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Solids and Liquids – Making the Oceanographer Happy

Reading chapters 11 and 13

Intermolecular Forces:
London, dipole-dipole, hydrogen bonding, ion-dipole
Comparison of forces
Properties of  Solids, Liquids, and Gases
Phase changes
Heating curves

Resources:   hydrogen boding in biological structures,  Chapter 11 Images 2018, Chapter 11 Notes, Chapter 13 Slides 2018, Chapter 13 notes




Third Exam and Review Session

Reminder: Exam 3 is Wednesday, Nov. 28.  Exam Locations: Keyes 105, 102, 103, and 114.

Practice exams and their solutions can be found on the Sample Exam page.  The relevant files are Practice Exam 3, Exam 3 (with answers) from 2016, and Practice Exam 3 2017.  You are strongly encouraged to do these practice exams before Monday 11/26.  

Exam information: Exam 3 will be held on Wed, Nov. 28 from 5:00-7:00 pm. You may work for the entire 2 hours, but the exam is expected to take most students 60 min. The exam will cover the class material from chapters 1-10 and laboratory material from up to and including experiment 9.  Chapters 6-9 will be emphasized (Electronic Structure of Atoms through Molecular Geometries and Bonding Theories).   Allowed exam items are pens/pencils and a course-approved calculator. You will be provided with a periodic table and equation sheet.

There will be an optional review session on Monday, 11/26 in Keyes 105 at 7 PM.

Equation Sheet Exam 3

Week XI – Advanced Bonding – King

Reading:  Chapter 9

Homework:  Please see Mastering Chemistry

 Lecture Outline:

Molecular Shapes and VSEPR
Bond Strength and Energies
Valence Bond Theory
Molecular Orbitals  – Wave Example ISimple Wave II

Resources:  Chapter 9 Slides, Chapter 9 Notes 2018Chemical Education Molecule Viewer

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Week X – Bonding – King

Reading:  Chapter 8

Homework:  Please see Mastering Chemistry

 Lecture Outline:

Ionic Bonding
Lattice Energies
Covalent Bonding
Lewis Structures
Bond Polarity and Electronegativity

Resources:  Chapter 8 notes 2018,  Chapter 8 slides

Viewing Molecules:   Simple – ethanol, Complex – carbonic anhydrase


Week IX Periodic Trends – King

Reading:  Chapter 7

Homework:  Please see Mastering Chemistry

 Lecture Outline:

Periodic Table
Effective Nuclear Charge
Atom and Ion Size
Ionization Energy
Electron Affinity

Resources:   Web Elements , Chapter 7 Notes 2018, Chapter 7 Slides

Week VIII – Atoms (King)

Reading:  Chapter 6


Homework:  Please see Mastering Chemistry

 Lecture Outline:

Energy is Quantized
Line Spectra and the Bohr Model
Wave nature of matter
Atomic Orbitals
Orbital Shapes
Electronic Configurations

 Resources:   Chapter 6 ImagesBohrSchrodinger,
King Chapter 6 Notes- ABohr Calcs, Uncertianty,  King Chapter 6 Notes- B


Week VI – Gases

Reading:  Chapter 10

Lecture Outline:
Using Gas Laws
Partial Pressures
Kinetic Molecular Theory
Effusion and Diffusion
Real Gases
Resources:  CO2 in the atmospherechapter 10 imagesGas Demo 1 (V vs P) 2016, Gas Simulation, King Chapter 10 Notes 2018,

Gas Properties

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Week V. 10/1/18 – Themochemistry

Reading:  Chapter 5

Homework:  Please see Mastering Chemistry

Lecture Outline:

System and Surroundings
State Functions
PV Work
First Law
Heats of Reaction

Notes:doc00335320181008073818, doc00334820181005071319,  doc00332020181001072109,,  Sodium Drop

Resources:  Colby Biomass,  Chapter 5 I slidesHeat Capacitiesheats of formation, Per capita CO2 production



Week IV 9/24/2018. Reactions in Aqueous Solution

Please see the general post with Exam details.

Reading:  Chapter 4 and chapter 20.2 (balancing REDOX reactions)

Homework:  Please see Mastering Chemistry

Lecture Outline:

Properties of Aqueous Solutions
Precipitation Reactions
Acid/Base Reactions
Redox Reactions
Activity Series
Working with solution concentration
Solution Stoichiometry

Resources: Sucroseelectrolytes-I-2018  redox figures 2013,   doc00330820180928074005

Week III. 9/17/2018. Stoichiometry

Reading:  Chapter 3.

Homework:  Please see Mastering Chemistry

Lecture Outline:

Balancing Chemical Equations
Formula and Molecular Weights
The Mole and Molar Mass
Molecular and Empirical Formulas
Using Balanced Equations and Limiting Reagents


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