Chris Leverington

I teach high school chemistry!

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AZ

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Williams Field High School

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Recent Posts by Chris

Thu May 04, 2017 12:33 PM in Titration Inquiry Lab for Antacids
I don't really have a lab write up, but you can do it microscale with eye droppers instead of burets. They would need to find the volume of a drop of liquid (have them count the number of drops for 5ml or something and then divide 5 by the number of drops). Then add drop wise until the color changes. Use a well plate for the acid, so there isn't a large volume.

Fri Mar 31, 2017 11:29 AM in Rigor and Relevance Framework for Chem?
They said in our PD the other day that you should be like 40% Quad A, 40% Quad B, 15% Quad C and 5% Quad D as far as your time is spent. Especially in something like chemistry, you have to spend a lot of time in Quad A, I feel. I just don't really envision what quad C looks like. I've done an activitiy similar to your pile of pennies with marshmallows. How many classrooms would a mole of mar...

Wed Mar 29, 2017 9:15 PM in Rigor and Relevance Framework for Chem?
Good Evening! My school has really been pushing us on the Rigor and Relevance Framework this year and pushing us to do more Quadrant C and D activities.  Anyone familiar and know what I'm talking about??? One problem is we can't really come to a consensus in our chemistry PLC on what is considered Quad A, Quad B, C and D etc. The way it was presented to me was that any time i'm "teaching"...