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Quadratics, equilibrium, and AP Chemistry

Quadratics, equilibrium, and AP Chemistry

Here's a common question that I was asked once again today; Adrian, why do some of your materials point to equilibrium problems that contain the need for quadratic equations, when we know that type...

Error in AP Chemistry ‘Exam’ 2020 confirmed

Error in AP Chemistry ‘Exam’ 2020 confirmed

A couple of weeks ago I wrote to Jamie Benigna (Director AP Chemistry Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment) to ask about an error that I spotted in one of the questions used in the AP Chemistry...

The real lesson for vulnerable teens

The real lesson for vulnerable teens

If you're an impressionable, highly-strung, high achieving 15 to 18 year old, this AP 'exam' season has been stressful. I get it, I really do. I've been in this game (and a MUCH, MUCH, MUCH higher...

17 TOPICS, OR 6 OR 9 UNITS?

17 TOPICS, OR 6 OR 9 UNITS?

That sounds like a Chicago song, but ... ... in various places on this site, you will see references in the AP sections to "17 TOPICS", "6 UNITS" and "9 UNITS". This can be confusing, so here's the...

So you’ve taken the AP Chem ‘Exam’ in ’20. What will your score be?

My position on the 2020 AP Chem ‘exam’

A lot has happened since the College Board first announced that the 2020 AP Chemistry ’exam’ would be going ahead in a vastly modified format. At the beginning of this process there was an enormous...

17 TOPICS, OR 6 OR 9 UNITS?

LO 7.14 in 2020 AP Chemistry ‘exam’?

The College Board should have cancelled the AP chemistry exam in 2020. Period. I'm going to write a longer post on that particular subject later, but for now, the fact that they have not cancelled...

Error in AP Chemistry ‘Exam’ 2020 confirmed

COVID-19, AP Chemistry 2020, and the College Board

At approx. 11.15 AM this morning we got word from the College Board on the plans for the AP Chemistry exam in 2020 in the wake of COVID-19. Firstly the facts, in a nutshell, for AP Chemistry. No...

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