Welcome to John Pearson & Mandi Jung's Web Page

John Pearson
Room: N137
Email: John.Pearson@mpls.k12.mn.us

Mandi Jung    Email: MJung@TCTeacher.org 


Required Textbooks/Equipment:





Chemistry Text:















Students will have textbooks issued from the Media center, acess to an online version of the text book, and other handouts that further explain concepts and topics in chemistry. Furthermore, lectures and assignments will often be posted online for review/replacement. If there are extenuating circumstances regarding books, please see the media center specialists.


A copy of the on-line Chemistry Book for 2014-2015 can be found at:

(use the rememption code found in documents below to create your own personal copy)



Password: swlak248

Remember, you are always welcome to re-take any quiz or test.
We are available during 2nd and 4th hour and after school, other times by appointment.

Week 11 - Atomic History (chapter 4 & 5 of text) 

Monday 11/9/15 Isotopic Pennies Lab

Tuesday 11/10/15 Power point of Atomic models and important  people (get a topics to present)

Wednesday 11/11/15  Work day on presentations

Thursday 11/12/15  another research day for presentations

Friday 11/13/15 Flame test Lab (What is LIGHT and where does light come from?)


Week 10 - What's in an Atom?



Monday           11/2/15            Electrostatic Lab

Tuesday          11/3/15            Electrostatic Lab discussion, Atom notes & Bohr Model practice, Subatomic Particles Worksheet (DUE Thursday)

Wednesday     11/4/15            Ions Worksheet and Notes (DUE Friday)

Thursday         11/5/15            M&M Lab (DUE Monday)

Friday              11/6/15            Isotopes Worksheet and Notes (DUE Tuesday)

Useful video for students still struggling with the mole concept: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/daniel-dulek-how-big-is-a-mole-not-the-animal-the-other-one

 Helpful Links:

Play the "build an Atom game here to help study for your next test:          https://phet.colorado.edu/en/simulation/build-an-atom

This is a site that has helpful review and practice problems, especially for SL Chemistry:

Good or interesting web site for Chemistry

The Wooden Periodic Table: Great interactive periodic table of elements
Isomer Construction Set:  Go to this web site and complete the activity for all possible isomers thru decane (or as far as you can go)
Physics 2000 Website: Physics 2000 website from Colorado
Electron configuration applet:  periodic Table with electron configuration
Table of Electronegativity:  Useful for determining the nature of a bond
Jefferson Labs:  Chemistry Games and Puzzles, hangman, crosswords, etc

Chem 30 Tutorials:  IB thermodynamics tutorial with imbedded applets
Heating: Curve Simulation
Mole Conversion Video: Helpful video about mole conversions

Gas Properties Simulation: Useful simulation of gas properties




Chemistry (honors and regular) - Files available for Download:

document Honors Chemistry 2015-16 Syllabus   --  Read this for info on class structure and policies.
document Class Update Week 2   --  Summary of Events for both sections - Week 2
document Moleasses Cookie Recipe Extra Credit.doc   --  Extra credit must be recieved By Oct 30th 2013
document Metric system prefixes   --  here is a more complete list of the SI (system international) prefixes
document Expectations and 1st assignment   --  easier to read than the full syllabus grading scale etc
document On-Line text redemption code 2015-16   --  you can use this code to create your own version of the on-lines text with your own bookmarks, etc.
PDF classification properties flow chart key   --  answers to the packet that was turned in
document density practice problems key   --  worksheet and answers to the density problems we have done
PDF Histroy of Atomic models   --  from class on 10/2/14 fill out your notes page
PDF Answers to Ch 2&3 review questions   --  answers to the golden review sheet
PDF Sig Figs clickr Q's   --  The Questions and answers to The Sig Fig questions from class 9/14/15
PDF Dimensional Analysis Notes and Worksheet   --  Notes and worksheet from class on Thursday 9/24/15
document Conversions Showdown   --  Conversion powerpoint from 9/30/15
document lab write-up template   --  here is a basic template to use when doing a full lab write up for most science classes
document 1st Quarter Extra Credit   --  Convert the crazy recipe individually, and bake in groups of up to 4. bring sample to help celebrate
PDF The Magnificent Mole PowerPoint   --  A primer to moles and mole calculations.
document Power point on Empirical formulas   --  here is the complete power point from Class (chapter 10 for more examples esp page344)
document Ch 4&5 Review answers   --  The blue review sheet (with answers) that you go Friday 11/20 in prep for the test Tue 11/24/ DO IT, CHECK IT, STUDY IT, DO WELL
PDF Ch 4 & 5 Clicker review Q's   --  practice questions (answers at end) for you to practice if we don't get to them on Monday 11/22
PDF Ms Jungs follow along notes   --  a good example of notes on the various atomic theories by Ms Jung
PDF Notes answers from 11/19 excited atoms   --  answers to notes on excited electron configurations and the math review
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