Lecture 1 (chapters 1 and 2)

Lecture 1 (chapters 1 and 2) - Welcome Somebusinessitems 1.

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Jespersen/Brady/Hyslop Chemistry: The Molecular Nature of Matter, 6E Welcome Some business items 1. Chapter 3 on Tuesday, then  normal pace 2. Online homework should be up,  try it!  Register your clicker 3. You already have homework and  reading assignments!
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Jespersen/Brady/Hyslop Chemistry: The Molecular Nature of Matter, 6E Business 4 . Labs/recitations started yesterday 5. Please do not open laptops  during lecture (unless back 5 rows) 6. Notes will be provided the day  before on STJ Central site (or I will  bring copies).  Everyone knows how to  use it?  Remind me in class if I forget 7. We are all here to learn  chemistry, so be civil 
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Jespersen/Brady/Hyslop Chemistry: The Molecular Nature of Matter, 6E More business 1.   Office hours  -  Mon – 10:30- 12:00, and Thurs 12:00-1:30 Serafinj@stjohns.edu , ext (5226) I will also answer my phone and  respond to email during these times  (priority is person, phone, email).   This is my job you are not  bothering me
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Jespersen/Brady/Hyslop Chemistry: The Molecular Nature of Matter, 6E Cont. I should respond to email within 2  academic days  If you need to see me, please make  an email appointment (BIG issues).   If my door is open you can ask if I  have time. After labs etc
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Jespersen/Brady/Hyslop Chemistry: The Molecular Nature of Matter, 6E What is my job? Help you learn! What is the best way to achieve that? Come to class having read the  assignments, attempt the assigned  problems BRING QUESTIONS – I WOULD BE VERY  HAPPY TO JUST ANSWER QUESTIONS  ABOUT THE ASSIGNED SECTIONS!!!  I  don’t know what you know and don’t know,  help me out. Let me know if you have questions, or 
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Jespersen/Brady/Hyslop Chemistry: The Molecular Nature of Matter, 6E Next few classes We will have a lot of definitions – need to  learn the vocabulary.  Sadly memorization,  but that slows down.  You should also know  the names and symbols of the first 3 rows of  the periodic table by next week. Will start the quantitative component of the  course fairly soon Second exam is much harder than the first  exam! Will “plug and chug” work?
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Jespersen/Brady/Hyslop Chemistry: The Molecular Nature of Matter, 6E John Wheeler’s First Moral  Principle “Never do a calculation without  first knowing the answer” John Wheeler was a very famous  physicist, but more importantly he  trained a huge number of very 
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Jespersen/Brady/Hyslop Chemistry: The Molecular Nature of Matter, 6E Why Study Chemistry?  In every aspect of our modern life Long life batteries Materials & miniaturization Cell phones/pagers Laptops Synthetic fibers Dyes CDs/DVDs—silicon wafers Medications  DNA sequencing Touches all areas of science 8
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Lecture 1 (chapters 1 and 2) - Welcome Somebusinessitems 1.

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