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Annotated Outcomes    Course Documents    Course Information    Flash Cards

Lab Handouts    Lab Information    Lab Briefing Slides    Lecture Slides Math Review

This is a collection of materials organized by Unit. 

Each unit contains student outcomes (expected to know for the unit exam), lecture notes (synched to lecture slides), and optional practice quizzes (and answers). Some units have additional optional material such as charts, music videos and essays on related topics.

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Unit 0 First Day    Unit 01 Matter    Unit 02 Exponents    Unit 03 Rounding    Unit 04 Atoms

Unit 05 Formula Nomenclature    Unit 06 Empirical Formula    Unit 07 Stoichiometry

Unit 08 Gases    Unit 09 Solutions    Unit 10 Acids    Unit 11 Atomic Theory

Unit 0: First Day Administrative Stuff and Material Needed to Memorize

First Day Lecture Notes

Boost Grades Lecture Notes

Common Conversions                (Memorize by Unit 1 Exam)

Common Elements                     (Memorize by Unit 4 Exam)

PolyAtomics                              (Memorize by Unit 5 Exam)

CoverPages                               Cover pages and Table of Contents for Those Printing Lecture Material

A Day Without Chemistry          American Chemical Society Promo on the Wonderfulness of Chemistry    (1:50)

Diet Coke Mentos                     Fun video on creating Diet Coke Fountains with Methos tablets    (2:57)††

Unit 01: Matter and Energy / Measurements

Outcomes                                   Required knowledge for Unit Test 1

Nature of Science Lecture Notes

Matter and Energy Lecture Notes

Matter Classification Scheme       Image from lecture: flow chart for classifying matter

Measurements Lecture Notes

Extra Practice Problems              For those wanting extra practice 

Answers For Extra Practice

Unit 02:  Exponents and Scientific Notation / Using Scientific Calculators

Outcomes                                    Required knowledge for Unit Test 2

Exponents Lecture Notes

Calculators Lecture Notes

Extra Practice Problems               For those wanting extra practice

Answers For Extra Practice

Number Symbols                        Comment on the origin of our modern 1-9 symbols for counting numbers

Fantastic Trip                              A PowerPoint presentation : trip thru the universe with distances changing by powers of ten    (~ 10:30)

Unit 03: Significant Figures and Rounding / Density

Outcomes                                    Required knowledge for Unit Test 3

Sig Figs and Rounding Lecture Notes

Density Lecture Notes

Additional Practice on determining the number of significant figures (answers provided)

Add and Subtract Rules

Multiply and Divide Rules

Determining Number Of Sig Figs

Where The Heck To Round    Music Video on Significant Figures and Rounding    (2:53)

SigFig Gig                               Music Video on Significant Figures    (2:26)

Extra Practice Problems          For those wanting extra practice

Answers For Extra Practice

Unit 04: Atoms and The Periodic Table

Outcomes                                Required knowledge for Unit Test 4

Atoms Lecture Notes 

Periodic Table Lecture Notes

CEM 101 Periodic Table        This is the Periodic Table furnished to you at the testing center

PeriodicTableColor                 This is a simple color chart of all 118 elements

Blank Periodic Table               Empty Periodic Table for those wishing an empty copy for practice

Elements_(by Name)               List of the elements listed in alphabetical order

A Boy and His Atom               Video visualizing manipulation of atoms    (1:33)

Elemental Funkiness                Music Video on the Periodic Table    (3:66)

All The Elements                     Video based on the Photographic Periodic Table    (8:00)

Periodic Table Crossword       Optional:Crossword on the elements (From WCC Nature of Science Class)

Extra Practice Problems          For those wanting extra practice

Answers For Extra Practice

Chemistry Is A Pun                  Optional: Fill in the blank with an element name and form a pun

Windows Periodic Table           This is an installer for the periodic table software used in class (not tested above Windows 7)

Tom Lehrer was a Harvard professor who was well known for his abundant political satire songs and musical parodies during the 1950ís. One of his most famous songs was nothing more than reciting the elements of the periodic table. Here are files (you are not required to sing in this class) related to his famous song.

