GENERAL CHEMISTRY I CHEM 1305 |
CHEM 1305 General Chemistry I (4-0-3) An introductory chemistry course primarily for allied health science majors or related science majors. Topics include standards for measurements, matter, nomenclature, quantitative composition, equations, atomic theory, bonding, gases, and solution. Prerequisite: MATH 104 or concurrent enrollment.
REQUIRED TEXT/MANUALS
Introduction to Chemistry, Corwin, Prentice Hall, Latest Edition
SYLLABUS
COURSE OBJECTIVES
Given a number, express the number in scientific notation. Given numbers in scientific notation, multiply, divide, add and subtract them in scientific notation.
Define the conversions between English and Metric measurements for volume mass and length.
Given a measurement in the metric system, convert it to any other related unit in the metric system.
Given a temperature measurement in one scale, convert it to one of the other scales. Given the mass and volume of a substance, calculate its density.
Calculate the volume or mass of a substance, given the specific gravity.
Calculate the mass or volume of substance, given the specific gravity or density of a substance.
Calculate the specific heat of a substance.
Determine physical and chemical properties and changes.
Give the names and symbols of the elements.
Determine states of matter. State the names, symbols, charges and relative masses of the three principle subatomic particles.
Determine the maximum number of electrons that can exist in a given principle energy level.
Determine the atomic number, atomic mass, and number of neutrons, protons and electrons, given sufficient data.
Using a periodic table, write the isotopic notation for various isotopes.
Draw the sublevels in each principle energy level showing order and number of electrons.
Distinguish the differences between isotopes. Predict whether an element is a metal, nonmetal, or metalloid.
Determine the atomic number of an element.
Determine the atomic mass (atomic weight) of an element. Determine the symbol or name of an element.
Given a known reaction, predict the reaction of other elements within the same group.
Determine the oxidation number and valence of selected elements.
Using oxidation numbers of elements, write the chemical formulas of inorganic compounds.
Given a chemical formula, calculate the oxidation numbers.
Give the name or formula for binary compounds which have a metal (fixed) and a nonmetal.
Give the name of a binary compound with a metal (variable) and a nonmetal using the Stock system.
Give the name or formula for a ternary compound which has a metal and a polyatomic ion.
Define how to determine whether a compound is an acid or base.
Identify the parts of an equation.
Balance chemical equations by the inspection method.
Calculate the percent composition of compounds. Determine the atomic (molecular) mass of elements and compounds.
Calculate the percent composition of compounds.
Determine moles, grams, and molecular mass.
Calculate the empirical and molecular formulas of compounds given elemental data.
Given the mass of one reactant or product and the equation, determine the mole-mole ratio, and the resulting masses of the other products and reactants. Determine the limiting reagent in a stoichiometry problem.
Determine percent yield.
Calculate the percent by volume and mass of a solution.
Calculate the molarity of a solution and determine how to prepare one.
Calculate the molarity of a solution and determine how to prepare one.
Calculate the normality of a solution and determine how to prepare one.
Using the dilution formula, show how to prepare new solutions.
Determine pressures, volumes, and temperatures using the General Gas Law.
Calculate partial pressures using Dalton's Law of Partial Pressures (including water vapour).
Using the Ideal Gas Law, determine pressures, volumes, temperatures, moles, grams, and molecular masses of gases.
Perform stoichiometry problems using the gas laws.
COURSE OUTLINE (Outline)
Measurements
and Metric System
Periodic classification of elements