Chemistry 151 Schedule Sections 2 and 3 Spring 2016

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This is the schedule for the class this semester. It will be updated regularly, so please check back often. The schedule will contain planned topics to be covered each day in class, dates of all tests, suggested homework problems from the textbook, links which may be useful to you, and other important information regarding the class.
Textbook: General Chemistry Vining, Young, Day and Botch, Cengage Learning, 2016   To purchase a paper copy of the textbook, go here.

Recitation: Thursdays 3:00 - 3:50 p.m. and 4:00 - 4:50 p.m. in room 105

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Section 2 (10:20 a.m. class)          Section 3 (12:40 p.m. class)

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SI Leaders: Section 2 (10:20 a.m. class): Macklin McBride

Section 3 (12:40 p.m. class): Ariana Guyette

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Week 1
1/18-22

No Class - MLK Holiday

Introduction

Read Chapter 1, Sections 1.1-1.2 (will not be covered in class)

Before today's class: Read Sections 1.1-3 and watch this video on Units, Measurements and Significant Figures. Also complete MindTap reading assignment for Section 1.3a

Lecture: Units and Measurements (Chapter 1, Sections 3 - 4)

Week 2
1/25-29

Before today's class: Read Section 2.1 and watch this video on Atoms. Also there are MindTap reading assignments due Sunday night.

Lecture: Atoms (Chapter 2, Section 1)

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No video for today's class. Read Chapter 2 Sections 1-2 and complete the MindTap reading assignments

Lecture: Atoms and The Periodic Table (Chapter 2, Sections 1-2)

Thursday is last day to drop class

Before today's class: Read Section 2.3 and watch this video on Covalent Compounds. MindTap reading assignments 2.3b and 2.3d as well as Mastery assignments are due Thursday night.

Quiz 1 due on MindTap Friday night (11:55 pm)

Lecture: Covalent Compounds (Chapter 2, Section 3)

Week 3
2/1-5

Before today's class: Read Section 2.4 and watch this video on Ionic Compounds. MindTap reading assignments are due Sunday night.

Lecture:  Naming Ionic Compounds, (Chapter 2, Section 4)

Before today's class: Read Section 3.1 and watch this video on Moles. MindTap reading assignments 2.4d, 3.1a, 3.1d due Tuesday night.

Lecture:  Moles (Chapter 3, Section 1)

Before today's class: Read Section 3.2 and watch this video on Compound Formulas. MindTap reading assignments 3.2a and 3.2b as well as Mastery assignments are due Thursday night.

Quiz 2 due on MindTap Friday night (11:55 pm)

Lecture:  Percent Composition and Calculating Formulas of Compounds (Chapter 3, Section 2)

Week 4
2/8-12

Before today's class: Read Section 3.3 and watch this video on Stoichiometry. MindTap reading assignments 3.2c, 3.2d, 3.3a, 3.3b are due Sunday night.

Lecture:  Balancing Chemical Equations and Stoichiometry (Chapter 3, Section 3)

PhET Stoichiometry Simulation

Before today's class: Read Section 3.4 and watch this video on Limiting Reactants and Yields. MindTap reading assignments 3.3c, 3.4a, 3.4b due Tuesday night.

Lecture:  Stoichiometry and Limiting Reactants (Chapter 3, Section 4)

Before today's class: Read Section 4.2 and watch this video on Aqueous Solutions. MindTap reading assignments 4.2a and 4.2b as well as Mastery assignments 3.1-3 are due Thursday night.

Quiz 3 due on MindTap Friday night (11:55 pm)

Lecture:  Aqueous Solutions and Solubility (Chapter 4, Section 2)

Week 5
2/15-19

Before today's class: Read Sections 4.1 and 4.3 and watch this video on Reactions in Aqueous Solution. MindTap reading assignment 4.1b is due Sunday night.

Lecture:  Reactions in Aqueous Solution (Chapter 4, Sections 1 and 3)

MindTap reading assignments 4.3a-c are due Tuesday night.

Review for Exam 1

Key to review problems for Exam 1

EXAM 1

Learning goals for the first exam

An old exam can be viewed on MindTap

Answers to old exam

Week 6
2/22-26

Before today's class: Read Section 4.5 and watch this video on Solution Concentration. MindTap reading assignment 4.5a is due Sunday night.

