INTRODUCTORY CHEMISTRY

CHEM 1405


SCHEDULE: (subject to change as needed)

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