10/15/20081Chem 1AIntroductionLecture 1:It’s a chemical world: SaltScanning tunneling microscopy image of the surface of a grain of table salt (NaCl).It’s a chemical world: BenzeneRing shaped benzene molecules on a surface.It’s a chemical world: ManhattanEverything else is just atoms and moleculesThis quarter•Quantum theory of atoms•Understanding bonding•Warning: we will cover a lot of ground.Today’s contents•How things work and what you need to do• UnitsUnits•Significant figures•Atoms and periodic table and ionsHow Chem 1A works1. Go to lectures (Tuesday, Thursday 12.30)2. Go to discussion hour (once a week)Our TAs are Donghyung Lee ([email protected] edu)4 simple steps to success[email protected]and Attila Cangi ([email protected]).3. Do online homework (3 times a week)http://eee.uci.edu/08f/40015/4. Check class website frequently:Chem 1A enrollmentThe instructor cannot sign add/drop cards. Enrollment must be done through WebReg or the Chemistry Dept. Undergraduate Program Office.http://chem.ps.uci.edu/~upo/If you are registered for the class and you need to change discussions, please DO NOT drop/add online. This will cause you to be dropped from the lecture and make your life difficult. Just go to a different section.HomeworkHomework is 12% of your grade and is done onlinehttp://edugen.wiley.com/edugen/class/cls75786The HW TA is Rebecca Younger ([email protected]).
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