A1 AP Chemistry (1st semester) 2022  2023
Day 
Date 
Lesson 
Handouts 
Objectives 
Homework 
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Mon., Aug. 22  Class Introduction Previous AP Scores 
Textbook Chapter 1: Part 1 Periodic Table Divider 
Students will become aware of class policies and procedures.  Complete Student Background Return signed Contract Cover Textbook Study for Element Quiz (156 +14) 
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Tue., Aug. 23  finish Introduction: Matter and Measurement 
Chapter 1: Part 2 
Students will review why we study chemistry, how matter is classified, properties of matter, SI units of measurement, uncertainty in measurement, and conduct dimensional analysis.  Homework 1 Study for Element Quiz (156 +14) Read Chapter 1 
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Thur., Aug. 25 
Lab 01 Paper Chromatography 
Chapter 2: Part 1 
Students will review the atomic theory of matter, discovery of atomic structure, the modern view of atomic structure, atomic masses, and the periodic table.  Homework 2 Prepare for Anions and Polyatomic Ions Quiz 
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Mon., Aug. 29  measure chromatography strips continue Atoms, Molecules and Ions 
Anions and Polyatomic Ions Practice Quiz Chapter 2: Part 2 Mastering Chemistry Introduction 
Students will be acquainted with lab techniques, safety equipment and procedures.  Lab 01 Homework 3 Return signed Study for lab safety quiz Mastering Chemistry Introduction due: Fri., Sep., 2, 
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Wed., Aug. 31  Lab Safety Quiz finish Atoms, Molecules and Ions Drill 19. Empirical Formula (Review) 5 correct, miss 0 or 1 Create EDpuzzle account, don't log in using Google, don't provide an email, use your first name and just last initial. Join the class using code: zanedhu Empirical Formula video (10:19) 
Lab Safety Quiz Mastering Chemistry Chapter 1 
Students will review molecular and ionic compounds, and naming inorganic compounds to include common acids.  Read Chapter 2 (skip 2.9) Mastering Chemistry Chapter 1 due: Wed., Sep. 7, 11:25 AM, Read Chapter 1 
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Fri., Sep. 2  start Electronic Structure of Atoms Drill 6. Electronic Structure of Atoms and Ions (Review) 10 correct, miss 0 or 1 
Chapter 6: Part 1 AP Chemistry Equations and Constants see pages 238 and 239 (of the booklet) pages 245 and 246 of the pdf 
Students will review the structure of the atom, chemical formulas and nomenclature. Students will quantitatively describe the wavelike properties of light, explain the Bohr model of the hydrogen atom and use it to account for the line spectrum of hydrogen. 
Homework 4 Mastering Chemistry Chapter 1 Study for Element Quiz (156 +14) 
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Wed., Sep. 7  Review HW 2 Element Quiz 156 +14 AP Classroom continue Electronic Structure of Atoms Drill 36. Atomic Spectrum of Hydrogen 5 correct, miss 0 or 1 
Mastering Chemistry Chapter 2 
Students will analyze the allowed quantum numbers for a given atomic orbital, compare the threedimensional shapes of s, p and d orbitals, explain how the organization of the periodic table arises from the electron configurations of the elements.  Homework 5 Mastering Chemistry Chapter 2 due: Thur., Sep. 15, Read Chapter 2 
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Fri., Sep. 9  Review HW 3 Lab 02 Electrons and Light Hydrogen finish Electronic Structure of Atoms Quantum Numbers 12:14 
Chapter 6: Part 2 
Students will determine the characteristic colors of light emitted by excited atoms in gas tubes. 
Lab 02 Study for Anions and Polyatomic Ions Quiz Mastering Chemistry Chapter 2 
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Tue., Sep. 13  Review HW 4 Anions and Polyatomic Ions Quiz start Periodic Properties of the Elements Drill 7. Wavelength, Frequency and Energy (Review) 5 correct, miss 0 or 1 
Chapter 7: Part 1 Mastering Chemistry Chapter 6 
Students will understand how light interacts with matter which provides insights into the behavior of electrons in atoms. Students will utilize the organization of the periodic table to predict properties of the elements. Students will compare Z effective, atomic radii, and ionization energy for different elements. 
