1 CHM 2040-0004 Chemistry Fundamentals 1A – Fall 2015 Instructor: Dr. Melanie Beazley Office: Physical Sciences Building 205 Email: [email protected] Class Meetings: Tuesdays and Thursdays 4:30 pm – 5:50 pm in PSY 108 Office Hours: Tuesdays: 9:00 am – 11:00 am Thursdays: 10:00 am – 12:00 pm Or by appointment Course Objective: To provide a basic understanding of the fundamental concepts of chemistry including units of measurement, classification of matter, atomic structure, atomic theory, the periodic table, chemical bonds, molecules, ions, stoichiometry, chemical reactions, and thermochemistry Required Materials: Textbook: Chemistry: A Molecular Approach (3 rd Edition) by Nivaldo J. Tro Scientific calculator : No graphing or programmable calculators will be allowed during exams Pink ScanTron test form with UCF logo for each exam i Clicker2 Transmitter Optional Materials: Supplemental study guide: Chemistry Fundamentals 1A by Patino Mastering Chemistry online supplement (course ID MCBEAZLEY05151) Grading Summary: 4 Exams (100 points each) 400 points 1 Final Exam 200 points 4 Quizzes (25 points each) 100 points Total 700 points • Four exams will be given during the regularly scheduled class time and worth 100 points each. • The final exam will last 2 hours 50 minutes and be worth 200 points. • If you have not missed any exams, the percentage grade of your final will replace your lowest exam grade (if higher). • All exams will be cumulative with a computer-graded multiple- choice format. • Five fifteen-minute quizzes will be given during the semester using the iClicker. The lowest quiz grade will be dropped. Quizzes will not be cumulative and will be worth 25 points each. • In-class extra credit opportunities will be provided periodically throughout the semester without prior notice.
2 Exams: For each exam the student should bring: • Their student ID • A clean, flat, pink ScanTron test form with the UCF logo • Number 2 pencil • Scientific calculator – no graphing or programmable calculators will be allowed during exams. Use of any
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