left his chemistry textbook in the B023 (Chemistry resource Center) around
4:00 pm on Tuesday. Did anyone pick up his book thinking it was their own?
Do you now have two books when you thought you only should have one? Contact
Thank you to
everyone who have found the errors on the PS3 answers. I've made all the corrections
and re-posted the answers.
I'll be around
most of the morning to answer questions, but I have a to tape Dr. French's
BISC1114 lecture at 11:30 am and I have a conference call at 12:30 pm to 1:15
pm so I will be unable to answer questions at this time.
I have the
digital video of Monday evening's Help Session (for the first 55 minutes)
on the Web at the movies link. I have Monday's class up now but it does not
have interactivity yet. Go to the movies link to view.
did not have time to do examples like problems PS3.8 and PS3.9 so you do not
have to do those two problems in PS3. The remaining problems PS3.1 - PS3.7
and PS3.10 are due tomorrow by 4:30 pm in my office. Answers will be posted
at 4:30 pm. After the answers are posted I will no longer accept problem sets
Get your studying done so you do not have to miss class before
If you are in the 3:30 pm lecture section and have not yet
located a laboratory manual you can go to the BookTrader on Hall of Fame,
east of Duck on the north side of the road. They were contacted this morning
and they still have lab manuals.
Digital Video Clips to help you do PS3.1 - PS3.5
How many of you are having trouble figuring out PS3.1,
3.2 and 3.3 on our Problem Set? Yea, I know these three questions are
confusing..what is dr. g. talking about in these three questions? Try
reviewing this 2 minute 38 second
clip from Friday, September 8, 2000 lecture and see if these probems
are a little clearer.
Need some help doing PS3.4? Check out this 1
minute and 30 second clip from Friday, September 8, 2000 lecture
and see if it helps.
Here is a 5 minute clip
from Friday, September 8, 2000 lecture which covers some of the calculations
required in PS3.5.
TYPOS in PS3
An observant student, Justin Battista, has found another
typo/error in PS3. PS3.6a the percentage of carbon and oxygen are reversed.
The problem should read...
Determine the empirical formula for vitamin C which
is 40.9 % carbon, 54.5 % oxygen and 4.60% hydrogen.
A typo has been discovered in PS3.10d change sodium
in 'sodium nitrate' to potassium nitrate and you will be able to do
that problem correctly.
If you have not found it yet there is a sample exam at the
Exams link. Will I post answers to the exam?...probably not. I always worry
that students depend too much on the answers and sometimes convince themselve,
after looking at the answer that a particular problem is easy. When in fact
it is still not understood. Work the problems, check with other students in
the class to see if you agree. If you are having problems drop by and see
I've listed the room each section will take their exams this
semester at the Exams link. Check it out.
If you arrive late to the exam because you get lost and can not find the correct
room I am under no oligation to give you the same amount of time to do the
exam as those students who arrived on time. (Not that this will be a problem!)
Some new stuff to memorize
Tables 2.3 (p 67), 2.4 (p 69), 2.5 (p 69) and 2.7 (p 73).
I'll give you some tricks to make Tables 2.3 and 2.4 real easy to remember,
but Table 2.5 and 2.7 have to be memorized. I promise the first exam will
have some nomenclature questions.
Here is an example of just one of the talents
of Robert Sleezer, one of our CHEM 1314 student. If you have a skill that
needs to be shared with the world on video, see dr. g.
I just had a talk with the Director of the General Chemistry
Laboratories and it was agreed that ALL students must wear eye protection
in the laboratories. So all students, including HBL, must get eye protection.
The tutoring schedule is now available at the Tutoring link.
The TA's in red are CHEM 1314 TA's.
I've got an initial version of a digital lecture on Wednesday,
August 23rd on the QuickTime/Real Lectures
link so check it out. Send me an email and let me know what happens or
if you have any problems. Welcome to the future!
I've listed some recommended problems from Chapters 1 and
2. The list can be found in the Problem Set link at the bottom of the page.
If you would like to practice and test your knowledge on
figures here is some software which will randomly generate questions.
There are more of these types of randomly generated questions at our Problem
Set link. Just scroll down the page a little to get to the link.
In order to post grade information (scores on problem sets,
laboratory's and exams) I need your permission. Go the SID#/Name link and
enter a number, name or combination unique to you. I will post grade information
using your SID# or SIDName. You do not HAVE to have an SID#/Name if you do
not want to. There are some additional questions that I would like you to
answer for some EXTRA CREDIT.
One of the more popular periodic tables on the web is at
http://www.shef.ac.uk/~chem/web-elements/. Check out if you need to find some physical properties for
any particular elements.
Start memorizing..avoid the rush!
Things to memorize;
Need some extra money? Love computers and like to do Web
stuff? Anyone looking for some parttime work writing HTML for a campus project?
Check with Dr. G or see Steve Hall in LSE208. You will need to have a resume
describing your work/computer experience.
I've generated a short Self-Test which has a few questions
to provide me with some feedback as to how much you might recall from your
past chemistry experience. The Self-Test has six questions. It is not graded,
I'd just like to get some information prior to Wednesday's class. Give it
a try, see what you can remember. Go to the Self-Test link in the left frame.
names and symbols of the first 20 elements and 20
the formula and phase of all of the elements in the periodic table;
the common prefixes for SI units;
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- Our TAs for this semester (as of Monday) are;
Christopher Damaso(Sections 10, 12, and 14);
Nellie Bruce (Section 11);
Tyler Johannes (Sections 13 and 15):
Melissa Caldwell (Section 16);
Carolyn Nuckolls (Section 17);
Claudia Dollins (Section 18);
Cory Pfeifer (Sections 19 and 24);
Jeff Karcher (Section 20)
Jennifer Veach (Section 21);
Holly Dale (Sections 22 and 26);
Andrew McGee (Sections 23, 25 and 27)
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