Homework 6 Mastering Chemistry Chapter 6 due: Wed., Sep. 21, Read Chapter 6 
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Thur., Sep. 15  Review HW 5 finish Periodic Properties of the Elements 
Students will relate the periodic trends for electronegativity and electron affinity to position on the periodic table and explain why a trend increases or decreases.  Homework 7 Mastering Chemistry Chapter 6 

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Mon., Sep. 19  Review HW 6 Writing a Lab Report in AP Chemistry start Lab 03 START OF UNIT 02 
Lab Report Notebook Lab 03: Per Cent Copper in a Penny Chapter 8: Part 1 
Students will relate the periodic trends for atomic radius and ionization energy to position on the periodic table and explain why a trend increases or decreases. Students will determine the percent copper in a penny. 
Homework 8 Number all pages of your Lab Report Notebook Prepare Lab 03 
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Wed., Sep. 21  Review HW 7 continue Basic Concepts of Chemical Bonding Drill 11. Formulas to Names (Review) 10 correct, miss 0 or 1 
Mastering Chemistry Chapter 7 Chapter 8: Part 2 
Students will classify compounds as having ionic, covalent or metallic bonding. Students will draw Lewis Structures to represent the bonding in various compounds.  Homework 9 Mastering Chemistry Chapter 7 due: Thur., Sep. 29, Read Chapter 7 
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Fri., Sep. 23  Review HW 8 Unit 01 Quiz on Mastery Checks 19, 5, 6, 36, 37 and 8 finish Basic Concepts of Chemical Bonding 
Unit 01 Quiz on Mastery Checks 19, 5, 6, 36, 37 and 8 
Students will demonstrate knowledge of Unit 01 content through written assessment.  Homework 10 Mastering Chemistry Chapter 7 
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Tue., Sep. 27  Review HW 9 finish Lab 03 start Drill 9. Binary Stock System Names to Formulas (Review) 10 correct, miss 0 or 1 
Chapter 9: Part 1 Mastering Chemistry Chapter 8 
Students will identify five basic molecular shapes, electron domains, hybridization and bond angles. 
Homework 11 Lab 03 Mastering Chemistry Chapter 8 due: Wed., Oct. 5, Read Chapter 8 
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Thur., Sep. 29  Unit 01 Test  Unit 01 Test  Students will demonstrate knowledge of Unit 01 content through written assessment.  Mastering Chemistry Chapter 8 
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Mon., Oct. 3  Review HW 10 continue Molecular Geometry and Bonding Theories 
Chapter 9: Part 2 van ArkelKetelaar Bonding Triangle 
Students will draw resonance Lewis structures and calculate bond energies of reactions. 
Homework 12 Practice for Nomenclature Quiz 
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Wed., Oct. 5  Review HW 11 continue Molecular Geometry and Bonding Theories 
Chapter 9: Part 3 
Students will use electronegativity to predict ionic or covalent nature and whether a molecule is polar or not.  Prepare Lab 04 Homework 13 
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Tue., Oct. 11 
Review HW 12 Lab 04: VSEPR 
Students will use VSEPR to predict molecular geometry and classify molecules into one of five basic categories.  Homework 14 Lab 04 

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Fri., Oct. 14 
Bonding Flipbook Project Introduction Review HW 13 finish Molecular Geometry and Bonding Theories 
Mastering Chemistry Chapter 9 
Students will utilize bond order, molecular orbitals and paramagnetism in practice problems. Students will use molecular orbital theory to explain why diatomic hydrogen exists where diatomic helium does not.  Homework 15 Flipbooks due Nov. 9 Study for Nomenclature Quiz Mastering Chemistry Chapter 9 due: Fri., Oct. 21, Read Chapter 9.1  9.7 
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Wed., Oct. 19  Review HW 14 Nomenclature Quiz Chemical Reactions and Stoichiometry Drill 15. Gram Formula Mass (Review) 10 correct, miss 0 or 1 
Nomenclature Quiz Chapter 3: Part 1 
Students will balance chemical equations, identify five different types of reactions, calculate formula and molecular masses, and determine percent composition.  Homework 16 Prepare Lab 05 Mastering Chemistry Chapter 9 
