Chemistry 151 Schedule Sections 1 and 2 Fall 2017

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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.
Picture of textbook coverTextbook: Chemistry: A Molecular Approach, Nivaldo J. Tro; Pearson Prentice Hall, 4th Edition, 2017
ALEKS

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Links to the list of topics covered on ALEKS, and the class codes:

Section 1 (8:00 am class)
Section 2 (10:20 am class)

SI Leader: Amber Mills

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Recitations: Wednesdays and Thursdays 3:00-3:50 p.m. in room 433

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Monday Class
Wednesday Class
Friday Class
Week 1
8/28-9/1

Introduction

Read Chapter 1, Sections 1.1-1.5 (will not be covered in class)

Link to Pre-lecture Video: Units, measurements and significant figures

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

No pre-lecture video for today's class!

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

iClickers must be brought to class every day starting today.

You must register your clicker in BbLearn

ALEKS Prerequisite Review due tonight before midnight

Week 2
9/4-8

No Class - Labor Day Holiday


Pre-lecture links for today's class:
Please watch this video on Matter, Atoms, Ions and Atomic Mass

 
Also please watch the following videos from the textbook on (1) Subatomic Particles and Isotopes, (2) The Mole Concept and Worked Examples on (3) Isotopes and (4) Calculating the Atomic Mass of an Element

Lecture:  Atoms and Elements (Chapter 2)

Thursday is the last day to drop classes

Pre-lecture links for today's class:
Please watch this video on Molecules and Compounds 

Lecture:  Molecules, Compounds, Nomenclature (Chapter 3, Sections 1-4)

ALEKS Objective due tonight before midnight

Week 3
9/11-15


Pre-lecture links for today's class:
Please watch these videos on naming 1. Ionic Compounds and 2. Molecular Compounds. There are also two worked example videos: 
Example 3.3 and Example 3.11

Lecture:  Naming Compounds (Chapter 3, Sections 5-7)

Pre-lecture links for today's class:
Please watch this video on Moles of Compounds and Percent Composition. Also watch this video on Balancing Equations as well as a worked example.

Lecture:  Moles of Compounds, Percent Composition and Balancing Equations (Chapter 3, Sections 8-9 and 11)

ALEKS Objective due tonight before midnight, followed by Knowledge Check and Open Pie period

Pre-lecture links for today's class:
Please watch this video on

Calculating Formulas of Compounds. Also please watch: Worked Example 3.18 from textbook

Lecture:  Calculating Formulas (Chapter 3, Section 10)

Week 4
9/18-22


Pre-lecture links for today's class:
Please watch this video on Stoichiometry as well as Worked Example 4.1.

Lecture:  Stoichiometry; Reactions in Solution (Chapter 4)

PhET Stoichiometry Simulation

Answer keys to Chapter 3 in-class problems: Part 1 and Part 2

Pre-lecture links for today's class:
Please watch this video on Limiting Reactants and Yields of Reactions as well as Worked Example 4.3.

Lecture:  Limiting Reactant (Chapter 4, Section 3)

ALEKS Objective due tonight before midnight

Pre-lecture links for today's class:
Please watch this video on

Solution Concentrations. Also please watch: Worked Example 4.5 from textbook

Lecture:  Solution Concentrations (Chapter 4, Section 4)

Week 5
9/25-29

Pre-lecture link:
Video on Aqueous Solutions and Solubility Rules

Lecture:  Types of Aqueous Solutions and Solubility Rules (Chapter 4, Section 5)

Review for Exam 1

ALEKS Objective due tonight before midnight, followed by Knowledge Check and Open Pie period

Key to review problems for Exam 1

EXAM 1

Learning goals for the first exam

An old exam can be viewed on BbLearn

Answers to old exam

Week 6
10/2-6

Pre-lecture links for today's class:
Please watch this video on Reactions in Solution as well as Worked Example 4.10. Then watch this video on Net Ionic Equations.

Lecture:  Precipitation Reactions and Net Ionic Equations (Chapter 4, Sections 6-7)


Pre-lecture links for today's class:
Re-watch the video on Reactions in Solution and watch this video on Acid-Base reactions.

Lecture:  Acid-Base and Redox Reactions (Chapter 4, Sections 8-9)

ALEKS Objective due tonight before midnight

Pre-lecture links for today's class:
Introduction to Thermochemistry: Please watch this video and also this video on the 1st Law of Thermodynamics.

Lecture:  Thermochemistry (Chapter 6)

Week 7
10/9-13

Pre-lecture links for today's class:
Please watch these videos on Measuring Heat and Enthalpy of Reactions as well as this example.

Lecture:  Measuring Heat, and Enthalpy Changes (Chapter 6, Sections 4 and 6)

Pre-lecture links for today's class:
Please watch this video as well as these examples on Stoichiometry involving H, Calorimetry and Calculating
Hrxn from Hf values.

Lecture:  Thermochemical Equations and Calorimetry (Chapter 6, Sections 6-8)

ALEKS Objective due tonight before midnight, followed by Knowledge Check and Open Pie period

No Pre-lecture for today's class!

