CHM 100 Chemistry of the Natural World
or
Demonstrating Real World Chemistry

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 Text: John Suchocki, "Conceptual Chemistry: Understanding Our World of Atoms and Molecules"

 Dates

 Lecture Outline

  Laboratory and
In-class Demonstrations
Jan. 29  Introduction to Chemistry (chap 1) Check-in, Introduction, Inst. Demos
 31 Classification of Matter, Mass, Volume, Density  
 Feb. 2 Density, Temperature, Energy,  
 5  Atoms, Lavoisier, Proust, Dalton (chap 2), Famous Scientist Reports  Lab 1 - Density Demos
 7 Periodic Table (chap 2), Famous Scientist Reports Famous Scientist Links
History of Chemistry
100 European Chemists
This Week in the History of Chemistry
Chemist's Biographies

Alfred Nobel - Biographic links
9 Atomic Structure (chap 3), Famous Scientist Reports  
12 Electron Arrangements, Famous Scientist Reports  Lab 2 -Simple Element Demos
 14 Chemical Bonding (Chap 5) Famous Scientist Reports .
 16 Chemical Bonding (Chap 5)  
19 Chemical Bonding (Chap 5) Lab 3 - Acid-Base Demos
 21  
Chemical Bonding (Chap 5)
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 23 EXAM # 1  
 26 Chemical Accounting (Chap 6) Famous Scientist Reports Lab 4 - Chemical Reactions (I)
 28 Chemical Accounting (Chap 6) .
 Mar. 2  Acids, Bases, and pH (Chap 7)  
  5 Acids, Bases, and pH (Chap 7)  Lab 5 - Chemical Reactions (II)
7 Oxidation - Reduction (Chap 8) .
9 Oxidation - Reduction (Chap 8)  
 12  Polymers (Chap 10)  Lab 6 - Polymers Demos
14 Polymers (Chap 10)  .
 16 Exam #2  
 19-23  Spring Break - no class .
 26  Chemistry of the Earth (Chap 11) Organize Prepare Materials
 28  Chemistry of the Earth (Chap 11) Debate: Open Public Land for Mining? (Ques. 3b)
30  Energy - Fossil Fuels (Chap 14) Debate: Raise the CAFE standards?
 April 2  Energy - Alternate Energy (Chap 14) Debate: Open Arctic Refuge for Oil Drilling? (Ques. 1)
Organize Prepare Materials
 4 Nuclear Chemistry (chap 4)  
6  Good Friday - no class  
9 Nuclear Chemistry (chap 4) Demo Show Rehersal
Debate: Build More Nuclear Power Plants?
11 Air Pollution - Smog and Ozone Depleation (Chap 12) Debate: Ban Methyl Bromide?
13 Air Pollution - Acid Rain and Global Warming (Chap 12) Debate: Adopt Global Warming Treaty?
16 Water (chap 13)
Demo Show Rehersal
18 Water (chap 13) and Detergents (Chap 17)  
20  EXAM # 3  
23  Organic Chemistry (Chap 9)  Demo Show - Elementary School
 25 Organic Chemistry (Chap 9)  
 27 Biochemistry (Chap 15)  
 30 Biochemistry (Chap 15)  Demo Show - Elementary School
 May 2 Biochemistry (Chap 15)  
4  Food and Agricultural Chemistry (Chap 16)  
7  Chemistry of Drugs (chap 19)  Clean-up and Check-in 
9  Chemistry of Drugs (chap 19) and Poisons Chap 20 .
11  Course Evaluation  
 11 10:30AM  Exam # 4 including final