Elements Song                           Audio file (mp3) of Tom Lehrer singing his Element Song

Elements Song Lyrics

Elements Song Animation    (1:33)

A Different Periodic Table Song    (2:44)

Unit 05: Formula Nomenclature

Outcomes                                Required knowledge for Unit Test 5

Formula Nomenclature Lecture Notes

Naming Flow Chart                 Image from lecture: flow chart for naming substances in chemistry 101

Formula Calculations Lecture Notes

Formula Review Lecture Notes

Happy Mole Day To You          Music video celebrating Mole Day    (2:16)

Extra Practice Problems             For those wanting extra practice

Answers For Extra Practice

Extra Formula Table                   More chemical nomenclature exercises

Answers For Extra Formula Table

Extra Credit Naming Exercise This exercise is based on the reactions lab (which is the basis of the reactions used in the Inserts)

This exercise will only be accepted (on this form) for credit during the in-lecture Practice Quiz for Unit 5.

Unit 06:  Empirical Formulas and Balancing Reactions

Outcomes                                            Required knowledge for Unit Test 6

More Moles Lecture Notes

Empirical Formulas Lecture Notes

Balancing Reactions Lecture Notes

Types of Chemical Reactions Notes

Donít Break The Law                         Music video on the law of conservation of matter    (3:21)

So You Want To Make A Product     Music video on chemical reactions    (3:39)

Chemical Reactions                            Video on chemical reaction types    (5:12)

Extra Practice Problems                      For those wanting extra practice

Answers For Extra Practice

Extra Balancing Practice                     For those wanting extra practice

Answers For Extra Balancing Practice

Practice Insert                                    Sample Insert Exam

Answers To Practice Insert

Unit 07: Stoichiometry and Yields

Outcomes                                           Required knowledge for Unit Test 7

Stoichiometry Lecture Notes

Yields Lecture Notes

Extra Practice Problems                      For those wanting extra practice

Answers For Extra Practice

Practice Insert

Answers To Practice Insert

Unit 08: Gases

Outcomes                                          Required knowledge for Unit Test 8

Gases Lecture Notes

Gas Laws Notes

Extra Practice Problems                     For those wanting extra practice

Answers For Extra Practice

Practice Insert

Answers To Practice Insert

Liquid N2 and Lots of Ping Pong Balls      Video demonstrating power of expanding gases    (4:36)

Unit 09:  Solutions

Outcomes                                                Required knowledge for Unit Test 9

Solutions Lecture Notes

Solution Concentrations Lecture Notes

Titrations Lecture Notes

For Those About To Dissolve            Music video on the dissolving process    (2:20)

Bromthymol Blues                              Music video on titrations    (2:41)

Extra Practice Problems                     For those wanting extra practice

Answers For Extra Practice

Practice Insert

Answers To Practice Insert

Unit 10: Acids and Bases

Outcomes                                            Required knowledge for Unit Test 10

Titration Calculations Lecture Notes

Acids and Bases Lecture Notes

Extra Practice Problems                        For those wanting extra practice

Answers For Extra Practice

Practice Insert

Answers To Practice Insert

Unit 11: Atomic Theory

Outcomes                                            Required knowledge for Unit Test 11

Atomic Theory Lecture Notes

Electronic Configuration Lecture Notes

Lewis Dots Lecture Notes

Bonding Lecture Notes

Electronic Configuration Worksheet

Electronegativity Periodic Table            Chart of Pauling Electronegativity; used for bond type calculations

What The Heck Is Light                        Music video about the nature of light    (3:29)

Atomos                                                Music video on atomic theory    (4:41)

I Heart Electron Config                         Music video on electrons    (3:24)

What Kinds of Bonds Are These          Music video on chemical bonds    (3:29)

Dogs Teaching Chemical Bonds            Video using dogs to illustrate chemical bonding    (1:05)

FireworksColor                                    Metals used to provide color in fireworks (2:07)

FlameColor                                          Metal flame colors (3:29)

Bohr Electrons and Stairs                     Color produtction via electron excitation (3:34)

Extra Practice Problems                       For those wanting extra practice

Answers For Extra Practice

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Unit 0 First Day    Unit 01 Matter    Unit 02 Exponents    Unit 03 Rounding    Unit 04 Atoms

Unit 05 Formula Nomenclature    Unit 06 Empirical Formula    Unit 07 Stoichiometry

Unit 08 Gases    Unit 09 Solutions    Unit 10 Acids    Unit 11 Atomic Theory

Index Pages:    Start Here

Annotated Outcomes    Course Documents    Course Information    Flash Cards

Lab Handouts    Lab Information    Lab Briefing Slides    Lecture Slides Math Review

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