Chemistry 11

Course Outline

Department of Education Specific Course Outcomes

Course Outline

   For Course resources:

Introduction and Review of Previous Chemistry Concepts

African Heritage Month:  Celebrating African Heritage in the Sciences

Student Safety Contract

Element History

Los Alamos National Laboratory's Chemistry Division Periodic Table

Gimli Glider


WHMIS Descriptions.

Matter Introduction

Studying Matter and its Changes

Balancing Equations

Balancing Equations 2

Using a Bunsen Burner

Lab Investigation Flow Chart

Chemistry 11 Lab Evaluation Rubric

Chemistry 11 Lab Report Guideline

Stoichiometry: Chapters 1,2, 3, 4

Chemistry 11 Study Guide for Chapter 1   

After studying this chapter, you should be able to:

1. Identify chemical substances and chemical changes in everyday life.

2. Classify properties of matter and changes of matter. (Changes of state)

3. Communicate your understanding of the following terms: chemistry, matter, properties, physical property, chemical property, physical changes, chemical changes, pure substance, element, compound.

4. Define and describe the relationships among atomic number, mass number, and atomic mass.

5. Describe elements in the periodic table in terms of energy levels and electron arrangements.

6. Communicate your understanding of the following terms: atom, atomic mass unit, atomic number, mass number, atomic symbol, ion, periodic table, periodic law, energy levels, periodic trends, valence electrons

7.  Write names and formulas for binary and ternary ionic and molecular compounds and acids.

8.  Balance chemical equations

9. Classify chemical equations

10. Communicate your understanding of the following terms: systematic name, binary compounds, binary molecular compounds, binary ionic compound, zero sum rule, hydrocarbons (alkanes).

Study Guide: Equations, the Mole and Stoichiometry

Percent Water in a Hydrate  excellent site to review class and lab work we have done.

2 point bonus for the Lab quiz :  Formula of a Hydrate: Due before the quiz.  Determine the percent water of hydration in the compound nickel(II) sulfate hexahydrate.

Experimental Determination of A Hydrate

Excellent websites: Chem Team Stoichiometry,          More info.

Chem. Ed


  Chemical Bonding. Chapters 5 and 6, McGraw-Hill Ryerson. Chapter 8, Nelson Chemistry

Chemical Bonding Study Guide. Chapter 5.

Chemical Bonding         Chapter 6  Study Guide, Self-evaluation checklist.      After studying (doing homework, reading the text for understanding, practicing all types of problems, and going for extra help if I need it) this unit, I will be able to:

1.          Draw Lewis dot structures and structural diagrams for simple molecules.

2.        Define coordinate covalent bond and draw Lewis dot structures showing  coordinate covalent bonding.

3.        Determine the shapes of molecules by applying VSEPR theory to electron dot diagrams.

4.        Define allotrope.

5.        Use the allotropes of carbon as examples to show and define network solids.

6.        Define intermolecular forces.

7.        Define and illustrate hydrogen bonds and van der Waals forces and how they form.

8.        Define London dispersion forces, dipole-dipole forces, and explain how they form.

9.        Compare and contrast intra molecular and intermolecular forces in terms of strength and species involved.

10.     Describe how to account for the properties of molecular compounds.

Bonus for Early June test:  Pg. 227, #24. Due the day BEFORE the test.

Chemical Bonding Web Site

web sites for review

A great site for tutorials and animations for all topics.

The Halifax Explosion Web Quest in Power Point

Diagnostic tests.pdf

Bonding Tutorial Animation

Bonding Animations

Electron Configuration

Visualizing Electron Orbitals

Current Topic:  Organic Chemistry  

Organic Chem intro.pdf

Chapters 9,10,11 in McGraw-Hill Ryerson and Chapter 9 in Nelson
Study Guide and Tasks for Part 1 of this unit

Exam Review Guide