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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
10/15 Study for 1st Qtr. Make-up Test
  - covers Chap. 1-3
10/16 Answer PreLab Q. for Matter and Chemical Rxns mini-lab
10/17-10/18 Finish postlab Q. in mini-lab packet
10/19 Read pp. 86-91
Do Q. 1-3, 5, 33

Read pp. 92-97
Do Q. 7-9, 34-35, 37, 39, 42

Online tutorials (Tyler DeWitt):
Atomic structure - basics
History of the atom - CRTs and electrons
History of the atom - Rutherford's gold foil exp.


Read pp. 98-104
Do Q. 21, 45, 46, 48, 50, 65, 67, 72
  (show calc. set-up in Q.67)

Online tutorials (Tyler DeWitt):
Atomic mass - intro
Isotopes - what are they
Isotope notation
Atomic mass vs. Mass number
Isotopes and elements - practice problems
Atomic mass - weighted averages
Atomic mass - isotope abundance
Atomic mass - practice problems


Read pp. 105-107
Do Q. 24, 26
also read pp. 804-814 (Ch.25)
Do Q. 10-12, 38

Online tutorials (Tyler DeWitt):
Radioactivity - alpha decay
Radioactivity - beta decay
Radioactivity - positron decay


Read pp. 308-312 (Ch.11)
Do Q. 6, 9, 10, 75-77, 89

Online tutorials (Tyler DeWitt):
Moles - intro
Moles - common questions
Moles - counting atoms
Moles - using Avogadro's Number, pt.1
Moles - using Avogadro's Number, pt.2


Read pp. 313-319
Do Q. 19, 91, 93, 98, 101, 106
Finish worksheet on Moles and Molar Mass of Elements (due Tues)
Begin Review Sheets for Chap. 4 (+ parts of 11 and 25)

Online tutorials (Tyler DeWitt):
Moles - using molar mass, pt.1
Moles - using molar mass, pt.2

11/6 Do Prelab for Mass-Mole Relationships exp.
11/7-11/8 Finish lab report (due next Wed/Thu)
Finish Review Sheets
Study for Chapter 4 Test (+ first two sections from Ch.11 and Ch.25)

Test on Chapters 4/11/25 Today (short answer)
Study for rest of test

11/13 Test on Chapters 4/11/25 Today (multiple choice)
11/14-11/15 Read pp. 150-158
Do Q. 1, 3, 5, 6, 29, 32, 40, 68 (due Mon after break)
Finish Mendeelev's Table packet questions (due Fri)

Read pp. 159-162
Do Q. 10, 12, 14, 41, 75

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