INTRODUCTORY CHEMISTRY

CHEM 1405


SCHEDULE: (subject to change as needed)

Thursday - November 6
    Lecture - Test over Earth, Water, Air and Energy
    Quiz - Energy - 2
Wednesday - November 5
    Lecture - Review for test over Earth, Water, Air and Energy
    Quiz - carbohydrates
Tuesday - November 4
    Lecture -Biochemistry - Proteins
    Lab - Gasoline video
    Quiz - energy - 2
Monday - November 3
    Lecture - Biochemistry - Carbohydrates and Fats
Friday - October 31
    Lecture - Energy
    Quiz - energy -1
Thursday October 30
    Lab - Drinking water video
    Quiz - water - 2
Wednesday - October 29
    Lecture - Energy
    Quiz - water - 1
Tuesday - October 28
    Lecture - Water
    Lab - metal video
    Quiz - Air
Monday - October 27
    Lecture -
Water
    Quiz - Chemistry of Earth - 2


Friday - October 24
    Lecture - Test over Organic and Polymers
Thursday - October 23
    Lecture - Review for test over Organic and Polymers
    Quiz - Chemistry of Earth - 1
Wednesday -  October 22
    Lecture - Air
    Quiz - Polymers rest of unit
Tuesday - October 21
    Lecture - Chemistry of Earth
    Lab - Polyethylene (video)
    Quiz - Polymers rest of unit
Monday - October 20
    Lecture - Chemistry of Earth
    Quiz - Polymers up to rubber
Friday - October 17
    Lecture - no class

Thursday - October 16
    Lecture - polymers

    Quiz - functional groups

Wednesday- October 15
    Lecture - polymers

    Quiz - alkenes, alkynes, cyclic, aromatic, chloro, fluoro, CFC, alcohol, burning alkanes,, antifreeze, alcohol


Tuesday- October 14
    Lecture - Test  Acid/Bases and Oxidation-Reduction

Monday - October 13
    Lecture - Review for test over Acid/Bases and Oxidation-Reduction
    Quiz - a
lkane series, covalence, and isomers
Friday - October 10
    Lecture - carbocylic acids,
amines, amides and heterocyclic
    Quiz - Corrosion and bleaches

Thursday -October 9
    Lecture - Organic - aromatics, chloro, fluoro, CFC, alcohol, ethers, and esters
    Quiz - Batteries
Wednesday -October 8
    Lecture - Organic Chemistry - covalence, hydrocarbons, structure, alkenes, alkynes, cycloalkanes

    Quiz - Acid Base - 2 (from reactions of acids and bases) ( quiz 1) ( quiz 2 )
Tuesday - October 7
    Lecture - oxidizing agents / non-chlorine bleach
    Lab -  acid (video)
    Quiz - Acid - Base (up to and including reaction of acids and bases)   quiz 1) (quiz 2)
Monday - October 6
    Lecture - Lead-acid Batteries, Lithium cells, rechargeable cells


Friday - October 3
    Lecture -  Test over Chemical Bonds and Chemical Accounting

Thursday - October 2
    Lecture - Review for Chemical Bonds and Chemical Accounting
    Quiz - Solutions  (quiz 1) (quiz 2)
Wednesday - October 1
    Lecture - Acids/Bases and Plating and Alkaline Batteries
    Quiz - Gas Laws  (quiz 1) (quiz 2)
Tuesday - September 30
    Lecture - Practice problems
    Quiz -  Percent Composition
Monday - September 29
    Lecture - Acids and Bases
    Quiz -  naming formulas and balancing (quiz 1) (quiz 2)
Friday - September 26
    Lecture - PPM and dilutions
    Quiz -  writing formulas (quiz 1)(quiz 2) (quiz 3 )(quiz 4 )
Thursday - September 25
    Lecture - Solutions and percent solution


Wednesday - September 24
   Test on Chapters 1 - 4

Tuesday - September 23
    Lecture - review for test
Monday - September 22
    Lecture - percent composition and gas laws
    Quiz - valence, oxidation numbers and ions (quiz 1) (quiz 2)
Friday - September 19
    Lecture -
balancing equations and formula mass
    Quiz - uses of radioisotopes, protection against radiation
Thursay - September 18
    Lecture - writing and naming formulas
    Quiz - 
types of radioactivity, isotopic notation (Quiz 1)
Wednesday - September 17
    Lecture - ions, bonding , oxidation number and writing formulas
    Quiz - family name, metals/nonmetals/metalloids (Quiz 1) (Quiz 2)
Tuesday - September 16
    Lecture - nuclear power plants
    Lab - Radiation protection
    Quiz -  half-life, and radioisotopic dating (Quiz 1)
Monday - September 15
    Lecture - fission and fusion and radiation protection
    Quiz - temperature conversions (Quiz 1) (Quiz 2)
Friday - September 12
    Lecture - Nuclear Chemistry - types of radioactivity, natural radioactivity,  half-life and radioisotopic dating,
Thursday - September 11
    Lecture - valence electrons,  family names , metals/nonmetals/metalloids
    Quiz - metric system and density (Quiz 1) (Quiz 2)
Wednesday - September 10
    Lecture -  isotopes
   Quiz - elements (symbol and name)
Tuesday - September 9
    Lecture -  The Structure of the Atom, Ground states
    Lab - density
   Quiz -  physical states, compounds/elements, homo/hetro ( 1  2)
Monday - September 8
    Lecture - Temperature conversions and Density
    Quiz - physical and chemical properties/changes ( 1 2)
Friday - September 5
    Lecture - Metric system and English conversion system
Thursday - September 4
    Lecture - Introduction to Chemistry (up to and including metric system)
Wednesday - September 3
    Lecture - Introduction to Chemistry (up to the states of matter)   
Tuesday - September 2
    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:  M W Th F - 10:00  and Tuesday 2:00
    Technical Studies Building - room 161
    Lecture: M  W Th F - 12:00 to 12:50
    Lab: T - 11:00 - 11:50


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