Savita Pall and Chemistry


Welcome to SCH3UE: IB - Year I


September 6, 2011

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

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.



The following is all the relevant information required for the write-up of IB Labs.

IA-Portfolio Marking Scheme-09

Lab Write-Up-IA Criteria_09-10

IB Design Lab-Explanation_11-12





June 4, 2012

The following is the: Lab Portfolio Table of Content,

  June Exam Review and the  June Matrix for the Exam.

The following SCH3UO Final Exam Review is a different Review package, should you require further practice.

3UE-IB Topics-Lab Portfolio-June 2012

3UE-Exam Review-June2010

June Exam Matrix_3UE_12



May 7, 2012

Please download the new unit:  Organic, for the week starting  May 14, 2012.  

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. Bonding in Organic Compounds_V2

2.    Introduction to organic

3.   Introduction to organic reaction mechanism

4.    Table of Functional Groups

5.    Nomenclature IMFA Chart

6.    Families of Organic Compounds

7.   System of organic nomenclature

8.    Functional Group Notes-Ryder-Whittaker Hawkins

9.    Common & IUPAC Names

10.    Classification of Organic Isomers

11.   Alkanes



1.    Calculations in organic

2.    Nomenclature

3.    Nomenclature Assignment-Answers

4.    IMFA-Boiling Point

5.    Melting point and boiling point of alkanes


1.    Preparation and reactions of acetylene

2.    Reactions of hydrocarbons



April 25, 2012

The new Table of Contents for the Lab Portfolio is now available.

3UE-Table  of Contents-Apr25-12

March 25, 2012 

Please download the remainder of the Atomic Structure Unit: BONDING

The following are the IB outline for the Topics  4 and 14, you do not have to download these. 

4 Bonding

14 Bonding


Bonding-Ionic Covalent-09-10

6 Table of VSEPR Shapes

VSEPR Table and Structure

Memory Aid-Table of VSEPR Shapes

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

Types of Structure and Properties


Volatility and Surface Tension of Liquids

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

Recognizing Bond Types


March 19, 2012

Please download the following new unit: Transition Metals. 

Transition Metal Chemistry

Transition Metal Review 2

Lab-Transition Metals


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. 3_Atomic Spectrum-Bohr

2.    The Mass Spectrometer  

3.    4-The Wave Mechanical Model of the Atom

4.    Notes-Trends in the Periodic Table

5.    Summary Periodic Trends-Periodic Table

6.    Periodic Trends-Element-Oxides-Chlorides

7.    Periodic Table REVIEW


1.    Isotopes and relative atomic mass

2.    Atomic Structure-Assignment I

3.    Quantum Mechanics Calculations 3

4.    Review-Quantum Numbers -Electron Configuration

5.    Multiple Ionization Energies

6.    Successive Ionization Energies of Sodium

7.    Atomic Structure and Ionization Energy


1.    1_Atomic Spectra of Hydrogen Using a Spectroscope

2.    The Variation of Atomic Properties

3.    Making oxides-Acids-Bases

4.    LAB- Periodicity of Chemical Properties in Chlorides and Oxides

January 8, 2012

The following represents the  General comment on the Lab: Mole Relationship in a Chemical Reaction: Lab: Al  + CuCl2 

And the new Planning Lab: Quantities in chemical reactions will be the new Internal Assessment Lab.

Please download these and bring them to class for discussion starting the week of January 9, 2012.

The Work on the  new unit: Acids - Bases,  is now available, please download it for the  week of January 16, 2012. The following is the IB Curriculum Guide to Topic 8.  You do not have to download this; however you must download all the Notes, Assignments and Labs and bring them to the class.

Comments Lab-Al-Cu

Planning Lab-Quantities in Chemical Reactions

UNIT:  Acids-Bases

8 Acids and bases




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 and Weak Acid Titration Simulation

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


December 11, 2011

The following package: Review-Antibacterials-Antivirals  will help to prepare you for the Quiz this week.



December 11, 2011

The following is the Updated Table of A&E, please download it, and make sure that your Lab Portfolio is updated.

Updated Table of Content-11 Dec 2011


December 8, 2011

The following, IB: Option D - Drugs and Medicine is the IB Unit Guide.  You do not have to down load this.  

However, the notes, review packages and IB questions on the Option Unit: Drugs and Medicine will help to prepare you for the Quiz next week.

Option D Medicines and Drugs



Summary Table-Drugs and Medicine

Review-Medicine and Drugs

IB-Exam Questions-Answers-Drugs and Medicines


November 22, 2011

Please download the following new Unit: Solutions

 (IB: Topic 1.5)

UNIT:  Solution Chemistry: Notes

Introduction to Solution Chemistry

Solubility Graph

Dilution Problems

Solubility Rules Table

net ionic equations

solutions  Stoichiometry

four easy steps to solve titration problems

Review - Concepts -Solutions


Concentration Calculations 1

Ionic Concentration

Solubility Rules-Net Ionic Equations

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

Planning Lab-Stoichiometry

November 19, 2011

The following is the explanation and the Marking scheme for all the IB labs.  Please bring it to class this week.

IA-Portfolio Marking Scheme-09

Lab Write-Up-IA Criteria-09-10

November 1, 2011

The following will be a beneficial review package for the Mole Unit Test this week.

Review for Moles Test_2011-2012

 October 28, 2011

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

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


Effect of temperature on the volume of a Gas

Dry Lab-Determination of Molar Volume of CO2_O2_CH4

Co2 from an Alka-Seltzer Tablet

Gas Stoichiometry Lab 

Air Bag Planning Lab

October 23, 2011

The following is the Assessment and Evaluation scheme that will be used to indicate 3UE:  IB (I) Chemistry course (HL).

Also I have prepared an explanation for the write-up of Design Labs.  Please bring this to class.

3UE-IB-A and E Rubric-11-12

IB Design Lab-Explanation-11-12

October 10, 2011

Here is the Review for Error Propagation prepared by Lindsay Liang.

Lindsay Liang-Error  Propagation-Review

October 7, 2011

Here is the criteria for the Lab Write Up that will help to explain the necessary requirements in the writing of the labs. 

You will be required to attach the Lab Marking Scheme to each of your labs that you will submit for marking.

Lab Write-Up-IA Criteria_09-10

IA-Portfolio-Marking Scheme-Labs-09

September 19, 2011

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

5.    Fractions-Decimals-Empirical-Molecular Formula

6.    Stoichiometry Notes

7.     Moles and Chemical Equations-  Stoichiometry

8.    Limiting Reagent Calculations

9.    Calculations in Chemistry

10.    Moles Unit Review

11.    Summary Calculations from Equations


Avogadro's number problems

The mole and the periodic table



Percentage Composition Review

Empirical formula

Review Questions-Empirical-Molecular 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 Relationship in Chemical reactions

Planning Lab-Quantities in Chemical Reactions

September 6, 2011

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


Types of Reaction-09-10