UTC: Sunday, November 19th, 2017

2017 AP Chemistry Reading

With 2017 AP Chemistry Reading finishing a few days ago, we have now begun to hear from some of the readers with their notes and reflections regarding the grading of the 2017 Operational Exam. I wanted to collate all that I have heard about the reading in this blog post, together with some data released […]

Online AP Chemistry Review Courses 2017

In the Spring of 2017 I will be offering the inaugural, Online AP Chemistry Review Courses for AP Chemistry STUDENTS. For many years I have offered the very popular Online AP Chemistry Summer Workshops for teachers, and now it’s time to boost AP scores from a student point of view. I will offer two, independent, six […]

The utter folly of Big Ideas in AP Chemistry

Before reading the remainder of this post, please make careful note of the following. I KNOW, and fully understand that, the CB does not intend for the content within the Big Ideas in AP Chemistry to necessarily be taught in the sequence that they currently provide in the curriculum document – I get that, I […]

Subscriber Updates (11-27-15)

There have been quite a number of changes to the UNIT 03 notes, many of which are cosmetic, but one of which is certainly not. The College Board policy of randomly deciding that Le Chatelier arguments are no longer acceptable for discussions surrounding predicting the voltage in non-standard cells, coupled with their rejection of the […]

More, potentially useless Wordles

I recently re-visited the Wordles that I first produced in June of 2013 for the original versions of my AP Chemistry notes for Big Ideas 1-6. You can read about them here. Before I update those Wordles again to reflect the newer versions of the notes more than 2 years down the road (which I […]

Subscriber Updates (09-29-14)

The UNIT 3 notes have been updated with various tweaks, one of the main ones being the re-introduction of the Nernst equation.

Subscriber Updates (04-05-14)

The Unit 3 notes have had a minor correction made to them. On page 35, a unit has been changed from atm to M.