CH 102 Contemporary Chemistry
S1V 2006 GO
Beatty, John D.
B.S. Biology/ChemistyM.S. Biology/Chemisty
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January 9 - March 5
4:45 - 7:10 PM
Textbook: Holum, John R. Fundamentals of General, Organic, and Biological Chemistry. 6th edition. Wiley, 1998.
Course Description: CH 102 will introduce the non-science major to the impact that the science of chemistry has on their world. The course provides a general introduction to the principles of the science of chemistry, in the commercial, industrial, and technological components of society. 3:0:3 (Taught in accelerated programs only).
Educational Philosophy: Learning will be facilitated through in-class lectures and demonstration, reading assignments, quizzes, homework assignments, and exams. Internet sites relating to chemistry will possibly be explored during class or as out of class assignments. Students are expected to review lecture notes, reading assignment, homework, and be prepared to participate in class discussions.
Instructor Learning Outcomes
Grading: On a scale of 100 points
EXAM I 20%
EXAM II 20%
EXAM III 20%
FINAL EXAM 20%
Any quizzes or homework (average) 20%
F Less than 60
Late Submission of Course Materials: Any assignments turned in late will result in a grade reduction for that assignment.
Classroom Rules of Conduct: Students are required to bring a scientific calculator to each class, and be prepared to participate in class discussion in a scholarly manner.
Course Topic/Dates/Assignments: Jan 09 Introduction to Course, Scientific Method, chap 1
Chemical Research, Fundamental Measurements
Jan 11 Matter and Energy chap 2
Jan 16 Elements, Atoms, Periodic Table, Moles chap 3
Jan 18 EXAM 1 chap 1-3
Jan 23 Atomic Structure chap 3, 4
Jan 25 Names, Formulas, Inorganic compounds chap 4
Jan 30 Periodic Properties, Chemical Bonds chap 4
Feb 1 EXAM 2 chap 3-4
Feb 6 Chemical Quantities (mole) chap 5
Feb 08 Chemical Reactions, Stoichometry chap 5
Feb 13*** Chemical Reactions, Stoichometry chap 5
Feb 15* ** EXAM 3 chap 5
Feb 20 Gases, Liquids, and Solids chap 6
Feb 22 Solutions chap 7
Feb 27 Acids and Bases chap 8, 9
Mar 1 FINAL EXAM chap 6-9
THIS SCHEDULE SUBJECT TO CHANGE
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