CHEM 1310 G Syllabus

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Unformatted text preview: FallSemester2009,CourseSchedule&Policies TimeandMeetingLocation: CHEM1310BlockG Lecture: Lab: MWF 2:052:55pm G1,G2,G3,G4 H1,H2 H3,H4 M W R T T CollegeofComputing16 7:059:55pm 7:059:55pm 7:059:55pm 6:056:55pm 7:057:55pm Recitation: G1,G2,G3,G4 H1,H2,H3,H4 Exam:Threetimesduringthesemesterwewillhaveexams. ExamswillbeheldintheInstructionalCenter,103. ExamDates(6:056:55pm) 23September2009 21October2009 18November2009 RequiredMaterials: 1 CustomizedGeorgiaTechEditions 1.Zumdahl,ChemicalPrinciples,6thed.,2009 2.EnhancedWebAssignAccessCode($35ifpurchasedseparatelyfrombundle) 3.InterwritePRSRfTransmitter($20rebateavailableinthebundle) 4.Bottomley,Cox;CHEMISTRY1310:GeneralChemistry,LaboratoryManual,2009, HaydenMcNeil. 5.SafetyGogglesandCombinationLockforLab(thesematerialswillbesoldbythe graduatestudentfoundation,approximately$810). LECTURE INSTRUCTOR Dr.CharlieCox,AssociateDirectorofGeneralChemistry CollegeofComputing,ChemAnnex,042 charlie.cox@chemistry.gatech.edu 4043853258 (voice) INSTRUCTOR OFFICEHOURS MW TR F 3:005:30pm 12:002:00pm 11:001:00pm ABOUTYOURINSTRUCTOR I graduated from Clemson University in August of 2006 with a Ph.D. in chemistry with an emphasisonorganicchemistryandchemicaleducation.Iworkedcloselywitharesearchgroup at UCLA for the chemical education research where I developed models for student problem solving.AfterworkingforayearattheUniversityofNewHampshire,ImovedtoGeorgiaTech in 2007 and started my career here. My goal in this class is to help you better understand chemistry. Unfortunately, chemistry has often been viewed as a "weedout" course for pre meds,engineers,andothersciencemajors.Ihopetochangethatphilosophy.Chemistryisa difficultsubject,butIhonestlybelievewithhardworkonmypartandthestudents'partthat everyone in the class can excel. I am here to help you learn, and I will do the best I can to achieve this goal to its full potential. I devote a substantial amount of my time for review sessions,recitation,andotherformsofhelpinordertomakesurethatIamworkingtomyfull potentialandareavailabletohelpyoumeettheprofessionalexpectationsofthecourse.Ifyou haveaquestion,pleaseaskmeoratleastsomeoneintheclass.Alsofeelfreetostopbymy officeandintroduceyourself. TUTORING Therecitationsessionwhichisrequiredinthiscourseshouldbeusedtoitsfullextent.Thisisa time in which all students can ask question as needed concerning homework and lecture material. Tutoringforfreshmanlevel(1000level)coursesisavailablewithinmosthousingsystems. Graduatestudentsaffiliatedwiththecoursewillalsoholdatleasttwohoursofofficehoursper weekforlabandlecturequestions.TutoringwillgenerallybeavailablealldayMFfrom95 pmincollegeofcomputing,chem.annex050. 2 OTHERPROGRAM S ThestudentsuccessprogramsareavailabletoallGeorgiaTechstudents.Thewebsiteislisted belowandshouldbeconsultedasneeded. http://www.successprograms.gatech.edu/ ADAPTS Studentlearningdisabilitiesdocumentedthroughthisdepartmentwillbehonoredasdetailed totheinstructor.Pleaseinformtheinstructorwithinthefirstweekofthecourseorassoonas possible. HONORCODE All students are expected to comply with the honor code regulations set forth by this institution. All violations of the honor code will be reported to the office of student affairs. Violationsofthehonorcodecanresultinazeroontheparticularassignment,alettergrade reduction,andcan,insomeinstances,resultinexpulsionfromtheinstitution. Itisbesttoassumethatallassignments(evenhomework)mustbecompletedindividuallyin thiscourse.Bewareofinternetsources. COURSEEXAMS Exam1 Exam2 Exam3 (23September2009) (21October2009) 10% 15% 15% 20% 10% 5% 5% 20% (Chapters16) (Chapters812) (Chapters1315) (Chapters16,817,Lab) (18November2009) FinalExam1 (9December2009,2:505:40pm) WebAssign (PostLecture,DueWeeklyonMonday) ChemWorks (PreLecture,DueWeeklyonSunday) PRSQuizzes (periodicallyduringclass) Laboratory2 (summationofpreandpostlabs) 1 2 Allstudentsmusttakethefinalexamina1000levelcoursetoreceivecredit.AnFwill automaticallybeassignedifstudentsmissthefinalexam. Studentsearningbelowa60%inlabwillreceiveanautomaticFforthesemesterand willberequiredtorepeatbothlectureandlab.Becausethisisainstitutewidepolicy, thereareNOexceptionstothisrule. Examswillbe20multiplechoicequestionswithnopartialcredit.Studentsmayuseacalculator andone8.5x11handwrittencribsheet(frontonly).AcribsheetwillNOTbepermittedonthe finalexam. 3 GRADINGSCALE A B C D F Excellent Good Average Fair 85100% 7584.99% 6574.99% 5564.99% 054.99% Failing Thisrepresentstheminimumrequirementstoreceiveeachmark.Ireservetherighttolower thestandards,butIwillneverincreasetherequirementsforagivenmark.Ingeneral,Iwillnot lowerthestandardsforanAorpassingscore.Inotherwords,youmustmakean85%to receiveanAanda55%topassthecourse. Typicaldistributionsare: 15%A 35%B 30%C 10%D 10%F GRADEIMPROVEMENTPLAN Thefinalexamwillbe4sectionsinlengthwiththefirst3representingmaterialfromexams1 3,respectively.Theremainingsectionwillcovernewmaterial.Underthegradeimprovement plan, if you earn higher on the corresponding section of the final than you did on the initial exam,thatpercentagewillreplacetheinitialscore.Inexample,ifyouearna60%onexam1,a 70%onthefirstsectionofthefinal,the70%willbeaveragedintothefinalgrade.However,all studentsmusttakethefinalexam. TechnologyComponentsoftheCourse TSquare www.tsquare.gatech.edu CHEM1310G(forlecturematerials) Therewillbeaseparatesiteforlectureandlaboratory.Thefollowingmaterialswillbeposted tothissite: 1. 2. 3. 4. LectureNotes(inpdfandpptformat) SampleExamsfrompriorsemesters SupplementalReadingsandProblems Announcements 4 AnyannouncementsmadeviaemailthroughTSquarewillholdforthecourse.Itisyour responsibilitytochecktheTSquaresiteregularlyandyouremail.IfImakeanannouncement viaemail,itisthesameasifImadeitduringclass. StudentsmayoptinoroptoutofreceivingregularemailsregardingTSquareactivity.Iwill useamoderatefilterindicatinganyactivityoruploadwillgoonlytothosewhooptinto receiveamessage.Announcementswillbesenttoeveryone. PersonalResponseSystems(PRS) IwillusethePRSsystemsduringmost(ifnotevery)lecture.Iwillusetheseasawayofgauging yourunderstandingofthematerial.Thisalsoprovidesyouwithinstantfeedbackandanidea aboutthedepthofunderstandingneededforthecourse,aswellas,thetypesofquestionsI mayaskonexams. ParticipationinthePRSactivitieswillbegivenfullcredit(1pointperquestion). Theremainingpointswillbe"QUIZ"points.IwillNOTannouncetheseinadvance.Ingeneral, wewillhaveaweeklyquizonWednesdayconsistingof23multiplechoiceornumericentry questions. IwillrescalethePRSgradessuchthat85%ofthepointandhigherwillbefullcredit.Thiswill coveranyissueswithsystemfailureandintheeventhatsomeoneforgetstheirdevice. WORDOFWARNING: You cannot borrow PRS systems. It will change your information in the roster, and you may notgetcredit.Useyourownsystem! PRSquestionswillstartonAugust24thandwillcontinuethroughdeadweek. EnhancedWebAssign Thesitefortheonlinehomeworkis:www.webassign.net. Gotologinandusethefollowingcoursekeytoregister:gatech27678518 Thiscoursekeyshouldlinkyoutothecourseaffiliatedwithyoursection. Proceedwithregistrationasguidedbytheprogram. Therearetwotypesofhomeworkassignmentsinthecourse: ChemWorks/PreLectureHomework(dueSundayat11:59pm)(5%ofthesemestermark) PostLabHomework(dueMondayat11:59pm) (15%ofthesemestermark) Otherfeaturesavailablewithwebassigninclude:practiceproblems,studentsolutionsmanual (thepostlecturehomeworkisfromZumdahl),animations,andpracticeexams. 