Welcome to Chemistry

  • If you are absent, please email me at William.Deriso@marion.k12.fl.us so that we can get you caught up on what you missed.



    The first part of the summer assignment is under the tab label as such.  We will grade that on the first day.  That should be a fast review of the skills you covered last year.

    You also need to either purchase a review book or get someone's from last year.  The 2 to grab are 5 STEPS to a 5 or Princeton Review.  I will have some extra copies at Barnes and Nobles reserved if you need.

    The second part of the summer assignment deals with the review book.   If you get the 5 Steps to a 5, you need to have completed chapters 5-7 by the first day of school.  The Princeton Review book needs to have Big Idea #1 completed and all of Big Idea #3 completed except for the galvanic and electrolytic cell part.   You will have a huge advantage in the class if you feel confortable with this as I talk about these topics in class the first 4 weeks of school.  The new topics will include Molarity, DIlutions, aqueous solutions (net-ionic), Redox reactions, and acid base reactions.


    HONORS CHEMISTRY 2019-20!  Please sign up now.  I will be sending information or reminders throughout the year.

    Make sure you sign up with me using remind.com

    Text the number 81010

    Honors Code   @2g3ech


    AP CHEMISTRY for 2019-20!   Please sign up now for next year.   I will be updating the website information this summer.

    Make sure you sign up with me using remind.com so that I can send out information to you throughout the year.

    Text the number 81010

    AP code @3837h3

    The code to get onto Albertio is __________.   This will help you with online tests or assignments.


    BEST Ways to be successful this year:    Doing practice questions and reading outside of class, reading labs ahead of time, buying a Study Guide and using it throughout the year, and then forming a study group of 2 to 4 people who can meet often.  Please do not wait till the last week or 2 to begin.  You should be disciplined throughout the year.


    Please utilize technology to supplement this class.   Youtube videos, Khan Academy, Bozeman, or Tyler Dewitt videos can all aid you if you are absent or feel that you are falling behind.



  • AP Chemistry:


    There will be a small review assignment that we will go over the very first day of class.  I will have it posted on the website and I will be sending out a post when it is posted as it gets closer to our return.

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  • Students need to make sure they know the list of polyatomic ions by the 3rd week of school.  The list can be found under the reference tab.   These polyatomic ions will be used all year.

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  • You need to have 3 or 4 dry erase markers and a scientific calculator within the first week of school starting.   These will be used all school year and the markers will need to be replaced if they dry out or are lost.

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