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1307 Chapter 1 Tro - 1 CHEMISTRY 1307 General Chemistry I...

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Unformatted text preview: 1 CHEMISTRY 1307 General Chemistry I Today ` s Agenda 1. Welcome/Introduction 2. Discussion of the Syllabus 3. Class Objectives/Goals 4. Chapter 1 Discussion http://www.uhd.edu/ http://www.uhd.edu/ 2 CHEMISTRY 1307 General Chemistry I Instructor: Dr. Byron K. Christmas Office: N-809 Phone: (713) 221-8169 E-Mail: ChristmasB@uhd.edu Office Hours: See Syllabus Text: Chemistry: A Molecular Approach Nivaldo J. Tro Other Requirements: i >Clickers and MGC 2 CHEMISTRY 1307 General Chemistry I Instructor: Dr. Byron K. Christmas Office: N-809 Phone: (713) 221-8169 E-Mail: ChristmasB@uhd.edu Office Hours: See Syllabus Text: Chemistry: A Molecular Approach Nivaldo J. Tro Other Requirements: i >Clickers and MGC 3 CHEMISTRY 1307 Prerequisites: CHEM 1305 or High School Chemistry Co-requisite: Credit or Enrollment in MATH 1301 and CHEM 1107 On-Line Mastering General Chemistry Homework/Quizzes: Examinations: 3 Examinations & 1 Comprehensive Final Examination 4 CHEMISTRY 1307 EVALUATION OF PERFORMANCE: 3 Examinations ( Final Exam Replaces Lowest ) 51% 4 M G C Quizzes ( Lowest Quiz is Dropped! ) 15% 11 M G C Homework Assignments ( Lowest 2 Scores Drop!) 9% 1 i > Clicker Participation 4% 1 Final Examination ( Standardized, Comprehensive!) 21% 5 CHEMISTRY 1307 i >Clicker Registration We will now do l Classroom Enrollment z for your i-Clicker! When you see your name scrolling down, note the letter next to Your name and press that key on your remote. A second letter Should then appear by your name. Click on that letter to Confirm you registration! 6 CHEMISTRY 1307 i >Clicker Question # 1 The measurement, 0.0100 g has how many significant figures? A.5 B.4 C.3 D.2 E.1 7 Why Study Chemistry? 1. To better understand the world: what it is made of and how it works. 2. Because it is the most practical and relevant of the sciences - chemistry is the study of EVERYTHING! 3. It is the l Central Science z- All other sciences intersect at and depend on chemistry. 4. It is essential to the national and local economies. (Houston is at the center of the world ` s largest petro- chemical complex) 8 Why Study Chemistry? 5. It is required for virtually every major involving science, mathematics, or engineering. 6. An awareness of the principles of chemistry is essential to being an informed and responsible citizen in a highly technical society. 7. It is incredibly fascinating and a lot of fun! 8. And MANY MORE! Consumer 9 The Language of Chemistry Alphabet - Chemical Symbols of the Elements (Memorize the first 103 names and symbols) H Mg Sc Zr Ta Xe Nd Np Lr Re Words - Chemical Formulas of Compounds H 2 O HNO 3 C 12 H 22 O 11 NaCl NH 4 ClO 4 Sentences - Chemical Equations 2 Na (s) + Cl 2 (g) -----> 2 NaCl (s) + energy Paragraphs - Reaction Mechanisms (Dealt with in Chapter 13 in CHEM 1308) Using the Language to Express Ideas - Definitions, concepts, mathematical skills, etc....
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