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19Dec14: Friday                    Daily SummariesArchived Daily Summaries: Here

SL Assessment Statements HERE.                       Option Assessment Statements on Archive page.      Help Links moved to the left panel (of this page).

07Jan15 Wed: Options Test #2

19Dec14 Fri: "Special" Workday; Test Correction Ticket (Posted to Calendar; DUE upon return in Jan.); Chemistree Carols HERE; Chemistry Word Search HERE; Elemental Sudoku HERE; Periodic Table Crossword HERE
18Dec14 Thu: Chemistree Ornaments Presentations (45-60 sec.)(cont. as needed); Chap. 3 Preassessment; Workday17Dec14 Wed: Chemistree Ornaments Presentations (45-60 sec.)
16Dec14 Tue: DCP/CE Lab Workday DCP/CE due Midnight
15Dec14 Mon: TEST (cont.:Short Answer); Chemistree Ornaments (DUE)

12Dec14 Fri: TEST Chap. 1, pt. II (Solutions/Dilutions & Gas Laws)
11Dec14 Thu: Test Review Workday
10Dec14 Wed: Post Assessment Chap. 1 pt. II; Workday
09Dec14 Tue: Lab (cont.) Workday
08Dec14 Mon: Lab (DCP/CE)- Determination of Molecular Mass of a gas *ZAP (posted to calendar); Pre-lab: have data table prepared for recording data!!!  IB IA Rubric (posted to calendar) to help. TurnItIn.com has been set up for this assignment.
*Remember: ZAP (Zeroes Aren't Permitted).

06Dec14 Sat:  Test Topics HERE; Test Sample Questions Here; Gas Law Practice HERE; Solution/Dilution Practice HERE

05Dec14 Fri: Workday; Gas Laws Review WS 2 (posted to calendar)
04Dec14 Thu: Lab (computer) Gas Law Simulation (posted to calendar) (due Fri 05Dec)
03Dec14 Wed: (Cont.) Micro Rocket Lab -Launches (poset 02Dec14) (due Thu 04Dec)
02Dec14 Tue: Micro Rockets Lab (posted to calendar)
01Dec14 Mon: Micro Rocket Pre-lab; Gas Laws Review WS (from 26Nov)

28Nov14 Fri: No School
27Nov14 Thu: Holiday -Happy Thanksgiving
26Nov14 Wed: Warm Up (#8); Gas Laws Review WS (posted to calendar); Workday
25Nov14 Tue: Warm Up (#7); Workday (Gas Laws WS  (posted 18Nov))
24Nov14 Mon: D&Q Gas Laws PP (posted to calendar 18Nov14)

21Nov14Fri: Chemistree Element Ornament (due Mon 15Dec14)(posted to calendar); Chemistry Scrabble Challenge (optional)(posted to calendar)
20Nov14 Thu: TEST-OPTIONS (IB Paper 3)
19Nov14 Wed: Options Review
18Nov14 Tue: D&Q Gas Laws PP (posted to calendar); Gas Laws WS (posted to calendar)
17Nov14 Mon: Warm Up; Test Returned & Filed; Student Evaluation & Reflections

Chap. 1 Thornley Videos

Chap. 2 Thornley Videos

Chap. 11 Thornley Videos

This class uses a Flipped Classroom Model. Read more HERE.

SL Information
TurnItIn.com info:  SL class ID is: 8863006    PW: Cobalt

Here is the 2014-2015 Class Expectations! (Signed sheets due Wednesday 10Sep14)

PARENTS: Method of Contact HERE.

Study help: website practice questions HERE. Also, ChemGuide is useful for information.

Knowledge of 2 options is required for the SL exam.
Thornley Videos on SOME of the options HERE. (Options: A, B, D, F)
Analytical:  A1-A7
Biochemistry: B1-B6
Industry & Technology: C1-C7
Medicines & Drugs: D1-D7
Environmental: E1-E8
Food: F1-F6
Further Organic: G1-G8

HL Information
HL Test help HERE (Top Mistakes on the HL IB Exam)

HL Assessment Statements HERE  

2014-2015 HL Syllabus.(Signed sheets due Wednesday 10Sep14)
PARENTS: Method of Contact HERE.

TurnItIn.com info:  HL Class ID: 8863020  PW: Xenon

Always working on the website...making it more accessable and useable. If you have suggestions, please let me know.

Helpful Links
  • 100 Mistakes on IB Exams:
Part I, Part II, Part III,
Part IV

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