Thursday, June 3, 2010

Why do we have to study this???

After reading the article in class:
(“Why Do I Have to Study Chemistry?” By: G. Kenneth Barker Jr.)
Post a blog on: that explores the relationship between a topic we have covered this year in chemistry and real life. Pick a real life situation that is interesting to you and you will be able to make it interesting to others. List at least 2 web sites that gave you information about this situation. In addition you are expected to post comments, give feedback to at least 2 other topics and respond to comments about their own topic. This is a quiz grade.

Scoring guide:
• 2 paragraphs description of chemistry connection 8
(Here is your chance to be make it interesting other students)
• Minimum of 2 web sites used. 4
(Make sure the links work)
• Thoughtful comments on another post 8
Total 20 points (quiz grade)

Post your work here;

Wednesday, June 2, 2010

Questions on the Final Exam

Here is the place where my students at SKHS can post their questions. Anything is fair game from what is on the final to how to calculate moles. Don't be shy...go for it.

Wednesday, May 26, 2010

Hints. Chemistry final performance

Final Performance Hints

To complete the report you will need to recall information on many different units from this school year. Here is a list of some of those units.

  • Chemical and physical changes
  • Writing chemical formulas
  • Types of reactions
  • Predicting products
  • Balancing chemical equations
  • Percent composition
  • Stoichiometry
Rely on your memory yes, but also look through you notes to refresh that memory.
Look over to the right at the bottom of the page for helpful links for surviving chemistry