Chistry 1 Course Syllaus - Teachers

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    Chemistry 1 Course Syllabus

    Mr. Moles

    Contact information Seminar room 121 phone extension 933-7874

    th Plan: 4 block in Rm 121


     Course Information

1.) Textbook Prentice Hall Chemistry

    2.) Needed supplies for class &

    i. Scientific calculator (must have scientific notation and log capabilities!)

    ii. A binder to keep daily materials in, notebook, and a flash drive comes in handy.

    3.) Description of the course Students study the interaction between matter and energy. These

    interactions result in the chemical reactions that cause the composition of matter to change. Extensive

    laboratory experiences will involve the student in the process of science by applying concepts in concrete

    situations solving scientific problems, improving scientific literacy, and developing an understanding of

    important chemistry related concepts.

    4.) Grading scale Students are evaluated through their performance on quizzes, daily homework and

    labs, and exams

    Grades are determined by Percentages that indicate Grading scale

     85% categories below + 15% Final Exam A = 89.5% & up

    45 % tests & projects B = 79.5-89.4%

    20% labs C = 69.5-79.4%

    20% homework D = 59.5-69.4%

    15% quizzes F = 59.4 & below

    5.) Late Workusually you will lose 20% of the graded credit per day late. Assignments that are 1-3

    weeks late will receive at most ? credit and assignment that are over 3 weeks past due or after

    completion of a unit will result in ZERO CREDIT.

    6.) Absences Make up work can be obtained in room 121 during class or seminar.

    Excused Absence Work will need to be made up by the following week, unless other arrangements have been made. If no attempt is made to get work in by the allotted time the above rules for late work will apply! (can have a total of 9 per semester to receive credit, excluding school activities.)

    Unexcused No credit will be given!! But you will be expected to do work to catch up. (can have a total of 5 per semester to receive credit) absence ndrdththTardy Policy Verbal warning for 2, 20 minutes detention for 3, Saturday school for 4, ISS for 5 &


    7.) Classroom behavior While in Chemistry, you will be asked to follow class rules to ensure the safety

    of all, as well as to show respect to your fellow classmates. To put it briefly,

    Cell phone will be taken away & detention or office referral given No Cell phones

    Use of Inappropriate language 30 min Detention (or alternative) or office referral

    Class or teacher disruptions 1) warning, 2) removal from class, 3) office referral

    Inappropriate clothing Office referral

    Horseplay & inappropriate use of chemicals 1) warning, 2) removal from class (depending on circumstances)

Student Signature_______________________ Date__________

Parent Signature________________________ Date__________

Course Outline

I.) Intro to Chemistry (ch. 1) g. Molarity, molality, and mass percent. a. Science safety b. SI units (Ch. 3 ) IX.) Chemical Equations and Stoichiometry (ch.11-i. Fundamental units 12) ii. Unit conversions a. Writing balanced chemical equations c. Calculations b. Classifying and predicting chemical i. Significant figures reactions ii. Scientific notation c. Stoichiometry II.) Nomenclature (Ch. 9) i. Mass-mass, mole-volume, etc i. Intro to Periodic table ii. Percentage yield ii. Naming simple inorganic iii. Mass-energy compounds iv. Net-ionic equations iii. Writing Inorganic formulas X.) Acid-bases & pH (ch. 19) III.) Matter (Ch 2) a. pH scale a. Classification of matter b. pH & pOH & molarity calculations b. Density c. Naming binary and ternary acid/bases c. Chemical/Physical changes d. Weak & strong acid/ bases d. Specific heat/Heat capacity/Thermal e. Anhydrides chemistry f. Titration reactions IV.) Atomic Structure (ch. 4) XI.) Gas Laws (ch. 13- 14) a. History of Atom a. Kinetic Theory b. Rutherford-Bohr model b. STP (standard temperature & pressure) c. Parts of atom c. Charles law i. Electrons & electron clouds d. Boyles law ii. Protons e. Combined gas law iii. Neutrons f. Graham’s law (law of diffusion) iv. Quarks g. Ideal Gas law d. Atomic numbers, mass numbers, & h. Gas stoichiometry Average atomic numbers e. Plank’s hypothesis (E=hυ & c=λυ) XII.) Molecular structure of Covalent f. Isotopes &Radioactivity and ? lives compounds (ch.8,22- 23) a. Electronegativity & bond type V.) Arrangements of electrons (ch.5) b. Covalent compounds a. Newtonian physics c. Valence electrons b. Quantum mechanics mode d. Octet rule c. Quantum numbers e. Lewis dot diagrams d. Electron configuration f. Structural formulas i. Pauli Exclusion Principle g. VSPER theory & geometry ii. Hund’s Rule h. Intermolecular forces (Van der Waals) e. Lewis Dot Diagrams i. Hydrogen bonds j. Simple organic nomenclature VI.) Nuclear Chemistry (ch. 25) k. Chemical derivatives a. fission & fusion i. Alkenes b. Transmutation & k-capure ii. Alkynes c. Isotopes & radioactivity iii. Cycloalkanes d. ? life calculations iv. Alcohols e. applications of nuclear chemistry v. Esters f. balancing nuclear reactions vi. Aromatic compounds vii. Amino acids VII.) Elements and the Periodic table (ch 6- 7) l. Esterification reactions a. History of Periodic table m. Simple organic mechanism reactions b. Electron configurations and P.T. c. Elec. Conf. & periodic properties XIII.) Thermochemistry (ch.17) d. Atomic radii a. Heat of fusion and evaporation e. Ionic radii b. Heat & laws of thermodynamics f. Ionization energy c. Phase changes & phase curves g. Electron affinity d. Melting & Freezing point changes h. Electronegativity e. Thermal coefficient of expansion i. Properties of groups XIV.) Water, Solutions, & Colloids (ch. 15-16) VIII.) The Mole (Ch. 10) a. Properties of water a. Review factor-label method b. Solutions, suspensions, & colloids b. Formula weight & mole conversions c. Henry’s Law c. Avogadro’s constant d. Solution concentration d. Percent composition e. Normality, mass percent, molality e. Empirical formulas f. Hydrates

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