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CH 221 Lecture Notes (Week 1)

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Chemistry 221
Deborah Exton
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Date Created: 09/30/16
Adeline Fecker September 27th 2016 CH 221 Lecture Notes: Week 1 Professor: Deborah Exton ​ Teaching Assistant: Lisa Eytel ​ Professor Office Hours: Tuesday 12:00-12:50 Wednesday 1:00- 1:50 Thursday TBA Assistant Office Hours: Tuesday 9:00-10:00 Wednesday 12:00-1:00 Friday 9:00- 10:00 Exam Dates: Thur. Oct 20th 7:00pm, Thur. Nov 10th 7:00pm, Tue. Dec 6th 6:00pm Surviving and Succeeding: ❖ “Transfer theory” ➢ Retention through memorization ■ No critical thinking ■ No preparation ■ Temporary ❖ “Shaping Theory” ➢ Molded into a certain type of learner ■ Learner is unwilling to be shaped ❖ “Learning is a journey” ➢ Teacher is the experienced guide ■ Student may lack stamina ■ Student doesn’t trust the guide ■ Don’t trust the guide Tips: ❖ Come to class ❖ Pay attention ❖ Participate in groups ❖ Ask questions ❖ Come prepared ➢ Do the reading ➢ Knowledge builds on itself ❖ Attend office hours, visit SUPeR chemistry sessions ❖ Do not fall behind 1 What is Chemistry? ❖ The study of matter ➢ Its ​properties ➢ The ​changes​ it undergoes ➢ The e ​ nergy​ ssociated with those changes Example: Balloon demonstration 1. Did a chemical reaction occur? a. Yes 2. What were the reactants? a. Hydrogen and heat 3. What were the products? a. Water vapor 4. Was energy absorbed or released? a. Released ❖ Matter:​ Anything that has mass and occupies space ❖ Energy:​ The ability to do work Adeline Fecker September 28th 2016 Use the Textbook effectively ❖ Use white space to summarize key points ❖ Pay attention to molecular depictions ❖ Do not skip over sample problems and follow up problems ❖ If you don’t understand something get help immediately Case of Medical Error: Example problems from the lecture slides 2 Adeline Fecker September 29th, 2016 The study of Chemistry is… ❖ Trying to make sense of macroscopic, observable in terms of submicroscopic unobservables ❖ Learning chemistry is learning to solve problems 3 *A number without a unit is meaningless* SI Base Units Via Pearson textbook Memorize: Giga, mega, centi, milli, micro, nano, pico Problem Solving ❖ Always show all your work GAME PLAN 1. Start calculation with the value that is known (DO NOT start with a conversion factor) 2. Use conversions to move from given unit to desired unit Given value and unit (desired unit/given unit) Volume: ❖ A derived unit Converting to volume 1L = 1dm³ 1mL = 1cm³ Density ❖ Fundamental physical property of substance 4


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