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  • Schedule:

    Monday, September 1 - NO SCHOOL, Labor Day
    Tuesday, September 2 - Go over atomic mass & periodic tables; Rutherford experiment
    Wednesday, September 3 - Nuclear chemistry notes: Types of reactions
    Thursday, September 4 - Frontline video: Nuclear Reaction
    Friday, September 5 - last day to turn in test corrections; Fission vs. Fusion notes; ASSIGNMENT:
    Balancing Nuclear Equations

    Monday, September 8 - Fusion; half life; ASSIGNMENT: Half-Life worksheet
    Tuesday, September 9
    - Review; Answers are on MyBigCampus
    Wednesday, September 10
    - Test on matter and nuclear
    Thursday, September 11 - Electrons notes; ASSIGNMENT: Frequency and Wavelength worksheet
    Friday, September 12 - Electromagnetic sprectrum

    Monday, September 15 - Line spectra; read lab for tomorrow
    Tuesday, September 16 - Light lab
    Wednesday, September 17 - Notes: orbitals& quantum numbers
    Thursday, September 18 - Electron configurations; ASSIGNMENT: Electron configuration worksheet (top section only 4th period - 5th period write config for K, Zn, and Pb)
    Friday, September 19 - Shorthand notation; ASSIGNMENT: Finish Electron configuration worksheet

    Monday, September 22 - Ions and valence electrons; ASSIGNMENT: Valence electrons and ion configs
    Tuesday, September 23 - Last day to turn in light lab reports

    Friday, September 26 - Polyatomic ion quiz: -1's only
    Friday, October 3 - Polyatomic ion quiz: all except -1
    Friday, October 10 - FALL BREAK
    Friday, October 17 - Polyatomic ion quiz: Mixed (all)

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