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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Monday Class Wednesday Class Friday Class
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)

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

Lecture:  Aqueous Solutions and Solubility (Chapter 4, Sections 1-2)

Week 5
2/15-19

Lecture:  Reactions in Aqueous Solution (Chapter 4, Section 3)

Review for Exam 1

EXAM 1

Week 6
2/22-26

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

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

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

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

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


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

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

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

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

Lecture:  Electron Configuations (Chapter 6, Sections 1-3)

Lecture: Periodic Trends (Chapter 6, Sections 4-5)


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

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

Review for Exam 2

EXAM 2

Week 11
4/4-8

Lecture:  Electronegativity, Polar Bonds and Formal Charge (Chapter 8, Section 4)

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

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

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

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

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

Lecture:  Gas Mixtures (Chapter 10, Section 4)

Week 13
4/18-22

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


Lecture:  Intermolecular forces (Chapter 11)


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

Lecture:  Intermolecular forces (Chapter 11)

Week 14
4/25-29

Lecture:  Intermolecular forces (Chapter 11)

Review for Exam 3

EXAM 3

Week 15
5/2-6

Lecture:  Solutions (Chapter 13)

Lecture:  Solutions (Chapter 13)

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

Lecture:  Solutions (Chapter 13)

Finals Week

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