CHEM 151 - Perparatory Chemistry - Isaac Koh
Welcome to Chemistry 151! This is a five-week winter course, equivalent to one semester preparatory course, for CHEM 201 and provides intensive foundation in problem solving, basic atomic theory, stoichiometry, nomenclature, states of matter, and solution chemistry. Laboratory experiences will enforce principles learned and will familiarize students with proper handling and maintenance of gravimetric and volumetric equipment.
At the conclusion of the course, students will be able to
- Analyze chemical problems and chemical reactions according to stoichiometric methodology.
- Examine the forms and states of matter, the structure of the atom, arrangement of electrons, and how this relates to the organization of the periodic table.
- Differentiate between the essential features of covalent and ionic bonding.
- Investigate chemical reactions with chemicals, scientific glassware, and instruments in a precise, accurate, and safe manner.
- Analyze chemical data, including graphical manipulation, and formulate meaningful conclusions based on the chemical data.
- Students will have a virtual experience in Lab Experiments, using online resources.
What to Expect in this Course
- Mastering Chemistry (MC) access code with eText of Nivaldo Tro’s Introductory Chemistry, 6th Edition.
- Chemistry 151 Laboratory Manual, available on Canvas
- Canvas access: no cost to registered students
- Scientific Calculator: Must be scientific calculator, such as Casio FX-115ESPLUS or Texas TI-30-XA. (Available on Amazon or in retail stores from $6.00 and up.)
Types of Assessments
Exams (50%) Lab Experiments (25%) Quiz (5%) Worksheets (10%) Mastering Chemistry (10%)
Textbook Information / Link to ZTC Textbook
Nivaldo J. Tro, "Introductory Chemistry", 6th edition, Pearson
Other Relevant Course Information
ConferZoom video conferencing for Online Live class
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Last updated: 10/05/2021 Sub#: 706