C of Cu Lab Explained

I’d read this if I were confused.  Are you confused? Click here… C of Cu Lab Key

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Celebration Tuesday: Thermochem

Tuesday we will have the last class celebration on Thermochemistry.  You will need to know… The three heat formulas, and all of those letters.  You must be able…

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Midterm Thursday Jan 24 @ 8:00 AM

The Chemistry Midterm Thursday Jan 24 @ 8:00 AM in the Vestal Lunchroom or Commons You will be told where you are to report.  The Arbuiso “midterm celebrations”…

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Common Precipitate Lab Errors

Time to explain a few things a bit more.  I hope you read this before the midterm! Ionic compounds have cations and anions bonded together with ionic bonds. …

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End of the 2nd Marking Period

It’s upon us, the halfway mark of the school year. We’re closing in on the report card grades for 2nd quarter.  It’s high time to check your grades…

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Thermochem Starts Today

Thermochem concerns itself with phases changes and the energy required to make them happen (exo or endo), and the heat released or absorbed. Table I will be our…

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How do you compare to your peers?

I did a quick check before leaving school today to see “how are you doing?”. Turns out most of you are okay – but not all. You are…

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Phase HW #3 due by Monday

The last, and the biggest, three page Phases HW #3 is due by Monday. Monday we will start Thermochem as well.  

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Green Phases Handout

The picture is just cool, I saw it when I searched for “phases of the moon”, because I wanted to be silly. The handout is a little hard. …

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Chem Midterm Exam

Each year the Regents Chemistry classes take a comprehensive or cumulative midterm exam.  In our class that will happen on Thursday, January 24 at 8:00 AM. The exam…

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Before Winter Break

By Friday December 21 you need to hand in: Phases HW #1 Phases HW #2 Unknown Hydrate Lab Report And any old work that you still owe. Get…

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Phases Chem

In Phases we will investigate the differences between the main phases of matter: Solids, Liquids, and Gases, as well as aqueous.  We will get deep with melting points…

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Home Access for Your Grades

According to the school district, you will be able to request your password next week (starting Monday December 17).  They won’t just give it to you, you need…

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Bakin’ Soda Lab Conclusion

Stoichiometry is the mathematical manipulation of a balanced chemical equation to predict the future of chemical reactions.  It’s mostly math, and lots of fun.  Chemical reactions include: Synthesis,…

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Stoich Celebration Mon 12-17

We will have the Stoichiometry Celebration and Party like the mad men and mad women that we are on MONDAY Dec 17.  (party rock!) (fight for your right…

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