CHM 101 GENERAL CHEMISTRY
FALL QUARTER 2008
(last revised 12/5/2008, 5:30 PM)
· Good luck on the final exam.
· Quizzes and Exams:
· The Final Exam for Section 2 is scheduled for December 8 from until There will be 12 questions from Chapters 1 through 6 and 6 questions from Chapter 18. All questions will be multiple-choice. Click here for the study guide. The exam is worth 200 points (nearly 30% of your entire grade). Most of you have the potential of raising your grade by 1 full letter if you answer everything correctly, especially if you are coming into it with a C or lower.
· Quiz 6 (Dec 3): Average = 12.8, High = 17.5, Low = 6.5. Click here for key.
· Exam 2 (Nov 25): Average = 51.5, High = 76, Low = 32 (not including the extra 10 points).
· Quiz 5 (Nov 18): Average = 15.4, High = 22, Low = 7. Click here for key.
· Quiz 4 (Nov 4): Average = 15.5, High = 25, Low = 8. Click here for key.
· Exam 1 (Oct 23): Average = 69.8, High = 85.5, Low = 40 (not including the extra three points).
· Quiz 3 (Oct 16): Average = 17.4, High = 25, Low = 6. Click here for key.
· Quiz 2 (Oct 8): Average = 16.4, High = 25, Low = 6. Click here for key.
· Quiz 1 (Oct 1): Average = 17.2, High = 22, Low = 12. Click here for key.
· Syllabus: (Prerequisites, Required Materials, Student Learning Outcomes, Schedule, Grading, Policies, Definitions & Additional Details)
· Schedule: (Reading, Homework, Laboratory Exercises, Quizzes, Exams)
· This schedule will be revised regularly, typically several times each week. Please check it frequently.
· Periodic Table: (This is a link to the Periodic Table posted on the website of the National Institute of Standards and Technology. A Google search will produce links to many other versions of the Periodic Table)
· Periodic Table: (A simple MS Word version)
· Solubility Rules: (A CHM 101 version of Table 4.1)
· Rules for Assignment of Oxidation States: (A CHM 101 version of Table 4.2)
· Rules for Balancing Oxidation - Reduction Reactions: (A CHM 101 version of pp. 162-3)
· Energy Consumption and Sources: This is a link to the Clean Energy page of the Union of Concerned Scientists website It is relevant to the material in Sections 6.5-6.6 in your text.
· Global Warming: This is a Wikipedia article on the topic of global warming.
· Energy Sources, Old and New: Marty Wallaces lecture notes on Sections 6.5 & 6.6.
· Atomic Masses of the Isotopes: This is a table posted on the website of the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST). The data it contains may be of use in performing energy calculations for nuclear transformations.
· Nuclear Transformations: This web page summarizes the history of nuclear transformations. It expands on some of the discussions in Sections 18.3 and 18.6 including the production of transuranium elements by nuclear bombardment, the discovery of nuclear fission, and the development of nuclear bombs and reactors.
· Discoverer of Nuclear Fission: Otto Hahn won the 1944 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for the discovery of the nuclear fission reaction of uranium-235. This web page from Wikipedia recounts his scientific career.
· Nuclear Weapons: This web page gives thumbnail descriptions of the various types of nuclear and thermonuclear bombs that have been developed for use as weapons.
· Nuclear Reactors: This web page from Wikipedia discusses the principles and design points of nuclear reactors.
· Lecture Notes