Savita Pall and Chemistry


Welcome to SCH3UE: IB - Year I


September 1, 2009

Welcome to  IB (HL) - Year I: Grade 11 Chemistry.

Please download the IB-Course Outline.

IB-Course Outline_09-10

The following Key Terms and the IB Data Book will help you to understand the requirements for a test question and hence answer test questions.

Key Terms

Chemistry Data Booklet

June 7, 2010

The following is the Answer Key to the Organic Nomenclature  Assignment.  Thank you to Prashanth Srinivasan.

Nomenclature Assignment-Answers

 June 2, 2010

The following is the Excellent Functional Group Review prepared by Ryder Whittaker Hawkins.  This will answer all your Organic questions.

Many Thanks to Ryder.

Functional Group Notes-Ryder-Whittaker Hawkins

May 30, 2010

The following is the June Exam review and the  June Matrix for the Exam.

The following SCH3UOFinalExam review is another, should you require further practice.

3UE-Exam Review-June2010

June Exam Matrix_3UE_10



May 25,  2010

The following is the updated version of the new Lab Book Table of Contents. 

Your Lab Book is due on the week starting May 31.

Organization-Lab Book-May-2010

May 18,  2010

The following is the updated version of the new Lab Book Table of Contents.

Organization-Lab book-May-2010


April 26, 2010

Please download the following: Bonding in Organic Molecules and the Lab: Molecules -Network-ITC, for the week starting April 26, 2010.

Bonding in Organic Compounds_V2



April 18,  2010

Please download the new unit:  Organic, for the week starting  April 19, 2010.  

The following is the IB outline for the Topic 10.  (You are not required to download this, it is the outline pertaining to the unit.)

10 Organic Chemistry



1.    Introduction to organic

2.   Introduction to organic reaction mechanism

3.    Table of Functional Groups

4.    Nomenclature IMFA Chart

5.    Families of Organic Compounds

6.   System of organic nomenclature

7.    Common & IUPAC Names

8.    Classification of Organic Isomers

9.   Alkanes

10.    Alkenes

11.    Polymers   

12.    .Stereoisomers-Enantiomers

 13.     Organic 1 Summary Notes

14.    Organic Chemistry Review1


1.    Calculations in organic

2.    Nomenclature

3.    IMFA-Boiling Point

4.    Melting point and boiling point of alkanes

5.    Alkane - Alkene - Aromatic - Isomerism


1.    Preparation and reactions of acetylene

2.    Reactions of hydrocarbons


February 14, 2010 

Please download the following new unit, this will be an independent study unit: Transition Metals. Please bring it to class, for review before the test. 

Transition Metal Chemistry

Transition Metal Review 2

Lab-Transition Metals

February 2, 2010 

Please download the updated Table of Content for the organization of   your Lab Book.

Organization-Lab book-Feb-10


February 1, 2010 

Please download the remainder of the Atomic Structure Unit, the following is the Bonding section.


Bonding-Ionic Covalent-09-10

6 Table of VSEPR Shapes

VSEPR Table and Structure

Intermolecular Forces-09-10

Graph _hydrides of Group 5_ 6_7

Structure and Type of Solids-09-10

Covalent Bonding-Hybridization

Complete Review-Structure-and-Bonding-09-10


Lewis Structure_Tables4

VSEPR Shapes of Molecules 5


Structure and Bonding-Review 6

Review Atomic Theory Bonding and Structure


3_Lab Activity-Polarity-VSEPR-Props-Model

4_Comparing Phys Props to Bond Types

Testing Liquids for Polarity



January 24, 2010 

Please download the following new Unit: Atomic Structure

The following are the IB outline for the Topics  2, and 12, you do not have to download these. 

2 Atomic Structure

12 Atomic Structure

The following is the planned course outline for the Atomic Structure and Bonding, that will be used, but is based on the IB outline for the Topics  2, and 12. The Notes, Assignments and labs must be brought to class.

UNIT:  Atomic Structure: Notes

Atomic and Molecular Structure-Unit Outline

Historical Perspective Table-Atomic Structure

1.    Atomic Structure-Introduction

2.    The Mass Spectrometer

3.    3_Atomic Spectrum-Bohr

4.    4-The Wave Mechanical Model of the Atom

5.    Notes-Trends in the Periodic Table

6.    Summary Periodic Trends-Periodic Table

7.    Electronegativity

8.    Periodic Trends-Element-Oxides-Chlorides


Isotopes and relative atomic mass

Quantum Mechanics Calculations 3

Multiple Ionization Energies

Successive Ionization Energies of Sodium

Atomic Structure and Ionization Energy


1_Atomic Spectra of Hydrogen Using a Spectroscope

The Variation of Atomic Properties

LAB- Periodicity of Chemical Properties in Chlorides and Oxides


January 17, 2010

The following is a Summary Table of Drugs and Medicine, it is a good review for the test.

