INTRODUCTORY CHEMISTRY

CHEM 1405


SCHEDULE: (subject to change as needed)


Thursday - August 14
    Lecture -  Test over Drugs and Poisons
Wednesday -  August 13
    Lecture - Review for Test over Poisons and Drugs
Tuesday - August 12
    Lecture - Drugs
    Lab - Video Poison
    Quiz - Drug - 2
Monday - August 11
    Lecture -  Drugs
    Quiz -
Drug - 1


Friday - August 8
    Lecture - Test over Household Chemicals
Thursday - August 7
    Lecture - Review for test over Household Chemicals
    Quiz - Poison - 1
Wednesday - August 6
    Lecture -  Drug
    Quiz - Poison - 1
Tuesday - August 5
    Lecture - Poison
    Lab - Biological Weapons
    Quiz - Household Chemicals - 3
Monday - August 4
    Lecture - Poison
    Quiz - Household Chemicals - 2 


Friday - August 1
    Lecture - Test over Biochemistry and Food Test
Thursday - July 31
    Lecture -  Review for Test over Biochemistry and Food Test
    Quiz - Household Chemicals - 1
Wednesday - July 30
    Lecture - Household Chemicals
    Quiz - Food - 2
Tuesday - July 29
    Lab - Secret of Life
    Quiz -  Food - 1
Monday - July 28
    Lecture - Household Chemicals
    Quiz - Nucleic Acids - 2
Friday - July 25
    Lecture - Food
    Quiz - Nucleic Acids - 1
Thursday - July 24
    Lecture - Food
    Quiz - proteins
Wednesday - July 23
    Lecture - Protein Synthesis
    Quiz - fats
Tuesday - July 22
    Lecture - Biochemistry - Nucleic Acids and DNA
    Quiz - carbohydrates
Monday - July 21
    Lecture - Biochemistry - Fats and Proteins


Friday - July 18
    Lecture - Test over Earth, Water, Air and Energy

Thursday - July 17
    Lecture - Review for test over Earth, Water, Air and Energy
    Quiz - Energy - 2
Wednesday - July 16
    Lecture -  Biochemistry - Carbohydrates
    Quiz - Energy - 1
Tuesday - July 15
    Lecture - Energy
    Lab - Gasoline video
    Quiz - water - 2
Monday - July 14
    Lecture - Energy
    Quiz - water - 1
Friday - July 11
    Lecture - Energy
    Quiz - Air
Thursday - July 10
    Lecture - Water
    Lab - Drinking water video
    Quiz - Chemistry of Earth - 2
Wednesday - July 9
    Lecture - Water
    Quiz - Chemistry of Earth - 1
Tuesday - July 8
    Lecture - Air
    Lab - metal video
Monday - July 7
    Lecture - Chemistry of Earth


Friday - July 4
    Lecture - no class
Thursday -  July 3
    Lecture - Test over Organic and Polymers
Wednesday -  July 2
    Lecture - Review for test over Organic and Polymers
    Quiz - Polymers rest of unit
Tuesday - July 1
    Lecture - Chemistry of Earth
    Lab - Polyethylene (video)
    Quiz - Polymers up to rubber
Monday - June 30
   
Lecture -  Polymers
    Quiz -  
alkenes, alkynes, cyclic, aromatic, chloro, fluoro, CFC, alcohol, burning alkanes,, antifreeze, alcohol
    Quiz - functional groups
    Quiz - alcohol_ether_ketone_ald_aromatic

    Lecture - no class
Thursday - June 26
    Lecture - Polymers
    Quiz -
alkane series, covalence, and isomers
Wednesday - June 25
    Lecture -  carbocylic acids,
amines, amides and heterocyclic and polymers
    Quiz -

Tuesday - June 24
    Lecture - Organic - aromatics, chloro, fluoro, CFC, alcohol, ethers, and esters
Monday - June 23
    Lecture -  Organic Chemistry - covalence, hydrocarbons, structure, alkenes, alkynes, cycloalkanes


Friday - June 20
    Lecture -
Test  Acid/Bases and Oxidation-Reduction
Thursday - June 19
    Lecture - Review for test over Acid/Bases and Oxidation-Reduction
    Quiz - Batteries
    Quiz - Corrosion and bleaches
Wednesday - June 18
    Lecture - oxidizing agents / non-chlorine bleach
    Quiz - Acid Base - 2 (from reactions of acids and bases) ( quiz 1) ( quiz 2 )
Tuesday - June 17
    Lecture - Lead-acid Batteries, Lithium cells, rechargeable cells
    Lab -  acid (video)
    Quiz - Acid - Base (up to and including reaction of acids and bases)   (quiz 1) (quiz 2)
Monday - June 16
    Lecture - Plating and Alkaline Cells


Friday - June 13
    Lecture -  Test over Chemical Bonds and Chemical Accounting

Thursday - June 12
    Lecture - Review for Chemical Bonds and Chemical Accounting
    Quiz - Solutions  (quiz 1) (quiz 2)
Wednesday - June 11
    Lecture - Acids/Bases and Plating and Alkaline Batteries
    Quiz - Gas Laws  (quiz 1) (quiz 2)
Tuesday - June 10
    Lecture - Practice problems
    Quiz -  Percent Composition
Monday - June 9
    Lecture - Acids and Bases
    Quiz -  naming formulas and balancing (quiz 1) (quiz 2)
Friday - June 6
    Lecture - PPM and dilutions
    Quiz -  writing formulas (quiz 1)(quiz 2) (quiz 3 )(quiz 4 )
Thursday - June 5
    Lecture - Solutions and percent solution
    Quiz - valence, oxidation numbers and ions (quiz 1) (quiz 2)


Wednesday - June 4
   Test on Chapters 1 - 4
Tuesday - June 3
    Lecture - review for test
    Lab - Chemical bonding video
Monday - June 2
    Lecture -
percent composition and gas laws
Friday - May 30
    Lecture - writing and naming formulas
    Quiz - uses of radioisotopes, protection against radiation

Thursday - May 29
    Lecture - balancing equations and formula mass
    Quiz - family name, metals/nonmetals/metalloids (Quiz 1) (Quiz 2)
Wednesday - May 28
    Lecture -  writing formulas
    Lab - Radiation protection
    Quiz -  half-life, and radioisotopic dating (Quiz 1)
Tuesday - May 27
    Lab - oxidation numbers and nuclear technology video
    Quiz - types of radioactivity, isotopic notation (Quiz 1)
Friday - May 23
    Lecture - fission and fusion, ions, and bonding
Thursday - May 22
    Lecture - Nuclear Chemistry - natural radioactivity,  half-life and radioisotopic dating'uses radioisotopes and protection,
    Quiz - temperature conversions (Quiz 1) (Quiz 2)
Wednesday - May 21
    Lecture - valence electrons,  family names , metals/nonmetals/metalloids and types of radioactivity
   Quiz -  metric system and density (Quiz 1) (Quiz 2)
Tuesday - May 20
    Lecture -  The Structure of the Atom, Ground states and isotopes
    Lab - density
   Quiz -  elements (symbol and name)
Monday - May 19
    Lecture - Temperature conversions and Density
    Quiz -  physical states, compounds/elements, homo/hetro ( 1  2)
Friday - May 16
    Lecture - no class
Thursday - May 15
    Lecture - Metric system and English conversion system
    Quiz - physical and chemical properties/changes ( 1 2)
Wednesday - May 14
    Lecture - Introduction to Chemistry (up to and including metric system)
Tuesday - May 13
    Lecture - Introduction to Chemistry (up to the states of matter)   
Monday - May 12
    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