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(What’s next) Naming Compounds

The next section of our course will allow you (if you practice) to name about 1000 kinds of compounds.  There are rules to naming compounds, just like there…

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Meet the Atoms

This slide show has a lot of atoms in it.  It’s a simple way to help you begin to make connections between names and symbols, which will make…

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Hafnium is Special, etc.

A few more items of chem to make sure they are in your head. First of all, you KNOW that all atoms fill up their orbitals from first…

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Interim Progress Report Deadline Thurs. 10-11

There are few “real” deadlines in our course.  But once in a while there is a point at which the five week progress reports must be saved into…

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What You Should Know So Far.

Since September we’ve practiced chemistry.  Below is a somewhat comprehensive list of all the things you should know how to do, and a bunch of words you should…

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Atomic Theory Now!

This section of our course will guide you through about 2200 years of thought that went into the “model” of the atom.  It’s small, it’s nearly impossible to…

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Celebration Tuesday!

Party! We celebrate our knowledge of matter on Tuesday. Read the BASICS, every word.  Do the Matter Homework Assignments, and check the answers provided.  Go through your notes…

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Chemical & Physical Changes Lab Report

Please know that I know that you know that I know that you can’t really do this lab report because you don’t know nearly enough chemistry yet. Sometimes…

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#17 in Temp Lab: What’s up with ΔT ???

In this question… If the temperature of a solution changes from 12.0°C to 29.0°C, the change in temperature (which we call delta T, or we use this symbol:…

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What’s The Matter With You?

Monday we start the second topic in Regents Chem, that is MATTER. You remember that matter is “stuff”, anything that takes up space and has mass.  Pretty much…

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