Humboldt State University ® Department of Chemistry

Richard A. Paselk

Science 331
Fall 2004

Tentative

Office: SA560a
Office Hours: MW 1100-1200, TTh 1300-1400; other times by appointment

Schedule

Phone: x 5719
Home: 822-1116
e-mail: rap1

Fundamental Science Concepts for Elementary Education

Syllabus: See Fundamental Science Concepts for Elementary Education (Science 331) on my Web Page (http://www.humboldt.edu/~rap1)
Week

Date

Topic/Activity

Reading*

   

Section One

 
1 8/23-27

1. Introduction

2. Safety in the Laboratory/Chemical Safety; Matter; Elements Exercise

2 8/30-9/3

1. Energy; States of Matter; Phases of Water, LN-ballon demo.

2. Atoms, Atomic Structure and Isotopes; Chemical Periodicity.

3 9/6-10

No Class Monday - Labor Day Holiday

1. Periodic Table; Modern Atomic Structure; Lewis Structures.

4 9/13-17

1. Chemical Bonds; Molecular Geometry.

2. Chemical Equations; Acids and Bases.

5 9/20-24

1. Quiz I; Acids and Bases Exercise.

2. Meet at HSU Natural History Museum (1315 G St. Arcata).

6 9/27-10/1

1. The History of the Earth and Deep Time

2. Final Project; Investigations-Chemical Change.

7 10/4-8

1. Chemical Reactions & Chemical Change

2. Rates of Chemical Reactions; Temperature and Heat.

8 10/11-15 1. Final Exam for first half of semester.
   

 Section Two

 

 8
 10/11-15 2. Switch Sections; Introduction, Safety in the Laboratory/Chemical Safety; Matter; Elements Exercise  
 9  10/18-22

1. Matter & States of Matter; Phases of Water; Heating Curve Exercise. LN-ballon demo.

2. CSET Workshop with Jeff White - FC 122

 
 10  10/25-29

1. Conservation of Matter and Energy; Atoms, Atomic Structure and Isotopes; Introduction to Chemical Periodicity.

2. Chemical Periodicity.

 
11   11/1-5

1. Atomic Basis of Periodicity; Lewis Structures of Atoms.

2. Lewis Structures and Chemical Compounds; Chemical Reactions and Equations.

 
 12  11/8-12

1. Acids and Bases.

2. Acids, Bases and Chemical Change; Molecular Change.

 
 13  11/15-19

1. Investigations-Chemical Change; Quiz 1 Review

2. Quiz (tentatively, first seven lectures); Investigations-Chemical Change.

 
 14  11/22-26

 Thanksgiving Holiday
 
 15  11/29-12/3

1. Deep Time and the History of the Earth: How do we Know Ages? Overview of Earth History.

2. Meet at HSU Natural History Museum (1315 G St. Arcata).

 
 16  12/6-10

1. Rates of Reactions; Gases and Gas Laws.

2. Final Exam for second half of semester.

 
 17  12/13-17 Final Meeting (1240-1430) - Presentation of Student Projects  

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