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Unformatted text preview: CHS 1440 Instructor: Lei Zhai Office phone (407) 882 - 2847 E-mail: lzhai@mail.ucf.edu Office hours (Spring 2006) Office CH 207 Mon. 9:30 am 11:30 am Wed. 4:00 pm 5:00 pm For other times, see instructor for an appointment TA: Daeri Tenery E-mail: daeritenery@yahoo.com Recitation: Thu. 9:00 am 1:00 pm Office Hours: Wed. 9:00 am 12:00 pm Overview Text: CHEMISTRY THE ENTRAL SCIENCE 10th Ed.; by Brown, Lemay and Bursten. Atomic and Molecular structure Stoichiometry Chemical reactions Solids, Liquids, Gases, Solutions Materials Thermodynamics Equilibrium Electrochemistry 9 Grade based on percentage of total points 3 exams (100 points apiece) = 300 points Final Exam = 400 points Quizzes ( 5 points apiece) = 300 points Best 10 quiz grades used Total Possible Points = 1000 points Grade scale A = 90% to 100% NC or D = 60% to 69% B = 80% to 89% F = below 60% C = 70% to 79 % Important Dates Date of Exams will be announced two weeks before the exam Final Exam on Apr. 26 (1:00 pm 3:50 pm) Withdrawal Deadline is Mar. 3rd! Test and Quiz Policy No calculators, Laptops, cell phones! Bring the following to exams and quizzes: red NCS scantron, photo ID (UCF ID preferred), and number 2 pencil! [PID number on scantron] Attendance Policy: Attendance will be checked randomly.- An UCF endorsed activities or missing class for medical or other legitimate reasons must inform the instructor in writing. Chemistry : a science that deals with the composition, structure, and properties of substances and with the transformations that they undergo. CHEMISTRY Ch. 1 Introduction CHS 1440 Chemistry, Matter, and Change! Chemistry is the study of matter and its changes Matter has mass and takes up space (volume) Two kinds of changes: physical...where the substance remains the same Ice Bomb chemical...where new substance(s) are created Magnesium with Carbon Dioxide Physical States of Matter Solid fixed shape and volume...relatively incompressible...rigid Liquid fixed volume...no fixed shape, so it takes shape of container...relatively incompressible...fluid Gas no fixed volume or shape...takes shape and volume of container...easily compressible fluid Gas Liquid Solid Changes in Matter/Properties of Matter Physical Property property of a substance that can be observed without changing its chemical identity examples physical state odor melting point density boiling point shape color magnetism Physical Change change in the form of matter but not in its chemical identity melting boiling freezing condensation (gas to liquid or gas to solid) sublimation (solid to gas) dissolving color change Chemical Property ability of a substance to react with others to form new substances zinc can react with hydrochloric acid to produce hydrogen gas and zinc chloride silver can not react with hydrochloric acid...
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