INTRODUCTORY CHEMISTRY

CHEM 1405


SCHEDULE: (subject to change as needed)

Friday - August 12 - August 19
    Lecture -
Study for final
Thursday - August 11
    Lecture - 
Test over Drugs and Poisons
Wednesday- August 10
    Lecture - Review for Test over Poisons and Drugs
    Quiz - Poison- 2

Tuesday - August 9
    Lecture - Poison
   Lab - Chemical and Biological Weapons
    Quiz - Poison -1

Monday - August 8
    Lecture - 
Poison
    Quiz - Drugs - 2


Friday - August 5

    Lecture - Test over Household Chemicals
Thursday - August 4
    Lecture - Review for test over Household Chemicals
    Quiz - Household Chemicals - 4 and Drug 1
Wednesday - August 3
   Lecture - Drugs
   Quiz - Household Chemicals - 3
Tuesday -  August 2
    Lecture - Drugs
    Quiz - Household Chemicals - 2
Monday - August 1
   Lecture - Household Chemicals
    Quiz - Household Chemicals - 1

Friday - July 29
    Lecture - Household Chemicals

Thursday -  July 28
    Lecture - Test over Biochemistry and Food Test
Wednesday - July 27
   Lecture - Review for Test over Biochemistry and Food
Tuesday - July 26
   Lecture - carbohydrate, protein and fat video
  Quiz - Food - 2
Monday - July 25
   Lab - Household Chemicals
  Quiz - Food - 1
Friday - July 22
    Lecture - food
   Quiz - Nucleic Acids - 2
Thursday - July 21
    Lab - Secret of Life
   Quiz - Nucleic Acids - 1
Wednesday - July 20
    Lecture - Food
   Quiz - proteins
Tuesday - July 19
    Lecture - Protein Synthesis
   Quiz - fats
Monday - July 18
    Lecture - Biochemistry - Proteins and Nucleic Acids and DNA

   Quiz - carbohydrates


Friday - July 15
    Lecture - Test over Earth, Water, Air and Energy
Thursday - July 14
    Lecture - Review for test over Earth, Water, Air and Energy
    Lab - drinking water video
Wednesday - July 13
    Lecture - Biochemistry - Proteins
   Quiz - energy - 2
Tuesday - July 12
    Lecture - Biochemistry - Fats
    Lab - gasoline video
    Quiz - energy - 1
Monday - July 11
    Lecture - Biochemistry - Carbohydrates
Friday - July 8
    Lecture - Energy
    Quiz - Air
Thursday - July 7
    Lecture - Energy
    Quiz - Water-2
Wednesday - July 6
    Lecture - Air

    Quiz - Water-1
Tuesday - July 5    
    Lecture - Water

Friday - July 1
    Lecture - Test over Organic and Polymers
Thursday - June 30
    Lecture - Review for test over Organic and Polymers
    Lab - Polyethylene (video)
   Quiz - Chemistry of Earth - 2
Wednesday - June 29

    Lecture - Water
    Quiz -
Chemistry of Earth - 1
Tuesday - June 28
    Lecture - Chemistry of Earth

    Lab - Alumium (video)
    Quiz - Polymers rest of unit
Monday - June 27
    Lecture - Chemistry of Earth

    Quiz - Polymers up to rubber
Friday - June 24
    Lecture -
polymers

Thursday - June 23
    Lecture - Test  Acid/Bases and Oxidation-Reduction
Wednesday - June 22
    Lecture - Review for test over Acid/Bases and Oxidation-Reduction
Tuesday - June 21
    Lecture - polymers
    Quiz - alkenes, alkynes, cyclic, aromatic, chloro, fluoro, CFC, alcohol, burning alkanes,, antifreeze, alcohol
Monday - June 20
   Lecture - Organic - ethers,esters, carbocylic acids, amines, amides and heterocyclic
    Quiz -
alkane series, covalence, and isomers
Friday - June 17
    Lecture - Organic - cycloalkanes, aromatics, chloro, fluoro, CFC, alcohol
    Quiz - Corrosion and bleaches

Thursday - June 16
    Lecture - Organic Chemistry - covalence, hydrocarbons, structure, alkenes, alkynes
    Quiz - Batteries

Wednesday - June 15
    Lecture - Lithium cells, rechargeable cells, corrosion,
oxidizing agents / non-chlorine bleach
    Quiz -  Acid - Base (after and including reactions of acids and bases)
Tuesday - June 14
    Lecture - Lead-acid Batteries
    Lab - Acids (video)
Monday - June 13
    Lecture - Plating and Alkaline Batteries


Friday - June 10
    Lecture - no class
Thursday - June 9
    Lecture - Test over Chemical Bonds and Chemical Accounting
Wednesday - June 8
    Lab -
Review for Chemical Bonds and Chemical Accounting
    Quiz - Acid - Base (before and including reactions of acids and bases)
Tuesday - June 7
    Lab - Practice problems
    Quiz -  Solutions
Monday - June 6
    Lecture - Acids and Bases
    Quiz -  Gas Laws
Friday - June 3
    Lecture -
dilutions and acids
    Quiz -  balancing and percent composition
Thursday - June 2
    Lecture - Solutions and percent solution
    Quiz - writing and naming formulas
Wednesday - June 1
   Lecture -
gas laws
    Quiz - valence, oxidation numbers and ions

Tuesday - May 31
    Lecture - writing - naming formulas, balancing equations, formula mass and
ercent composition


Friday - May 27
    Lecture -
Test on Chapters 1 - 4
Thursday - May 26
    Lecture - review for test
    Quiz -  uses of radioisotopes, protection against radiation
Wednesday - May 25
    Lecture - Ions, bonding , oxidation number and writing formulas
    Quiz -  types of radioactivity, isotopic notation
Tuesday - May 24
    Lecture - nuclear power plants
    Lab - nuclear technology video
    Quiz -  half-life, and radioisotopic dating
Monday - May 23
    Lab -  Radiation protection
    Quiz -  family name, metals/nonmetals/metalloids, and valence
Friday - May 20
    No class
Thursday - May 19
    Lecture - half-life, radioisotopic dating, fission and fusion and radiation protection
    Quiz - temperature conversions
Wednesday - May 18
    Lecture - family names , metals/nonmetals/metalloids, Nuclear Chemistry - types of radioactivity, natural radioactivity
    Quiz - metric system and density
Tuesday - May 17
    Lecture - isotopes, ions and valence
    Lab - density

    Quiz - elements (symbol and name)
Monday - May 16

    Lecture - The Structure of the Atom, Ground states
Friday - May 13
    Lecture - Temperature conversions and Density
   Quiz - physical states, compounds/elements, homo/hetro
Thursday - May 12
    Lecture - Metric system and English conversion system
   Quiz - physical and chemical properties/changes
Wednesday - May 11
    Lecture - Introduction to Chemistry (up to and including metric system)
Tuesday - May 10
    Lecture - Introduction to Chemistry (up to the states of matter)   
Monday - May 9
    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 - 11:10
    Lab: T - 11:10


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