Chemistry 8 (2019-2020)

Welcome to the Chemistry 8 class page for the 2019-2020 school year. All assignments, concept packets (represents the textbook), daily class activities, lab notes, quiz and test announcements, etc. will be found here. The student is required to check this page every day to ensure that they are up to date with any new assignments and/or announcements.

Use of the page: Assignments are added from the bottom up. Scroll down until you find the correct dates for the correct assignments and class activities. The most recent entry will be the one at the top of the entries. Read the date carefully.

The week after Precomps: Types of Reactions 2018; Have this read by first class meeting the week of 1-21-20. Secondly, by the end of the same week complete this packet: molarity


2020 Precomp Review: 2020 Chem 8 precomp review

2020 Review for Common Exam: 2020 8th Chemistry PreComp Blueprint January 6, 2020

Know Polar Molecules for Precomp: polar molecules pre-comp

Know the chemical formula for ammonium chloride

2020 White Board Precomp Chem 8 2020 White Board Precomp chem 8 #2

2020 White Board Precomp Chem 8




Week 12-9-19: Lab Practicals and Tests, all classes.


Week 12-3-19: Test next week!! This week: Day 1: graded lab practice; Day 2: white board limiting reactants. Test Review: 2019 chem 8 test review Dec

WB chem 8 Dec 2019


Week 11-25-19: White Board #3

11-22-19 White Board uploads: WB Chem 8 Stoich #1; WB chem 8 stoich #2

11-18-19: Updated Test and Lab Practical Dates!

Lab Practicals:

Monday, Dec. 9: 8Ni, 8Sn, 8Cs; Tuesday, Dec. 10: 8Li; Wednesday, Dec. 11: 8Pu

Test Announcement:

8Cs = Tue., Dec. 10

8Li = Wed., Dec. 11

8Sn, 8Pu, 8Ni = Thur., Dec. 12


Week 11-18-19: Limiting Reactants and Graded labs this week. Required Videos: Limiting Reactant #1, Limiting Reactant #2

Home Work for Week, 11-18-19, by first meeting!Theoretical Yield, %yield and mass other reactant, Theo yield, %yield, mass other reactant

Week 11-12-19: Empirical Formulas, Molecular Formulas. Quiz, laboratory, or graded lab on 3rd day of class. See the following videos for empirical formula example problems:   From %mass   From moles   From mass



Additional Uploads you need to know: 2019 Polyanions; 2019 physical properties; White Board week 11- 4- 19: LF, Struc, Polarity WB and Key


Test Announcement:

8Cs = Tue., Dec. 10

8Li = Wed., Dec. 11

8Sn, 8Pu, 8Ni = Thur., Dec. 12


Week 11-4-19: Video assignments to be done by second class meeting. Quiz over video details on third day. Go to Link: Mole and Chemical Formulas. Watch: The Mole; Molecular versus Empirical Formulas; More Chemical Formulas. Possible graded labs on third day of class.


Week 10-28-19: Quiz 1st day = LF and shape; Lab practice for graded lab. Graded Labs all week!


10-24-19: Today: White boarding. Next week: graded labs and quizzes.


Week 8-21-19: Due to 8th grade picnic there will be no quiz or graded lab this week. However, next week the quiz and graded lab will occur on the same day and quizzes and graded labs do not have to be announced. Determination of Shape of Molecules. See packet below. 5 Question Quiz 3rd day of class on Lewis Formula and determination of shape.


Week 10-14-19: Lewis Formulas = Structural Formulas of Molecular and/or Covalent Compounds: Lewis Formula Drawing 8-3-16; Shape LF via electrons pair

Graded Lab, White Boarding this week.


Week 9-30-19: Naming Compounds and Molecular Ions and Separation of Ag, Fe and Ba; Identification of Pb, Ag, and Ba using chromate. See links below.

2019 Naming Compounds, Molecular Ions

Sep Ag, Fe, Ba and Ag with chromate

9-24-19: Graded Lab 3rd day of class.


Week 9-23-19: Tests this week: Tuesday, September 24 for Ni, Sn, Cs, Li; Thursday, September 26 for Pu. Graded Labs this week!

Flame Test Colors: Li = red, Na = orange-yellowish, Sr = red with orange, Ca = dirty orange, Cu = green, sometimes with orange streaks, Ba = silver green with yellow streaks, K = peach or lavender.


Weekend 9-21-19: Study for Test

Week 9-16-19: 1st class this week: Note: someone who made up a graded lab forgot to put their name on the make up. The make up is hanging behind my desk. Note that until I have a name, you will not get credit for the make up.

8th grade stickers go out today. Please check your students current grade. All classes completed over the next two days.

Test Review Sheet: 9-17-19 Test Review Document

Ionization Period 4 Elements (on test): Ionization Period 4 elements

Periodic Trends Ions (on test) Periodic Trends Ions with Zeff

Graded Lab this week.

Test Announcement: Tuesday, September 24 for Ni, Sn, Cs, Li; Thursday, September 26 for Pu.


Week 9-9-19: Analytical Lab this week. 8Sn will finish P. Trends on Monday. Watch the following two videos by Friday, 9-13-19; possible quiz on Friday: and Download and print the following document for lab: Precipitation Analytical Lab 9-26-16


9-3-19 to 9-6-19: Periodic Table Review, Electron Configuration first four periods, Orbital diagrams, core vs. valence electrons. See previous uploads for concepts in addition to the POGIL uploaded below. 5 question quiz last day of class this week. Quiz will cover the concepts listed above!

New Update! Periodic Trends: Periodic Table and Trends 2017-2018

8-29-19: POGIL Worksheet Key: Check your work! POGIL 2019 EC and OD Key

Week 8-26-19 to 8-29-18: Read and know the following packets: Basic Structure of Atom; Electron Configuration 2017; Force of Attraction on Electron 2017;


Week 8-19-19 to 8-23-19: Practice with heterogeneous mixtures. Graded Lab third day of class: Identification of unknown in heterogeneous mixture. The following video lesson is due by Monday, 8-20 regardless of whether you see me Monday or not: and


Weekend: 8-17 and 8-19; Have fun; no homework.


Week 8-12-19 through 8-16-19: Lab and quiz third day of class. Quiz will cover classification of matter and lab. 10 questions, multiple choice. Lab Handouts: Classification Matter Lab Results 2

8-8-19: Lab starts for 8Ni and 8Sn; 8Pu finishes Handout today. Quiz next week on last day of class for all chem 8–it will cover classification of matter.

Chem 8 Classification of Matter 2019-2020

Classification of Matter and Mixtures and Energy Handout

surviving-chemistry 8 20019-2020

Chemistry_8_Peter_Delannoy_BASIS_Chandler_2019_2020 Syllabus