Fact: TOPS kids love science. Every Friday, the biology and chemistry club meets to try new and interesting experiments in the science lab. This week, we combined sodium hydroxide, hydrochloric acid, and an indicator to create some colourful titrations. We also found out the winners of the crystal-making competition.
Little did we know that our study of moles in grade 11 chemistry would not end with the unit test. After an in-depth look at moles, we started a new unit on solutions. We will be looking into topics such as solubility, pH, and concentration, applying our knowledge about moles in the many solutions we have yet to find.
The grade 11 chemistry class took on periodic trends through an assignment where they made everything from cake pop models to massive diagrams in order to creatively represent patterns that occur in the table. They have now moved on to their chemical bonding unit and are studying the nature of the molecules in further detail.