|GENERAL CHEMISTRY I
COURSE DESCRIPTION (catalog description)
CHEM 1105 General Chemistry I - Lab (0-3-1) The laboratory portion of CHEM 1305. The experiments will coincide with the lecture portion of CHEM 1305. Prerequisite CHEM 1305 or concurrent enrollment.
Chemical Reactions and Practices - Richard Wheet
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State the various laboratory safety techniques.
Familiarize the student with the use if basic equipment and simple chemical laboratory techniques.
Be able to measure matter through various experimental techniques.
Demonstrate various reactions that occur with oxygen, and how concentrations of reactants affect the rate of reaction.
Demonstrate various methods by which hydrogen gas (H2) may be produced and some of the chemical and physical properties of hydrogen gas.
Determine the freezing point using a graph of temperature versus time and to determine melting points.
Determine the percent composition of potassium chloride and oxygen in a sample of potassium chlorate and to compare the experimental results with the theoretical values.
Determine the percentage of water in a hydrated salt of both known and unknown formulas.
Write the formula of a compound given its elemental components.
Write the names of compounds using their formulas.
Write double and single replacement reactions and to predict the activity of metals using experimental results.
Demonstrate the concepts of concentrations of solutions and the properties of solution.
Standardize sodium hydroxide using potassium hydrogen phthalate by the titration method.
Determine the percent acetic acid by mass.
Distinguish the difference between various types of hydrocarbons by performing simple tests and reactions involving hydrocarbons.
COURSE OUTLINE (Outline)
Laboratory Technique and Equipment
Preparation and Properties of Oxygen
Preparation and Properties of Hydrogen
Changes of State
Water of Hydration
Writing Chemical Formulas
Single and Double Replacement Reactions
Standardization of Sodium Hydroxide
Determination of the % Acetic Acid in Vinegar
Chemistry of Hydrocarbons