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Chemistry 111 Lecture 1

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These notes cover the first lecture of Chemistry 111
General Chemistry I
S. Surampudi
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This 2 page Class Notes was uploaded by Elizabeth on Friday September 9, 2016. The Class Notes belongs to CHEM 111 at University of Massachusetts taught by S. Surampudi in Fall 2016. Since its upload, it has received 111 views. For similar materials see General Chemistry I in Chemistry at University of Massachusetts.


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Date Created: 09/09/16
Chem 111 ­ Introductory Chemistry I  University of Massachusetts, Amherst  Professor Surampudi  Lecture 1    Office Hours: Tuesday 10:00­12:00            Wednesday 2:00­4:00              Thursday 12:00­2:00   Office: Integrated Science Building  Email:​  SI Leader: Andrew Shpyrko    What isn’t Chemistry?  ● Everything is chemistry­ medicine, energy, life, conservation, biology   ● Chemistry is a central science  Chemistry  ● Science of matter and changes  ● Composition, structure, properties, reaction of matter (especially of atomic and molecular  systems)   Why is chemistry difficult?  ● Has its own language ­   ○ Water  ■ Molecular formula = H2​O   ■ Structural formula = H­O­H  ■ Ball and stick model =   ■ Space filling model =  Course  ● Ten Chapters  ○ Unit 1­ matter  ○ Unit 2­ changes  ○ Unit 3­ Energy   ■ Sound, light  ■ Absorbed, given  ○ Unit 4­ Light  ■ Electrons­ how they move and where they are  Materials  ● Owl Access code ­ 48 months if you are pre med; 24 otherwise  ○ All homework is on owl  ○ Due at midnight on date posted  ■ First due date and first exam ­ October 11 (Chapters 1,2 and 3 due)  ○ See Assignment Calendar tab on Owl  ○ Only things marked “R” (required) are graded  ○ “O” = optional  ○ 10% of Owl Questions are dropped ­ lowest grades/incomplete one  ● Owl Book: General Chemistry  ○ Printable chapters are on owl website  ● Moodle  ○ Owl link  ○ Syllabus  ○ Periodic Table of Elements  ○ Lab Website Link  ○ Slides are posted after lecture  ○ Exam Equation sheet   ● Calculator ­ scientific or graphing  ● iclicker  ○  answer question = get a point  ○ Right or wrong answer­ doesn’t matter  ○ Do not bring anyone else’s clicker  ○ Register clicker on moodle  ○ Clicker questions not graded until add/drop period ends (Sept. 19th)  ○ 5 lowest grades dropped (can miss five questions with no penalty)  Exams  ● Tuesday October 11  ● Monday November 9 Online in ISB Chemistry   ● Thursday December 7  lab 155­160  ● Final TBD  Lab  ● Required  ● Lab has it’s own owl assignments  ● See website ­ ​  ● When printing things from lab website, click printer friendly version  Grading  ● Ow l= 10%  ● Clicker = 3%  ● Exams = 67%  ● Lab = 20%  Resources  ● Ask questions  ● Office Hours  ● Learning resource center 10th floor­ tutoring  ● SI sessions TBD  ● 2 weekly review sessions   


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