5 PreLectureHomeworkSchedule Date Sunday,August16,2009 Sunday,August23,2009 Sunday,August30,2009 Thursday,September10,2009 Sunday,September13,2009 Sunday,September20,2009 Sunday,September27,2009 Tuesday,October06,2009 Sunday,October11,2009 Sunday,October18,2009 Sunday,October25,2009 Sunday,November01,2009 Sunday,November08,2009 Sunday,November15,2009 Sunday,November22,2009 Sunday,November29,2009 Sunday,December06,2009 (5%ofcourse) UnlimitedattemptsareallowedforEACHassignment. 6 Assignment 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 Zumdahl6e GTVersionChapters 3&4 5 6 Noprelectureassignment 8 9&10 11 12 13 Noprelectureassignment 14 15 17 Noprelectureassignment 16 Noprelectureassignment Drop2lowestattempted Total Value 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 200 1000 PostLectureHomework(10%ofthesemestermark) DueDate 24Aug.2009 31Aug.2009 14Sept.2009 21Sept.2009 28Sept.2009 7Oct.2009 12Oct.2009 19Oct.2009 2Nov.2009 23Nov.2009 30Nov.2009 4Dec.2009 4Dec.2009 SUMMARY: Five(5)submissionsisallowedforeachhomework. Homeworkisdueatmidnightonthedatesindicated. 90%awardedifincorrectsignificantfiguresareused. Thelowestattemptedhomeworkassignmentisdroppedfor1000possiblepointsor 1100withthebonus. Homeworkis10%ofthefinalgradeor11%withextracredit. Noextensionswillbegrantedonthehomeworkassignments. 7 Assignment 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 Chapters Intro WebAssign 2,3,4 5 6 8 9,10 11 12 13 14,15 17 16 Allchapters Homework 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 BONUS PointValue 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 Max100 TentativeSchedulebyTopicandChapter: Weekbeginning Aug.17 Aug.24 Aug.31 Sept.7 Sept.14 Sept.21 Sept.28 Oct.5 Oct.12 Oct.19 Oct.26 Nov.2 Nov.9 Nov.16 Nov.23 Nov.30 Monday Introduction Stoichiometry(3) Quantum(5) Holiday Bonding(6) GasLaws(8) Int.Forces(9) Holiday AcidBaseChem(12) AcidBaseChem(12) Wednesday Stoichiometry(3) TypesofReactions(4) Quantum(5) Quantum(5) Bonding(6) Review/GasLaws(8) VaporPressure(10) Equilibrium(11) AcidBaseChem(12) Review/AqueousEquilibrium(13) Friday Stoichiometry(3) TypesofReactions(4) Quantum(5) Bonding(6) Bonding(6) Int.Forces(9) VaporPressure(10) Equilibrium(11) AcidBaseChem(12) AqueousEquilibrium(13) AqueousEquilibrium(13) Thermodynamics(14) Thermodynamics(15) Kinetics(17) Holiday Electrochemistry(16) AqueousEquilibrium(13) AqueousEquilibrium(13) Thermodynamics(14) Thermodynamics(15) Thermodynamics(15) Kinetics(17) Electrochemistry(16) Thermodynamics(14) Thermodynamics(15) Review/Kinetics(17) Kinetics(17) Electrochemistry(16) FinalExam: 9December2009,2:505:40pm The"shaded"datesrepresentsdaysinwhichanexamwillbeadministered.Wewillreviewor covernewmaterialasneededtoremainonschedule. 8 CourseObjectivesandGoals: Thiscoursewillfocusonthefundamentalsofchemistrywithanemphasisonthemacroscopic, microscopic,andsymboliclevelsofchemistry. MacroscopicLaboratory ExperimentsandObservations Symbolic C8H10N4O2 Macroscopic WhitePowder MP=237oC BP=178oC SymbolicChemicalEquations andRepresentationsIncluding ChemicalFormulas MicroscopicAtomicand MolecularRepresentations Microscopic Objectiveswithregardtothepointsabove: Describefundamentalchemistrycalculations(stoichiometry)withanemphasisoncommon measurementsincludingpercentyield,percentcomposition,molarity,anddensity. Outlinefundamentaltypesofchemicalreactionswithanemphasisonwhatistakingplaceon themicroscopiclevel.Thesereactionsinclude:precipitation,oxidationreduction,and dissolutionreactions. Introducebasicquantumchemistrywithanemphasisonquantumnumbersandperiodictrends. ProvideanoverviewofionicandcovalentbondingtheorieswithanintroductiontoLewisdot structuresandVSEPRtheoryformoleculargeometries. Emphasizethedifferencesinthepropertiesofsolids,liquids,andgaseswithastrongemphasis