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UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, SAN DIEGO CHEMISTRY 6CH SYLLABUS Spring Quarter 2009 Honors General Chemistry III General Information: Instructor : Dr. Carl Hoeger Office : York 4030 Phone : 858-534-6434 e-mail : ( NOTE: When sending e-mail, please put 6CH somewhere in subject line ) Office Hours : Walk-In : MWF 9:30-12:30 AM; also by appointment “On-Line” (electronic mail) : M-Th 9:30-10:30 PM; Su 7-8 PM; e-mail answered before midnight AOL Instant Messenger : Name : profcah ; I am on-line most of the day and on and off during the weekend and nights. Podcasts : Get the RSS feed and let iTunes download it for you. Webpage has more links. WEB PAGE : Go to YOU MUST BE ABLE TO ACCESS THIS PAGE TIME: 2-2:50 PM MON, WED, FRI in Center Hall 113. Discussion Sections as per your schedule . COURSE OBJECTIVES: This course is the LAST (!!!) quarter of a three quarter honors-level course in general chemistry. We will cover Chapters 17 through 23 as time permits. A LOT of the material science material will come from lecture and not from your book. It is expected that you have taken 6AH and BH in preparation for this course. CLASS FORMAT: Lecture and discussion section. TEXT AND REQUIRED SUPPLEMENTARY MATERIALS : 1) PRINCIPLES OF MODERN CHEMISTRY (6th Ed.) by Oxtoby, Gillis and Nachtrieb. THIS IS A NEW EDITION AND IT IS RECOMMENDED YOU GET IT. Your test material will be out of both this book and the notes. Study guide/Answer key for this book are available as well and it is recommended that you get it! 2) Supplementary Materials will be on our web page; 3) Spiral Bound Problem Notebook (HW): You will do all suggested homework problems into this notebook . (See Notebook Policy ) 4) Calculator: An inexpensive NON-GRAPHING, NON-PROGRAMABLE scientific calculator is required. It should be able to do logarithms, scientific notation and basic arithmetic. A TI-30 or equivalent is recommended. If your calculator can enter letters and/or words you will not be allowed to use it!! (See Calculator Policy ) 5) Interwrite PRS Remote Answering Unit : Called a “ RAD ” (remote answering device) or “ Clicker ” this will be used in the classroom to get instant polling, quizzing, etc data. Cost of $50 new/ ca. $25 used, get it at the bookstore. See Grading Policies. METHOD OF EVALUATION AND GRADING POLICIES: SEE ATTACHED GRADING POLICIES . YOU MUST BE FAMILIAR WITH EVERYTHING IN THIS DOCUMENT! SOME NOTES, SUGGESTIONS AND WARNINGS : If you miss the final, you will get a zero without verifiable proof of serious illness or a police report. A Grade of “Incomplete” can only be given under special circumstances (UCSD rule). Study groups help. Use all the resources available to you!
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