Chemistry 160 Spring 2020


Preliminary Schedule of Lectures, Labs, and Tests


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Date

Chapter

Lab Exercise

1

1/13

1/15

1: The Science of Chemistry,

2: Numbers from Measurement

Course Introduction; Syllabus; Lab Safety; Check-In

2

1/22

2 cont.

3: Unit Systems and Dimensional Analysis

Lab Exercise 1 – Significant Figures & Exponential Notation

Exp 1: Laboratory Techniques (A, C, D); CCC (3)

3

1/27

1/29

3 cont.

Lab Exercise 2 – Measurements; CCC (2, 4, 5, 6)

Exp 2: Measurements

4

2/3

2/5

4: Basic Concepts About Matter

Exam #1 (1-3); CCC (8)

5

2/10

2/12

5: Subatomic Particles, Isotopes, and Nuclear Chemistry [5.1-5.8]

Exp 7: Water in Hydrates; CCC (10)

6

2/19

6: Electronic Structure and Chemical Periodicity

Isotopes Worksheet; Atomic Emission Demo; CCC (11)

7

2/24

2/26

6 cont.

7: Chemical Bonds

Exam #2 (4-6)

8

3/2

3/4

7 cont.

Lewis Structures Worksheet

9

3/9

3/11

8: Chemical Nomenclature

Exp 17: Lewis Structures and Molecular Models

10

3/16

3/18

8 cont.

9: Chemical Calculations: The Mole Concept and Chemical Formulas

Lab Exercises 3 & 4 – Names & Formulas; CCC (15, 17, 18)

11

3/23

3/25

9 cont.

Flubber Chemistry

Flubber

12

3/30

4/1

9 cont.

10: Chemical Calculations Involving Chemical Equations [10.1-10.10]

Lab Exercise 10 – Moles; CCC (20)

Exp 9: Composition of Potassium Chlorate

13

4/13

4/15

10 cont.

Exam #3 (7-9); CCC (21)

14

4/20

4/22

11: States of Matter [11.1-11.8, 11.16]

Lab Exercises 6 – Equation Writing & Balancing I

Exp 15 – Quantitative Preparation of Potassium Chloride

15

4/27

4/29

13: Solutions [13.1-13.8, 13.10-13.11]

Lab Exercise 11 – Stoichiometry;

Exp 13: Identification of Selected Anions

16

5/4

5/6

14: Acids, Bases, and Salts [14.1-14.5, 14.11-14.12]

Exam #4 (10-11, 13); Check-Out

17

5/11

5/13

Practice Final Exam

Final Review



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