Humboldt State University ® Department of Chemistry

Richard A. Paselk

Chem 107
Fundamentals of Chemistry


TR 0800-0920 KBR

Tentative Laboratory Schedule - Fall 2009

Office: SA560a & GH 122c
Office Hours: MW 1400-1450 (SA 560a); TR 1500-1550 (GH 122)
Phone: x 5719 & x 5136
Home: 822-1116
e-mail: rap1@humboldt.edu

Syllabus: See Fundamentals of Chemistry on my Web Page (http://www.humboldt.edu/~rap1)

Quizzes:

There will be quizzes given most weeks in the lab, as noted in the schedule below. The quizzes will be administered during the first part of the lab period - if you are late you will have less time to take the quiz! Quiz topics will be noted below by the Friday before each quiz.

Week

Date

Topic

Lab Manual

1 8/24-28

Check-in; Lab Safety; Safety Quiz

Determination of the Precision of Laboratory Equipment

Appendix

pg 3

2 8/31-9/4 Density pg 15
    Quiz 1: Chap 1: What is Chem; Sci & Sci Meth.; Matter, Mass & Energy, Chemical Laws.  
3 9/7-11

Labor Day Holiday, Monday, 7 September

Determination of a Molecular Weight

 

pg 23

     Quiz 2: Sig Figs & Sci Notation; Metric System (prefixes, conversions, etc.); Dimentional Analysis problem (e.g. density problem).  
4 9/14-18 Lab Measurement, Sig Figs pp 1, 5
   

 Lab Cancelled - Furlough Day for Lab Instructor - No Quiz

Periodic Table exercise - due next lab period!

 
5 9/21-25 Determination of the Formula of a Chemical Compound pg 19
     Quiz 3: Nomencluture (Module 2); Moles, Atoms and Concentrations (Module 3)  
6 9/28-10/2 Ionic Reactions and Net Ionic Equations pg 41
     Quiz 4: Concentration (M) problem (lecture 8 & 9); Chemical Equation Balancing (Module 4 & Module 5)  
7 10/5-9 Thermochemistry pg 45
     Quiz 5: Stoichiometry Problem (Yield or Limiting - Module 6); Thermochem Problem (calorimetry - Module 7)  
   

Exam in Thursday Lecture

 
8 10/12-16 Lewis Structures (problem set )  
     Quiz 6: Balancing Net Ionic Equations (Module 5) & Limiting problem (Module 6)  
9 10/19-23

 Lab Cancelled - Furlough Day for Lab Instructor - On-Line Quiz via ARIS - see email from instructor

10 10/26-30 Analysis of Vitamin C pg 33
     Quiz 7: Lewis Structures, VSEPR & Molecular Geometry (Module 8 & Module 9)  
11 11/2-6 Gas Laws pg 49
    Quiz 8:  
12 11/9-13

Veteran's Day, Wednesday, 11 November - Campus CLOSED - No Labs this week!

 
   

 On-Line Quiz via ARIS - see email from instructor

 
   

Exam in Thursday Lecture

 
13 11/16-20 The Molar Volume of Oxygen pg 59
   

  Lab Cancelled - Furlough Day for Lab Instructor - On-Line Quiz via ARIS - see email from instructor

 
14 11/23-27

Thanksgiving Holiday

15 11/30-12/4 Acid-Base Titration pg 63
     Quiz 9: Be able to label and interpret a reaction progress diagram; Use Le Chatelier's Principle to predict the response of an equilibrium reaction to different "stresses" (e.g. adding reactants or products, changing gas pressure, etc.)(Module 12)  
16 12/7-11 Check-out; Instructor Evaluation
     Quiz 10: Be able to determine the concentration of hydrogen ion and pH in reactions of strong acids and bases; be able to solve equilibrium problems given K or find K given equilibrium concentrations; be able to find pH for weak acid solutions and solutions of strong acids or bases.(Lecture 24, Module 12, Module 13 & Module 14 - but NOT Buffer problems)  

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