UTC: Saturday, December 16th, 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 […]

∆G and ∆G° revisited

∆G and ∆G° can be tricky things. This is partly evidenced by a post that I wrote back in January of 2012 continuing to be one of the most popular of all time on the blog. I wrote that post four years ago in an attempt to clear my own mind about the differences between […]

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 (02-27-14)

The Unit 5 notes have undergone some tiny typo changes on page 8. Nothing that changes any content or context.

Subscriber Updates (02-13-14)

The Unit 5 notes have had a paragraph added to page 28, the final page, along with a few, much less profound, tiny tweaks to syntax. This was done following a discussion with Pam Kimber about the meaning of LO 5.18 – thanks, Pam! The discussion has led to what I hope is a clarification and deepening […]

Subscriber Updates (02-08-14)

Unit 5, page 2 has been amended to correct a typo relating to the velocity of molecules – thanks Trudy!

Subscriber Updates (01-15-14)

This week there were a couple of updates to the q = m c Delta T problems, both in the AP Notes for UNIT 5, and on AP Worksheet 05c. These were to simply make the temperature changes a little more realistic by moving a couple of decimal places. Thanks to Daryl Westfield for the suggestions.

Subscriber Updates (01-22-14)

Unit 5, page 22 has been amended to make the amino acid and protein notes a little clearer, including a couple of tweaked diagrams.

Subscriber Updates (01-05-14)

One update to report. AP Notes UNIT 5  – A few minor tweaks to the Unit 5 notes.