Lecture:  Concentration of Solutions (Chapter 4, Section 5)

Before today's class: Watch this video on Solution Stoichiometry and Titrations. MindTap reading assignments 4.5b-d are due Tuesday night.

Lecture:  Solution Stoichiometry and Titrations (Chapter 4, Section 5)

Before today's class: Read Sections 5.1-2 and watch this introductory video on Thermochemistry. MindTap reading assignments for Sections 5.1 and 5.2 as well as Mastery assignment 4.5 are due Thursday night.

Quiz 4 due on MindTap Friday night (11:55 pm)

Lecture:  Introduction to Thermochemistry (Chapter 5, Sections 1-2)

Week 7
2/29-3/4

Before today's class: Read Section 5.3 and watch this video on Heat Transfer and Specific Heat Capacity. MindTap reading assignments from Section 5.3 due Sunday night.

Lecture:  Heat Transfer, Temperature Changes and Phase Changes (Chapter 5, Section 3)

Before today's class: Watch this video on Thermochemical Equations. MindTap reading assignments 5.3c, 5.4a and 5.4b are due Tuesday night.

Lecture:  Enthalpy Changes and Chemical Reactions (Chapter 5, Section 4)


Before today's class: Read Sections 5.5-6 and watch this video on Hess's Law and Heats of Formation. MindTap reading assignments as well as Mastery assignments 5.2 and 5.3 are due Thursday night.

Quiz 5 due on MindTap Friday night (11:55 pm)

Lecture:  Hess's Law and Standard Heats of Reaction (Chapter 5, Sections 5-6)

Week 8
3/7-11

Before today's class: Read Sections 6.1-2 and watch this video on Waves and Electromagnetic Radiation. MindTap reading assignments 5.6a, 6.1a and 6.2a are due Sunday night.

Lecture:  Waves, Electromagnetic Radiation and Photons (Chapter 6, Sections 1-2)

Before today's class: Read Section 6.3 and watch this video on Atomic Spectra. MindTap reading assignment 6.3a due Tuesday night.

Lecture:  Atomic Spectra and the Bohr Model of the Atom (Chapter 6, Section 3)


Before today's class: Read Sections 6.4-5 and watch this video on Quantum Mechanics and Atomic Orbitals. MindTap reading assignments as well as Mastery assignments 5.4-6 and 6.1-2 are due Thursday night.

Quiz 6 due on MindTap Friday night (11:55 pm)

Lecture:  Quantum Theory and Atomic Orbitals (Chapter 6, Sections 4-5)

3/14-18

SPRING BREAK

Week 9
3/21-25


Before today's class: Read Sections 7.1-3 and watch this video on Electron Configurations. MindTap reading assignments 7.1a, 7.2a and 7.3a-b are due Sunday night at the end of spring break (3/20).

Lecture:  Electron Configurations (Chapter 7, Sections 1-3)

Before today's class: Read Sections 7.4-5 and watch this video on Periodic Trends. MindTap reading assignments 7.3c-d and 7.4b-d are due Tuesday night.

Lecture: Periodic Trends (Chapter 7, Sections 4-5, in-class lecture on Section 7.5)


Before today's class: Read Sections 8.1-2 and watch this video on Covalent Bonding and Lewis Structures. MindTap reading assignments as well as Mastery assignments 6.3-5 and 7.2-3 are due Thursday night.

Quiz 7 due on MindTap Friday night (11:55 pm)

Chemical Bonding and Lewis Structures (Chapter 8, Sections 1-2)

Last day to withdraw from classes (drop with a "W")


Week 10
3/28-4/1

Before today's class: Read Section 8.3 and watch this video on Properties of Bonds. MindTap reading assignments 8.2b and 8.3a are due Sunday night.

Lecture:  Properties of Bonds (Chapter 8, Section 3)

Review for Exam 2

Key to review problems for Exam 2

EXAM 2

Learning goals for the second exam

MindTap Mastery assignments 7.4-5 and 8.2-3 are due before the exam (Thursday night)

An old exam can be viewed on MindTap

Answers to old exam

Week 11
4/4-8

Before today's class: Read Sections 8.2c-d and 8.4 and watch this video on Resonance, Formal Charge, Electronegativity and Polar Bonds. MindTap reading assignments 8.4a-b are due Sunday night.