Lecture:  Hess's Law and Enthalpies of Formation (Chapter 6, Sections 8-9)

Week 8
10/16-20

Pre-lecture links for today's class:
Please watch this video on Waves and Electromagnetic Radiation. Here are some worked examples on Types of Electromagnetic Radiation and Photon Energy

Lecture:  Quantum Theory: Waves and Electromagnetic Radiation (Chapter 7, Section 2)

Pre-lecture links for today's class:
Please watch this video on Atomic Spectra
and this worked example

Lecture:  Quantum Theory (Chapter 7)

ALEKS Objective due tonight before midnight


Pre-lecture links for today's class:
Please watch these videos on The Wave Nature of Matter and Quantum Mechanics and the Atom and this Worked Example

Lecture:  Quantum Theory (Chapter 7)

Week 9
10/23-27

Pre-lecture links for today's class:
Please watch 1. this video, 2. this video and 3. this example of writing electron configurations of atoms, as well as 4. this example of writing configurations for ions.

Lecture:  Electron Configurations (Chapter 8, Sections 3-4)

Lecture:  Electron Configurations (Chapter 8, Sections 3-4)

Review for Exam 2

ALEKS Objective due tonight before midnight, followed by Knowledge Check and Open Pie period

Key to review problems for Exam 2

EXAM 2

Learning goals for the second exam

An old exam can be viewed on BbLearn

Answers to old exam

Week 10
10/30-11/3

Pre-lecture links for today's class:
Please watch this video on the size of atoms and this example.

Lecture: Periodic Trends (Chapter 8, Sections 6-8)


Pre-lecture links for today's class:
Please watch 1. this video on Lewis Theory and 2. this video on Drawing Lewis Structures as well as 3. This example and 4. This example

Lecture:  Chemical Bonding (Chapter 9)

ALEKS Objective due tonight before midnight

Pre-lecture links for today's class:
Please watch videos on 1.  Electronegativity and Polar Bonds and 2. Resonance and Formal Charge as well as 3. This example and 4. This example

Lecture:  Electronegativity and Polar Bonds; Resonance Structures; Formal Charge (Chapter 9, Sections 6 and 8)

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

Week 11
11/6-10

Pre-lecture links for today's class:
Please watch this video on Exceptions to the Octet Rule, and Bond Lengths and Energies. Here are also some examples on Expanded Octets and a H calculation.

Lecture:  Expanded Octets; Bond Lengths and Energies (Chapter 9, Sections 9-10)

Pre-lecture links for today's class:
Please watch this video and then this video on VSEPR, as well as this example on molecular shapes and this example on polarity of molecules.

Lecture:  Shapes and Polarity of Molecules (Chapter 10, Sections 2-5)

ALEKS Objective due tonight before midnight, followed by Knowledge Check and Open Pie period


No Class - Veterans' Day Holiday
Week 12
11/13-17


Pre-lecture links for today's class:
Please watch 1. this video and 2. this video on Valence Bond Theory and 3. this video on Sigma and Pi Bonds

Lecture:  Valence Bond Theory (Chapter 10, Sections 6-7)


Pre-lecture links for today's class:
Please watch 1. this video on the Gas Laws and 2. this video with more on Gases. Here are also some examples of a calculation using PV=nRT, calculating the molar mass of a gas and gas density.

Lecture: Gases (Chapter 5)

ALEKS Objective due tonight before midnight


Pre-lecture links for today's class:
Please
watch 1.
this video on Gas Mixtures and Partial Pressures and 2. this video on Partial Pressure and Gas Stoichiometry.

Lecture: Gases (Chapter 5)

Week 13
11/20-24

Pre-lecture links for today's class:
Please watch 1. this video and 2. this video on the
Kinetic Molecular Theory of Gases as well as 3. this video on Intermolecular Forces and these examples on 4. Dipole-Dipole Forces and 5. Hydrogen Bonding

Lecture:  Gases (Chapter 5)

Lecture:  Intermolecular forces (Chapter 11)

No Pre-lecture for today's class!

Lecture:  Gases (Chapter 5)

Lecture:  Intermolecular forces (Chapter 11)

ALEKS Objective due tonight before midnight

No Class - Thanksgiving

Week 14
11/27-12/1

Lecture:  Intermolecular forces (Chapter 11)

Lecture:  Intermolecular forces (Chapter 11)

Review for Exam 3

ALEKS Objective due tonight before midnight, followed by Knowledge Check and Open Pie period

EXAM 3

Week 15
12/4-8

Lecture:  Solutions (Chapter 13)

Lecture:  Colligative Properties (Chapter 13, Sections 6-7)

Lecture:  Solutions (Chapter 13)

Review for Final Exam

ALEKS Objective due tonight before midnight, followed by Open Pie period. Pie must be completed before the final exam.

Finals Week
12/11-15

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

Location: Section 1 (8:00 am class): SHB Room 106
Section 2 (10:20 am class): SHB Room 211