Assignment 01: Scientific Method (Feb-11)

Before Class
Reading: Chp 1, Sect 1.1-1.2 (not required)

Topic: Short review of The scientific method and measurement

In Class
Introduction to the Chem08: Syllabus, Grading, Relationship between lecture and lab, Design of the class, How to take notes
Handout: Scientific Method

After Class
Problems:

Chp 1
Sect 2 Scientific Method: 1-1, 1-2, 1-4  (these problems are not required)

Assignment 02 (Feb-13)

Before Class
Reading: Chp 1, Sect 1.3-1.10

Topic: Handling numbers and dimensional analysis - Memorize the SI base units (Table 1.1) and the Prefixes (table 1.1)

NOTE: The lecture movies typically cover a portion of the reading.
The movies above focus on sections 1.3-1.4 and 1.9.
To fully prepare for class you will need to do the reading and watch the movies.

In Class

After Class

***The STEM Center in Assumption Hall will be open all week***

Problems: (key to selected odd problems)

Chp 1
Sect 3 Notation: 1-6, 1-7, 1-8
Sect 4 Units and Density: 1-10, 1-13, 1-14
Sect 5 Energy: 1-20, 1-21, 1-22
Sect 7-8 Precision and Sig Figs: 1-29, 1-30, 1-31, 1-32
Sect 9 Dimensional Analysis: 1-35, 1-36, 1-37, 1-38, 1-41, 1-42, Dim Analysis example
Density Problems: 1-15, 1-16, (density example), 1-40, 1-46

Density and Dimensional Analysis: 1-80, 1-81, 1-83, 1-84

Recommended for Lab: 1-27, 1-28, 1-54, 1-55, 1-57, 1-59, 1-62

Assignment 03 (Feb 14th)

Before Class

Reading: Appendix C, page A-19
Chp 2, Sect 2.1-2.8

Topics: matter, mixtures, chemical composition, Dalton's Atomic Theory, Law of Constant Composition, chemical formulas, naming compounds

Nomenclature Lecture

NOTE: The above movies focuses on content in sections 2.1, 2.6, 2.7 and Appendix C.
It is important to read sections 2.1-2.5 before watching the movie.
If you have questions on sections 2.2-2.5 please be sure to ask in class.

In Class

PreQuiz
In Class Work
Handout: Nomenclature

******Chem SMC in BROH 314 will be open Monday through Thursday from 6-8pm and Wed 1-2pm starting Aug 31st.***


After Class 

Chp 2
Sect 1 Elements: 2-2, 2-4
Sect 2-3 Matter: 2-6, 2-8, 2-12
(please review these for lab)
Sect 4-5 Composition and Atomic Theory: 2-15, 2-16
Sect 6-7 Nomenclature: 2-19, 2-20, 2-21, 2-22, 2-23, 2-24, 2-25, 2.26

Sect 8 Molecular Mass and Mass Percent: 2-28, 2-29, 2-35, 2-36, 2-38, 2-74, 2-75

answers to selected odd problems

Assignment 04 (Feb 15th)

Pre-Class
Reading: Chp 2, Sect 2.8-2.12

Topic: basic structure if the atom, elemental symbols, periodic table and ions.

  • atoms_ions_basic
    • NOTE: The above movie supplements sections 2.9-2.12
      It also briefly introduces the periodic table and trends coming up in sections 3.3-3.6.
  • PreClass Worksheet (bring completed to class)

In-Class

After Class

  • Chp 2
    Sect 9-10 Protons, Neutrons, Electrons: 2-41, 2-42, 2-43, 2-46
    Sect 11 Isotopes: 2-49, 2-50, 2-53, 2-54
    Sect 12 Ions: 2-58, 2-59, 2-62, 2-63, 2-64
    Additional Problems: 2-70, 2-73, 2-74, 2-75, 2-78

key to selected odd problems