Chemistry 151 Schedule – Section 2 Spring 2014

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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.

Cover of Tro bookTextbook: Chemistry: A Molecular Approach, Nivaldo J. Tro; Pearson Prentice Hall, 3rd Edition, 2014

Recitation: Thursdays 11:30 a.m.-12:20 p.m. in room 224

Sapling Online homework problems: due each Friday at 11:00 a.m.

SI Leader: Thomas Haden Click here for more information about Supplemental Instruction (SI)



Monday Class Wednesday Class Friday Class
Week 1
1/13-17

Introduction

Read Chapter 1, Sections 1-5 (will not be covered in class)

Pre-lecture download:
Introduction to Pencasts

Lecture:  Measurements and Calculations (Chapter 1, Sections 6-8)

Pre-lecture download: Units, scientific notation, significant figures

Lecture:  Density (Chapter 1, Section 6); Atoms and Elements (Chapter 2)

There are two pencasts for today's class: Density and Atoms and Isotopes

First Sapling Assignment (Math Review) due today before class (11:00 a.m.)

Quiz 1 opens after class on Sapling. Due Tuesday night

Week 2
1/22-24
No Class - MLK Holiday

Lecture:  Atoms and Elements (Chapter 2)

Pre-lecture download: Ions, Atomic Mass and Moles

iClickers must be brought to class every day starting today.

You must register your clicker in BbLearn

Thursday is last day to drop class

Lecture:  Molecules, Compounds, Nomenclature (Chapter 3)

Pre-lecture download: Molecules and Ionic Compounds; Naming Part 1

Second Sapling homework assignment due today before class (11:00 a.m.)

Quiz 2 due Sunday night on Sapling


Week 3
1/27-31

Lecture:  Molecules, Compounds, Nomenclature (Chapter 3)

Pre-lecture download: Naming Part 2: Ionic and Molecular Compounds, Acids

Lecture:  Molecules, Compounds, Nomenclature (Chapter 3)

Pre-lecture download: Moles of Compounds, Percent Composition and Balancing Equations

Lecture:  Molecules, Compounds, Nomenclature (Chapter 3)

Pre-lecture download: Calculating Formulas of Compounds

Quiz 3 due Sunday night on Sapling

Week 4
2/3-7

Lecture:  Stoichiometry; Reactions in Solution (Chapter 4)

Pre-lecture download: Stoichiometry Part 1

PhET Stoichiometry Simulation

Lecture:  Stoichiometry; Reactions in Solution (Chapter 4)

Pre-lecture download: Stoichiometry Part 2: Limiting Reactant and Yields

Lecture:  Stoichiometry; Reactions in Solution (Chapter 4)

Pre-lecture download: Solutions: Molarity, Dilutions and Solution Stoichiometry

Quiz 4 due Sunday night on Sapling

Week 5
2/10-14

Lecture:  Stoichiometry; Reactions in Solution (Chapter 4)

Pre-lecture download: Aqueous Solutions and Solubility Rules

No pre-lecture for today's class

Lecture:  Review for Exam

EXAM 1

Learning goals for the first exam

An old exam can be viewed on Sapling

Answers to old exam

Week 6
2/17-21

Lecture:  Stoichiometry; Reactions in Solution (Chapter 4)

Pre-lecture download: Precipitation Reactions and Net Ionic Equations

Lecture:  Stoichiometry; Reactions in Solution (Chapter 4)

Pre-lecture download: Acid-Base Neutralization Reactions

Lecture:  Thermochemistry (Chapter 6)

Pre-lecture download: Introduction to Thermochemistry

Quiz 5 due Sunday night on Sapling

Week 7
2/24-28

Lecture:  Thermochemistry (Chapter 6)

Pre-lecture download:  Thermochemistry Part 2: Calorimetry

Lecture:  Thermochemistry (Chapter 6)

Pre-lecture download:  Thermochemistry Part 3: Enthalpy and Thermochemical Equations

