Chemistry 151 Schedule – Sections 6 and 7 Fall 2014

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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.

Cover of Tro bookTextbook: Chemistry: A Molecular Approach, Nivaldo J. Tro; Pearson Prentice Hall, 3rd Edition, 2014

Recitation: Thursdays 1:50 - 2:40 p.m. in room 106 and 5:10-6:00 p.m. in room 225

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

SI Leader Kirstin Bock:  Click here for more information about Supplemental Instruction (SI)



Monday Class Wednesday Class Friday Class
Week 1
8/25-29

Introduction

Pre-lecture download:
Introduction to Pencasts

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

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

Pre-lecture download: Units, scientific notation, significant figures

Dont forget to take the pre-lecture quiz on Sapling (due the night before class at 11:55 p.m.)

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

There are two pencasts for today's class: Density and Atoms and Isotopes

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

Week 2
9/1-5

No Class - Labor Day Holiday

Pre-lecture download: Ions and Atomic Mass. Also watch this video on Moles

Lecture:  Atoms and Elements (Chapter 2)

iClickers must be brought to class every day starting today.

You must register your clicker in BbLearn

Thursday is last day to drop class

You should also check your group assignment in BbLearn (see My Groups) and sit in your group from now on. Here are the seating charts for  Room 106 and Room 225.

Pre-lecture download: Molecules; Names and Formulas of Ionic Compounds Part 1

Quiz 1 at start of class

Lecture:  Molecules, Compounds, Nomenclature (Chapter 3)

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

Week 3
9/8-12

Pre-lecture download: Naming Part 2: Ionic and Molecular Compounds, Acids

Lecture:  Molecules, Compounds, Nomenclature (Chapter 3)

Pre-lecture download: Moles of Compounds, Percent Composition and Balancing Equations

Lecture:  Molecules, Compounds, Nomenclature (Chapter 3)

Pre-lecture downloads: 1. Pencast on Calculating Formulas of Compounds 2. Worked Example 3.18 from textbook

Lecture:  Molecules, Compounds, Nomenclature (Chapter 3)

Week 4
9/15-19

Pre-lecture: Stoichiometry: Watch this video first, then watch Worked Example 4.1 from textbook.

Quiz 2

Lecture:  Stoichiometry; Reactions in Solution (Chapter 4)

Pre-lecture: Stoichiometry Part 2: 1. Pencast on Limiting Reactant and Yields 2. Worked Example 4.3 from textbook

Lecture:  Stoichiometry; Reactions in Solution (Chapter 4)

PhET Stoichiometry Simulation

Pre-lecture download: Solutions: Molarity, Dilutions and Solution Stoichiometry

Lecture:  Stoichiometry; Reactions in Solution (Chapter 4)

Week 5
9/22-26

Pre-lecture download: Aqueous Solutions and Solubility Rules

Lecture:  Stoichiometry; Reactions in Solution (Chapter 4)

Quiz 3

No pre-lecture or quiz for today's class, but please read Section 4.6 of the textbook on precipitation reactions. You can also watch this video (up to 2:38).

Lecture:  Stoichiometry; Reactions in Solution (Chapter 4), and Review for Exam 1

EXAM 1

Learning goals for the first exam

An old exam can be viewed on Sapling

Answers to old exam

Week 6
9/29-10/3

Pre-lecture download: Net Ionic Equations and Acid-Base Neutralization Reactions

Lecture:  Stoichiometry; Reactions in Solution (Chapter 4)

There are two pencasts for today's class: Acid-Base Titrations and Gas-Evolving Reactions and Introduction to Thermochemistry. Also please re-watch this video

Lecture:  Stoichiometry; Reactions in Solution (Chapter 4)

Lecture:  Thermochemistry (Chapter 6)

Pre-lecture download:  Thermochemistry: Measuring Heat

Here is a video from the textbook on the same topic

Lecture:  Thermochemistry (Chapter 6)

Week 7
10/6-10

Pre-lecture download:  Thermochemistry: Enthalpy and Thermochemical Equations

Lecture:  Thermochemistry (Chapter 6)

Quiz 4

Pre-lecture download:  Thermochemistry: Hess's Law and Enthalpies of Formation

Lecture:  Thermochemistry (Chapter 6)

Pre-lecture download: Waves, Electromagnetic Radiation, Quantum Theory

Lecture:  Quantum Theory (Chapter 7)

Week 8
10/13-17

Pre-lecture download: Bohr Model of the Atom and de Broglie Wavelength

Lecture:  Quantum Theory (Chapter 7)

Quiz 5

Pre-lecture download: Atomic Orbitals

Lecture:  Quantum Theory (Chapter 7)

Pre-lecture download: Electron Configurations

Lecture:  Periodic Trends (Chapter 8)

Week 9
10/20-24

Pre-lecture download: Periodic Trends

Lecture:  Periodic Trends (Chapter 8)

Quiz 6

No pre-lecture for today's class

Periodic Trends (Chapter 8)

Review for Exam 2

Key to review problems for Exam 2

EXAM 2

Learning goals for the second exam

An old exam can be viewed on Sapling

Answers to old exam

Week 10
10/27-31

Pre-lecture download: Introduction to Chemical Bonding

Lecture:  Chemical Bonding (Chapter 9)

Pre-lecture download: Electronegativity and Polar Bonds; Drawing Lewis Structures

Lecture:  Chemical Bonding (Chapter 9)

Pre-lecture download: Resonance Structures, Formal Charge and Expanded Octets

Lecture:  Chemical Bonding (Chapter 9)

(Changed by registrar) Last day to withdraw from the class (drop with a "W")

Week 11
11/3-7

Pre-lecture download: Bond Lengths and Energies; Introduction to Molecular Shapes

Lecture:  Chemical Bonding (Chapters 9 and 10)

Quiz 7

Lecture:  Chemical Bonding II (Chapter 10)

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

Lecture:  Chemical Bonding II (Chapter 10)

Week 12
11/10-14

Lecture:  Chemical Bonding II (Chapter 10)

Quiz 8

Lecture: Gases (Chapter 5)

Lecture: Gases (Chapter 5)

Week 13
11/17-21

Lecture:  Gases (Chapter 5)

Quiz 9

Lecture:  Intermolecular forces (Chapter 11)

We will cover Sections 1–9 of Chapter 11 only

EXAM 3

Week 14
11/24-28

Lecture:  Intermolecular forces (Chapter 11)

Lecture:  Intermolecular forces (Chapter 11)

No Class - Thanksgiving Holiday
Week 15
12/1-5

Lecture:  Solutions (Chapter 12)

Lecture:  Solutions (Chapter 12)

Quiz 10

Lecture:  Solutions (Chapter 12)

Finals Week

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