Chemistry 212 Spring 2010 Section 22012 10:30 a.m. to 11:20 a.m. MWF Lecture Room: 224 McKinley Instructor: Prof. Francis D’Souza Office: McKinley Hall,
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Chemistry 212 Spring 2010 Section 22012 10:30 a.m. to 11:20 a.m. MWF Lecture Room: 224 McKinley Instructor: Prof. Francis D’Souza Office: McKinley Hall, Room # 214B Office hours : 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. MWF; otherwise by appointment made through the Chemistry Office or by contact with the Instructor. Chapter 12Properties of Solutions Chapter 13Kinetics Chapter 14Chemical Equilibrium Chapter 15Acids and Bases Chapter 16Weak acid equilibrium Chapter 17Solubility Chapter 18Thermodynamics Chapter 19Electrochemistry Chapter 20Nuclear chemistry Chapter 21Nonmetals, metalloids, metal and metal complexes Chapter 22Organic compounds, polymers Textbook – Chemistry: Matter and its Changes, 5 th Ed. By Brady and Senese.
Test dates (subject of change): I Test2/19/2010 II Test3/12/2010 III Test 4/16/2010 IV Test5/10/2010 Finals5/14/2010 10:00- 11:50 a.m. (ACS National Trade Exam) EXAMINATION AND GRADE INFORMATION: Examination, quiz scores and grades will not be given out or discussed over the phone. You may be required to sit in an assigned seat during hour exams and the final examination. There will be four one-hour examinations worth 100 points apiece for a total of 400 points. There will also be a 10-15-minute quiz every week (mostly on Fridays). Best of 10 quizzes for a maximum 200 points will be considered The laboratory will be graded for a total of 200 points based on experiments, quizzes and recitation (see the handout). On-line homework assignment :Sing-up for CATALYST-Online home work system. Assignments will entail mastery performance. There will be a total 10 homework assignments for a maximum of 100 points. To secure 10 points of each chapter, at least 80% of the assigned questions need to be completed by the due date. Late submission will not be accepted. Additional problems from CATALYST will be assigned for an extra credit up to 50 points. To secure maximum credit, 60% or more of the assigned problems from catalyst need to be completed by the due date. The final examination (comprehensive), on May 14, 2010 will be worth 100 points for a maximum total of 1000 points in this course. Note: No make up test will be offered without evidence of medical excuse. No make up quizzes will be given. No graphing calculator is allowed in the test or quizzes. Only scientific calculators (with no information stored in memory) is allowed. Turn-off the cell phones before entering the class room. See the Instructor if you don’t meet the pre-requisite for Chem 212.
Grading: 92 % - 100% A4.00 88% - 92%A-3.70 80% - 88%B+3.30 76% - 80%B3.00 71% - 75%B-2.70 68% - 70%C+2.30 64% - 67%C2.00 60% - 63%C-1.70 57% - 59%D+1.30 53% - 56%D1.00 50% - 52%D-0.70 < 49%F0.0 Things allowed/required for the Test/Exam Pencils Calculator (scientific) Periodic Table A 4” x 6” card with only equations (hand written, no definitions, your name on the top) Computer and Other Self-help Resources: Chemistry Library has several computers for student use. TA Hour: Help from Chem 212 TA’s. Supplemental Instruction
To access Black board: Visit: https://blackboard.wichita.edu/webapps/login/ Login using your Shocker card ID and Pin Click on General Chemistry-2010-Spring Click on Content Items View/Download the files Also, check for periodic announcements All of the lecture slides will be posted as a pdf file to download/view (Under Course Documents) College of Education students in teacher preparation programs should go to the web site below for additional needed information: http://webs.wichita.edu/depttools/depttoolsmemberfiles/COEdHome/COEDS yllabusinformation.pdf