Mr. Ma's Classes

Chemistry Periods 2,4,7

May 26, 2014-Memorial Day HW
January 2012 Regents-Do the whole exam-multiple choice will be done via Castle Learning, you can either print exam or do the short response in your Review Book.  Do NOT look up the answers.

May 17, 2014
  • Castle Learning
  • Saturday Classes starting at 9:45 am
May 15, 2014
May 11, 2014
  • Read Pgs. 206-208 in your Review book on Organic Reactions by Tuesday; This will be on the exam on Tuesday, so it is your responsibility to read through the pages.  Just know the basic definitions of each type of reaction and what is happening in each reaction.  For example if I give you an example such as: C2H4 + H2 --> C2H6, you should be able to say this is an addition reaction.  If I give you C2H6 +Cl2 --> C2H5Cl + HCl, you should be able to say this is a substitution reaction.
  • You must know the following types of organic reactions:
    • Substitution
    • Addition
    • Polymerization
    • Esterification
    • Saponification
    • Fermentation
  • Castle Learning for everyone, 5.11.14 (Regents Review)-This is Due MONDAY!!!!!
  • Don't forget about Isomers of Octane-Due Tuesday.
  • Click here for video on Organic Reactions
May 9, 2014
May 8, 2014
  • Draw and name all 18 isomers of octane.
May 6, 2014-
  • Castle Learning, 5.7.14
  • Use Review book to review 
    • what Saturated vs Unsaturated hydrocarbons are
    • definition of isomers
May 5, 2014

Chemistry Pd 2 (Finish the worksheet from class, 4.30.14)
Homework for April 30, 2014
Make sure to complete castle learning for 4.30.14 and 5.1.14
If you need some more help with Voltaic Cells, check out: 


Homework for April 25, 2014
Please watch the video on assigning oxidation numbers: 
  • Then answer the following questions in your review book: Read pgs. 157-161, Answer ?'s 1-10 on pgs 160-161
  • Alternative Assignment: If you do not have a review book, then you will have to do castle learning. 4.26.14

Physics Period 5

Great site similar to Castle Learning for Physics Regents Questions, use it to test yourself:

May 26, 2014
  • Castle Learning
May 17, 2014
  • Castle Learning
May 11, 2014
  • Castle Learning, 5.11.14
  • Castle Learning, 5.12.14

May 8, 2014
  • Castle Learning, 5.9.14

May 6, 2014-
Some cool links to check out for Modern Physics: The Standard Model
Poster of Particles

Castle Learning, 4.30.14

Castle Learning, 4.26.14