Chemistry 151 Schedule – Sections 2 and 5 Spring 2015

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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 4:00 - 4:50 p.m. and 5:00-5:50 p.m. in room 106

Sapling Go to this site for online homework problems and pre-lecture quizzes

SI Leaders: Section 2 (10:20 a.m. class): Kirstin Bock

Section 5 (3:00 p.m. class): Ethan Paddock

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Monday Class Wednesday Class Friday Class
Week 1
1/12-16

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

Dont forget to take the pre-lecture quiz on Sapling (due the night before class at 11:55 p.m.)

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

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

First Sapling Assignment (Math Review) due Friday night (11:55 pm)

Week 2
1/21-23

No Class - MLK Holiday

Pre-lecture download: Ions and Atomic Mass. Also watch this video by Tro on Moles

Lecture:  Atoms and Elements (Chapter 2)

iClickers must be brought to class every day starting today.

You must register your clicker in BbLearn

Thursday is last day to drop class

You should also check your group assignment in BbLearn (see My Groups) and sit in your group from now on. Here are the seating charts for  Room 106 and Room 130.

Pre-lecture download: Molecules; Names and Formulas of Ionic Compounds (Part 1)

Quiz 1 at start of class

Lecture:  Molecules, Compounds, Nomenclature (Chapter 3)

Second Sapling homework assignment due Sunday night (11:55 pm)

Week 3
1/26-30

Pre-lecture download: More Names and Formulas: 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)

Lecture:  Molecules, Compounds, Nomenclature (Chapter 3)

Week 4
2/2-6

Quiz 2

Lecture:  Stoichiometry; Reactions in Solution (Chapter 4)

Lecture:  Stoichiometry; Reactions in Solution (Chapter 4)

PhET Stoichiometry Simulation

Lecture:  Stoichiometry; Reactions in Solution (Chapter 4)

Week 5
2/9-13

Lecture:  Stoichiometry; Reactions in Solution (Chapter 4)

Quiz 3

Review for Exam 1

EXAM 1

Week 6
2/16-20

Lecture:  Stoichiometry; Reactions in Solution (Chapter 4)

Lecture:  Stoichiometry; Reactions in Solution (Chapter 4)

Lecture:  Thermochemistry (Chapter 6)

Week 7
2/23-27

Lecture:  Thermochemistry (Chapter 6)

Quiz 4

Lecture:  Thermochemistry (Chapter 6)

Lecture:  Thermochemistry (Chapter 6)

Week 8
3/2-6

Lecture:  Quantum Theory (Chapter 7)

Quiz 5

Lecture:  Quantum Theory (Chapter 7)

Lecture:  Quantum Theory (Chapter 7)

Week 9
3/9-13

Lecture:  Periodic Trends (Chapter 8)

Quiz 6

Periodic Trends (Chapter 8)

Lecture:  Chemical Bonding (Chapter 9)

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

3/16-20

SPRING BREAK

Week 10
3/23-27

Lecture:  Chemical Bonding (Chapter 9)

Quiz 7

Review for Exam 2

EXAM 2

Week 11
3/30-4/3

Lecture:  Chemical Bonding (Chapter 9)

Lecture:  Chemical Bonding (Chapters 9 and 10)

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

Lecture:  Chemical Bonding II (Chapter 10)

Week 12
4/6-10

Lecture:  Chemical Bonding II (Chapter 10)

Quiz 8

Lecture:  Chemical Bonding II (Chapter 10)

Lecture: Gases (Chapter 5)

Week 13
4/13-17


Lecture:  Gases (Chapter 5)

Quiz 9


Lecture:  Intermolecular forces (Chapter 11)


Lecture:  Intermolecular forces (Chapter 11)

Week 14
4/20-24

Lecture:  Intermolecular forces (Chapter 11)

Quiz 10

Review for Exam 3

EXAM 3
Week 15
4/27-5/1

Lecture:  Solutions (Chapter 12)

Lecture:  Solutions (Chapter 12)

Quiz 11

Lecture:  Solutions (Chapter 12)

Finals Week

Final Exam:  Tuesday May 5th, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon. Location: TBA