight as well. Having had some time to see, to evaluate, how this make up…

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Thermochemistry

Welcome to 2020 and welcome to the next cool topic (or hot, it’s just the reverse of cool). Thermochemistry involves heat (thermal-underwear keep the heat inside, the old…

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Guiding vs. Controlling

As the first part of Regents Chemistry ends with the start of winter break and the New Year, I want to take pause to review where we are…

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