Lecture:  Thermochemistry (Chapter 6)

Pre-lecture download: Thermochemistry Part 4: Hess's Law and Enthalpies of Formation

Quiz 6 due Sunday night on Sapling

Week 8
3/3-7

Lecture:  Quantum Theory (Chapter 7)

Pre-lecture download: Waves, Electromagnetic Radiation, Quantum Theory

Lecture:  Quantum Theory (Chapter 7)

Pre-lecture download: Bohr Model of the Atom and de Broglie Wavelength

Lecture:  Quantum Theory (Chapter 7)

Pre-lecture download: Atomic Orbitals

Quiz 7 due Sunday night on Sapling

Week 9
3/10-14

Lecture:  Periodic Trends (Chapter 8)

Pre-lecture download: Electron Configurations

Lecture:  Periodic Trends (Chapter 8)

Pre-lecture download: Periodic Trends

Lecture:  Chemical Bonding (Chapter 9)

Pre-lecture download: Introduction to Chemical Bonding

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

Quiz 8 due next Sunday night (3/23) on Sapling

3/17-21

SPRING BREAK

Week 10
3/24-28

Lecture:  Chemical Bonding (Chapter 9)

Pre-lecture download: Electronegativity and Polar Bonds; Drawing Lewis Structures

No pre-lecture for today's class

Lecture:  Chemical Bonding (Chapter 9) and Review for Exam

EXAM 2

Learning goals for the second exam

An old exam can be viewed on Sapling

Answers to old exam

Week 11
3/31-4/4

Lecture:  Chemical Bonding (Chapter 9)

Pre-lecture download: Resonance Structures, Formal Charge and Expanded Octets

Lecture:  Chemical Bonding (Chapters 9 and 10)

Pre-lecture download: Bond Lengths and Energies; Introduction to Molecular Shapes

Pre-lecture download: Molecular Shapes and Polarity

Lecture:  Chemical Bonding II (Chapter 10)

Note: We will not cover Section 8 (molecular orbital theory)

Quiz 9 due Sunday night on Sapling

Week 12
4/7-11

Pre-lecture download: Valence Bond Theory

Lecture:  Chemical Bonding II (Chapter 10)

No pre-lecture for today's class

Lecture:  Chemical Bonding II (Chapter 10)

Pre-lecture download: Gases: Pressure Units and the Gas Laws

Lecture:  Gases (Chapter 5)

Quiz 10 due Sunday night on Sapling

Week 13
4/14-18

Pre-lecture download: Mixtures of Gases and the Kinetic Molecular Theory of Gases

Lecture:  Gases (Chapter 5)

Pre-lecture download: Intermolecular Forces

Lecture:  Gases (Chapter 5)

Lecture:  Intermolecular forces (Chapter 11)

We will cover Sections 1–9 of Chapter 11 only

Pre-lecture download: Properties of Liquids; Vapor Pressure

Lecture:  Intermolecular forces (Chapter 11)

Quiz 11 due Sunday night on Sapling

Week 14
4/21-25

Pre-lecture download: Phase Changes and Phase Diagrams

Lecture:  Intermolecular forces (Chapter 11)

No pre-lecture for today's class

Lecture:  Review for Exam

EXAM 3

Learning goals for the third exam

An old exam can be viewed on Sapling

Answers to old exam

Week 15
4/28-5/2

Pre-lecture download: Solutions

Lecture:  Solutions (Chapter 12)

Pre-lecture download: Colligative Properties

Lecture:  Solutions (Chapter 12)

Lecture:  Solutions (Chapter 12)

Quiz 12 due Sunday night on Sapling

Finals Week 5/5-8

Final Exam: Tuesday May 6th, 10:00 am - 12:00 noon. Location: Chemistry Building Room 113

Final Review Session: Monday May 5th, 1:00-2:30 pm, Chemistry Building Room 224

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