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Fri., Oct. 21 
Review HW 15 Lab 05: Limiting Reactant 
Homework 17  Students will create a mixture and determine the limiting reactant of a double displacement reaction.  Homework 17 
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Tue., Oct. 25 
Finish Lab 05 Review HW 16 finish Chemical Reactions and Stoichiometry 16. Mass and Moles Relationships in Chemical Formulas Drill (Review) 10 correct, miss 0 or 1 
Mastering Chemistry Chapter 3 
Students will utilize Avogadro's number to determine the number of moles of reactant and product, calculate theoretical yield, percent yield and determine the limiting reactant.  Lab 05 Homework 18 Mastering Chemistry Chapter 3 due: Thur., Nov. 3, Read Chapter 3 Flipbook Project Rough Draft 
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Thur., Oct. 27 END OF 
Review HW 17 Drill 25. Percent Yield (Review) 5 correct, miss 0 or 1 START OF UNIT 03 start Gases PTV Card Drill 28. Boyle's Law (Review) 5 correct, miss 0 or 1 
Chapter 10: Part 1 
Students will utilize pressure, force and area to solve problems and list distinguishing characteristics of gases. Students will understand the relationships as described by Boyle's, and Charles' Law. 
Prepare for Drill 15, 17, 16, 22, 24, 25 Quiz Homework 19 Mastering Chemistry Chapter 3 
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Tue., Nov. 1  Review HW 18 Work on mastery checks 
none  Students will work on various mastery checks to review Unit 02.  Prepare for Drill 15, 17, 16, 22, 24, 25 Quiz 
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Thur., Nov. 3  Review HW 19 Drill 15, 17, 16, 22, 24, 25 Quiz finish Gases Drill 31. The Ideal Gas Law (Review) 5 correct, miss 0 or 1 Drill 27. Graham's Law of Effusion (Review) 5 correct, miss 0 or 1 
Drill 15, 17, 16, 22, 24, 25 Quiz Chapter 10: Part 2 AP FreeResponse 01 Mastering Chemistry Chapter 10 
Students will use the kinetic molecular theory to explain effusion and diffusion; calculate the speed of a gas particle and use the van der Waals equation to account for real gas behavior.  Homework 20 Mastering Chemistry Chapter 10 due: Mon., Nov. 14, Read Chapter 10 Prepare Lab 06 
26  Mon., Nov. 7  Unit 02 Test  Unit 02 Test  Students will demonstrate knowledge of Unit 02 content through written assessment.  Finishing Touches to Flipbook Project Video 
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Wed., Nov. 9  Review HW 20 and AP Free Response 01 Lab 06: Exploring the Properties of Gases 
AP FreeResponse 02 
Students will determine the pressure of a sample of gas and investigate the relationships between pressure, volume, temperature and amount of gas.  Lab 06 Homework 21 AP FreeResponse 02 
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Mon., Nov. 14  Flipbook Presentations 
AP FreeResponse 03 Chapter 11: Part 1 
Students will compare and contrast the types of intermolecular forces, their strengths and the types of molecules that exhibit each type of force.  Homework 22 AP FreeResponse 03 
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Wed., Nov. 16 
Review HW 21 and AP Free Response 02 continue Intermolecular Forces, Liquids and Solids 
AP FreeResponse 04 Chapter 11: Part 2 
Students will examine how intermolecular forces help determine some physical properties of molecules.  Homework 23 AP FreeResponse 04 
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Mon., Nov. 21  Review HW 22 and AP Free Response 03 continue Intermolecular Forces, Liquids and Solids 
AP FreeResponse 05 Chapter 11: Part 3 Mastering Chemistry Chapter 11 
Students will use phase diagrams to investigate critical temperature and pressure, vapor pressure, boiling point. Students will calculate the chemical formula of a compound based on its unit cell structure.  Homework 24 AP FreeResponse 05 Mastering Chemistry Chapter 11 due: Thur., Dec. 1, Read Chapter 11.1  11.6 
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Wed., Nov. 23  Review HW 23 and AP FreeResponse 04 Chapter 10 Quiz continue Intermolecular Forces, Liquids and Solids 
