Recent Tutoring Session Reviews
"We spent the majority of today's session working on predicting the products of a reaction. We reviewed single replacement, double replacement, combustion, synthesis, and decomposition. We also looked at a couple of special cases that resulted in the production of gases. We practiced naming complex ions and polyatomics along with our reaction practice."
"The student and I covered units, significant figures, moles, and percent composition today. We then went over periodic trends, electron configurations, and Lewis structures. He has a worksheet on ionic vs. covalent bonds and compounds, so I gave him another on atoms, ions, molecules, and compounds. Last, we covered some information on subatomic particles, empirical and molecular formulas, and the first law of thermodynamics."
"- Significant figures, calculating percent error, reviewed basic algebra and graphing. - Student understands sigfigs now, need to work with her more on the reasons behind using sigfigs and work through more problems calculating percent error."
"We worked on chemistry test corrections. It spanned a variety of topics from the course. It focused mostly on multiple choice questions but for each question we also provided a detailed reasoning for why we picked the answer we did. Overall a productive session; we got through quite a few test corrections."
"We covered the last bit of biochem on nucleic acids, then we did practice questions. Next, we covered theory of nuclear chemistry and went through the theories of half life, different radiation, emission, and particles. Finally, we did practice questions."
"During this session, we went over the worksheet on chemical equilibria and began studying for the student's test on Wednesday. We also reviewed some of her previous material to solidify what we have covered already. Next time, we will finish studying for her test."