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- Winter 2015 Syllabus
- Winter 2015 Schedule
- Course-level Learning Outcomes

Chapter 1
Chapter 2
Chapter 3
Chapter 10
Chapter 4
Chapter 11
Chapter 12
Chapter 14
Chapter 5
Chapter 8
Chapter 6
Chapter 7
Chapter 18
Chapter 9
Chapter 15
Chapter 16

Exam 1
Exam 2
Exam 3
Exam 4
Exam 5
Final Exam

Quiz 1
Quiz 2
Quiz 3
Quiz 4
Quiz 5
Exam 1
Exam 2
Exam 3
Exam 4
Exam 5


Periodic Table

Naming Compounds
- Key

Lewis Structures
- Key

Chapters 9 and 10
- Key

Intermolecular Forces
- Key

Balancing Equations
- Key

Predicting Products
- Key

Redox Reactions
- Key

CHEM 139: Introduction to General Chemistry

Updated: 01/19/15

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    • Download lecture notes for Chapter 12 before class on Tuesday, Jan. 27th.

    • Exam 1 Statistics
      - High: 102%
      - Average: 78.6%
      - The Exam 1 Key is now available.

    • To learn more about Quantum Theory watch Brian Greene's "The Elegant Universe" on Nova.

    • The Quiz 1 Key is now available.

    • Download lecture notes for Chapter 11 before class on Tuesday, Jan. 20th.

    • Download lecture notes for Chapter 3, Chapter 4, and Chapter 10 before class on Tuesday, Jan. 13th.

    • First Day of Class: Monday, January 5th
      - Attendance is required. Due to the long waitlist, students who are absent on the first day will be dropped from the class. Also, students with unexcused absences during the first two weeks of class will be dropped to accommodate students trying to enroll in the class.

Marie Villarba's Office Hours
in SAM 420 for Winter 2015

Tuesday: 10:00-10:45am and 1:00-2:30pm
Wednesday: 2:30-3:30pm
Thursday: 10:00-10:45am and 1:00-2:00pm
      and by appointment


Phone: (206) 934-4130
- Messages may be left at this number.

for Winter 2015

(Faculty Tutoring)

To be announced

Chemistry student tutors are also available Monday-Thursday from 9am-6pm and Friday from 9am-5pm
in the SAM Learning Center (SAM 100)

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