Chemistry 9-30-11 Elements & Intro to the Periodic Table

Well, here’s the last lecture from chapter 1 – an overview of the elements and intro to the periodic table. I don’t think I’ve talked so fast in a long time – And I wasn’t even here! Did you feel like it was mostly review? Let me know how the element handbook search is going. Tell enough, but don’t go into minute detail – just the main facts.

Hey, have you had a chance to check out the Chap 1 Study Suggestions sheet? Let me know if there is anything you need help with before the test on Friday! (BTW – click on the name to open the Chap 1 Study Suggestions sheet.


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Chemistry 9-29-11 Classification of Matter

CHEMISTRY: Here’s a mixture that looks like it might be worth investigating. I mean, I like caramel popcorn, but bacon caramel popcorn? Hmmmm…. So now that you know about mixtures, could you figure out how to separate one? Keep these notes handy! Meanwhile, you’ll get to finish the chapter tomorrow. Good luck as you finish memorizing the symbols of the elements. And don’t forget that extra credit is due tomorrow!


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Physics 9-29-11 Relative Motion

PHYSICS – We finally made it to the end of chapter 3! Here’s the lecture from Thursday on relative motion. (And I think there is an angular projectile motion problem at the end.) You know, we’ve done most of this already. The only new part is the motion of objects in the same direction and opposite directions, relative to each other. Don’t forget, you’ll use what you learned about vector addition to work those “boat goes across a river” and “plane experiences a head wind” types of problems.

I’m looking forward to hearing how the problem review in class on Friday goes. I think it will be great hearing from each other how you work the problems. And holler here via a comment if you have a question or need help. Did we decide on a help session either Monday or Wednesday morning? Somebody let me know. Good luck studying for the test. I’ll be praying for you!



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Chemistry 9-27-11 Law of Conservation of Mass Lab

CHEMISTRY – Great job on the lab today. So did you see the Law of Conservation of Mass today? Why not? What are you going to do differently in the lab tomorrow, and why do you think it will work? Here’s the the format for Part 1 and 2 of the lab write up, just in case you didn’t get it in class today: CONSERVATION OF MASS Lab Report. Don’t forget – short classes tomorrow, so you need to come to class moving quick like a bunny!


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Physics 9-27-11 Angular Projectile Motion

PHYSICS – Great job today! Here’s the lecture from Tuesday on angular projectile motion. The number one thing to remember – Never use the resultant velocity to do more than find the vertical and horizontal components! And vertical is vertical, horizontal is horizontal and don’t ever mix the two!


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Hon Chemistry 9-26-11 Chapter 1 Test

HON CHEMISTRY – For all you late night chemistry students – good luck studying for the chapter 1 test! Here’s a review on chapter 1 that might help. And don’t forget, if you are getting lost with everything you need to know, or if you’re not sure how to study, click here for the Chap 1 Study Suggestions. You can do this – I believe in you! I’m praying for you!!


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Physics 9-26-11 Horizontal Projectile Motion

PHYSICS – Great job today, and applying stuff from the last chapter no less! Here’s the lecture from Monday on horizontal projectile motion. Just go slow and easy and you’ll master it in no time flat. Tomorrow let’s try projectile motion at an angle. Watch out for squirrels throwing nuts!


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Physics 9-23-11 Component Vector Addition – Practice

PHYSICS – I do believe you are well on your way to conquering the component method of vector addition. Good job! Here’s the lecture/practice from Friday. Pay careful attention to the smallest details – it can make a huge difference. Happy Homecoming!!


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Hon Chemistry 9-22 and 23-11 Elements & Intro to the Periodic Table

HON CHEMISTRY – Two days in one! Well, not really, but since we’ve had a crazy couple of homecoming schedule days(AND YOU MIGHT HAVE MISSED SOMETHING!), I’m posting a lesson that has all the info in one. So…..here’s the last lecture from chapter 1 – an overview of the elements and intro to the periodic table. Did you feel like it was mostly review? Let me know how the element handbook search is going. Both 1 and 2 are due Monday. Watch the end of the vodcast if you have any questions about how much info to include. Tell enough, but don’t go into minute detail – just the main facts.

Hey, have you had a chance to check out the chapter 1 study suggestion sheet? Let me know if there is anything you need help with before the test on Tuesday! (And you’re still learning the symbols of the elements, right?!?) πŸ™‚


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