ontheroleofintermolecularforcesinpredictingthepropertiesofchemicalcompounds. DiscusssolutionchemistrywithandescriptionofvaporpressureandRaoult'sLaw,aswellas, colligativeproperties. Describethechemicalmeaningofequilibriumandintroduceseveralapplicationsofequilibrium includingacidbasechemistryandsolubility. Provideaqualitativeandquantitativeoverviewofthefourfundamentallawsof thermodynamicsincludingacalculusbaseddescriptionofthesecondlawofthermodynamics. Introducethefundamentalsofchemicalkineticswithafocusonchemicalratelaws,activation energy,integratedratelaws,halflifekinetics,andreactionmechanisms. 9 PRSQuizSchedule: August26,2009 NomenclatureandStoichiometry StoichiometryandSolutions Quantum September2,2009 September9,2009 September16,2009 September30,2009 October7,2009 October14,2009 October28,2009 QuantumandBonding GasesandIntermolecularForces IntermolecularForcesandSolutions Equilibrium BuffersandTitrations AqueousEquilibriaandThermodynamics Thermodynamics November4,2009 November11,2009 Before19August2009: ReadChapters13. LearntheIONS.p.3745(Knowthismaterial) RegisterforWebAssign ObtainallLabSuppliesasNeeded(lockandgoggles) 10 ContactInformation Individual Dr.Leigh Bottomley Mr.Manoj Mathew Mr.Joseph Conn Mr.Cody Morelock Ms.BijalShah Ms.Leighanne Gallington Mr.Sai Gogineni Pleasenotethattheofficehoursaresubjecttochange. AdditionalResources ElectronicForums(TSquare): Almosteveryweek,Iwillrequireaoneminutepaperwhichasksstudentstoidentifywhatthey havingthemostdifficultywith.Inresponsetothepapers,Iwillprovideadditionalexamples and forum posts on TSquare. Forums provide an electronic medium for students to communicatewithoneanotherregardingtopics,concepts,problems,etc.Iwillstartposting forumquestionsduringthesecondweek. Notes: Thecoursemovesveryquickly,andinanattempt,toprovideadditionalsupportthefollowing systemwillbeutilizedinrecitation.Thestudentswillbedividedintogroupsduringrecitation forsharingandcollaboratingregardingthematerialinthelecture. Each group will have defined roles for all participants that will also rotate giving everyone in thegroupachancetoparticipateineachrole.Therolesare: ManagerCompiler (MC): assigns weekly roles and ensures that all are following through on their tasks. At the end of the week is responsible for collecting the group effortsintoonedocumentandpostingitforthereviewers. Notetakers(NT)(2)whotakenotesduringthelecturesandsubmitthemimmediately to the editor who will combine them into one set. All members can contribute to the notes,but2aregivenspecificresponsibilitytodosoeachweek. 11 Role Email OfficeHour(s) LabCoordinator Leigh.Bottomley@chemistry.gatech.edu Byappt. G3/H3Instructor gth832m@mail.gatech.edu T/Th121 josephconn@gatech.edu H1Instructor G4/H4 Instructor G2Instructor H2Instructor G1Instructor cody.morelock@gatech.edu bshah6@gatech.edu lgallington3@gatech.edu mgogineni3@gatech.edu W78pm F1011am Th45pm Editor(E)combinesthenotesofallnotetakersintoonesetremovingduplicationand clarifyingoraskingforclarificationwhentheyareunclear. Resource editor (RE) adds references from the text or other course resources to the appropriateareasofthenotes.WorkswiththeEditortodeterminewheretheseareas are. RE also creates at least 3 test questions that address the week's content and concepts. Participationisvoluntary;however,thosewhoparticipateandshowtheirworktotheirTAwill beeligibleforanadditionalbumpiftheyenduponagradeboundary.Inexample,astudent whoparticipatesandearnsan84.8willlikelybebumpedtoanA.Afraction(10minutes)ofthe recitation time will be devoted to this process. I will also review the test questions, and possiblyusethesamequestionoravariationonanexamduringclassorthefinal.Onceagain participationisvoluntary. 12 ...
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