General Chemistry II
General Chemistry II CHEM 010
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General Chemistry II CHEM 10 Fall 2011 Course Syllabus UC Merced General Information Chem 10 is the second semester general chemistry course introducing major chemical principles and laboratory techniques Chem 10 uses scienti c methodology to help students critically analyze and solve practical problems The main topics included in the course are chemistry of the maingroup elements kinetics equilibrium thermodynamics electrochemistry chemistry of the transition metals and nuclear chemistry Laboratory sections are part of the course and are designed to reinforce the concepts studied during lecture by using basic lab methods Student Learning Outcomes Upon successful completion of Chem 10 students should be able to 0 Describe properties of maingroup elements using periodic trends and electronic structure 0 Explain the fundamental concepts of chemical kinetics equilibrium thermodynamics and electrochemistry and successfully apply them to solve chemistry problems 0 Demonstrate understanding of the transition elements coordination compounds and fundamentals of nuclear reactions 0 Perform chemical experiments in individual or group settings use basic laboratory apparatus and communicate results through writing scienti c lab reports Evaluation of these outcomes will be based on exams quizzes laboratory reports and in class discussions Relationship to program learning outcomes for Chemical Sciences major CHEM 10 is focused on building fundamental knowledge and skills This course develops major concepts and theoretical principles in chemistry building on the foundation established in CHEM 2 Laboratory sections further develop skills required to ca1ry out basic laboratory procedures in a safe manner with proper techniques Handling data in the lab and preparing laboratory reports expand students basic scienti c communication skills To a lesser extent this course explores scienti c methodology 7 how a scientist integrates fundamental knowledge and skills into scienti c inquiries The course guides students in recognizing scientific ethics and the role of chemistry in society by learning how chemistry solves real life problems Students gain appreciation for chemistry through working on examples of chemical applications given in the textbook and discussed in lecture Course Instructor Petia Gueorguieva PhD AOA rm 181 pg11eorg11ievaucmercededu Laboratory Instructors Gary Abel gabelucmercededu Chenfei Xu cxuucmercededu Justin Huj dic jhujdicucmercededu Joshua Baker jbaker6ucmercededu Cheetar Lee clee226ucmercededu Ke Gong kgong3ucmercededu Class Times Lecture 7 MWF COB 102 830 7 920 am Laboratory7 Section 2 M lO30aml20am SE 110 Section 3 M 200pm450pm SE 110 Section 4 M 530pm820pm SE 110 Section 5 T lO00aml250am SE 110 Section 6 T l30pm420pm SE 110 Section 7 T 500pm750pm SE 110 Section 8 W lO30aml20am SE 110 Section 9 W 200pm450pm SE 110 Section 10 W 530pm820pm SE 110 Section 11 Th lO00aml250am SE 110 Section 12 Th l30pm420pm SE 110 Section 13 Th 500pm750pm SE 110 Of ce Hours Petia Gueorguieva Tuesday ll00aml200 pm Wednesday ll00aml200 pm rm181 AOA If you have a time con ict with the above times please email to schedule an appointment TAs of ce hours 7 TBA during lab sections and posted on CROPS Students are encouraged to come to the of ce hours with questions from the lecture or the laboratory Please email your instructor or TA if you need to schedule an appointment Questions also could be submitted via email but questions received in the afternoon on the day before an exam or a lab session may not be answered before the exam or lab Course Web site The CHEM 10 web site is part of the UCMCROPS course management system and will be automatically available to all students enrolled in the class httpsmyucmercededu Prerequisite General chemistry I Chem 2 with minimum grade C Text Chemistry The Molecular Nature of Matter and Change 5th Edition by Martin S Silberberg published by McGrawHill 2009 Other required materials Scienti c calculator A clicker Laboratory notebook must be bound and have duplicate pages Laboratory safety goggles Clicker registration In order to receive credit for quizzes your clicker must be registered Please consult the Registerng a TumingPoint Clicker Guide for Students le posted under Resources on your Chem 10 CROPS site for instructions on how to register your clicker Course grading Points will be assigned as follows Letter grades will be assigned according to the scale below A 90 100 B 78 90 C 63 78 D 50 63 Below 50 Plus and minus grades will be assigned within these ranges at Dr Gueorguieva s discretion Extra credit assignments might be given at Dr Gueorguieva s discretion CLAss POLICIES Structure of the course and expectations Lecture The lectures will consist