Chapter 10 Quiz AP FreeResponse 06 Lab 07 Rates of Evaporation 
Students will demonstrate knowledge of Chapter 10 content through written assessment.  Homework 25 AP FreeResponse 06 Prepare Lab 07 
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Tue., Nov. 29  Review HW 24 and AP FreeResponse 05 Lab 07 Rates of Evaporation finish Intermolecular Forces, Liquids and Solids Photoelectron Spectroscopy 
Photoelectron Spectroscopy AP FreeResponse 07 AP Classroom Unit 1 MC 
Students will explain how the addition and removal of energy can cause a phase change and interpret a phase diagram. Students will examine how intermolecular forces affect rates of evaporation. Students will understand the relationship between photoelectrons and electron configuration.  Lab 07 Homework 26 AP FreeResponse 07 AP Classroom Unit 1 MC 
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Thur., Dec. 1  Unit 03 Test  Unit 03 Test  Students will demonstrate knowledge of Unit 03 content through written assessment.  none 
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Mon., Dec. 5  Review HW 25 and AP FreeResponse 06 START OF UNIT 04 start Thermochemistry Drill 38. Heats of Formation 10 correct, miss 0 or 1 
AP FreeResponse 08 Chapter 5: Part 1 
Students will calculate kinetic energy, potential energy, force, work and determine how heat and work have changed a system. 
Homework 27 AP FreeResponse 08 
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Wed., Dec. 7  Review HW 26 and AP FreeResponse 07 finish Thermochemistry Drill 39. Hess' Law 5 correct, miss 0 or 1 
Chapter 5: Part 2 Lab 08: Identifying an Unknown Hydrogen Carbonate Mastering Chemistry Chapter 5 
Students will determine the amount of heat energy transferred by heating and cooling substances.  Homework 28 AP FreeResponse 09 Prepare Lab 08 Mastering Chemistry Chapter 5 due: Wed., Dec. 14, Read Chapter 5 
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Mon., Dec. 12  Review HW 27 and AP FreeResponse 08 Lab 08: Identifying an Unknown Hydrogen Carbonate (in lab room) 
AP FreeResponse 10 
Students will use stoichiometry and the Law of Conservation of Mass to determine the identity of an unknown hydrogen carbonate.  Homework 29 AP FreeResponse 10 
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Wed., Dec. 14  Review HW 28 and AP FreeResponse 09 Work on Lab 08 Calculations start Chemical Thermodynamics 
Chapter 19: Part 1 AP FreeResponse 11 
Students will assess entropy in molecules. Students will apply the second and third laws of thermodynamics.  Lab 08 Homework 30 AP FreeResponse 11 
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Fri., Dec. 16  Review HW 29 and AP FreeResponse 10 finish Chemical Thermodynamics 
AP FreeResponse 12 Chapter 19: Part 2 Mastering Chemistry Chapter 19 
Students will determine the overall enthalpy of a reaction based on the enthalpies of the intermediate steps. Students will use Gibbs free energy to determine whether a reaction is spontaneous or not. 
Homework 31 AP FreeResponse 12 Mastering Chemistry Chapter 19 due: Fri., Jan. 6, Read Chapter 19.1 to 19.6 
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Wed., Jan. 4  Review HW 30 and AP FreeResponse 11 start Aqueous Reactions and Solution Stoichiometry Drill 32. Molarity(Review) 5 correct, miss 0 or 1 
AP FreeResponse 13 Lab 09: Heat of Neutralization pdf Chapter 4: Part 1 
Students will examine the nature of substances dissolved in water, the types of reactions they participate in and how to write a net ionic equation.  Homework 32 AP FreeResponse 13 Prepare Lab 09 
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Fri., Jan. 6  Lab 09: Heat of Neutralization 
AP FreeResponse 14 
Students will measure the energy changes accompanying neutralization reactions using a calorimeter.  Homework 33 AP FreeResponse 14 Lab 09 
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Wed., Jan. 11 (double class) End of 2nd Qtr. 
Review HW 31 and AP FreeResponse 12 Semester One Exam 
Semester One Exam

Students will demonstrate mastery of Unit 01  04 content through written assessment.  Enjoy a little break between semesters! 