INTRODUCTORY CHEMISTRY

CHEM 1405


SCHEDULE: (subject to change as needed)

Tuesday April 29
    Lecture -  Test over Drugs and Poisons
Monday - April 28
    Lecture - Review for Test over Poisons and Drugs
    Quiz - Drug - 2
Friday- April 25
    Lecture -  Drugs
    Quiz - Drug - 1
Thursday - April 24
    Lecture - Drugs
    Quiz - Poison - 2


Wednesday - April 23
    Lecture - Test over Household Chemicals
Tuesday - April 22
    Lecture - Review for test over Household Chemicals
    Lab - Video Poison
    Quiz - Poison - 1
Monday - April 21
    Lecture -  Drugs
    Quiz - Household Chemicals - 4


Thursday - April 17
    Lecture - Poison
    Quiz - Household Chemicals - 3
Wednesday - April 16
    Lecture -  Poison
    Quiz - Household Chemicals - 2
Tuesday -  April 15
    Lecture - Household Chemicals
    Lab - Biological Weapons
Monday -  April 14
    Lecture -   Household Chemicals


Friday - April 11
    Lecture - Test over Biochemistry and Food Test
Thursday - April 10
    Lecture -  Review for Test over Biochemistry and Food Test
    Quiz - Household Chemicals - 1
Wednesday - April 9
    No Class - Dia Techsana
Tuesday - April 8
    Lecture - Household Chemicals
    Lab - Carbohydrates, Protein and Fat Metabolism
    Quiz - Food - 2
Monday - April 7
    Lecture - Household Chemicals
    Quiz -  Food - 1
Friday - April 4
    Lecture - Food
    Quiz - Nucleic Acids - 2
Thursday - April 3
    Lecture - Food
    Quiz - Nucleic Acids - 1
Wednesday - April 2
    Lecture -  Bioengineering and Viruses 
    Quiz - proteins
Tuesday - April 1
    Lecture -Protein Synthesis
    Lab - Secret of Life
    Quiz - fats
Monday - March 31
    Lecture -Biochemistry - Nucleic Acids and DNA
    Quiz - carbohydrates
Friday - March 28
    Lecture - Biochemistry - Fats and Proteins


Thursday - March 27
    Lecture - Test over Earth, Water, Air and Energy
Wednesday - March 26
    Lecture -  Review for test over Earth, Water, Air and Energy
    Quiz -Energy - 2
Tuesday - March 25
    Lecture -  Biochemistry - Carbohydrates
    Lab - Gasoline video
    Quiz -Energy - 1
Monday -  March 24
    Lecture - Energy
Friday -  March 21
    Lecture - Energy
    Quiz - Air
Thursday - March 20
    Lecture - Air and Energy
    Quiz - Water - 2
Wednesday - March 19
    Lecture - Air
    Quiz - Water - 1
Tuesday - March 18
    Lecture - Water
    Lab - Drinking water video
    Quiz - Chemistry of Earth - 2
Monday - March 17
    Lecture - Water
    Quiz - Chemistry of Earth - 1


Friday - March 7
    Lecture - Test over Organic and Polymers
Thursday -  March 6
    Lecture - Review for test over Organic and Polymers
Wednesday -  March 5
    Lecture - Chemistry of Earth
    Quiz - Polymers rest of unit
Tuesday - March 4
    Lecture - Chemistry of Earth
    Lab -  Metals (video)
    Quiz - Polymers up to rubber
Monday - March 3
    Lecture -  Polymers
    Quiz - Identify functional groups
 
Friday - February 28
    Lecture -  Polymers
    Quiz -
alkenes, alkynes, cyclic, aromatic, chloro, fluoro, CFC, alcohol, burning alkanes,, antifreeze, alcohol
Thursday - February 27
    Lecture -  Polymers


