Dr. Blankenship's Chemistry I Course
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Dr. Blankenship's Chemistry I Course
Modern Chemistry RE Davis, R Frey, M Sarquis, JL Sarquis; Holt, Rinbehart and Winston, Orlando, USA, 2009
The Boyd County Public library has excellent online resources for this class. Please get your free library card, with PIN #, today with a parent/ guardian signature.
- Retake Safety Quiz Thurs, 8/24
All who scored less than 100% will retake the Safety Quiz. Files can be found here and on the Internet to assist in studying. Flinn's Lab Safety Student Contract is a great resource.
- Syllabus Contract & Safety
The syllabus located on this site must be read and the last page printed & signed by the student & his/ her parent or legal guardian. Please return to me by 8/18/17.
A score of 100% on the quiz covering safety issues and symbols is required before any wet labs can be done.
- Cell Phones/ electronic devices
Use of cell phones/ electronic devices are NOT allowed in my classroom.
Cell phones are to remain charging on the side benches or safely stashed in your bookbag/ gym bag/ lunch box/ purse unless I specifically ask you to retrieve them. If you wish to record lecture/ presentations, please get permission first.
Behavioral incidents will be submitted via Infinite Campus for all cell phone infractions beginning 8/14/2017 even if it's your 1st offense.
- Chem Unit 3 Vocabulary
- Chem_C13_Voc definitions
Ions in Aqueous Solutions & Colligative Properties, pp 434-457
- Stoichiometry WS_2017
Here are some practice problems to help you prepare for the exam.
- 2016 Midterm Study Guide
Updated version to help prepare for exams
- Lab Report Rubric
New Rubric 2016
- Density Lab Practice Excel
Excel worksheet for density lab
- Density Lab Practice
A very short guide to writing up your density lab
- Chem_C3 Practice Prob_2016
Practice problems converting between grams, moles, and # atoms.
- Syllabus 2017-2018
Class polices, procedures, required resources, and order of instruction is included.
- Nuclear chemistry PwrPnt
C21: Nuclear Chemistry, pp 680-702.
- C12: Solutions PowerPoint
Please review this PowerPoint in preparation of your exam. Thank you. [4/20/16]
- Stoichiometry: Steps for solving
These were on the whiteboard and are now improved here.
- Chem Reaction PwrPnt
C8: Modern Chemistry, 2009, Holt, Rinehart & Winston
- electron configuration with pictures
- Answers to WS p69
Step-by-step directions for solving Q #1-5, a-f.
- C12: Solutions Vocabulary
Definitions per Modern Chemistry, Holt, 2009
- C10_States of Matter PwrPnt
Description & illustrations for various states of matter
- Answrs to Nomenclature WS 01272014
Answers to nomenclature exercises done in class on 1/27/2014.
- Nomenclature WS 01272014
The worksheet begun in class on 1/27/2014. Answers are on accompanying document.
- Safety_Equipment symbols PwrPnt
safety symbols & names for lab equipment
- C2 Review
PowerPoint review for Chapter 2 exam.
- C3 Review PowerPoint
Review C3 for exam Monday.
- Electron config pwrpnt
Summary of C4 Sxn 3, pp 111-121, with examples of types of electron configuration
- C4 slideshow
slideshow from text editors
- C4 Electron & New Atomic Model PwrPnt
Holt's Mod Chem txt, pp 97-110, Sections 1-2
- Periodic Trends PowerPoint
Review of C5: Periodic Law. Please note itmes of key interest(for tests) in italics.
- Chemical Bonds PowerPoint
Chapter 6: Chemical Bonds, pp 175-207
- Nomenclature PowerPoint
shows rules for and examples of proper nomenclature of compounds/ molecules
- Balancing equations PowerPoint
Chapter 8 Review
- States of Matter PowerPoint
C10, Modern Chemistry, Holt,Rinehart, & Winston, 2009, pp 329-351.
