Chemistry 151 Schedule Sections 1 and 2 Spring 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.
Textbook: General Chemistry Vining, Young, Day and Botch, Cengage Learning, 2016   Click here to purchase a paper copy of the textbook.

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SI Leaders: Section 1 (9:10 a.m. class): Amber Mills

Section 2 (11:30 a.m. class): Emily Borsom

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Recitation: Thursdays 4:00 - 4:50 p.m. and 5:00 - 5:50 p.m. in room 212

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Monday Class Wednesday Class Friday Class
Week 1
1/16-20

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 1.1-4 and watch this video on Units, Measurements and Significant Figures. Also complete MindTap reading assignments for Sections 1.2b and 1.3a

Lecture: Units and Measurements (Chapter 1, Sections 3 - 4)

Week 2
1/23-27

Before today's class: Complete MindTap reading assignments 1.3b-c and 1.4a as well as the "1 Introduction and Quick Prep" by Sunday night.
No video for today's class.

Lecture: Units and Measurements (Chapter 1, Sections 3 - 4)

iClickers must be brought to class every day starting today.

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Before today's class: Read Sections 2.1-2 and watch this video on Atoms. Also complete MindTap reading assignments 2.1a-b are due Tuesday night.

Lecture: Atoms and The Periodic Table (Chapter 2, Sections 1-2)

Thursday is last day to drop class


MindTap reading assignments 2.1c, 2.3b and 2.3d as well as Mastery assignments 1.3-4 are due Thursday night.

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

Lecture: Covalent Compounds (Chapter 2, Section 3)

Week 3
1/30-2/3

Lecture:  Naming Ionic Compounds, (Chapter 2, Section 4)

Lecture:  Moles (Chapter 3, Section 1)

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

Lecture:  Percent Composition and Calculating Formulas of Compounds (Chapter 3, Section 2)

Week 4
2/6-10

Lecture:  Balancing Chemical Equations and Stoichiometry (Chapter 3, Section 3)

PhET Stoichiometry Simulation

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, Section 2)

Week 5
2/13-17

Lecture:  Reactions in Aqueous Solution (Chapter 4, Sections 1 and 3)

Review for Exam 1

EXAM 1

Week 6
2/20-24

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

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

Quiz 4 due on MindTap Friday night (11:55 pm)

Lecture:  Introduction to Thermochemistry (Chapter 5, Sections 1-2)

Week 7
2/27-3/3

Lecture:  Heat Transfer, Temperature Changes and Phase 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
3/6-10

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)

3/13-17

SPRING BREAK

Week 9
3/20-24

Lecture:  Electron Configurations (Chapter 7, Sections 1-3)

Lecture: Periodic Trends (Chapter 7, Sections 4-5, in-class lecture on Section 7.5)

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
3/27-31

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

Review for Exam 2

EXAM 2

Week 11
4/3-7

Lecture:  Electronegativity, Polar Bonds, Resonance, Formal Charge and Octet Rule Exceptions (Chapter 8, Section 4, in-class lecture on Section 8.2c)

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

Quiz 8 due on MindTap Friday night (11:55 pm)

Lecture:  Shapes and Polarity of Molecules (Chapter 8, Sections 5-6)

Week 12
4/10-14


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

Lecture: Valence Bond Theory (Chapter 9, Sections 1-3) and 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
4/17-21

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

Lecture:  Types and Relative Strengths of Intermolecular forces (Chapter 11, Sections 4-5)

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

Lecture:  Properties of Liquids (Chapter 11, Sections 1-3)

Week 14
4/24-28

Lecture:  Phase Diagrams (Chapter 12, Section 5)

Review for Exam 3

EXAM 3

Week 15
5/1-5

Lecture:  Solutions: Concentration Units and Factors that Affect Solubility (Chapter 13, Sections 1-3)

Lecture: Colligative Properties (Chapter 13, Section 4)

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

Lecture:  Solutions (Chapter 13)

Review for Final Exam

Finals Week

Final Exam:  Tuesday May 9th, 10:00 a.m. 12:00 noon. Location: TBA