Class Announcements 2012-2013

Video Assignment Instructions: Second Semester

posted May 20, 2013, 2:40 PM by JR Ginex-Orinion   [ updated May 22, 2013, 1:41 PM ]

Here are the instructions for the video assignment:

Here are the spreadsheets with all the topics for each period. Please only click on the correct period or you will not receive the topic you want, and therefore may not receive full points for the assignment.

Below is a video on how to sign up for the topic that you want:

Here is the rubric for the assignment: 

Your video must be 60 to 90 seconds and no more. It must be of educational value, and must be posted publicly online so other students can see you video. 

You must complete the video and have the url to your video submitted to the form below by Sunday, June 2nd. You will not receive any credit for your video if it is late. Your video is worth 50 points. If your video is chosen to be on the master list, it will receive an additional 10 points added to the total. 

Good luck with the video! 

Mr. G-O

Link to Printable Periodic Table

posted Feb 4, 2013, 8:49 PM by JR Ginex-Orinion

Some of you are looking for the link to print yourselves a new periodic table. Here is the link:


Welcome to the second semester!

posted Jan 29, 2013, 6:12 AM by JR Ginex-Orinion

For those new to my class, welcome to gochemonline. I will be using this website to communicate with you outside of school. Refer to the calendar, topics, and the links to particular pages to view videos, demonstrations, tutorials, and more. 

Mr. G-O

Grades for first semester will be posted at the end of the week

posted Jan 29, 2013, 5:32 AM by JR Ginex-Orinion

Please check the portal at the end of the week for your final semester grade. If you are on the border (within 1.00%) and you have shown positive effort in this class, expect a round up. Otherwise, don't bother asking. Do better this semester.

Mr. G-O

Key to Balancing Redox Reactions: Basic Conditions

posted Jan 13, 2013, 9:30 PM by JR Ginex-Orinion

Here is the key to the worksheet from Friday. 

Remember that there is a quiz tomorrow on Balancing Redox Reactions and identifying Oxidation Numbers

Mr. G-O

Key to Balancing Redox Reactions in Acidic Conditions

posted Jan 10, 2013, 3:31 PM by JR Ginex-Orinion

Here is the key to the worksheet that was given on Th, 1/10/2013

Video Review Form and Final Exam Handout

posted Jan 8, 2013, 4:45 PM by JR Ginex-Orinion   [ updated Jan 8, 2013, 4:54 PM ]

Here is the review handout for the final exam:

Here is the link to the rubric for the video assignment: 

Here is the form to sign up for your video topic. Please fill this form out to choose your topic. Do not send me a direct email.

Below is the spreadsheet with topics and names. FIND YOUR PERIOD BY SELECTING THE PROPER TAB. This is being updated periodically. Please check and make sure that you don't choose a topic that has been chosen already, as it will slow down the process. 

Video: Data Spreadsheet for Recrystallization Lab

posted Nov 9, 2012, 3:37 PM by JR Ginex-Orinion

Here is a quick video on how to produce your spreadsheet that you need to include in your lab report that is due tonight (per Alyson's request). 

Here is the sample spreadsheet and how I would like it to look. 

I will not answer any email past 7pm tonight, so please make sure you've got all your questions answered.
Enjoy your 3 day weekend!
Mr. G-O

Unit 2 Exam on Friday, November 9th

posted Nov 6, 2012, 8:18 PM by JR Ginex-Orinion   [ updated Nov 6, 2012, 8:19 PM ]

50 Multiple Choice Questions
Several electron configurations and calculations

Here are the test topics:

Electron configuration
Noble Gas Notation
Quantum numbers
Speed of light calculations
Energy equation using Planck's constant
Periodic Trends
Don't forget the vocabulary terms from Chapter's 4 and 5 in the textbook. Use the Quia activity for Unit 2 for review. 

See you for lab tomorrow.

Recrystallization Experiment tomorrow and Thurs

posted Nov 6, 2012, 8:13 PM by JR Ginex-Orinion

Hello everyone. 

Note that we will be pushing the experiment to Friday, so we can have 2 days for the recrystallization experiment. Please check your Google Drives for the template and the rubric. Remember that I will be checking you procedures in class tomorrow. I may consider giving points for a draft. 

Bring closed toed shoes. No shoes, no lab. See you.

Mr. G-O

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