INTRODUCTORY CHEMISTRY

CHEM 1405


SCHEDULE: (subject to change as needed)

Wednesday - August 12
    Lecture - Test over Drugs and Poisons
Tuesday - August 11
    Lecture -
Review for Test over Poisons and Drugs
    Quiz - Drug - 2

Monday - August 10
    Lecture - 
Drugs
    Quiz - Drug - 1


Friday - August 7

    Lecture - Test over Household Chemicals
Thursday - August 6
    Lecture - Review for test over Household Chemicals
    Quiz - Poison - 2

Wednesday - August 5
   Lecture - Drugs
    Quiz - Poison - 1

Tuesday -  August 4
    Lecture - Test over Biochemistry and Food Test
Monday - August 3
   Lecture - Review for Test over Biochemistry and Food
    Quiz - Household Chemicals - 3

and Household Chemicals - 4
Friday - July 31
    Lecture - Poison

    Quiz - Household Chemicals - 2
Thursday - July 30
    Lecture - no class
Wednesday - July 29
   Lecture - Household Chemicals and Poison
   Quiz - Household Chemicals - 1
Tuesday - July 28
   Lecture - Household Chemicals
   Lab - Secret of Life
  Quiz - Food - 2
Monday - July 27
   Lecture - Household Chemicals
    Quiz - Food - 1
Friday - July 24
    Lecture - Household Chemicals
  Quiz - Nucleic Acids - 2
Thursday - July 23
    Lecture - Food
    Lab - carbohydrate video
   Quiz - Nucleic Acids - 1
Wednesday - July 22
    Lecture - Food
   Quiz - proteins
Tuesday - July 21
    Lecture - Protein Synthesis
   Quiz - fats
Monday - July 20
    Lecture - Biochemistry - Proteins and Nucleic Acids and DNA

    Quiz - carbohydrates
Friday - July 17

    Lecture - Test over Earth, Water, Air and Energy
Thursday - July 16
    Lecture - Review for test over Earth, Water, Air and Energy
    Quiz - energy - 2
Wednesday - July 15
    Lecture - Biochemistry - Proteins
    Quiz - energy - 1
Tuesday - July 14
    Lecture - Biochemistry - Fats
    Lab - Gasoline video
    Quiz - water - 2
Monday - July 13
    Lecture - Biochemistry - Carbohydrates
    Quiz - water - 1
Friday - July 10
    Lecture - no class
Thursday - July 9
    Lecture - Energy
    Lab - Drinking water video
    Quiz - Air
Wednesday - July 8
    Lecture - Energy
    Quiz - Chemistry of Earth - 2
Tuesday - July 7
    Lecture - Water
    Lab - aluminium and steel videos
    Quiz - Chemistry of Earth - 1
Monday - July 6
    Lecture -
Water
Friday - July 3
    Lecture - holiday

Thursday - July 1
    Lecture - Test over Organic and Polymers
Wednesday - June 30
    Lecture - Review for test over Organic and Polymers
    Quiz - Polymers rest of unit
Tuesday - June 29

    Lecture - Chemistry of Earth
    Lab - Polyethylene (video)

    Quiz - Polymers up to rubber

Monday - June 28
    Lecture - Chemistry of Earth

    Quiz - functional groups
Friday - June 25
    Lecture - polymers
    Quiz - alkenes, alkynes, cyclic, aromatic, chloro, fluoro, CFC, alcohol, burning alkanes,, antifreeze, alcohol

Thursday - June 24
    Lecture - polymers
    Quiz - alkane series, covalence, and isomers


Wednesday
- June 23
    Lecture - Test  Acid/Bases and Oxidation-Reduction
Tuesday - June 22
    Lab - Practice and Review for test over Acid/Bases and Oxidation-Reduction
Monday - June 21
    Lecture - ethers,esters, carbocylic acids, amines, amides and heterocyclic
    Quiz - Corrosion and bleaches
Friday - June 19
    Lecture - Organic - cycloalkanes, aromatics, chloro, fluoro, CFC, alcohol
    Quiz - Batteries
Thursday - June 18
    Lecture - Organic Chemistry - covalence, hydrocarbons, structure, alkenes, alkynes
    Quiz - Acid Base - 2 (from reactions of acids and bases)


