142A_syllabus_Win12_122911

142A_syllabus_Win12_122911 - CHEMISTRY 142 A (SLN 11641),...

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CHEMISTRY 142 A (SLN 11641), WINTER 2011 SYLLABUS, POLICIES, AND PROCEDURES Lectures : M, W, F 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM, KNE 130 Course Web Site: https://catalyst.uw.edu/workspace/chemwi12/26378/ ( This page can also be reached via the departmental website: http://depts.washington.edu/chem/courses/) Prerequisites: Recommend high school chemistry and placement into Math 120 or higher. Add or Drop: Go to Bagley 303 (Chemistry Department’s undergraduate services). Course Instructor: Dr. Andrea D. Carroll Office: BAG 219 Telephone: 685-5319 Email: ageddes@u.washington.edu Office hours : Wed 3-4 and Fri 11-12, or by appointment Lab Instructor: Dr. Andrea D. Carroll Office: BAG 219 Telephone: 685-5319 Email: ageddes@u.washington.edu Office hours : Wed 3-4 and Fri 11-12, or by appointment Teaching Assistants: Name Email Sections Marie Clement clement3@uw.edu AA, AI Alicia Cohn awcohn@uw.edu AB, AJ (lead) Robert Pepin pepinr@uw.edu AC, AE Brendon Parsons bparsons@uw.edu AD, AL Zach Rousslang rousslng@uw.edu AF, AG Adam Colbert colberae@uw.edu AH Daniel Bjerre bjerre@uw.edu AK MATERIALS Except where indicated, all items are required and available from the University Bookstore: Chemical Principles , 6 th ed., Steven Zumdahl (custom-split Chem 142 version contains Chapters 1-8 and 20 as well as the complete Student Solutions Manual). Study Guide, Chemical Principles, 6 th ed. , Zumdahl/Kelter ( optional ). UW General Chemistry 142 Laboratory Manual , Autumn 2011-Summer 2012. (Hayden McNeil) UW Chemistry Laboratory Notebook with numbered, carbonless duplicate pages. (Hayden McNeil) Lab coat and safety goggles ( NO safety glasses or any other type of goggles). Scientific calculator . ALEKS access . Purchase online at: www.aleks.com ( more information about ALEKS can be found in the “Online Learning” section later in this document and on the course website). Standard (purple) Scantron forms for exams . See the example posted on the course website.
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UW CHEM 142 Winter 2012 Page 2 of 10 LEARNING OBJECTIVES The central focus of this course is to develop quantitative problem solving skills. You will: 1. Learn to clearly define a problem and develop solutions for that problem including the use of central and auxiliary equations and conversion factors. 2. Learn to acquire and analyze data and correctly report experimental results (e.g., using an appropriate number of significant figures) in solutions to problems. 3. Develop a detailed understanding of the following fundamental chemistry topics: The atomic nature of matter Stoichiometry Gases Chemical equilibrium Applications of aqueous equilibria to acid/base and solubility chemistry 4. Conduct laboratory exercises that: Explore the concepts introduced in lectures.
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