Summary Table-Drugs and Medicine

January 4, 2010

The Work on the unit: Acid - Base is now available, please download it for the beginning of the new week. 




pH-Coordinate Bond

Titration Curve-Strong Acid-Strong Base

Titration Curve-pH vs. Volume-Strong Acid-Strong Base


1. Summary of Arrhenius properties

2.  Review Questions on acid-Base Definitions

3.  Summary Table of pH and pOH Relationship

4.  Titration Problems


1.    Electrolytes-Weak and Strong

2.    Strong-Weak-Acid-Base

3. Bronsted-Lowry Acid-Base Lab

4. Planning Lab-Properties of Acids and Bases

5.  Titration Lab

6.    pH Changes During Titration of a Strong Acid and Strong Base


November 30, 2009

The following Internal Assessment Criteria and Format for Lab-Write-Up  will help you, please download them and place your Lab Book.

Lab Write-Up-IA Criteria_09-10

IA-Portfolio-Marking Scheme_09


November 16, 2009

The following Reviews will help you to prepare for the Gas Unit Test.

Gases Quiz 1

The Behaviour of Gases Test

November 14, 2009

Please download the following new Unit: Solutions

UNIT:  Solution Chemistry: Notes

Solubility Graph

introduction to solution chemistry

Dilution Problems

Solubility Rules Table

net ionic equations

solutions  Stoichiometry

four easy steps to solve titration problems

Review - Concepts -Solutions


Concentration Problem Sheet I

ionic concentrations

Stoichiometry and solutions I

Reactions in Aqueous Solution-Stoichiometry

Review Problems-Solution Chemistry

Solutions- Review Questions: Whitman &Nalepa


solubility of a salt

making solutions

stock solutions and dilutions

Double Displacement Reactions

Precipitation of lead iodide

Stoichiometry of a precipitation reaction

 November 8, 2009

The following is the Lab Book Organizational Chart.

Organization-Lab Book-Nov-09

November 4, 2009

Here is the template for the WHMIS Data Sheet.

Thank you and remember to use Times Roman, font 12 and include all the relevant data in the Template.

Please send me the electronic copy, or bring it in on your USB.


11 October 2009

Please download the new unit GASES.  This is the continuation of the Unit 1.4.

Please also download the Labs: Mole Relationships, and How Much -Planning Lab.   These will be completed with the Mole Unit.

Mole Relationships

How Much-Planning Lab Mole Unit

UNIT:  Gases


1 Gas Notes


Gas Unit Review-Brett Anderson



1 Pressure Volume

2 Pressure Volume

3 PV PT VT Problems

4 Gas Law Problems

5 Gas Laws Practice

Ideal Gas Law

Molar Volume

 Gas Stoichiometry

Partial Pressures


Gas Problems Practice 1

Review Problems I and II


Dry Lab-Determination of Molar Volume of CO2_O2_CH4

Co2 from an Alka-Seltzer Tablet

Air Bag Planning Lab

Popcorn-Planning Lab

September 12, 2009

We will be starting with Topic 11: Measurement and Data Processing and then Topic 1: Quantitative Chemistry.

The following are the IB Curriculum Guide to Topic 11 and to Topic 1.  You do not have to download these; however you must download all the Notes, Assignments and Labs and bring them to the class.

11 Measurement and Data Processing

1 Quantitative Chemistry


Introduction to measurement.

Measurement and data processing

Uncertainty Calculation1


Lab-Application of Significant Digits-Density

Lab-Thickness of aluminum Sheet

UNIT:  Quantitative Chemistry

1.    The mole

2.    Molecular mass and Formula mass

3.    Empirical Formula II

4.    Stoichiometry Notes

5.     Moles and Chemical Equations-  Stoichiometry

6.    Limiting Reagent Calculations

7.    Calculations in Chemistry

8.    Moles Unit Review

9.    Summary Calculations from Equations


Avogadro's number problems

The mole and the periodic table



Percentage Composition Review

Empirical formula



Stoichiometry moles problems

Stoichiometry 2_Review_Problems_07-08

Limiting reagent problems

Percent yield


Number of molecules

The chalk lab

The water lab

Lab-Percentage Composition-MgO

Empirical Formula of MgCl2

Formula of a hydrate

Mole Relationships


September 7, 2009

The following Equation Sheet will be required for the duration of the course and you will be required to bring it into tests and quizzes.

Equation Sheet

We will be starting with a Grade 10 Review of Nomenclature and Balancing Equations and then Topic 1: Quantitative Chemistry

Please download the following Review of Grade 10.  

These will be required for the first day of classes.


Matter- Introduction

Complete Nomenclature

Oxidation Numbers

Review Table-Polyatomic Ion

Table of cations and anion names and formulas

Balancing Equations



Complete Nomenclature Review

Introduction to balancing equations


Balancing Polyatomic Equations

Chemical nomenclature and balancing equations

More balancing equations

Homework-Matter-Zinck and Nalepa