Chemistry News

Stoichiometry
Posted by Matthew Williams on Wednesday, May 9th, 2012.
The Chemistry students have finished up the mole concept and are now applying it to due reaction Stoichiometry. We hope to have a test on this material by Wednesday of next week.
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The Mole
Posted by Matthew Williams on Tuesday, Apr 24th, 2012.
Students are well into the mole concept and have been applying it in the lab. We found the amount of sugar in bubble gum the iron in breakfast cereal and the water in Epsom salts. Later this week we will find the strength of vinegar.
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Chemical Reactions Wrap up
Posted by Matthew Williams on Thursday, Apr 12th, 2012.
Students will be wrapping up chemical reactions. Our Unit #6 exam will be next Wednesday, April 18. Following that we will be examining the mole!
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Chemical Reactions
Posted by Matthew Williams on Thursday, Apr 5th, 2012.
Students will be studying chemical reactions after the holiday break. We will balance and classify the various types of reactions. Students will also collaborate with the art department to use our chemistry skills to make paint!
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Chemical Structures
Posted by Matthew Williams on Thursday, Mar 29th, 2012.
Chemistry students are off and running studying chemical structures. We are going to be building models of amino acids soon and will look at how they form proteins. Unit # 5 Exam is likely to be late next week.
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Wrapping Up Unit # 4
Posted by Matthew Williams on Tuesday, Mar 20th, 2012.
Students seem to be having success nam ing and writing formulas. Friday(3/23) looks like our date for Unit # 4 exam.
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Bonding, Formula Writing and Naming
Posted by Matthew Williams on Wednesday, Mar 14th, 2012.
Students have examined the forces which hold things together - namely ionic, covalent and metallic bonds. We are now working on writing formulas and naming compounds. Monday(3/19) we are hoping to have an open book quiz on writing and naming formulas
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Wrapping up the Periodic Table
Posted by Matthew Williams on Sunday, Mar 4th, 2012.
Chemistry students will be wrapping up Unit # 3 with an exam on Tuesday, March 6. We have been examining the lay out of the periodic table and the trends that are observed going across periods and down groups or families. The next unit will be on chemical bonding and naming.
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Unit #3 The Periodic Table
Posted by Matthew Williams on Tuesday, Feb 21st, 2012.
Chemistry students will be finishing up unit #2 on Wednesday Feb. 22. Our next unit is on the wonders of the periodic table! Smiley
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Unit #2 The Atom
Posted by Matthew Williams on Wednesday, Feb 1st, 2012.
Time to learn about the atom - let's see what makes us up.
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Welcome!
Posted by Matthew Williams on Monday, Jan 16th, 2012.
Welcome to Chemistry!

Our first unit is on the composition of matter and its properties. Hold on! It promises to be a fun, challenging ride! Smiley
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