General Chemistry I - CHM2045

Dr. Michael Lufaso
E-mail: e-mail
Office Hours: MW 8-10 am; 11:00-noon Bldg/office - 50/2716
Lecture: MW 4:30-5:45 pm, Bldg/lecture room - 50/1202
Syllabus - Fall 2008
Blackboard - current course scores
www.masteringchemistry.com - graded homework questions
http://fad.coas.unf.edu/gchemtest/ General Chemistry Prerequisite Quiz. Complete by Thursday, August 28, 2008.

Required materials:
1. Textbook: "Chemistry, The Central Science", Brown, LeMay, Bursten and Murphy (11th Edition) - Several options (a-c).
(a) (preferred) Vol. 1 textbook combo with Masteringchemistry ISBN: 0536778531 - available at UNF Bookstore
(b) or Vol. 1 Textbook without Masteringchemistry: 053622918X, plus must purchase M.C. separately at link below.
(c) or Hardback version ISBN13: 978-0-13-600617-6; ISBN10 0-13-600617-5 plus must purchase M.C. separately at link below. The hardback edition also contains chapters that are used in General Chemistry II, so consider this option if you plan to take CHM2046C.
2. Lab Manual: "Thomson Custom Publishing General Chemistry I Laboratory Module".
3. Homework Companion: MasteringChemistry Student Access Code kit (ISBN-10: 0136029221; ISBN-13: 9780136029229) online tutorial and homework companion. It may either purchased with the textbook (combo, recommended) or separately at: http://www.masteringchemistry.com. Make sure you don't get the "One Key" or the "Student Media Pak", since these do not have access to the graded homework. The course ID is LufasoCHEM2045CFA08. Enter a Student ID that is the same as your UNF N# to receive credit for your homework.

Optional materials:
Solutions to Exercises for Chemistry: The Central Science, 11th Edition, by R. Wilson and T.E. Brown. ISBN-10: 0-13-600325-7.


Lecture Notes - PDF format requires Adobe Reader or equivlent.


Homework Problems
Useful Conversions
Homework problems are divided into two sections, the first are practice problems listed at the end of the chapters of the textbook and the second are the graded problems at the website www.masteringchemistry.com using the bolded course ID given above. If you experience problems with Masteringchemistry, then contact support at Masteringchemistry with a description of your problems. If you have difficulties with entering your answers on your own computer, then use a UNF computer at the library or computer lab. Textbook practice problems are neither collected nor graded. Graded homework is found on the MasteringChemistry website.

Periodic Table
MasteringChemistry Graded homework Chapter 1 - due on September 5, 2008
MasteringChemistry Graded homework Chapter 2 - due on September 12, 2008
MasteringChemistry Graded homework Chapter 3 - due on September 19, 2008
MasteringChemistry Graded homework Chapter 4 - due on October 6, 2008
MasteringChemistry Graded homework Chapter 5 - due on October 19, 2008
MasteringChemistry Graded homework Chapter 6 - due on October 26, 2008
MasteringChemistry Graded homework Chapter 7 - due on November 4, 2008
MasteringChemistry Graded homework Chapter 8 - due on November 16, 2008
MasteringChemistry Graded homework Chapter 9 - due on December 2, 2008
MasteringChemistry Graded homework Chapter 10 - due on December 6, 2008


Exams
Solutions posted outside 50/2712. Exam 1 - September 22, 2008.
Exam 2 - October 20, 2008
Exam 3 - November 17, 2008
Final Exam - December 10, 2008 (Wednesday) 3:00 pm- 4:50 pm



Course Resources
UNF's Academic Center for Excellence offers free tutoring in chemistry and other subjects.
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