Penny Lab Conclusion

A lot of you did your best on the Penny Lab conclusion, but your best efforts were not quite aligned with what is best practice.  I’d like to…

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Friday’s Celebration

Friday we have our first Celebration of Knowledge.  It’s only 20 multiple choice plus 2 bigger problems to do.  Do the big problems first, then if you run…

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How To Write Better Lab Reports

Nice try, really, but there were a lot of mistakes. Hopefully you will find yourself in some of these examples, and realize that you should NOT do these…

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Weekend! Fun! Some Chem too!

Of course you want to relax and have fun. You still need to get in the good habit of doing SOME chemistry.  It’s a long year, a lot…

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Measuring Activity

This is a classwork assignment.  It feels a bit like a lab experiment, but in this case it’s for a classwork grade (it counts less than a lab…

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Poll Questions. Answer 3 Questions Please.

Answer the questions that you want to, but only once please.  This is anonymous, but I’d like your input.          

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How to Write a Great Lab Report

Every lab report has a set of tasks to perform, all the while recording your data. Your data will be used later to to math problems, to “prove”…

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SF Handout Answers!

The answers are now linked on the handout page, or right here for you. Do this handout tonight, great practice for tomorrow’s quiz. Half on SF, and one…

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What to do this weekend.

Okay, so it’s Friday now, but you think that you have nothing to do all weekend.  Not so fast. You should (must) read through the BASICS for Measurement…

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Topic 1: Measurement – What you need to know.

Our first topic is Measurement.  In order to be better scientists, to do experiments to help you see with your own eyes how chemistry works, you need to…

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