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1.Intro.ch125W10 - Chemistry 125/126 Welcome What Why How...

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Chemistry 125/126 Nancy Konigsberg Kerner [email protected] Welcome What? Why? How? Chemistry 125 vs 126? CHEM.125/126 Co-requisites with identical work and grades. One credit each for a total of two credits. Credit for TWO inorganic lab courses. WAIT LISTS AND OVERRIDES Report to 1500 chem. (administrative office) Contact Debra Buck; [email protected] Course Information An independent introductory gen chem course with its own lecture, lab, and discussion Labs and discussion on a given topic occur after pre-lab lecture. Instructors for lab and discussion are GSIs.
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Course Format Pre-lab lecture ( 1 hour) in 1800 chemistry Discussion (1 or 0 hour) in lab room Laboratory ( 2 or 3 hours) in lab room Labs = 3 hours if discussion is NOT held ; labs = two hours when discussion is held Discussions occur AFTER the lab experiment is done Required Materials Collaborative Investigations in Chemistry , Nancy Konigsberg Kerner and James Penner-Hahn, Hayden McNeil Publishing, Inc., Winter 2010 edition Supplies Lab Marking pens Web Sites Ctools Schedule Resources: Lecture notes, Schedule, Exams,… Link to course website http://www. umich .edu/~chem125 Evolving coLABnet data
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Lab Safety Contact Lenses may NOT be worn in lab. Goggles and aprons must be worn in lab. Lab Safety No open shoes -- sandals, thongs, etc Follow safety rules (pp.18-19, manual) at all times Special Needs Special Safety Problems? Richard Giszczak; 1608 chem. [email protected] Special Needs or Concerns? Nancy Kerner; 3541 chem. [email protected] Office hours: Tuesdays, 11am-noon; Thursdays, 10-11 am
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TOTAL course points 500 points Lab and discussion (6) 300 points Exams (2) 150 pts GSI/peer points 50 points Chemistry 125/126 Grading Points reward individual and team efforts Team % points 54 % Individual % points 46 % Chemistry 125/126 Grading Team Points. (54%) Team lab reports Discussion presentations Individual Points . (46%) Pre-lab reports Exams GSI/Peer points Winter 2010 guaranteed course letter grades: At least an A- 450 points At least a B- 400 points At least a C- 350 points At least a D- 300 points Chemistry 125/126 Grading Grades based on explicit point criteria to establish mastery; there is NO grading on a curve Point grade cutoffs guaranteed.
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