mainly of discussions of several speci c topics that highlight the concepts presented in the chapter Example problems will be solved to demonstrate the practical applications of the studied concepts During the lecture you will be informed of the material to be covered ie which chapter in the text in the following lecture You are advised to read each assigned chapter in the text before the class period in which that chapter is discussed Unless informed otherwise you are responsible for all of the material in the chapter whether or not it is specifically discussed in lecture Laboratory The labdiscussion periods will be used primarily to complete the 11 laboratory experiments Some of the labs are done individually while others will be done in pairs The descriptions procedures and writeup formats for the labs can be found on the course web site the CROPS site httpsmv J edn portalmain html under Students are responsible to bring a copy printed or electronic 0f the handout for experiment in the lab The writeup for each lab will be due at the beginning of the following laboratory period except for the last lab N0 makeup labs will be given No lab writeups will be accepted late Late zero points The lowest score among the 11 will be dropped when calculating your course grade The rst 30 40 minutes of each lab period will be used as a discussion time in which the lab instructor will answer any questions about the previous week s lecture and provide some background on that week s laboratory Students are expected to come prepared to each lab section read and understand the experiment and to follow the safety rules at all times while in the laboratory Exams Three exams 100 points each and a cumulative nal exam 200 points will be on material covered in lectures labs chapter readings and questions and problems at the end of the chapters The midterm exams and nal exam will be given during the class periods on the dates given in Chem 10 Schedule If you can not make one of these dates and therefore need to take an exam early see Dr Gueorguieva at least one week before the exam and arrangements will be made No makeup exams will be given No exam scores will be dropped The exams are structured to emphasize understanding of concepts and methods of problem solving not memorization of facts You will always be provided with a periodic table In addition you will be given data such as physical constants Avogadro s number the gas constant certain unit conversions that you may need You will also be allowed to bring a calculator when needed and one sheet of paper standard 812 x 11 inches on which you may write or print any other facts or formulas you think may be helpful on the exam Use of any other materials on an exam constitutes cheating see Academic Honesty policies below Quizzes Ten quizzes 20 points each will be on the material covered in lectures labs chapter readings and problems at the end of the chapters Quizzes will be given at random times during class and quiz dates will not be announced No make up quizzes will be given No quiz scores will be dropped Homework Homework problems from the Silberberg text will be assigned for each chapter Homework won t be graded by the instructor or the TAs All of the assigned problems have their answers in the back of the text so that you can check your work On the tests you will be expected to solve similar problems This is why you are strongly encouraged to work the problems yourself rather than copy the answers M are responsible to check your answers a lot of learning takes place at this stage Ask for help when needed Attendance and behavior Students are expected to attend lectures During lecture material not in the textbook may be discussed for which you will be held responsible on exams Furthermore quizzes will be given during the regular lecture times Attendance at your assigned lab discussion section is required in order for you to earn the points for the lab writeups Behavior that is disruptive to other students or interferes with their attempts to follow the lectures is not allowed This includes talking except when you are speci cally asked to discuss a question among yourselves listening to music or operating an electronic device not related to lecture or blocking another student s view Cell phones must be turned off while class is in session Violators of these policies will be required to leave the classroom Policy on missed quizzes or laboratories No quizzes or laboratories may be taken late If you miss a quiz or lab it will count as a zero In the cases of the labs one of these zeros will be dropped in the calculation of your nal grade Only two exceptions will be made incapacitating injury or illness requires written documentation from your physician or Student Health Services specifying the date on which you were incapacitated or death or