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Chemistry Core/AP

2018-2019 Course Syllabus

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Course Syllabus for AP Chemistry

2018-2019 Core and AP Chemistry Syllabus: Homework, Reading Assignments, Discussion Topics, and Labs

Use the Links in the Homework column to find your homework assignment. Homework is usually due on the date given, unless otherwise stated in the assignment.

WeekChatHomeworkReadingTopicLab
1Sep 5, 2018HW01A1: 1-8Basic concepts: the characteristics of matter
Sep 7, 2018AP Only: Lab Work/AP TopicsLab Methods: Notebooks
2Sep 10, 2018HW01B1: Review 1-2Units and Precision
Sep 12, 2018HW01C1: Review 3-5Scientific Notation, Significant figures, Dimensional Analysis and Graphing
Sep 14, 2018AP Only: No MeetingLab Methods: Safety
3Sep 17, 2018HW02A2: 1-4Atomic Structure: Number, mass, Isotopes, weight
Sep 19, 2018HW02B2: 5The Periodic Table -- Overview of the Elements
Sep 21, 2018AP Only: Lab Work/AP TopicsLab Skills A: Materials and Equipment Calibration
4Sep 24, 2018HW02C2. 6-10Molecules, Compounds, Moles
Sep 26, 2018HW03A3: 1-3Balancing Chemical Equations
Sep 28, 2018AP Only: Lab Work/AP TopicsLab Skills B; Techniques for Distillation
5Oct 1, 2018HW03B3: 4-5Reactions in Solution
Oct 3, 2018HW03C3: 6-7Reactions with acids/bases and gases
Oct 5, 2018AP Only: Lab Work/AP TopicsLab Skills C: Solution Preparation
6Oct 8, 2018HW03D3: 8-9Redox Reactions
Oct 10, 2018ReviewProblem Solving review
Oct 12, 2018AP Only: Lab Work/AP TopicsLab #1: Determination of Water Content in Hydrates
7Oct 15, 2018HW04A4: 1-3Mass Relationships, Limiting Reactants, Percentage Yield
Oct 17, 2018HW04B4: 4-5Chemical Analysis and Molarity
Oct 19, 2018AP Only: Lab Work/AP Topics
8Oct 22, 2018HW04C4: 6-8pH and Spectrophotometry
Oct 24, 2018HW05A5: 1-3Energy and Changes of State
Oct 26, 2018AP Only: Lab Work/AP TopicsLab #2: Qualitative Methods: Flame Testing
9Oct 29, 2018HW05B5: 4-5Thermodynamics and Enthalpy
Oct 31, 2018HW05C5: 6-8Calorimetry, Hess's Law, and "Favored" Results
Nov 2, 2018AP Only: Lab Work/AP TopicsLab #3: Enthalpy of Reaction
10Nov 5, 2018ReviewExtra work on issues in chapters 4 and 5
Nov 7, 2018ReviewReview and Part I Exam
Nov 9, 2018AP Only: Lab Work/AP TopicsLab #4: Reaction Rates in Photosensitive Reactions
11Nov 12, 2018HW06A6: 1-3Electromagnetic Radiation, Quantization, and the Bohr Atom
Nov 14, 2018HW06B6: 4-5Quantum Mechanics
Nov 16, 2018AP Only: Lab Work/AP TopicsLab #5: Two-Phase Chromotography Separation
12Nov 19, 2018HW06C6: 6-7Electron Orbitals
Nov 21, 2018HW07A7: 1-3Electron Configurations in Atoms
Nov 23, 2018HolidayTAP Only: Thanksgiving Holiday
13Nov 26, 2018HW07B7: 4Electron Configurations of Ions
Nov 28, 2018HW077: 5-6Periodic Trends
Nov 30, 2018AP Only: Lab Work/AP topics
14Dec 3, 2018HW08A8: 1-3Covalent Bonds
Dec 5, 2018HW08B8: 4-6Resonance, Octets, and Shapes
Dec 7, 2018AP Only: Lab Work/AP topicsLab #6: Qualitative Methods for Differentiating Ionic and Covalent Bonds
15Dec 10, 2018HW08C8: 7-10Bond Polarities, Order, Length and DNA
Dec 12, 2018HW09A9: 1-2Valence Theory
Dec 14, 2018AP Only: Lab Work/AP topicsLab #7: Conservation of Energy and Chemical Equilibrium
16Dec 17, 2018HW09B9: 3Molecular Orbital Theory
Dec 19, 2018ReviewReview and Part II Exam
Dec 21, 2018AP Only: Lab Work/AP topics
17Dec 24, 2018HolidayChristmas
Dec 26, 2018HolidayChristmas
Dec 28, 2018HolidayChristmas
18Dec 31, 2018HolidayNew Years
Jan 2, 2019HolidayNew Years
