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Syllabus: See General Chemistry on my Web Page (http://users.humboldt.edu/rpaselk/)
Week 

Laboratory  Quiz 

1 (1/1923)  No Discussion first week due to Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday  Checkin/Laboratory; LA – Lab Measurements (Discussion Manual  LA & PSA)*Bring your lab manual & Goggles to lab!* 
Safety Quiz 
2 (1/2630)  Chap 1 homework  significant figures, exponential notation, solving problems with dimensional analysis. 
LC – Determination of Density 
Q1/Sig figs; Dimen Anal 
3 (2/22/6)  Discussion Study Module 2 & Module 3 (Nomenclature; Atomic Structure); Chap 2 & Chap 3.13.2 homework.  LF – Estimation of Avogadro's Number 
Q2/Naming Cmpds; Atom Structure 
4 (2/913)  Discussion Study Module 4 & Module 5a (molesreaction stoichiometry); Chap 3.33.10 homework.  LD – Gravimetric Analysis 
NO Quiz—Exam Friday 
5 (2/1620)  Discussion Study Module 6 & Module 7 (Net ionic reactions  precipitation, acid/base; Redox balancing by halfreactions) Chap 4 homework  LB – Vitamin C Analysis 
Q3/Net Ion Rxn; redox bal. (acid only) 
6 (2/232/27)  Discussion Study Module 9 (oxidation numbers) & Module 10 (Molarity and Dilution Problems)  LS – Ionic Reactions and Net Ionic Equations 
Q4/Oxidation Num.; Molarity 
7 (3/26)  Discussion Study Module 11 (gases and gas law problems) Chap 5 homework  LH – Gas Laws 
Q5/Gas Prob., Partial P. 
8 (3/913)  Discussion Study Module 12 (calorimetry, Hess Law problems) Chap 6 homework 
**LI – Molar Volume of Oxygen–15 Points** 
NO Quiz—Exam Friday 
9 (3/1620)  Spring Break—March 16–20 

10 (3/2327)  Discussion Study Module 13 (energy & light); Discussion Study Module 14 (Quantum numbers, problems 1–4) Chapter 7 homework for Quantum Numbers (QN)  LG – Thermochemistry of a Reaction in Solution 
Q6/Light vs. Energy 
11 (3/304/3)  Discussion cancelled due to Cesar Chavez Holiday Discussion Study Module 14 (Electronic configurations, problems 5–8) Chapter 7 homework for electronic configurations. Do on your own. 
LM – Absorption Spectrophotometry 
Q7/Electronic structure of atoms and Periodicity; Quantum Numbers 
12 (4/610)  Discussion Study Module 15 (Lewis Structures) Lab Manual  PSG. 
**LR – AcidBase Titration (Part 2)–15 Points** 
Q8/Lewis Structures & Mol. Geom. 
13 (4/1317)  Module 16 (VSEPR Theory and Polarity) Molecular Geometry  Lab Manual  LN.  **LJ – Analysis of a ZinAl Alloy–15 Points** 
NO Quiz—Exam Friday 
14 (4/2024)  Discussion Study Module 17 (Hybrid Molecular Orbitals)  LO – Synthesis of Potassium Trioxalatoferrate 
Q9/ Orbitals and Bonding 
15 (4/275/1)  Discussion Study Module 19 (Colligative Properties) Chapter 11.411.7 along with relevant Homework Problems on Schedule and Chapter 10 problems 33–39, p 488d & 93–97, p 492.  LQ – Molecular Mass by FreezingPoint Depression 
Q10/Colligative properties, Concentration. 
16 (5/48)  Discussion—Review for Final Exam  Lab Drawer Checkout: there is a minimum charge of $25 for not checking out! 
Q11/ Inter. Molec Forces/bonds; Heating/Cooling Prob 
** Graded Lab–report due at end of Period! Students work independently, NO COLLABORATION or HELP FROM INSTRUCTOR ALLOWED once lab begins! 
Schedule 
C109 Lecture Notes 
© R A Paselk
Last modified 8 January 2015