Chemistry 121

Spring 2011

Instructor:  Christine Loftus, MS MPH

 

Contact: cloftus@sccd.ctc.edu

 

 

 

General Course Information

 

Syllabus (afternoon section and evening section)

  

Weekly reading schedule

  

 

 

Upcoming Due Dates and General Announcements

  

v    HW10 will not be collected; the assignment and answers are both posted below.

 

v    IÕll hold the following office hours during the week of final exams:

Monday, June 13th:  1 to 5 pm

Tuesday, June 14th: 3 to 5 pm

Wednesday, June 15th: 12 to 1 pm

 

 

  

Homework

 

General HW policies

 

Homework 1 (answers)

 

Homework 2 (answers)

 

Homework 3 (answers)

 

Homework 4 (answers)

 

Homework 5 (answers)

 

Homework 6  (answers)

 

Homework 7  (answers)

 

Homework 8  (answers)

 

Homework 9  (answers)

 

Homework 10 (assignment and answers both included)

 

 

Solutions to weekly quizzes

 

Quiz 1 

 

Quiz 2

 

Quiz 3

 

Quiz 4

 

Quiz 5

 

Quiz 6

 

Quiz 7

 

Quiz 8

 

Quiz 9

 

 

For extra practice: Old Quizzes & Exams

 

Quiz 1 (blank copy and answers)

 

Quiz 2 (blank copy and answers)

 

Quiz 3 (blank copy and answers)

 

Quiz 4 (blank copy and answers)

 

Quiz 5 (blank copy and answers)

 

Quiz 6 (blank copy and answers)

 

Quiz 7 (blank copy and answers)

 

Quiz 8 (blank copy and answers)

 

Quiz 9 (blank copy and answers)

 

Quiz 10 (blank copy and answers)

 

Final exam (blank copy and answers); Copy of equations and other given information on final

 

 

 

Additional Study Materials

 

Extra practice with conversion and word problems

 

Answers to in-class handout with advanced word problems

 

Additional practice with writing names/formulas of ions and ionic compounds (for Quiz 4)  (Answers here.)

 

Extra practice with Lewis dot structures

 

Extra practice for Quiz 6 (calculations involving moles and chemical reactions)

 

Answers to in-class handout with calculations involving solution calculations

 

Extra practice with solution concentrations

 

Extra practice with dilutions and precipitation reactions

 

Answers to in-class handout from June 9/10th: Definitions and behavior of acid/base compounds

 

Answers to in-class handout from June 10th: Quick review of pH, etc (half-sheet)

 

Extra practice with IMFÕs and polarity (answers included.)

 

 

Miscellaneous

 

Schedule for the Chemistry Learning Center (CLC), for tutoring support provided by chemistry instructors

 

States of matter animation, shown in class on May 16/17th  

 

Sodium chloride dissolving in water, an animation shown in class on May 24/27th  

 

The structure of DNA, showing the hydrogen bonds between base pairs