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Term 2 Outline
ACP Chemistry (8211 SCML) at NSHS
Academic Year 2017-18

 
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Last update: Sunday, November 5, 2017 8:14 PM

Term 2 Modules

  Description of Unit
Core Module 5 Chapter 7: Ionic Compounds; Bonding and Nomenclature
   Opening Activity: Atoms and Ions
     Resource: Atoms and Ions Response Form
   Lab/Activity: Binary Ionic Compounds Puzzles
      Resource: Binary Ionic Puzzle Pieces
   Worksheet: Lewis Structures of Ionic Compounds
   Team Learning Worksheet: Chapter 7
 
Core Module 6 Chapter 8: Molecular Compounds; Bonding and Nomenclature
   Opening Activity: Three Dimensional Molecules
   Lab/Activity: Modeling Molecular Shapes
      Data Form: Modeling Molecular Shapes
   Worksheet: Lewis Structures of Covalent Compounds
   Team Learning Worksheet: Chapter 8
 
Choice Module 7 Chapter 9: Chemical Names and Formulas
   Opening Activity: Ionic and Molecular Compounds
   Lab/Activity: Polyatomic Ionic Compounds Puzzles
      Resource: Cation Puzzle Pieces
      Resource: Anion Puzzle Pieces
   Worksheet: Lewis Structures and Nomenclature
   Team Learning Worksheet: Chapter 9
 
Core Module 8 Chapter 10: Chemical Quantities
   Opening Activity: Nuts and Bolts Molecules
   Lab/Activity: Percent Water in a Hydrate
   Worksheet: Moles, Mass, and Percent Composition
   Team Learning Worksheet: Chapter 10
 
Choice Module 2 Chapter 22: Hydrocarbon Compounds
Chapter 23: Functional Groups
   Lab: What Dissolves What (page 692)
   Lab/Activity: Funny Putty
   Worksheet: Names and Structures of Hydrocarbons
   Team Learning Worksheet: Chapters 22 & 23
 

 

Term 2 Projects

  Project Description
Project 2 Crystals of Alum
   Checklist: Alum Crystals
   Resource: Alum Crystals Growing Log
   Evaluation Rubric: Alum Crystals
 
Project 3 ChemMatters Presentation
   Checklist: ChemMatters
   Evaluation Rubric: ChemMatters
 

 


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Grading Information

Your Term Grade

Each student earns only one letter grade at the end of each term, and one letter grade for the course at the end of the year. Each term grade for Chemistry 8211 is based on the work completed that meets an established standard by the end of the term. Successful completion of four core modules is required to earn a grade of B− or higher. Students earn higher grades by successfully completing choice modules. Each module completed successfully earns one point toward the term grade. Term grades are based on the point scale as follows:

6 points A
5 points B+
4 points B−
3 points C
fewer than 3 points <C

Form more information about how grades are determined, please follow this link.

 

 

 
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