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2022 Draft Answers to released FRQs and comments

Here are my initial thoughts, and draft answers for the 2022 AP Chemistry released FRQs. DOWNLOAD THE DRAFT ANSWERS HERE As an entity, the FRQ section seems staggeringly easy. Of course, the MCQ...

Online AP Chemistry Review Course for STUDENTS 2022

Online AP Chemistry Review Course for STUDENTS 2022

In the Spring of 2022 I will once again be offering an Online AP Chemistry Review Course for AP Chemistry STUDENTS. The course will open on April 1st 2022. Let's start with the basics Where? Online...

Resistance is not futile when it comes to buffers

Resistance is not futile when it comes to buffers

I quite often hear people say words to the effect of, "A buffer is a solution which does not change its pH when a strong acid or base is added to it." Of course, this is not true, and instead I use...

AP Chemistry Exams in 2020 and 2021. It’s a question of integrity

Thoughts on the 2021 AP Chemistry Released FRQs

Here are some initial thoughts on the AP Chemistry 2021 released FRQs. I will publish my draft answers later. Firstly, don't forget that if you take the in-person, paper and pencil test, you are...

Sequence and timing for AP chemistry

Sequence and timing for AP chemistry

I've written about sequence and timing here in the past, but here's a little extension that might be useful to AP Chemistry teachers. On the page referenced above, you'll see a general disclaimer...

AP Chemistry 2021 Infographic

AP Chemistry 2021 Infographic

Here are the JPG and PDF download links for the 2021 AP Chemistry infographic. Please feel free to use liberally! PDF Download JPG Download

Organic Course 1 or Course 2

Organic Course 1 or Course 2

Currently (March 2021) this is a moot point, since only Course 1 is available, however, toward the end of the 2020-21 academic year, a second version of the organic course (Course 2) will begin to...

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