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Chapter%201-1 - data Experiments procedure designed to test...

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The Fundamentals 1.1 - 1.3
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Introduction That guy: Scott Lewis The class: Chem 1211 (General Chemistry I) Prereq: High School Chem or Chem 1151 Coreq: Math 1112 (trig) or 1113 (pre-calc) Chem 1211L
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Class Format Monday, Wednesday Lecture on Content Class in Clendenin 2010 Exams will be on M/W (see syllabus for dates) Friday Peer Led sessions Class may be in Clendenin 2010, Science 214, or 215 Bring textbook, calculator and something to write with Note: attendance to the sessions is a mandatory part of your grade
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Where do I go Friday? Write down room from the hand-out I’ll pass around If your name is not on the sheet see me at the end of class (Room assignments will also be on GeorgiaView) Room assignments will not change during the semester
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1.1 Scientific Method Hypothesis – possible explanation for the
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Unformatted text preview: data Experiments procedure designed to test the hypothesis Theory an explanation that describes a large set of experimental evidence and offers future predictions 1.1 Scientific Method Some thoughts: Experimental set-up must try to rule out alternative explanations, often by controlling other variables No theory is absolutely correct, they are often refined and occasionally abandoned Theories are useful because they present the conclusions of previous research 1.1 Scientific Method Scientific Law a description of a set of data with no clear, experimental exceptions Contrast: Model tries to explain a phenomenon Law simply describes a phenomenon...
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