INTRODUCTORY CHEMISTRY

CHEM 1405


SCHEDULE: (subject to change as needed)


Wednesday - September 24
   Test on Chapters 1 - 4

Tuesday - September 23
    Lecture - review for test
Monday - September 22
    Lecture - solutions
    Lab - Chemical bonding video
Friday - September 19
    Lecture -
percent composition and gas laws
Thursay - September 18
    Lecture - writing and naming formulas
    Quiz - uses of radioisotopes, protection against radiation

Wednesday - September 17
    Lecture - balancing equations and formula mass
    Quiz - family name, metals/nonmetals/metalloids (Quiz 1) (Quiz 2)
Tuesday - September 16
    Lecture -  oxidation number and writing formulas
    Lab - Radiation protection
    Quiz -  half-life, and radioisotopic dating (Quiz 1)
Monday - September 15
    Lab - nuclear technology video
    Quiz - types of radioactivity, isotopic notation (Quiz 1)
Friday - September 12
    Lecture - fission and fusion, ions, and bonding
Thursday - September 11
    Lecture - Nuclear Chemistry - natural radioactivity,  half-life and radioisotopic dating'uses radioisotopes and protection,
    Quiz - temperature conversions (Quiz 1) (Quiz 2)
Wednesday - September 10
    Lecture - valence electrons,  family names , metals/nonmetals/metalloids and types of radioactivity
   Quiz -  metric system and density (Quiz 1) (Quiz 2)
Tuesday - September 9
    Lecture -  The Structure of the Atom, Ground states and isotopes
    Lab - density
   Quiz -  elements (symbol and name)
Monday - September 8
    Lecture - Temperature conversions and Density
    Quiz -  physical states, compounds/elements, homo/hetro ( 1  2)
Friday - September 5
    Lecture - Metric system and English conversion system
    Quiz - physical and chemical properties/changes ( 1 2)
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    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