Jan 4, 2019HolidayNew Years
19Jan 7, 2019HW10A10: 1-3The Ideal Gas Law
Jan 9, 2019HW10B10: 4-8Gas Law Applications and Real Gases
Jan 11, 2019AP Only: Lab Work/AP topicsLab #8: Real Gases and the Ideal Gas Law
20Jan 14, 2019HW11A11: 1-3Intermolecular Forces
Jan 16, 2019HW11B11: 4-6Properties of Liquids
Jan 18, 2019AP Only: Lab Work/AP topicsLab 9: Reaction Rate Dependencies
21Jan 21, 2019HW12A12: 1-3Lattices and Ionic Solids
Jan 23, 2019HW12B12: 4-7Solid States and Phases
Jan 25, 2019AP Only: Lab Work/AP topics
22Jan 28, 2019HW13A13: 1-2Concentrations and Solutions
Jan 30, 2019HW13B13: 3-5Solubility and Colloids
Feb 1, 2019AP Only: Lab Work/AP topicsLab #10: Determining Solution Concentrations
23Feb 4, 2019ReviewReview and Part III Exam
Feb 6, 2019HW14A14: 1-2Rates of Reactions
Feb 8, 2019AP Only: Lab Work/AP topics
24Feb 11, 2019HW14B14: 3-4Concentration and Rates
Feb 13, 2019HW14C14: 5-6Reaction Mechanisms
Feb 15, 2019AP Only: Lab Work/AP topicsLab #11: Using Titration Methods to Determine Concentrations
25Feb 18, 2019HW15A15: 1-2Equilibrium
Feb 20, 2019HW15B15: 3-4Using Equilibrium Constants
Feb 22, 2019AP Only: Lab Work/AP topicsLab #12: Determination of the Rate Law for a Reaction
26Feb 25, 2019HW15C15: 5-6Disturbing Equilibrium
Feb 27, 2019HW16A16: 1-4Acids and Bases: pH and Equilibrium
Mar 1, 2019AP Only: Lab Work/AP topics
27Mar 4, 2019HW16B16: 5-8Acid/Base constants and reactions
Mar 6, 2019HW16C16: 9-10Lewis Acids and Bases
Mar 8, 2019AP Only: Lab Work/AP topicsLab #13: Properties of Buffer Solutions
28Mar 11, 2019HW17A17: 1-3Common Ions, Buffers: Titration
Mar 13, 2019HW17B17: 4Solubility
Mar 15, 2019AP Only: Lab Work/AP topicsLab #14: Creating Effective Buffer Solutions
29Mar 18, 2019HW17C17: 5-7Precipitation Reactions
Mar 20, 2019HW18A18: 1-3Spontaneity and Energy Transfer
Mar 22, 2019AP Only: Lab Work/AP topicsLab #15 Creating Standardized Solutions
30Mar 25, 2019HW18B18: 4-6Entropy
Mar 27, 2019HW18C18: 6-7Gibbs Free Energy
Mar 29, 2019AP Only: Lab Work/AP topics
31Apr 1, 2019HW19A19: 1-3Oxidation Reduction and Voltaic Cells
Apr 3, 2019HW19B19: 4-5Electrochemical Potentials
Apr 5, 2019Lab Work/AP topicsLab #16: Electrochemical Cells and Electrolysis
32Apr 8, 2019HW19C19: 6-8Electrochemistry and Thermodynamics
Apr 10, 2019ReviewReview and Unit IV Exam
Apr 12, 2019AP Only: Lab Work/AP topics
33Apr 15, 2019HolidayHoly Week
Apr 17, 2019HolidayHoly Week
Apr 19, 2019HolidayHoly Week
34Apr 22, 2019HW25A25: 1-3Radioactivity
Apr 24, 2019HW25B25: 4-6Rates of decay and fission
Apr 26, 2019AP Only: Lab Work/AP topicsLab #17: Gravimetric Analysis of Water Impurities
35Apr 29, 2019HW25C25: 7-9Fusion and Nuclear Chemistry Applications
May 1, 2019HW20A20Environmental Chemistry
May 3, 2019AP Only: Lab Work/AP topics
36May 6, 2019HW23A23Carbon
May 8, 2019HW24A24Organic Molecules
May 10, 2019(AP Exam May 9) AP Only: Lab Work
37May 13, 2019HW21A21Main Group Chemistry
May 15, 2019HW22A22Transition Metal Chemistry
May 17, 2019AP Only: ab WorkLab #18: Using Titration and Redox methods to measure pH
38May 20, 2019Catch Up Day (Flexible depending on AP Exams)
May 22, 2019ReviewReview and Unit 5 Exam
May 24, 2019AP Only: Lab Work/AP Topics
39May 27, 2019HolidayMemorial Day
May 29, 2019Review session for Cumulative Final
May 31, 2019ReviewAP Only: Lab Work/AP Topics
40Jun 3, 2019
Jun 5, 2019Final Examination due

You may also want to review the formal syllabus. This course has been certified as AP compliant for 2018-2019 academic year.