Welcome to John Pearson & Ellen Klemme Web Page

John Pearson
Room: 009
Email: John.Pearson@mpls.k12.mn.us

Ellen Klemme    Email: EKlemme@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)


User Name: SouthwesL

Password: south987


NOTE: The link below is for school year 2011-2012

Go here to view the (old) online chemistry book: https://www.pearsonsuccessnet.com/snpapp/login/login.jsp

Username = southwest

Password = lakers


To visit the Pearson / Klemme Honors Chemistry course website, click here: https://sites.google.com/site/southwesthonorschemistry/





For powerpoint presentations on all Physics chapters go here: http://southwest.mpls.k12.mn.us/hewitt_conceptual_physics_powerpoint_presentations.html



Helpful Links: 

This is a site that has helpful review and practice problems:

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 ismers 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 2013-14 Syllabus   --  Read this for info on class structure and policies.
document Heating Curve worksheet   --  Scroll past worksheet to view ANSWERS
document notes on classification and properites Sept 10 & 11   --  here are the notes on elements, compounds, mistures and properties read Ch 3 of text for more details
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   --  you can use this code to create your own version of the on-lines text with your own bookmarks, etc.
document answers to Simple metric conversions   --  some are still having trouble with this. It will be on Thursdays test
PDF Answers to Ch 2 & 3 review   --  after doing the review make sure you check and study the classification/properties worksheet and the metric conversions
document Mole conversions (DA practice)   --  here is the mole conversion worksheet we went over in class Fri 10/11/13 visit website linked above
document Heat Notes   --  Some of the most important things to know about Energy in chemistry; Chapter 15 & 17 stuff
document DA group practice review   --  These problems were given as group practice on Wed 9/23/14 (answers at end)
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
document atomic_timeline_fill_in_the_blank_for_ppt.docx   --  look at the history of atomic models (above) and fill this cart in for your notes
PDF basics of the periodic table   --  we went over this in class on 10/3/14
PDF the active notes (filled in) for electron configuration   --  check these and make sure your not making any errors
PDF The mole powerpoint   --  Here is the powerpoint slides from Thursday 10/23 and friday 10/24 in hinors Chem.(will be presented a little later in Reg Chem)
PDF Ch 10 review answers   --  answers to the study guide for Mole test with work shown
PDF Clicker review with answers   --  here are the clicker questions if we don't get to all of them; check out the review guide with answers also.
PDF Answers to POGIL 16 Ionic nomenclature   --  use to help study
PDF Nomenclature Power POint   --  This is the powerpoint you can review to help study for the test Tuesday 11/25/14
document here is the review with answers   --  given in Honors Chem on 10/24/14
PDF Answers to ungraded review   --  The balancing and Nominclature review that 2nd hour recieved Wednesday 12/10/14
document Summary of Periodic trends   --  Graphic and review questions for Ch 6 test
PDF Answers to Lewis Dot mixed practice   --  keep practicing on making lewis dot structures with single, double and triple bonds (coordinate bonds to help explain how you put it together) helps you understand POLARITY
document Friday Jan 9th 2015   --  Honors Chem link to the video and lab we did while some practiced their music. If you missed please check it out
document Honors Chem review for 2nd quarter Fianl   --  you will get a hard copy in class Monday (don't cheat and look at the answers (on the bottom)until you try
PDF 2nd Hour Bonding Review answers   --  Check your study guide answers here, also review the lewis Dot structures posted here. Good luck
PDF CPS practice test on Stoichiometery   --  here is the clicker questions with answers that we went thru Wednesday 2/11/15 like the test tomorrow Answers to #4 should Be "D" sorry
PDF Mixed gas law problems   --  worked solutions to problems 11,15 and 23 (with work shown)
PDF answers to the practice test   --  Done thursday 3/5/15 in prep for the partner test Friday. Just in case you missed something in class
document 3rd quarter Extra Credit option   --  after completing the Flinn sweet 16 tourney design one of your own for Extra Credit. be creative AND accurate! Due 3/26/15
PDF answers to M and m and colligative prop   --  hand written answers to the Molarity, molality and colligative properties worksheet to help you study; your homework needs to be turned after the test for credit
PDF Ch 14 test review solutions   --  worked answers to the Chapter 14 test review; check to make sure you are doing it right!
PDF Ch 14 clicker review   --  questions and answers at the end of all the clicker questions we tried to go over Monday 3/23/15 in preparation for the test
PDF Clicker rate &equilibrium questions   --  here are the clicker questions and answers if you want to practice more
document Intro Notes for Acid/ Base pH unit   --  These are the notes that were gone over starting Monday to get us a good start on Chapter 18.
document Exit ticket on nomenclature and salt hydrolysis   --  answers so you can self check
document exit ticket you could pick up Thursday 5/7 if you wanted   --  check youe understanding before the test on Monday
document Acid base Review 2014   --  the review with answers at the end. use it to get ready for the test on Monday 5/11/15
PDF Practice questions for test on Monday 5/11   --  Study help (not due)Answers at the end; If you were testing hope the AP US History test went well. there is a practice test on the chemistry calander that you need to do as well
PDF answers to practice with galvonic cells   --  page you picked up Tuesday 5/19 with Mr P's answers
document Phet Carbon dating simulation   --  Do this while working on the air battery Lab; we only have 8 motors so we have to be 4 (or 5) per motor
PDF All the clicker question for Batteries and Nuclear practice   --  Sorry I didn't post these last night, They are all here now (answers at the end) if you can use them