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C118: Principles of Chemistry and Biochemistry II Fall 2009 Instructors : Professors Amar Flood and Jill Robinson Email contact : professorflood@gmail.com Office hours: Wed 11am, Thurs 1pm, Simon Hall 002A AIs : Discussion: Irma Labs – Katie, Ben, Klara 3 Lectures and 1 Discussion + 1 Lab Lecture and 1 Lab Textbook : Chemistry in Context, Applying Chemistry to Society 6th Edition Course Overview Chapter 8: Energy from Electron Transfer Chapter 9: The World of Plastics and Polymers Chapter 10: Manipulating Molecules and Designing Drugs Chapter 11: Nutrition: Food for Thought Chapter 12: Genetic Engineering and the Molecules of Life
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History and Perspective – How Old is Modern Chemistry Khem – an Egyptian word for “_____ soil” originating ca 100 AD from the ability to extract iron from the Nile in flood Alchemy (Dark Ages ) – study of the transformation of crude matter into refined matter, e.g., lead (Pb) into _______ Also extended to spiritual enlightenment Chemical Revolution – Lavoisier, Priestly and Cavendish
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