Introduction to Chemistry
CHM 1025 - Fall 2011
*Email Ciera or Ashlyn using the above emails and not on Sakai.
: 1) "
Chemistry a Molecular Approach,”
Edition, Tro, Pearson Publishers,
The Tro textbook may be purchased in a loose-leaf
at a price significantly reduced from that
of the hardcover texts. The Mastering Chemistry electronic homework access code is in the packet
along with your clicker, remote response device, and worksheets.
Copies of all textbooks will be
on Reserve at the Marston Science Library - Ask at the circulation desk.
The following Gainesville bookstores have received copies of the Tro’s CHEM 1025 packet:
Follett (UF Campus)
Florida Bookstore (off-campus)
OTHER MATERIALS NEEDED:
, RF remote ("Clicker") (available
at the bookstore),
e- HOMEWORK (eHW)
: CHM 1025, Introduction to Chemistry, is a course designed to help students
understand the basic concepts of chemistry and master the skills necessary to succeed in the main
stream General Chemistry sequence, CHM 2045-2046.
To succeed in this course, the student must
spend adequate time studying the available materials.
These include the book and the Mastering
Chemistry homework. The course will meet twice a week for live discussions and feedback.
Attendance is not taken but strongly encouraged. The schedule given below suggests the relevant
chapters in the Tro book that the student should work on during specific weeks in the course.
Check the Sakai CHM 1025 workspace for additional electronic versions of the worksheets.
T 11:30 am -12:30 pm
R 1:00-2:00 pm
T 9:30 -10:30 am
R 9:30 -10:30 am
In order to pass this class and progress to CHM 2045, you must earn a grade of C or better!
High School Algebra II or MAC 1147 or the equivalent. Students whose
math-algebra background is weak should pass MAC 1147 with a minimum grade of C before
enrolling in CHM 1025.
Chemistry is very much a "learn by understanding" subject. Because of this you must work
hard in this course to do well. That means you should read the textbook and do the Mastering
Chemistry homework sets until you understand! Then you should work extra problems from the
book or Mastering Chemistry homework to test your understanding.
The more problems you do,
the more likely you are to succeed
. Attendance is not taken but strongly encouraged.
Mastering Chemistry (eHW):
Sections of the e-homework will be assigned weekly.
repeat questions 6 times in order to master them
can be accessed through the mastering
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access code online (not necessary, if you bought the
access code at a bookstore), go to
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