Chemistry 151 Schedule Sections 1 and 2 Spring 2018

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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: Chemistry: A Molecular Approach, Nivaldo J. Tro; Pearson Prentice Hall, 4th Edition, 2017


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SI Leaders: Section 1 (9:10 a.m. class): William Robinson

Section 2 (11:30 a.m. class): Amber Mills

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Recitation: Wednesdays 3:00 - 3:50 p.m. in room 502 and Thursdays 5:00 - 5:50 p.m. in room 212

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Monday Class Wednesday Class Friday Class
Week 1
1/15-19

No Class - MLK Holiday

Introduction

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

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

ALEKS Prerequisite Review due Sunday night before midnight

Week 2
1/22-26

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

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Lecture:  Atoms and Elements (Chapter 2)

Thursday is last day to drop class

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

ALEKS Objective due tonight before midnight
Week 3
1/29-2/2

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

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

Lecture:  Calculating Formulas (Chapter 3, Section 10)

Week 4
2/5-9

Lecture:  Stoichiometry; Reactions in Solution (Chapter 4)

PhET Stoichiometry Simulation

Lecture:  Limiting Reactant (Chapter 4, Section 3)

ALEKS Objective due tonight before midnight

Lecture:  Solution Concentrations (Chapter 4, Section 4)

Week 5
2/12-16

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

EXAM 1


Week 6
2/19-23

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

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

ALEKS Objective due tonight before midnight

Lecture:  Thermochemistry (Chapter 6)

Week 7
2/26-3/2

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

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

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

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

Week 8
3/5-9

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

Lecture:  Quantum Theory: Atomic Spectra (Chapter 7, Section 3)

ALEKS Objective due tonight before midnight

Lecture:  Quantum Theory (Chapter 7, Sections 4-6)

Week 9
3/12-16

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

EXAM 2

3/19-23

SPRING BREAK (ALEKS will be in Open Pie)

Week 10
3/26-30


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

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

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

Lecture:  Chemical Bonding (Chapter 9)

ALEKS Objective due tonight before midnight

Lecture:  Electronegativity and Polar Bonds; Drawing Lewis Structures of Molecules;  (Chapter 9, Sections 5-7)

Week 11
4/2-6

Lecture:  Resonance Structures; Formal Charge; Expanded Octets (Chapter 9, Sections 8-9)


Lecture: Bond Lengths and Energies (Chapter 9, Section 10); Shapes of Molecules (VSEPR) (Chapter 10, Sections 2-3)

ALEKS Objective due tonight before midnight

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

Week 12
4/9-13

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

Lecture: Gases (Chapter 5)

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

Lecture: Gases (Chapter 5)

Week 13
4/16-20

Lecture:  Gases (Chapter 5)

Lecture:  Intermolecular forces (Chapter 11)

ALEKS Objective due tonight before midnight

Lecture:  Intermolecular forces (Chapter 11)

Week 14
4/23-27

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
4/30-5/4

Lecture:  Solutions (Chapter 13)

ALEKS will be in Open Pie all week. Your pie (including Chapter 13 topics) must be completed before the final exam.

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

Lecture:  Solutions (Chapter 13)

Review for Final Exam

Finals Week

Final Exam:  Tuesday May 8th, 10:00 a.m. 12:00 noon.  Location: TBA