CH141 Section B, Prof. Shattuck




09/08/2010: Wednesday

PC Users (optional): Install Chime on your computer:
Install Chime, (Chime is a 3D molecule viewer)
If you installed Chime, to test your installation: Take a look at molecule of the month: nitrogen triiodide,
Here are Instructions for logging into Mastering Chemistry: Mastering Chemistry,
Phenolphthlein,

09/10/2010: Friday

An interesting article on study skills:
New York Times,
Reading: Chapter 1
Homework (not to hand in): Chapter 1: 6,8,9,17,25,27,39,43,53,59

09/15/2010: Wednesday

Scanning tunneling microscopy:
STM atoms,
Reading: Chapt. 2.1-2.3

09/17/2010: Friday

Reading: Chapter 2.4-2.8

09/20/2010: Monday

Reading: Chapter 2.8-2.9
Homework (not to hand in): Chapter 2: 11,16,25,35,39,45,49,53,57

09/22/2010: Wednesday

Nitrogen Cycle,
Reading Chapter 3.1-3.2
Homework (not to hand in): Chapter 2: 65,67,73,75,91

09/24/2010: Friday

Chapter 3.3-3.6
Homework (not to hand in): Ch 3: 7,19,25,39,49,51,61,63ab
On the practice test: Don"t worry about Part I #5,7,8 and Part II #2bcd. The text this year is arranged differently, and we haven"t covered those topics yet!

09/27/2010: Monday

Reading: Chapter 3.7 (limiting reagents)
The test will cover Ch1-Ch.3.6 (limiting reagents will not be on the test)
review session 7:00 pm Keyes 105
Periodic tables and constants like the masses and charges (in Coulombs) of a proton, electron, and neutron will be supplied during the test, if needed. (No dates or historic issues, either)

09/29/2010: Wednesday

Review session 7:00 pm Keyes 105
Strong and Weak Electrolytes,

09/30/2010: Thursday

Test 5:30-6:30 Keyes 105

10/04/2010: Monday

Reading: Chapter 4.1-4.3, 4.5-4.6

10/08/2010: Friday

Reading Ch. 4.4, 20.2
Environmental example of reactive oxygen species:
Redox cycling of iron,

10/13/2010: Wednesday

Reading Chapt. 5.1-5.4
Reminder: Mastering Chemistry Chapter 4 Homework Due on Monday at midnite

10/15/2010: Friday

Homework (not to hand in): Ch. 4: 21,27,37,39,41,51,55,67,69,73,81,87,92

10/18/2010: Monday

Reading: Chapter 5.5-5.8
Homework (not to hand in): Chapter 5: 16,29,33,41,45,53,55,57,63,69,75,90,93

10/20/2010: Wednesday

A practice test is available:
Practice Test 2,

10/22/2010: Friday

Example Problems: you can also try Part I, questions 1,2,6 and Part 2 question 1 on
Exam 2 Sample test from 2008, (we haven"t covered gases yet this year, so those problems don"t apply).
Here are the Practice test answers: Practice test 2 answers, (Don"t look at the answers until you have carefully worked each problem)

10/24/2010: Sunday

Review session: Sunday 2:00 pm Keyes 105
Here are the Version 2 Practice test answers:
Practice test version 2 answers, (Don"t look at the answers until you have carefully worked the applicable problems)

10/25/2010: Monday

Review session: Monday 7:00 pm Keyes 105
First Law Review,
Here are the materials from the review session on Sunday afternoon: Review (ppt), Numerical Examples,

10/26/2010: Tuesday

Test: 5:30-6:30 pm Keyes 105, Ch. 3.7 (limiting reagents, % yield), Ch. 4 (all), Ch. 20.2, Ch. 5.1-5.7

10/27/2010: Wednesday

Atomic orbital visualization:
dz2 isodensity surface, dz2 volume representation, 2s orbital,
Reading: Ch. 6

10/29/2010: Friday

Aufbau Principle: Periodic Trends in
1st ionization potentials,
Mastering Chemistry CHapter 6 homework : Due date 11/03/2010.


11/01/2010: Monday

Reading Chapter 7.1-7.4

11/03/2010: Wednesday

Reading Chapter 7.5-7.8
Homework (not to hand in): Chapter 6: 15,21,29,37,41,45,49,53,55,67,69,73,75,80,87

11/05/2010: Friday

Reading Chapter 8.1-8.2
Homework (not to hand in): Chapter 7: 11,15,21,25,29,35,37,45,47,55,67,71,77,94

11/08/2010: Monday

Reading 8.3-8.6

11/12/2010: Friday

Reading Chapter 8.7-8.8, Chapter 9.9.7-9.8

11/15/2010: Monday

Reading Chapter 9.1-9.4
Homework (not to hand in): Ch. 8: 2,21,25,37,41,49,53,55,61,67,71,97

11/17/2010: Wednesday

Reading Chapter 9.5-9.6
Here is Exam 3 Practice test version 1:
Exam 3 Practice test version 1, Only look at Part I: questions 1-3, Part 2: question 2, and Part III: questions 1a,1b,2 (the Chapter 9 questions won"t be on this test)
Here are the answers to Exam 3 practice test version 1: Exam 3 practice test version 1,

11/19/2010: Friday

Here is a new practice exam:
Exam 3 Practice (ver.2), with all valid questions
Here are the answers to the Exam 3 Practice (ver. 2) Practice Exam 3 answers (ver. 2),
Also check Problems Part I: 6,7,8 and Part II: 4 in Practice Exam 2,
VSEPR Songs,
Chapter 9 Mastering Chemistry due 11/29/10 at 11:59pm

11/20/2010: Saturday

Review session 7:00 PM Keyes 105
Here are the examples covered in the Saturday review session:
Numerical examples for exam 3,
Here is the review power point from the Saturday review session: Review Powerpoint Exam 3,

11/21/2010: Sunday

Review session: 4:00 PM Keyes105

11/22/2010: Monday

Test: 5:30 PM Keyes 105: Chapters 6-8

11/29/2010: Monday

Homework (not to hand in): Chapter 9: 7,21,25,35,47,55,66,71,79,87

11/30/2010: Tuesday


Reading: Chapter 10

12/01/2010: Wednesday

Kinetic molecular theory:
simulation
Kinetic Molecular Theory Notes
Homework (not to hand in): Chapter 10: 8,15,19,27,37,39,47,49,55,63,65,75,81,83
Note: Mastering Chemistry homework for Chapter 10 due on Monday Dec. 6

12/03/2010: Friday


Reading Chapter 11.1-11.2 intermolecular forces

12/06/2010: Monday

Homework (not to hand in): Chapter 11: 4,15,19,21,23,33,35,39,49,53,63,67,73,88
Reading: Chapter 11 all sections 11.1-11.8

12/08/2010: Wednesday

The ACS Study Guide questions to focus on are listed on the
Suggested Homework, page.

12/15/2010: Wednesday

Review session 7:00 PM Keyes 105

12/16/2010: Thursday

Review session 7:00 PM Keyes 105
Here is the review Powerpoint presentation from the Wednesday review session:
Review Chapters 9-11,

12/18/2010: Saturday

The Final will cover up to Ch. 11. The ACS test will be augmented by three additional questions, in short answer form, covering material from Ch. 9 (VSEPR, hybridization, MO theory)