Grade 11 University Chemistry Homework Calendar

Chemical Reactions

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Sep 24



   4.1 Introduction to Chemical Reactions 

  •  Intro to Chemical Equations and Balancing
    • Complete the note on the top of WB 42  using this video
    • Complete the note on States at the BOTTOM LEFT of WB42 using this video
    • Watch the following videos if you need  to review:
      • balancing basics (video)
      • balancing advanced (video)
  • Review of Gas Tests and Acid Base Indicators
    • watch the following video reviewing acid-base indicators and then complete the TOP of this note using this image
    • use the following video on Gas Tests to complete the table at the bottom of the note (ignore the test for ammonia gas)
  • Homework
    • Balancing Practice - WB 43-44  
    • (answers) (answers for nomenclature only)
      • Section 1 - (Try a few of these to warm up)
      • Section 2 - (WB 43 2 (l) is an optional challenge question)
      • Section 3 - (WB 44 (o) is  challenging question -  don't worry if you can't get it! - here is a video with an explanation of how to do it)
    • Continue working on your Nomenclature MindMap (due Monday)
    • (WB 43 2 (l) is an optional challenge question) (answers)

Sep 27


Nomenclature Study Note Due

Synthesis Reactions

   4.2 Synthesis and Decomposition reactions

  • Nomenclature
    • nomenclature study note due on Google Classroom
  • Synthesis Reactions
    • Watch this video to complete the Synthesis Reactions note on WB 49 (the workbook page in the video looks different but the information is the same)

  • Decomposition Reactions
    • Watch this video to complete the Decomposition Reactions note on WB 50 (the workbook page in the video looks different but the information is the same)

  • Homework
    • TB 204 #1,3-6 (answers)
    • TB 161 #1-2(omit c), 4(omit c), 7,8 (use Hg2+) (answers)
  • Assessment
    • Complete the Balancing Quiz
    • Submit the Nomenclature Mind Map Google Classroom
  • Web Links (these are examples of synthesis & decomposition:

    • the reaction of magnesium oxide with water video

    • the reaction of sulfur with oxygen video

    • decomposition of metal carbonates video

    • decomposition of metal chlorates video

Sep 28


Nomenclature Test

  • Nomenclature
    • complete the Nomenclature Test
  • Single Displacement Reactions
    • Watch this video that goes through the different types of Single Displacement reactions and how to predict if they occur (the workbook page in the video looks different but the information is the same)
  • Complete the following Single Displacement Notes:
  • Watch this video & this powerpoint to help you understand what happens in single displacement reactions 
  • Homework  
  • Assessment
    • Complete the Nomenclature Test
    • Complete the Balancing Quiz (counts towards your grade!)

  • Web Links: (additional videos to watch if you have time):


Sep 29

Double Displacement Reactions  4.6 Double Displacment Reactions


  • Homework
  • Assessment
    • Submit the following: (this counts towards learning skills!)
      •  Syn & Decomp Quiz  
      •  SD & DD Quiz


 Sep 30

Combustion Reactions
Reactions Lab Planning

 5.1 Combustion of Hydrocarbons


  • Combustion Reactions
  • Reaction Lab Planning
    • plan lab (use gas tests and acid-base indicators chart)
    • create flowchart and observation tables using lab format rules on WB 45
  • Homework
    • Combustion Reactions
      • complete TB 197 #2,4,6-7 (answers)
    • Review


Oct 1

Reaction Lab Observations
Completing Reactions Assignment
 5.1 Combustion of Hydrocarbons
  • Reaction Lab Observations
    • Oxides Lab Observations
  • Completing Reactions Assignment
    • complete the Reactions Assignment


  • Homework
  • Assessment
    • Reactions Lab Observations
    • Reactions Assignment


 Oct 4

Reactions Lab Analysis
Environmenal Impacts of Chemical Reactions
  • Scientific Notation
    • Watch this video to review scientific notation and how to calculate with scientific notation on your calculator (Yes you will now know how to use the EE or EXP button on your calculator properly!)
    • If you forgot scientific notation, watch this video where I go through scientific notation in more detail
    • complete these practice questions (answers) to ensure you can complete scientific notation conversions and calculations
  • Conversions
  • Homework
    • complete the conversions examples on WB 62
    • Practice Multiple Choice WB Questions (answers)


Oct 5

Reactions Test
Measurements in Chemistry
Conversions in Measurements and Scientific Notation
  • Measurements
  • Significant Digits Note
    • significant digits note WB 60-61
    • Understanding Significant Digits
      • Watch the following video to complete the Intro to Significant Digits note WB 60
    • Calculating with Significant Digits
      • Watch the following video and then complete WB 61 Calculating with Significant Digits



Oct 6

Math in Chemistry

  • Significant Digits Note
    • Rounding Rules
      • Watch the following video that goes through rounding rules (note) WB 59
        (remember these are the same rules you already use - the only difference if you are rounding a number that is exactly halway between odd/even then even # rule)
  • Introduction to the Mole
    • Watch this video to get an idea what the mole is
    • Use this Google Slide to complete How to Count Particles WB 62
    • Review the Intro to the Mole  video (note)

      • complete Introduction to the Mole WB 63 (answers)
        (you do NOT need to print it - answer on lined paper - this is to get you used to cancelling units)
  • Counting with Moles
    • Watch the following videos to understand how to count in moles and complete WB 64:

      • Mole Calculations - Mole to Entity video (note)
      • Mole Calculations - Entity to Mole video (note)
  • Homework
    • Complete the following worksheets: (submit both of these on Google Classroom - they are VITAL to complete!)



Oct 7

Molar Mass

Mass to Moles to Particles

   6.4 Molar Mass
  • Molar Mass
    • complete the Molar Mass worksheet using this GIZMO
    • Watch this video (Tyler Dewitt) that explains what molar mass is
    • Watch the remaining video (Mr. Kure) that reviews what molar mass is and explains how to calculate it (note)
    • Complete WB 67 (answers)


Oct 8

Mass to Moles to Particles

   6.5 Mass and Number of Entities
  • Mass, Moles, and Particles
    • Review Mass to Moles to Entities WB 70 (answers)

    • Practice Assignment "What's in the Beaker?" WB 71-73 (answers) (video) (This is a practice for next week's assignment. Make sure that you are comfortable with determining the number of entities from a mass measurement. )

    •  use the following masses:
      - MgCl2 (Full Beaker 163.7g, Empty Beaker 143.1g) 
      - C12H22O11  (Full Beaker 197.7g, Empty Beaker 116.5g)
      - NaHCO3   (Full Beaker 207.6g, Empty Beaker 143.4g)
      - CuSO4-5H2O  
      (Extra challenge - you will NOT be asked to do hydrates on the assignment)
      - SiO2  (Full Beaker 182.1g, Empty Beaker 143.4g)
      - Propane  (Full Container 1410.1g, Empty 1392.8g)

  • Homework
    • Complete What's in the Beaker? Practice Assignment  on Google Classroom (Optional to submit one of these for feedback on formatting)
  • Assessment
    • Complete the Mass and Entities Quiz on Google Classroom
      (This quiz will count towards your grade - though will be weighted low)