serious illness of a family member requires written documentation from Student Advising In these cases a score for the missed assignment will be generated based on your average scores for the other assignments of the same type quiz or lab If you are unable to be here at the time of a midterm exam please see Dr Gueorguieva at least two weeks in advance and arrangements will be made for you to take the exam early If you miss the nal exam for a valid reason documented as described above you may request a grade of Incomplete for the course this will be given only if you were doing passing work prior to the nal and must take the nal exam during the following semester in order to complete your grade Regrading If you believe that any assignment quiz laboratory or exam has been graded incorrectly you must return the assignment for regrading within one week after it was returned to you The entire assignment will be regraded so your score could go either down up or not change The instructor may photocopy graded assignments before returning them Any student who attempts to cheat by altering a graded assignment and returning it for regrading will receive a score of zero for that assignment and may be subject to further disciplinary action DISABILITY SERVICES INFORMATION The Chem 10 class is open to all students and instructors do their best to accommodate students with special needs If you are a student with a disability please contact Dr Gueorguieva or the UCM Disability Services at disabilityservicesucmercededu Disability Services of ce is located in the Kolligian Library West Wing Room 109 For UC Merced s Disability Services information please go to httpdisabilitvucmercededu POLICY ON ACADEMIC HONESTY Laboratories You are free to discuss any aspect of the laboratories with anyone and to consult any reference sources while preparing for the laboratories performing the experiments and writing the reports You must however perform your own work in the laboratory and report your own data and observations For experiments that are to be carried out in pairs or groups everyone in the group is responsible for the experiment and all data and observations must be recorded by each member of the group and reported An observation or piece of data may be thrown out only if you know or have good reason to believe that a mistake was made on that part of the experiment and in that case the lab report must clearly indicate which data were eliminated and why You must not interfere with any other individual s or group s experiment and you are responsible for handling shared chemicals and equipment in ways that will not contaminate or damage them If you use information from outside sources in preparing your lab report those sources must be properly credited Each student must prepare an independently written lab report even for experiments that were performed in pairs or groups If multiple students submit lab reports that have obviously been copied entirely or partially apart from the common set of original data all of the students involved will receive scores of zero for that report Next attempts to submit copied lab work will result in reporting the students to the Of ce of Judicial A airs and further disciplinary actions may be taken Quizzes and Exams Quizzes and exams must be your own independent work You may use only a pencil or pen one 812 x 11 inch sheet of paper containing any notes you wish to bring a clicker when needed and a calculator when needed Use of any other electronic devises during exams and quizzes is prohibited You may not communicate with or pass materials to any other person look at another student s paper or consult any written except for your one page of notes on exams or electronic source during the exam or quiz unless you are speci cally told otherwise Cell phones must be turned off and out of sight during exams Bring your UC Merced student ID to each exam students not carrying proper ID may be prohibited from taking the exam and assigned a score of zero Any student caught violating these policies will be assigned a score of zero for that exam reported to the O ce ofJudicial A airs and may be subject to further disciplinary action For UC Merced s academic honesty policy please go to httpstudentlifeucmercededu click on Student Judicial Affairs and then Academic Honesty Policy UC Merced Deadlines and Holidays Fall 2011 ns uc on 25 5 8 15 22 Nov3 Nov11 Nov24 Nov25 Dec12 Dec16 Lecture Date Aug 29 Aug31 Chapter LectureLab Schedulequot Topic Laboratory Safely Main group periodic properties 7 Hydrogen 1A groups 6A 7 entropy Number of microstates Law Predicting Standard molar entropy afCaball I entropy changes chemical reactions 7 energy and 7 ener y Equilibrium Reaction direction Reaction Quotient Exam 1 pressure term s problems dissociation constant acid strengt propertie s