Wednesday - June 17
    Lecture - Test over Chemical Bonds and Chemical Accounting
Tuesday - June 16
    Lab -
Review for Chemical Bonds and Chemical Accounting
Monday - June 15
    Lecture - 
oxidizing agents / non-chlorine bleach
    Quiz - Acid - Base (up to and including reaction of acids and bases)
Friday - June 12
    Lecture - Lead-acid Batteries, Lithium cells, rechargeable cells
    Quiz - Solutions 
Thursday - June 11
    Lecture - Plating and Alkaline Batteries
    Lab - Acids (video)

    Quiz - Gas Laws
Wednesday - June 10
    Lecture - Acids and Bases
    Quiz -  Percent Composition
Tuesday - June 9
    Lecture - Acids and Bases
    Quiz -  naming formulas and balancing
Monday - June 8
    Lecture - PPM and dilutions
    Quiz -  writing formulas
Friday - June 5
    Lecture - Solutions and percent solution

Thursday - June 4
   Test on Chapters 1 - 4

Wednesday - June 3
    Lecture - review for test

Tuesday - June 2
    Lecture - percent composition and gas laws
    Quiz - valence, oxidation numbers and ions
Monday - June 1
    Lecture - balancing equations and formula mass

      Quiz - uses of radioisotopes, protection against radiation
Friday - May 29
    Lecture - writing and naming formulas
    Quiz - types of radioactivity, isotopic notation

Thursday - May 28
    Lecture - ions, bonding , oxidation number and writing formulas
    Quiz - family name, metals/nonmetals/metalloids

Wednesday - May 27
    Lecture - nuclear power plants
    Quiz -  half-life, and radioisotopic dating
Tuesday - May 26
    Lecture - fission and fusion and radiation protection
    Lab - Radiation protection
    Quiz - temperature conversions
Monday - May 25
   Memorial Day - no class
Friday - May 22
   Awards Day - no class
Thursday - May 1
    Lecture - Nuclear Chemistry - types of radioactivity, natural radioactivity,  half-life and radioisotopic dating,
Wednesday - May 20
    Lecture - valence electrons,  family names , metals/nonmetals/metalloids
    Quiz - metric system and density
Tuesday - May 19
    Lecture -  isotopes
    Lab - density
   Quiz - elements (symbol and name)
Monday - May 18
    Lecture -  The Structure of the Atom, Ground states
   Quiz -  physical states, compounds/elements, homo/hetro
Friday - May 15
    Lecture - Temperature conversions and Density
    Quiz - physical and chemical properties/changes
Thursday - May 14
    Lecture - Metric system and English conversion system
Wednesday - May 13
    Lecture - Introduction to Chemistry (up to and including metric system)
Tuesday - May 12
    Lecture - Introduction to Chemistry (up to the states of matter)   
Monday - May 11
    Lecture - review course syllabus


COURSE DESCRIPTION

CHEM 1405 Introductory Chemistry I (3-3-4) A survey course introducing chemistry. Topics may include inorganic, organic, biochemistry, food/physiological chemistry and environmental/consumer chemistry.  Designed for non-science majors.


COURSE INFORMATION

   Instructor: Richard Wheet (Associate Professor Chemistry)
    Contact Information: richard.wheet@tstc.edu   254-867-4859
    Office Hours: 
    Technical Studies Building - room 161
    Lecture: M W F - 12:20 and Th - 12:15
    Lab: T - 12:15


REQUIRED TEXT/MANUALS

Chemistry for Changing Times, Hill and Kolb, Prentice Hall, Latest Edition
Tutorial Programs (click here for menu)


COURSE OBJECTIVES


COURSE SYLLABUS

    Course Syllabus  (pdf format)


COURSE OUTLINE (Outline)  I   

I    Chemistry – Central Science

II    Atoms 

III    Atomic Structure 

IV    Nuclear Chemistry 

V    Chemical Bonds

VI    Mass and Volume Relationships

VII    Acid and Bases  

VIII    Oxidation and Reduction 

IX    Organic Chemistry 

X    Polymers 

XI    Chemistry of Earth

XII    Air

XIII    Water 

XIV    Fuel Energy 

XV    Biochemistry 

XVI    Food 

XVII    Household chemicals

XIX    Drugs 

XX   Poisons