 Merrillville High School
 Scope & Sequence: Chemistry 1 B

Merrillville High SchoolCourse Scope & Sequence
Department: ScienceChemistry I BInstructor: Dr. Luis Lopez Email:llopez@mvsc.k12.in,usCourse Expectations, Goals & Routines
(Enter Course expectations, goals & routines here)Course DescriptionCHEMISTRY I (L)
Chemistry I is a course based on laboratory investigations of matter, chemical reactions, and the role of energy in those reactions. Students enrolled in Chemistry I compare, contrast, and synthesize useful models of the structure and properties of matter and the mechanisms of its interactions. In addition, students enrolled in this course are expected to: (1) gain an understanding of the history of chemistry, (2) explore the uses of chemistry in various careers, (3) investigate chemical questions and problems related to personal needs and societal issues, and (4) learn and practice laboratory safety.
 Recommended Grade Level: 10
 Prerequisite: Algebra I
 Recommended: Geometry taken concurrently.
 Credits: 2 trimester course for 2 credits
 Fulfills a Chemistry I requirement for the Core 40, Core 40 with Academic Honors, Core 40 with Technical Honors or a Science Course requirement of the General Diploma
 A Career Academic Sequence or Flex Credit course
Course Description: General Chemistry I, should allow students to synthesize useful models of the structure of matter and the mechanisms of its interactions through laboratory investigations of matter and its chemical reactions. Students should have opportunity to: Gain an understanding of the history of chemistry
 Explore the uses of chemistry in various careers
 Cope with chemical questions and problems related to personal needs and social issues, and
 Learn and practice laboratory safety.
For a further description of the curriculum involved go to the curriculum map.
Homework: Work will be given each day and a random number of assignments will be checked for accuracy and completion. The homework slip policy of the school will be enforced for those students that do not complete their homework. As a rule of thumb, homework is placed on the board for the week with due dates. The work is usually checked for completion and a percentage of the answers are checked for accuracy at the start of class. Students that are absent, but know that the assignment is due should have it the day they return. If a student is absent for more than one day he or she has as many days to have the assignment checked. It is the student's responsibility to have the homework checked upon return to class.
It is important to understand that the homework is preparation for the exam and even though it is not for a grade it is vital that it is completed on time. It is in the best interest of the student to complete the homework accurately, completely and by oneself whether it is late or on time.Exam will be given at the end of each week and will cover the content of the week as well as content from the previous week. Note that the majority of the grade is based on the exam. One cannot pass the class without passing the exams. Exams vary in difficulty depending your background. So it is important to gauge your ability with the material by completing the homework and asking questions.
Laboratories: A minimum of 6 laboratories will be performed for each marking period. The laboratories are broken down into several parts: lab activities,questions, write up that follows, and a quiz given two days after the lab. The lab itself and the questions that follow the lab are to be used as a study guide and notes on the quiz. (Lab quizzes are open note) The objective of the labs are to require you to be observant, meticulous in performing the lab, and solving problems. Remember that the lab quizzes are given two days after a lab so be sure some sort of help is in place whether it is science clinic, study group, mourning tutoring, etc
A few things to remember before, during and after a lab:
 ·Be prepared before you enter the lab.
 ·The instructor will not help you in any way during the lab. The only thing the instructor will do is prevent you from blowing up.
 ·Complete the lab and questions that follow the lab, and get some help from one of the sources mentioned above if you have problems.
