Chemistry 151 Schedule – Sections 3 and 6 Fall 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 week in class, dates of all tests, links to pre-lectures and other sites that 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: Tuesdays 3:00 - 3:50 p.m. and Wednesdays 4:00-4:50 p.m. in room 211

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

SI Leaders: Section 3 (Tues-Thurs class): Susan Spinner

Section 6 (MWF class): Macklin McBride

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Planned lecture topics
Pre-lectures and other links
Tests and other assignments
Week 1
8/31-9/4

Introduction

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

Atoms and Elements (Chapter 2)

Pre-lecture download:
Introduction to Pencasts

Pre-lecture download:
Units, Scientific Notation, Density and Significant Figures

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

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

iClickers must be brought to class every day.

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Week 2
9/7-11

No Class Monday - Labor Day Holiday

Atoms and Elements (Chapter 2)

Molecules, Compounds (Chapter 3)

Pre-lecture download:
Units, Scientific Notation, Density and Significant Figures

Thursday is last day to drop class

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

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

Week 3
9/14-18

Nomenclature (Chapter 3)


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

Week 4
9/21-25

Stoichiometry; Reactions in Solution (Chapter 4)

PhET Stoichiometry Simulation

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

Week 5
9/28-10/2

Stoichiometry; Reactions in Solution (Chapter 4)


EXAM 1 Thursday/Friday

Week 6
10/5-9

Stoichiometry; Reactions in Solution (Chapter 4)

Thermochemistry (Chapter 6)


Quiz 4 due on Sapling Friday night (11:55 pm)
Week 7
10/12-16

Thermochemistry (Chapter 6)

Quantum Theory (Chapter 7)


Quiz 5 due on Sapling Friday night (11:55 pm)
Week 8
10/19-23

Quantum Theory (Chapter 7)

Periodic Trends (Chapter 8)



Quiz 6 due on Sapling Friday night (11:55 pm)
Week 9
10/26-30

Periodic Trends (Chapter 8)

Quiz 6


EXAM 2 Thursday/Friday

Week 10
11/2-6

Lecture:  Chemical Bonding (Chapter 9)



Friday is the last day to withdraw from the class (drop with a "W")

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

Week 11
11/9-13

No Class Wednesday - Veterans' Day Holiday

Chemical Bonding (Chapters 9 and 10)

Note: We will not cover Section 8 of Chapter 10 (molecular orbital theory)


Quiz 8 due on Sapling Friday night (11:55 pm)
Week 12
11/16-20

Chemical Bonding II (Chapter 10)

Gases (Chapter 5)


Quiz 9 due on Sapling Friday night (11:55 pm)
Week 13
11/23-27

No Class Thursday or Friday - Thanksgiving

Gases (Chapter 5)

Intermolecular forces (Chapter 11)

We will cover Sections 1–9 of Chapter 11 only


No Quiz or homework due this week.

Week 14
11/30-12/4

Intermolecular forces (Chapter 11)


EXAM 3 Thursday/Friday

Week 15
12/7-11

Solutions (Chapter 12)


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

Finals Week
12/14-18

Final Exam:  Tuesday December 15th, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon. Location TBA