Wednesday - February 26
   
Lecture -  Test  Acid/Bases and Oxidation-Reduction
Tuesday - February 25
    Lecture - Review for test over Acid/Bases and Oxidation-Reduction
    Quiz - a
lkane series, covalence, and isomers
    Lab - Electron video

Monday -  February 24
   
Lecture -  amines, amides and heterocyclic and polymers
    Quiz -  corrosion and oxidation and bleach
Friday -  February 21
    Lecture - Organic -chloro, fluoro, CFC, alcohol, ethers, and esters
    Quiz - dry cells and lead acid battery
Thursday - February 20
    Lecture -  Organic Chemistry - alkenes, alkynes, cyclo, aromatics
Wednesday - February 19
    Lecture -  Organic Chemistry - covalence, hydrocarbons, structure
    Quiz - Acid Base - 2 (from reactions of acids and bases) ( quiz 1) ( quiz 2 )
Tuesday -  February 18
    Lecture -  Lead-acid Batteries, Lithium cells, rechargeable cells and 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 - February 17
    Lecture -  Acids/Bases and Plating and Alkaline Batteries
Friday - February 14
    Lecture - Acids and Bases


Thursday - February 13
    Lecture -  Test over Chemical Bonds and Chemical Accounting
Wednesday - February 12
    Lecture - Review for Chemical Bonds and Chemical Accounting
    Quiz - Solutions  (quiz 1) (quiz 2)
Tuesday - February 11
    Lecture - Practice problems
    Quiz - Gas Laws  (quiz 1) (quiz 2)
Monday - February 10
    Lecture - Solutions, percent solution, PPM, and dilutions
    Quiz -  Percent Composition
Friday - February 7
    Lecture - Solutions
    Quiz -  naming formulas and balancing (quiz 1) (quiz 2)
Thursday - February 6
    Lecture - percent composition and gas laws
    Quiz -  writing formulas (quiz 1)
Wednesday - February 5
    Lecture - balancing equations and formula mass
    Quiz - valence, oxidation numbers and ions (quiz 1) (quiz 2)
Tuesday - February 4
    Lecture - writing and naming formulas
    Lab - Chemical bonding video
Monday - February 3
    Lecture - writing and naming formulas


Friday - January 31
   Test on Chapters 1 - 4
Thursday -January 3o
    Lecture - review for test
    Quiz - uses of radioisotopes, protection against radiation
Wednesday -January 29
    Lecture - Valence electrons, ions, oxidation numbers, writing formulas
    Quiz - half-life, and radioisotopic dating (Quiz 1)
Tuesday - January 28
    Lab - radiation protection and nuclear technology video
    Quiz -   family name, metals/nonmetals/metalloids (Quiz 1) (Quiz 2)
Monday - January 27
    Lecture -  uses radioisotopes, protection, fission and fusion
    Quiz - types of radioactivity, isotopic notation (Quiz 1)
Friday - January 24
    Lecture - Nuclear Chemistry - natural radioactivity,  half-life and radioisotopic dating
Thursday - January 23
    Lecture - , valence electrons,  family names , metals/nonmetals/metalloids and types of radioactivity
    Quiz - temperature conversions (Quiz 1) (Quiz 2)
Wednesday - January 22
    Lecture -  Ground states and isotopes
   Quiz -  metric system and density (Quiz 1) (Quiz 2)
Tuesday - January 21
    Lecture -  Temperature conversions and The Structure of the Atom
    Lab - density
   Quiz -  elements (symbol and name)
Monday - January 20
    Lecture - no class 
Friday - January 17
    Lecture - Density
    Quiz -  physical states, compounds/elements, homo/hetro ( 1  2)
Thursday - January 16
    Lecture - Metric system and English conversion system
    Quiz - physical and chemical properties/changes (1  2)
Wednesday - January 15
    Lecture - Introduction to Chemistry (up to and including metric system)
Tuesday - January 14
    Lecture - Introduction to Chemistry (up to the states of matter)   
Monday - January 13
    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