Science
Mr. Gangluff is the coach of the Chemistry II team. He has coached the team with great success for the past 6 years.
 
ANNOUNCEMENT: The first meeting (qualifiers) for the Chem II team will be Monday December 6th and Tuesday December 7th in Room 310. See Mr. G if you cannot attend.
 
If you are interested in competing for a spot on the team, please see him in room 310 or email him at: mgangluff@whrhs.org
 

CHEMISTRY II List of topic for each test.

JANUARY: matter and measurement, atomic theory(sub-atomic particles, atomic masses), chemical formulas, chemical equations(mole relationships, mass-mass problems)¸ stoichiometry of redox solutions, stoichiometry of molar solutions, electronic structure and periodic table.

FEBRUARY: chemical bonding, molecular orbital theory and molecular orbitals, electronegativity, Lewis structures, molecular geometry, polarity of molecules, hybridization, liquids, solids, vapor pressure, intermolecular forces, phase changes, gases, plus January topics.

MARCH: thermo chemistry( enthalpy, Hess’s Law, heats of formation, bond energies, calorimetry), non-metals, metals,  solutions, colligative properties, descriptive chemistry of the elements,  plus Jan and Feb topics.

APRIL: chemical equilibrium, rates of reactions, reaction mechanisms, acids, bases, and salts, Ka, Kb, Ksp, buffers, coordination compounds, redox, voltaic cells, Nernst equations,  DS, DH, DG, nuclear chemistry, organic chemistry,  descriptive chemistry of the elements, plus Jan, Feb., and Mar topics

 
Past Successes:
 
Season
Team Rank
Individual Rankings
2010
3rd
Michael Ma -
 
 
Steven Flynn
 
 
Brant Lai
2009
4th
Rachel Chen – 9th
 
 
Victor Qi – 17th
 
 
Djohan Sutjiawan – 22nd
 
 
Bobby Weltner – 29th
2008
3rd
Karen Tsung – 3rd
 
 
Tim Barnum – 22nd
2007
10th
Eric Liu – 27th
 
 
Ginger Jiang – 40th
 
 
Barb Fallon – 46th
2006
14th
Hashim Chaudry – 8th
 
 
Lisa Ma – 58th
 
 
 
 
 
   
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