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Moles and Percent Comp by Mass

Moles are central to your understanding of chemistry in the long term.  Their importance can’t be overstated. One mole is 6.02 x 1023 particles (which can be atoms, molecules…

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National Chocolate Chip Cookie Day

November 4th is right around the corner! Celebrate with friends and family.  Eat them, dunk into milk if you like, just eat them and smile. Big ones, small…

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What you could do this weekend!

Well, well, what to do??? Here is a plan.  Click on the link that says NAMING COMPOUNDS, on the right side of this page. Start clicking like mad…

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The Periodic Law

The periodic law, on page 124 in the (awful) textbook, reads:   “When the atoms are arranged in increasing order of atomic number, there is a periodic repetition…

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What Should I Do About My Cheating Classmate?

Cheating is rampant in schools across the country.  Cheating is stealing from others for personal gain.  It’s never allowed, and cheaters should stop right now.  if you cheat,…

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1st Marking Period Ends Monday Nov 5.

The last day to hand in work for the first report card grade will be Monday November 5th at 250 pm.  Don’t miss this date. Any work you…

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Copying from the internet is cheating.

I read the Electrons Lab and I read some stuff that made NO sense to me.  Not to some of you either, but at least I know it…

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Grades: What They Are, What They Mean.

Some of my students did not fare as well as they expected on the Atomic Theory Celebration.  Oh well.  Let me try to explain it to you. At…

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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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