Savita Pall and Chemistry


Welcome to SCH3UE


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

Please download the IB-Course Outline.

IB Course Outline 2012- 2013

Lab Expectations-Lab Reports

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.

Lab Write-Up-IA Criteria_09-10

IB Design Lab-Explanation_11-12


The following are all the checklists that are required by you to ensure that you have fulfilled the criteria required for the write-up of the IB Labs.




June 3, 2013

The notes on bonding in organic compounds are now available. 

Bonding in Organic Compounds_V2

May 30, 2013

3UE-Lab Portfolio-Table of Contents June 2013

3UE-June Exam Matrix-2013

January 14, 2013

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

Table of contents_3UE 2013(1)

May 5, 2013 

Please download the following new unit: Transition Metals. 

Transition Metal Chemistry

Transition Metal Review 2

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

Bonding Types-ICT

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


February 3, 2013

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


January 7, 2013

The new unit: Acids - Bases,  is now available, please download it for the  week of January 16, 2013. 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.

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


November 5, 2012

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

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


1.    solubility of a salt

2.    making solutions

3.    stock solutions and dilutions

4.    Double Displacement Reactions

5.    Precipitation of lead iodide

6.    Estimating Concentration of a Solution-Spectroscope

7.    Planning Lab-Stoichiometry

October 3, 2012

The following is an additional review package on uncertainty and error propagation in measurements.

Review Propagating Error

September 15, 2012

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


Planning Lab-Quantities in Chemical Reactions


September 4, 2012

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