142_syllabus_Su11 - CHEMISTRY 142A, SUMMER 2011 SYLLABUS,...

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1 CHEMISTRY 142A, SUMMER 2011 SYLLABUS, POLICIES, AND PROCEDURES LECTURES : M, W, F 9:40 – 10:40 AM, BAG 154 Web Address : http://depts.washington.edu/chem/courses/ Pre-requisites: Completed high school chemistry and placement into Math 120 or higher. Add or Drop: Go to Bagley 303 (Chemistry Department’s undergraduate services) Instructor: Dr. Kari Pederson Office : BAG 331D Mailbox : 71 E-mail: kpedersn@u.washington.edu Office hours : MWF 11am-12pm Teaching Assistant: Name (email) Sections Amanda Zimmerman (amandaz3@u. .) AA, AB MATERIALS All materials/supplies are available from the University Bookstore. All items are required unless noted otherwise. Zumdahl, Chemical Principles, 6 th Edition (custom-split Chem 142 version contains Chapters 1-8 and 20, the complete Student Solutions Manual). Kelter, Study Guide, Chemical Principles, 6 th Edition (optional). Turning Point Technologies Clicker. UW Chemistry , General Chemistry 142 Laboratory Manual, Autumn 2010 through Summer 2011. (Hayden McNeil) UW Chemistry Laboratory Notebook (Hayden McNeil) with numbered pages and carbonless duplicate pages. Lab coat and safety goggles (not safety glasses or any other type of goggles). Scantron forms and a non-graphing scientific calculator. COURSE DESCRIPTION The course consists of: o 3 lectures a week o 1 quiz section a week o 1 three-hour laboratory session most weeks of the quarter (4 total – you will be assigned to schedule 1 or schedule 2). Attendance at ALL course components is essential to obtain a satisfactory grade in this course. COURSE OBJECTIVES The central focus of this course is to develop quantitative problem solving skills. You will: Learn to clearly pose a problem with detailed solutions for all aspects of that problem. These can include central and auxiliary equations with any needed conversion factors. Learn to report precision input data in solutions to problems (contains the appropriate number of significant figures). Use these skills to master the following fundamental chemistry topics: the atomic nature of matter stoichiometry classes of inorganic chemical reactions
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2 gases chemical equilibrium acids and bases applications of aqueous equilibria Conduct laboratory exercises that: emphasize and apply the concepts learned in lectures. develop laboratory, data analysis, and scientific writing skills. ACADEMIC ETHICS Original work performed in good faith is assumed on all assignments/course components. It is presumed that the data you record and report in laboratory is your work. All writing you submit should be yours alone, even if you collected data with a laboratory partner. It is common that we find examples of plagiarism in which lab reports are copied from someone else or from an earlier quarter. These are automatically forwarded to a review committee on academic conduct. The Student Conduct
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