2 Laws You Need To Know

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The Law of Conservation of Matter states: Matter cannot be created or destroyed in a chemical reaction or a physical change.   The Law of Conservation of Energy states: Energy cannot be created or destroyed in a chemical…

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How To Be A Better Lab Conclusion Writer

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Here are a few tips to help you…  The conclusion is a “stand alone” document, meaning that it needs to be complete without the rest of the lab.  You must state facts, from your lab, and not hint…

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Copper (II) Sulfate Pentahydrate Lab Conclusion

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Help with the Mole Lab

The math is hard, and it’s easy to copy, but you have to think. Try to follow along.  Don’t just copy, think hard Click here for help.  

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Moles and % Comp Celebration (Hurray!)

Celebration is Thursday Nov 14. Surprise quiz on moles and percent comp Wed, Thurs or Fri this week. One 2 step problem (like grams to liters, or liters to molecules, or molecules to grams), and then, a problem…

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Moles and Avogadro’s Number

In the world there are some things that are incredibly important and work perfectly, and most people just don’t know about them. Indoor plumbing is one of them.  Really, water and other stuff flowing through the walls and…

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Do You Understand Chemistry Yet?

That’s French for “Do you speak Chemistry?” I did some checking of my grade book, here’s what I found… 7 kids still didn’t do the Temperature Lab (old, old stuff) 11 kids still didn’t do the Chemical and…

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Naming Compounds (yay!)

Naming compounds will allow us to “talk” to each other about chemicals all year.  There are a few rules, and you need to learn them, practice them, and use them enough until you get familiar with them. Like…

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Chem + Physical Changes Lab

Below you will find a link to help guide you through this lab report. This lab is designed to give you a hands-on experience doing chemistry, but your knowledge base need not match the quality of experimentation.  I…

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Art, I Mean Chemistry

Mixtures are physical blends of matter, that retain their own properties.  They are mixed up, but they are not something new. To separate mixtures, you need to take advantage of a difference in their physical properties.   You can…

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