Lecture_01_010412 - CHEMISTRY 142 B Winter 2012 Lectures:...

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CHEMISTRY 142 B Winter 2012 Lectures: Mon., Wed., and Fri. 1:30 – 2:20 pm Bagley 131 Class: Dr. Leah Miller Lab: Dr. Andrea Carroll TAs: Elisabeth Strein (lead TA) Bennett Smith Ernest Tomlinson https://catalyst.uw.edu/workspace/chemwi12/26379/
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Lecture 1: Introduction to Chem 142B • Outline : Syllabus (found on course website) Chemists and Chemistry (Ch. 1) Mathematical Procedures (A1.1, A1.5, A1.6) Units of Measurement and Conversions Among Units (App. 2) • Problems for Extra Practice: worksheet posted on web
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Course Objectives – Chemistry 142 Learn to clearly pose a problem with detailed solutions Learn to report precision input data in solutions to problems Develop detailed understanding of fundamental topics: – The atomic nature of matter – Stoichiometry – Gases – Chemical equilibrium – Applications of aqueous equilibria to acid/base and solubility chemistry Conduct laboratory exercises that apply lecture concepts Develop laboratory, data analysis, and scientific writing skills.
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Materials Zumdahl, Chemical Principles, 6th Ed. Kelter, Study Guide, Chemical Principles, 6th Edition (optional). UW Chemistry , General Chemistry 142 Laboratory Manual UW Chemistry Laboratory Notebook Lab coat and safety goggles ALEKS access Scantron forms & Scientific calculator
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Course Components • 3 Lectures a week (Mon., Wed., Fri.) • 1 Quiz section a week (Tues.) • 1 Three-hour laboratory session most weeks (4 labs total) (Wed. or Thurs.) – See schedule for your lab meeting time 2 Midterm Exams 40% Discussion Section Participation 7% 8% Laboratory 15% Final Exam (1 hr. 45 min.) 30% TOTAL 100%
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Exams Midterm Exam #1 Friday, Feb. 3 rd 1:30 pm, Bagley 131 Midterm Exam #2 Friday, Feb. 24 th 1:30 pm, Bagley 131 Final Exam Saturday, Mar. 10 th 10:30 am, Kane 120 Be in your assigned seat no later than 1:25 pm for the midterms and 10:25 am for the final. Bring a calculator, scantron, #2 pencils and a photo I.D. to every exam.
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ALEKS (Assessment and LEarning in Knowledge Spaces) Web-based, artificial intelligent assessment and learning system Uses adaptive questioning to quickly and accurately determine exactly what you know and doesn't know for CHEM 142 ALEKS then instructs you on the topics you are most ready to learn ALEKS periodically reassesses the you to ensure that topics learned are also retained
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1.Go to the ALEKS web site at http://www.aleks.com . 2. Click on the link marked "SIGN UP NOW" (upper left corner of the screen).
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This note was uploaded on 01/18/2012 for the course CHEM 142B taught by Professor John during the Winter '11 term at University of Washington.

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