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11 General Chemistry CHEM 200202 Prof Miriam Bennett August 31 2009 12 Course Information Instructor Prof Miriam Bennett Laboratory Coordinator Prof Dale Chatfield HeadSuper Teaching Assistant Ms Gulin Erdogan All email should be sent to chem200sciencessdsuedu State the nature of the email in the subject line 13 Course Information Course webpage httpwwwscisdsueduclasseschemistrvchem200chatfield Lecture notes practice exams syllabus schedule etc PDF password PVnRT Crashing Policies Enrolled Students Must attend first three laboratory periods to avoid being dropped Contact lab coordinator if you will miss one of the first labs Crashers Attend the laboratory section you want to crash Sign in on the crashing list Typically add codes are not distributed until after the second week of lab Course Notes Teaching Assistants Supervise the laboratory Your point person for this class Help room GMCS 212 Office hours will be posted on the web 15 16 Course Materials Book Chemistry The Molecular Nature of Matter and Change 5th Ed Silberberg OnLine Homework System ARIS Access Card to Accompany Silberberg 5th Ed Lab Manual Chemistry 200 Lab Manual Chatfield Personal Response Pad CHEM 200 Grades 3 Hour Exams 150 each 450 6 Quizzes 10 each 60 Safety quiz 10 Experiment 1 10 13 Lab Reports 20 each 10 pts 250 lnLab Assignment 10 Lab Practical Exam 40 OnLine Homework 70 Class Pai ticapation 30 Discussions 30 Final Exam 25 0 Total Points 1210 18 CHEM 202 Grades 3 Hour Exams 150 each 6 Quizzes 10 each 10 lab reports 20 each Inlab assignment 8 Discussions Safety Quiz Online Homework and Class Participation Final Exam Total Points 450 60 200 50 100 250 1110 Grading Scale A gt89 C 6670 A 8489 0o C 61 66 00 B 7984 C 5661 B 74 79 D 50 56 B 70 74 F lt50 Attendance Lecture Attendance is hiqhv recommended Clickers will be used to evaluate participation Lab Attendance is required Inform your TA if you will miss a lab Completion of all lab assignments will result in 10 extra points Course Content Chapters 1 13 Ch 1 and 2 are review and will not be covered in detail Read Ch 1 and 2 by Friday Remaining chapters will be covered in order A list of topics will be included in posted lecture notes Quizzes 6 quizzes will be given 10 points each First quiz is next week and covers Ch 1 and 2 Short answer format Exams Three Midterm exams 150 ptsleach Final exam is comprehensive 200 pts All exams are multiple choice Exam Date and Time Text Material Covered Exam 1 Friday October 2 200340 PM Chapters 1 5 Exam 2 Friday October 30 200340 PM Chapters 68 Exam 3 Friday December 4 200340 PM Chapters Sail Final Saturday December 12 600800 PM Comprehensive Lab Practical MonTue in lab November 2324 Laboratory Work 113 OnLine Homework ARIS Homework System 2 assignments per chapter Homework OnLine Quiz 2 lowest grades are dropped 70 total points Class Participation Clickers Personal Response Pads Purchase at the bookstore Registration will be discussed next week 30 total points What It Takes Are you ready for CHEM 200 High school chemistry is a prerequisite Should be familiar with material in Ch 1 and 2 Algebra How much work is CHEM 200 Lecture 3 hoursweek Lab 6 hoursweek Studying 15 hoursweek Total 24 hoursweek Goals Critical Thinking Problem Solving Skills and Methods Applying Concepts Evaluating Your Own Understanding Proficiency in the Language of Chemistry Atoms and Elements the letters of chemistry Chemical Compounds the words of chemistry Reactions the sentences of chemistry Getting Started Read pg 1619 in the lab manual Be able to name shaded elements on pg 16 Memorize name and formula of the common ionic species listed on pg 17 Be able to balance chemical equations pg 18 Review Ch 12 in the text Study the pictures and tables Try the sample problems without looking at the answers and review the text for problems you are unable to answer correctly Using Your Textbook Read Over Figures Tables and Highlighted Text Read the text on concepts you don t understand Attempt Sample Problems Do not look at the answers Study the chapter review guide Work on the end of chapter problems Learning Outcomes Chapter 1 Students should Be able to distinguish between physical and chemical properties and changes Know the defining features of the states of matter Know the scientific approach and be able to apply it to explain phenomena and natural events Be able to define observation hypothesis experiment and model Know the common units of length volume mass and temperature and their numerical prefixes Be able to convert between different units when given a conversion factor 120 Learning Outcomes Chapter 1 Students should Be able to determine the density for a substance given the appropriate information Be able to evaluate the precision and accuracy of experimental measurements Know the difference between systematic error and random error In measured data Know how to determine the number of significant figures in a measurement and be able to carry significant figures through a calculation 121
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