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AP Chemistry Warm-up for August 18

Review Problem Write electron configurations and dot notations for the following elements: Silicon, Si Nickel, Ni Cesium, Cs

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AP Chemistry Warm-up for August 16

Stoichiometry review Calculate the mass of oxygen needed to completely combust 8 grams of methane gas, CH4.

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AP Chemistry Warm-up for August 15

Predictive Chemistry Complete a balanced equation for the combustion of  butane, C4H10.

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AP Chemistry Warm-up for August 12

Justify The electron configuration for sodium is 1s22s22p63s1. Which electron requires the least amount of energy to remove, a 1s electron or the 3s electron? Justify your answer.

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AP Chemistry Warm-ups

The AP Chemistry warm-up is presented to the class at the beginning of each class period. While the instructor is taking attendance and focusing on the clerical side of teaching, the class is expected to focus on the prompt projected on

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Are You (really) An AP Chemistry Student?

Each year when registration time rolls around for the following year’s classes, I get students asking me questions about AP Chemistry. Some students want to take the class because they see a future in sciences. Others enjoyed General Chemistry and

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What Happened to the Posts?

For most of the school year, I added posts that served as warm-up problems for the first few minutes of my AP Chemistry classes. I have made those posts “invisible” now in order that I may re-organize and recycle some

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