- C11 Gas Laws PowerPoint
Gas Laws PowerPoint: Ideal Gas Law, Boyles' Law, Charles' Law, Gay-Lussac's Law, Dalton's Law of Partial Pressures, Graham's Law of Diffusion, STP
- Final Review
Questions and answers for final exam preparation.
- Old Final Exam
- Old Final Review Guide
To help you review for your final exam.
- Answers to Stoichiometry WS2
This gives step-by-step rationale for solving the first 4 problems.
- Answers to Stoichiometry WS
This gives only the mathematical explanation.
- Homework 3-11-13
ten equations to balance
See PowerPoint first & check out the worksheets on line too.
- Finding Oxidation Numbers WS
Exercises on determining oxidation numbers for elements within polyatomic ions & compounds, calcuting molar masses, % compositions, & # molecules or # moles.
- Answers to Nomenclature A1 WS
some help in writing & naming compounds
- Nomenclature Worksheet
Work on naming and writing chemical compounds.
- Answers to Concentration WS
Check your answers.
- Concentration worksheet
Molarity & molality exercises
- Solubility/ Phase diagram
- wavelength & frequency worksheet
- mole ratio worksheet
- C21 Nuclear Chem Voc/ ideas
Words that have been marked with an * will be on Part 1 of the quizzes.
- Answers to Balancing Equations III
- Balancing equations III WS
- Answers to Balancing Equations
- Balancing equations WS
- C11 Voc & Ideas
- C11 Voc & Ideas
- C10 Voc & Ideas
States of Matter
- C9 Vocab & Ideas
Instructions on stoichiometric calculations
- stoichiometry WS
brief exercises in stoichiometry
- C8 Review Worksheet
Great review for exam. Please note worked equations for carbonate, chlorate, and hydroxide decomposition products.
- C8 Voc & Ideas
- C7 Voc & Ideas
- C6 Vocabulary & Main Ideas
- Study Guide for Midterm Exam
Outlines key topics for review in test preparation.
- Final Review C1-5
- Old C5 Exam
Previous exam focused on bare minimum on trends. Yours will be more interpretive and will include properties & location of different types of elements.
- C5 Voc & Ideas
- Answers to old C5 Exam
Check out the correct answers here!
- electron configuration worksheet
- Answers to C4 Electron Config WS
Answers to 2013 Worksheet on electron configurations, orbital notations, & noble gas electron configurations.
- Answers to C4 Study Guide
The answers and full explanations, including text page references, are here!
- Chapter 4 study guide
This is a copy of the document we are sharing in class with study partners. It will be used as source material for our C4 exam.
- Text p59 Q#1-15
Questions & Table 4 from text.
- C4 Electron Config WS2013
Identify elements from electron configuration, write noble gas configurations & orbital notations.
- C4 Vocab & Main Ideas
- Text p90 Q24_28
problems converting amongst grams, moles, and # atoms in prep for C3 exam
- C3 Vocab & Main Ideas
- C2 Voc & Main Ideas
- sig figs
Rules on identifying and computing with significant figures. Examples are provided.
- SI quiz (old)
more problems with SI units & scientific notation
- SI Units/ Scientific notation
- SI Unit Conversion Worksheet Answers
Solution to problems worked out
- SI Unit Conversion Worksheet
Working with conversions between SI units
- C1 Review questions
Questions 4-24, select ones, are available for answering online.
- p22, Q# 6-15
Questions 6-15 on page 22 of Chemistry text.
- C1 Voc & Main Ideas
Good review of key concepts as well as structural organization of the periodic table.
- How to Write Lab Report
- Flame Test Report Demo
I've attached a file with formulas to show you how to incorporate Excel into your lab report.
- Writing Skills Review/ Inventory
I will use this student-friendly rubric to communicate with you how you are performing as a technical/science writer. Please do self-evaluations before submitting any assignment.
- Science Fair Rubric
How the poster should appear and how you will be graded is outlined here.
- Research Proposal
- Syllabus 2012-2013
- Class resources