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When is the assignment due (unless otherwise stated):
Textbook HW
- if assigned on Mon or Tues, due at start of next block period
- if assigned on block day, due on Friday
- if assigned on Fri, due on Mon
Worksheets — varies, follow teacher instructions
Pre-labs — due on day of lab activity
Final lab reports — due 2 days after lab report officially assigned
Test Review Sheet packets — due on day of MC portion of test

Date Assigned Assignment Description
8/16 Grading Policies signature sheet
Lab donation (optional)
Cover textbook, bring to class tomorrow
Parental email (include Student full name/Period in header)
8/20 Lab Safety signature sheet
8/22-8/23 Household Chemicals worksheet
8/24 Read pp. 3-6 in textbook
Do Q. 1-5 (on p.6)

Candle Lab rewrite (due Fri)
  - turn in original draft with rewrite

Read pp. 7-9
Do Q. 6-8, 10, 27
  Note: Q.10 requires a numerical answer

8/28 Read parts 1-4 in Lab Techniques packet
8/29-8/30 Read pp. 10-13
Do Q. 11-16 (due Tues)
8/31 Read pp. 14-17
Do Q. 17-18, 32-33, 39 (due Wed/Thu)
9/4 Read part 5 in lab packet
Begin Review Sheets for Chapter 1
9/5-9/6 Read part 6 in lab packet
Work on General Questions in lab packet
Work on Review Sheets
9/7 Finish lab packet questions (in pt.6 and "general")
  (completed packet due on Wed/Thu)
Finish Review Sheets
Study for Chapter 1 Test (e.g., prepare "cheat sheet")
9/10 Test on Chapter 1 (and lab techniques/equip/safety) today (short answer)
Study for rest of test
9/11 Test on Chapter 1 today (multiple choice)

Read pp. 25-30
Do Q. 6-9, 73 (due Mon)

Online tutorials (Tyler DeWitt):
Density - basic practice problems
Density - advanced practice problems 1
Density - advanced practice problems 2
Density - advanced practice problems 3


Finish side 1 of Dimensional Analysis worksheet

Online tutorials (Tyler DeWitt):
Dimensional analysis - concepts
Conversion factors - concepts


Work on side 2 of Dimensional Analysis worksheet

Online tutorials (Tyler DeWitt):
Dimensional analysis - multiple conversions 1
Dimensional analysis - multiple conversions 2


Read pp. 31-35
Do Q. 23-25, 75, 78 (due Fri)
Do PreLab for Density exp.

Online tutorials (Tyler DeWitt):
Scientific notation - Intro
Scientific notation - practice problems
Scientific notation - addition/subtraction
Scientific notation - multiplication/division

9/19-9/20 Finish lab report w/graph (due Mon)

Read pp. 36-42
Do Q. 39-41, 80, 84-85
+ finish side 1 of Significant Figures worksheet

Online tutorials (Tyler DeWitt):
Significant figures - why they're important
Significant figures - part 1
Significant figures - part 2


Read procedures for Accuracy and Precision mini-lab
Finish side 2 of Sig. Figures worksheet

Online tutorials (Tyler DeWitt):
Significant figures - working w/zeros
Significant figures - counting numbers vs measurements
Significant figures - practice problems


Finish mini-lab calc. and questions (due Mon)
Begin Review Sheets for Chapter 2

Online tutorials (Tyler DeWitt):
Error and percent error
Accuracy and Precision - part 1
Accuracy and Precision - part 2

9/28 Read pp. 43-45
Do Q. 48, 88, 91, 94-95
  *answers to Q.94 and 95 must be numerical values
Also read pp. 904-907
Do Q. 19 on p.907 (due Tues)