Lecture:  Electronegativity, Polar Bonds, Resonance, Formal Charge and Octet Rule Exceptions (Chapter 8, Section 4, in-class lecture on Section 8.2c)


Before today's class: Read Section 8.5 and watch this video on Molecular Shapes (VSEPR). MindTap reading assignments 8.2c-d and 8.4c and 8.5a are due Tuesday night.

Lecture: VSEPR: Shapes of Molecules (Chapter 8, Section 5)

Before today's class: Read Sections 8.6 and 9.1-2 and watch two videos on Polarity of Molecules and Valence Bond Theory. MindTap reading assignments 8.5b, 8.6a and 9.2a as well as Mastery assignments 8.2 (Part 2) and 8.4 are due Thursday night.

Quiz 8 due on MindTap Friday night (11:55 pm)

Lecture:  Polarity of Molecules (Chapter 8, Section 6) and
Valence Bond Theory (
Chapter 9, Sections 1-3)

Week 12
4/11-15


Before today's class: Read Section 9.3 and watch this video on Pi Bonds. MindTap reading assignments 9.2b-c and 9.3a-b are due Sunday night.

Lecture:  Valence Bond Theory (Chapter 9, Sections 1-3)


Before today's class: Read Sections 10.1-3 and watch this video on Gases. MindTap reading assignments 10.1a-b and 10.2a-b are due Tuesday night.

Lecture: Gases (Chapter 10, Sections 1-3)


Before today's class: Read Section 10.4 and watch this video on Gas Mixtures. MindTap reading assignments 10.2c, 10.3b, 10.4a and 10.4b as well as Mastery assignments 8.5, 8.6, 9.2 and 9.3 are due Thursday night.

Quiz 9 due on MindTap Friday night (11:55 pm)

Lecture:  Gas Mixtures (Chapter 10, Section 4)

Week 13
4/18-22


Before today's class: Read Section 10.5 and watch this video on the Kinetic Molecular Theory. MindTap reading assignments 10.3c, 10.4c and 10.5a-c are due Sunday night.

Lecture:  Kinetic Molecular Theory of Gases (Chapter 10, Section 5)


Before today's class: Read Sections 11.1, and 11:4-5 and watch this video on Intermolecular Forces. MindTap reading assignments 11.1a, 11.4a, 11.4c and 11.5a-b are due Tuesday night.

Lecture:  Types and Relative Strengths of Intermolecular forces (Chapter 11, Sections 4-5)



Before today's class: Read Section 11.1-3 and watch this video on Properties of Liquids. MindTap reading assignments 11.1b-c and 11.2b as well as Mastery assignments 10.1-5 are due Thursday night.

Quiz 10 due on MindTap Friday night (11:55 pm)

Lecture:  Properties of Liquids (Chapter 11, Sections 1-3)

Week 14
4/25-29


Before today's class: Read Section 12.5 and watch this video on Phase Diagrams. MindTap reading assignments 11.2c, 11.3b-c and 12.5a-b are due Sunday night.

Lecture:  Phase Diagrams (Chapter 12, Section 5)

Review for Exam 3

Key to review problems for Exam 3

EXAM 3

Learning goals for the third exam

An old exam can be viewed on MindTap

Answers to old exam

Week 15
5/2-6


Before today's class: Read Sections 13.1-2 and watch this video on Solutions. MindTap reading assignments 13.1a and 13.2c are due Sunday night.

Lecture:  Solutions: Concentration Units and Factors that Affect Solubility (Chapter 13, Sections 1-3)


Before today's class: Read Section 13.4 and watch this video on Colligative Properties. MindTap reading assignments 13.1b, 13.3a-b and 13.4d are due Tuesday night.

Lecture: Colligative Properties (Chapter 13, Section 4)

MindTap assignments 13.4a and 13.4c as well as Mastery assignments 13.1-2 and 13.4 and Survey are due tonight.

Quiz 11 due on MindTap Sunday night (11:55 pm)

Lecture:  Solutions (Chapter 13)

Review for Final Exam

Finals Week

Final Exam:  Tuesday May 10th, 10:00 a.m. 12:00 noon.

Location: Section 2 (10:20 am class): Physics Building (#19) Room 103
Section 3 (12:40 pm class): Physics Building (#19) Room 233

Final Review Session: Sunday 5/8, 3:00-4:30 p.m. SHB Room 105

Link for information about the final (sample equation sheet, practice exams, review session times, etc...)