Description & Expectations


AP Chemistry Topic Schedule Semester 1 · 2012-13

Date / Week
Ch
Activities
Wed 8/22
Intro
Syllabus, handouts, exam details, review packet
Mon 8/27
1
Matter & Measurements: classification, properties, units, uncertainty, significant figures, safety
Mon 9/3(no school 9/3)
2
Atoms, Molecules, and Ions: periodic table, compounds, formula writing and naming
Mon 9/10
3
Stoichiometry: molar mass, mole, % composition, limiting reactant, molarity, titration
Mon 9/17
3,4
Stoichiometry: molarity, titration; Reactions in Aqueous Solution: reactions, reactivity, electrolytes
Mon 9/24
4
Reactions in Aqueous Solution: precipitation, acid-base, redox, predicting reactions
Mon 10/1
5
Thermochemistry: conservation of energy, symbols and nomenclature, enthalpy, calorimetry
Mon 10/8(no school 10/12)
5,6
Thermochemistry: Hess’s Law, heats of combustion, formation; Atomic Structure energy levels, quantum mechanics,
Mon 10/15
6
Atomic Structure: electron configuration, periodic table, periodicity among atomic radii, ionization energy, electron affinity, oxidation numbers
Mon 10/22
6,7
Atomic Structure; Periodicity
Mon 10/29(no school 11/2)
8
Chemical Bonding: ionic and covalent bonding, polarity, electronegativity, Lewis Dot, octet rule
Mon 11/5(no school 11/5)
8
Chemical Bonding: exceptions to octet rule, bond strength
Mon 11/12(no school 11/12)
9
Geometry: VSEPR, hybrid orbitals
Mon 11/19(no school 11/19-11/23)
9
Geometry: multiple bonds
Mon 11/26
10
Gases: pressure, Boyle’s Law, Charles’s Law, Gay-Lussac’s Law,, combined gas law, Avogadro’s hypothesis, Ideal Gas law,
Mon 12/3
10
Gases: Partial pressures, kinetic molecular theory, Graham’s Law, real gases;
Mon 12/10
11
Phase Changes & Intermolecular Forces: liquid vs. solid, dipole-dipole, London dispersion, hydrogen bonding, surface tension
Mon 12/17
11
Phase Changes & Intermolecular Forces: viscosity, surface tension, vapor pressure, bp, mp, phase diagrams;
Mon 1/7
13
Solution Chemistry: solubility, concentration (M,m,%, mole faction, ppm)
Mon 1/14
13
Solution Chemistry: vapor pressure, colligative properties, colloids
Mon 1/21(no school 1/21)
R
FINAL REVIEW
Mon 1/28
F
FINAL EXAM, 1/29