 Make sure you are not absent; making up a lab is difficult and usually requires that you stay after
WeekStandardsInstructional ContentActivities, Readings, Labs, Interactive Notes, Assignments, etc.AssessmentsOther1C.1.16Understand the mole conceptUnderstand and use Avogadro's NumberLearn to convert among moles, mass, and number of atoms in a given sample.Experimentally count atomsUnderstand the definition of molar mass,Learn to convert between moles, and mass of a given sampleH.W.Problems #913 odd,19cc, 21ac, 23ac, pg 240H.W.Problems #27, 29, 31bd, 35ac, 39ac, 41a,b, pg 241H.W.Problems #44, 45, 47Sodium bicarbonate labsodium bicarbonate lab quiz2 C.1.16 Experimentally determine mass % of magnesium sulfateUnderstand the meaning of emperical formulas.Calculate the moecular formula given its emperical formula given its emperical formula and molar mass.H.W.Problems #5761 odd, 6569 odd, 79, 81
Tin Oxide LabChapter 8 exam 3C.1.13Understand the information given in a balanced equationUse a balanced equation to determine relationships between moles of reactants and productsExperimentally determine the molar ratio between sodium bicarbonate and sodium chlorideRelate masses of reactants and products in a chemical reactionH.W. problems #1, 5a, 7, 9, 11a, 13a, 15a,bH.W. problems 19a. 21a, 23b, 25a, 27, 31, 3337 odd, pg 281Molar ratio of HaHCO3 and NaCl Lab4C.1.13Understand and use the limiting reactant in stoichiometric calculationsExperimentally experience the effects of a limiting reactants on products.Calculate actual yield as a percentage of theoretical yieldExperiementally determine the % Yield of Calcium carbonateH.W.Problems #45b,c; 47a, 51, 53. pg 279H.W. 59, 61, 65 pg 282percent yield of Calcium carbonate labChapter 9 test5C.1.38, C.1.40, C.1.39Understand the general properties of energyUnderstand the concepts of temperature and heatDifferentiate between exothermic and endothermic reactionsUnderstand how energy flow affects internal energy and how heat is measuredH.W. problems 15all, 714 all, pg 317H.W. problems 1522all, 23, 2935 all, pg 3176Calculate the enthalpy of chemical reactionsExperimentally determine the nergy content of a walnutUnderstand and use Hess's LawH.W. Problems 3941all, pg 318H.W. Problems 4548 all, pg 319Walnut calorimetry labWalnut calorimetry labChapter 10 test7C.1.30, C.1.14, C.1.15Learn about atmospheric pressure and how barometer work
Learn the various units of pressure and how to convert between themUnderstand Boyles's Law, and perform calcuclationsExperimentally determine and graph the relationship between pressure and volumeLearn about absolute zero and Charles' Law and to perform calculation using this lawLearn about Avogadro's Law and perform calculations using this lawUnderstand the ideal gas law and use it in calculationsH.W. Problems 711 odd; 1723 odd; pgs 438439H.W. Problems# 31ac; 35, 39, 41, 43; pgs 439440H.W. Problems #45, 49, 51, 53, 57, 59; pg 440Boyles law lab8C.1.31Understand Dalton's law of partial pressure and do calculations with itUnderstand the basic postulates of the kinetic molecular theory and how it explains the gas lawsUnderstand the molar volume of an ideal gasLearn the defiinition of STPUse the concepts and the ideal gas law to perform stiochiometric calculationsExperiementally determine the molar volume of a gasH.W. Problems #6773 odd; 75, 79; pg 441H.W. Problems #8387 oddMolar Volume Lab9Learn some important features of waterLearn about interactions among water moeculesUnderstand and use heat of fusion and heat of vaporizationLearn about intermolecular forces and understand the effect they have on the properties of liquidsUnderstand the relationship among vaporization, condensation, and vapor pressureH.W. Problems #317 odd, 67; pgs 468471H.W. Problems #1927 odd, 3137 odd; pgs 46947010C.1.17, C.1.18Understand the process of dissolvingLearn why certain components dissolve in waterUnderstand mass percent and how to calculate itUnderstand molarity and use it to calculate the number moles of soluteLearn to calculate the concentration of a solution made by diluting a stock solutionSolve stiochiometric problems for solution reactionsSolve Calculations involved in acid base reactionsH.W. Problems #913 all, 15zc, 17a,c, 21, 23; pgs 503504H.W. Problems #33a, d; 37, 41, 43a, c, 53, 59, 61; pgs 504505H.W. Problems #63, 67, 69, 71; pgs 50650711C.1.2Learn about Arrhenius and Bronsted Lowry's concept of acids and basesIdentify conjugate acidbase pairsUnderstand acid strength and its relationship with the strength of conjugate baseLearn about the ionization of waterUnderstand pH and pOH and the be able to find these values for various solutionsLearn to calculate the pH of strong acid solutionsExperimentally determine the concentration of an acidH.W. Problems #721 odd, 25; pgs 537H.W. Problems #29, 31a, c, 33a, c, 35, 4145 odd, 49, 53, 57Titration lab12  Recommended Grade Level: 10