New User Special Price Expires in

Let's log you in.

Sign in with Facebook


Don't have a StudySoup account? Create one here!


Create a StudySoup account

Be part of our community, it's free to join!

Sign up with Facebook


Create your account
By creating an account you agree to StudySoup's terms and conditions and privacy policy

Already have a StudySoup account? Login here

Chm 100 Chapter 1 Notes

by: Natalie Konopka

Chm 100 Chapter 1 Notes CHM 100

Marketplace > Bradley University > Science > CHM 100 > Chm 100 Chapter 1 Notes
Natalie Konopka

Preview These Notes for FREE

Get a free preview of these Notes, just enter your email below.

Unlock Preview
Unlock Preview

Preview these materials now for free

Why put in your email? Get access to more of this material and other relevant free materials for your school

View Preview

About this Document

These notes cover the basics to know before starting a Chemistry course, and will be covered in a quiz the following week.
Fundamentals of General Chemistry
Michelle Fry
Class Notes
Science, Chemistry, Fundamentals
25 ?




Popular in Fundamentals of General Chemistry

Popular in Science

This 2 page Class Notes was uploaded by Natalie Konopka on Friday August 26, 2016. The Class Notes belongs to CHM 100 at Bradley University taught by Michelle Fry in Fall 2016. Since its upload, it has received 6 views. For similar materials see Fundamentals of General Chemistry in Science at Bradley University.


Reviews for Chm 100 Chapter 1 Notes


Report this Material


What is Karma?


Karma is the currency of StudySoup.

You can buy or earn more Karma at anytime and redeem it for class notes, study guides, flashcards, and more!

Date Created: 08/26/16
Chapter 1: Chemistry in Our Lives    1.1 What is Chemistry?   Chemistry is the study of matter and it’s   ● Composition  ● Structure  ● Properties  ● Transformation  ● Energy conducted when transformation occurs  The Birth of Chemistry:  ​ Alchemists were one of the first recorded inventors of chemistry and they formed  common science practices found in modern medicine today.  ● They learned to extract metals  ● Designed lab equipment  ● Developed lab procedures  ● Recognized chemicals have health improving properties  ● Evolved medical work and modern chemistry    Areas of Chemistry:  1. Organic  2. Physical  3. Biochemistry  4. Analytical  5. Inorganic    Why study Chemistry?  Many fields of work deal with Chemistry, and chemistry can be found all around  us when using certain chemicals.    A ​chemical​ is: a substance that always has the same composition and properties  wherever it is found.     Examples:​ Natural chemicals (in plants, animals, and minerals)         Synthetic (in drugs, fibers, pesticides, and plastics)    Risks/Benefits of Chemistry:   Benefits: Improves our lives, used in medicine and building  Risks: side effects of medicine, pollution, impact growth    1.2 Scientific Method: Thinking like a Scientist    Observation ­> Hypothesis ­> Experiments ­> Conclusion     *The hypothesis can be modified if the experiments don’t support the conclusion.  Scientific No​tation:  ​ used fo​ r numbers either really b ​ ig or really ​small.   1.5  ​ X ​10^2​ ​m​ = 150 m  1.5 = coefficient  ​ ; ​10^2 = power of ten  ​ ; ​m = unit      KEY TERMS:    ​ Chemistry­ ​ The study of the composition, structure, properties, and reactions of matter.  ​ Chemical­ ​ A substance that has the same composition and properties wherever it is  found.  ​ Conclusion­ ​ An explanation of an observation that has been validated by repeated  experiments that support a hypothesis.  ​ Experiment­  A procedure that tests the validity of a hypothesis.   ​ Hypothesis­  An unverified explanation of a natural phenomenon.   ​ Observation­  Information determined by noting and recording a natural phenomenon.  ​ Scientific Method­  The process of making observations, proposing a hypothesis,  testing the hypothesis, and making a conclusion as to the validity of the hypothesis.  ​ Scientific Notation­  A form of writing large and small numbers using a coefficient that  is at least 1 but less than 10, followed by a power of 10.     


Buy Material

Are you sure you want to buy this material for

25 Karma

Buy Material

BOOM! Enjoy Your Free Notes!

We've added these Notes to your profile, click here to view them now.


You're already Subscribed!

Looks like you've already subscribed to StudySoup, you won't need to purchase another subscription to get this material. To access this material simply click 'View Full Document'

Why people love StudySoup

Bentley McCaw University of Florida

"I was shooting for a perfect 4.0 GPA this semester. Having StudySoup as a study aid was critical to helping me achieve my goal...and I nailed it!"

Anthony Lee UC Santa Barbara

"I bought an awesome study guide, which helped me get an A in my Math 34B class this quarter!"

Bentley McCaw University of Florida

"I was shooting for a perfect 4.0 GPA this semester. Having StudySoup as a study aid was critical to helping me achieve my goal...and I nailed it!"

Parker Thompson 500 Startups

"It's a great way for students to improve their educational experience and it seemed like a product that everybody wants, so all the people participating are winning."

Become an Elite Notetaker and start selling your notes online!

Refund Policy


All subscriptions to StudySoup are paid in full at the time of subscribing. To change your credit card information or to cancel your subscription, go to "Edit Settings". All credit card information will be available there. If you should decide to cancel your subscription, it will continue to be valid until the next payment period, as all payments for the current period were made in advance. For special circumstances, please email


StudySoup has more than 1 million course-specific study resources to help students study smarter. If you’re having trouble finding what you’re looking for, our customer support team can help you find what you need! Feel free to contact them here:

Recurring Subscriptions: If you have canceled your recurring subscription on the day of renewal and have not downloaded any documents, you may request a refund by submitting an email to

Satisfaction Guarantee: If you’re not satisfied with your subscription, you can contact us for further help. Contact must be made within 3 business days of your subscription purchase and your refund request will be subject for review.

Please Note: Refunds can never be provided more than 30 days after the initial purchase date regardless of your activity on the site.