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1 Instructors: Professor Jill Robinson Office: Chemistry Building Room A314 Office Hours: Tues.10-11 AM and Thurs. 1-2 PM E mail: Phone: (812) 855-6601 Professor Amar Flood Office: Simon Hall, SI-002A Office Hours: Tues 1-2PM and Wed 11AM-12PM E mail: Phone: (812) 856-3642 Professor Flood will teach the course during the first half of the semester and Professor Robinson will teach the second half, starting from October 19. Course Materials: 1. Chemistry in Context, Applying Chemistry to Society , 6th edition, Eubanks, Middlecamp, Pienta, Heltzel, McGraw Hill, 2008. 2. Safety Goggles 3. Scientific calculator 4. Permanently bound laboratory notebook. 5. Student Clicker (eInstruction Version) eInstruction enrollment code or coupon code from Bookstore. Other (and cheaper) option is to pay with credit card when you register your clicker with eInstruction online. Course Overview This course is designed to show the connections between chemical principles and important social, political, economic and ethical issues. Topics include polymers, drug design, nutrition, genetic engineering, global warming, and alternative fuels. The course emphasizes the application of basic chemical concepts by introducing the material within the contextual framework of these issues. The lectures and discussion sections will focus on applications of basic chemical principles and problem solving strategies. In the laboratory portion of C118, students will investigate problems related to course content. For example, questions such as “Is my food genetically modified?” and “Is the ozone level in the air safe?” will be answered. Course Website The class website is You will find useful information about the class on this website such as; lecture notes, homework sets, answer keys, exam rooms, and grades. Check this website often! C118: Principles of Chemistry and Biochemistry II Syllabus Fall 2009
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2 Academic Integrity You are expected to observe high standards of intellectual integrity and honesty. Plagiarism and cheating will be taken seriously in this class by the professor and by the AIs. Academic dishonesty includes cheating on exams or quizzes, presenting, as your own, work that is not in fact your own, whether you take it from another student, from a library book, from the Web or wherever. It also includes allowing your own work to be misrepresented in this way as some other student’s work. Cleverly rewording someone else’s work, in order to disguise what you are doing is plagiarism, if the thoughts behind it are not your own. Please be aware that laboratory reports are to be an individual effort and that students collaborating on the write up of the experiments are considered guilty of cheating. When in doubt, always cite your sources! You are advised to read the
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