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Chemistry 101 • • Beth Lindquist 7 Chemistry Annex blindqu [email protected] edu Office Hours: 9 -10 am Tuesdays and Thursdays • And by appointment
Materials Textbook: Introductory Chemistry, 7 th Ed. , S. S. Zumdahl and D. J. De. Coste Syllabus/Lab Manual: Chemistry 101 Syllabus and Lab Book, Fall 2013 i. Clicker: This can be purchased in the bookstore. Calculator: A simple calculator that performs scientific notation (graphing calculators are also okay).
Materials Safety Goggles and Lab Apron: These can be purchased in the bookstore. Lab Notebook: Any notebook will work for the lab. Usage Fee Card: This can be purchased at the Illini Union Bookstore.
Lectures • Provide a “big picture” – How do we think about “science”? – How do we solve a problem? • Interactive – I expect and encourage questions. – Participation expected through clickers.
Lab Sections • Meet tomorrow! • Bring your textbook, Lab Book, Usage Fee Card, and calculator.
Lab Sections • Lab write-ups must consist of coherent explanations and complete sentences. • This is another chance for discussion of chemical principles.
Friday Sections • Smaller groups, more details in solving problems. • You must take an active role. • Textbook homework due (in Lab Book, p. 10)
Electronic Homework • Can access from course website: www. chem. illinois. edu Click on “Course Web Sites” link on the left • 1 st HW due Tuesday 9/3, 7: 00 pm • Type 1 HW – “unlimited” attempts (99) • Type 2 HW – 5 attempts
Due Dates • Lab write-ups: generally due the Friday after lab within the first 5 minutes of discussion (see the Lab Manual) • Textbook homework: Friday in discussion (TA will assign problems) • Electronic Homework: Type 1 Mondays; Type 2 - Wednesdays (but check the course website!) • No late work is accepted!!!
Exams • Evening exams (7 -8: 15 pm). Dates given in the Lab Book. • Multiple choice and free response. • Emphasis on understanding. • Previous exams given in the Lab Book.
Some Advice • Read the text. Not like a novel, but deeply and critically. • Be careful of the Complete Solutions Manual. • 212 Chemistry Annex.
Chemistry Learning Center • 212 Chem Annex –Walk in tutors –TA Office Hours –Reference materials
Tonight’s Homework • Purchase i. Clicker and Usage Fee Card (and all required materials)! • Go to www. chem. illinois. edu – Click on “Course Web Sites” – Go to Chemistry 101 A (the 101 B website is still under construction!) – Watch video: • Important i. Clicker Information • Chapter 2 and 3 problems, p. 10 of Lab Book due Friday in discussion