El Camino College

Chemistry 4: 

Beginning Chemistry

Chem 4

Class Information

Syllabus

Course Materials

Class Information

Chem 4      Section 1171   

Lecture:

8:00  am  –  10:30 am    Mon & Wed            Chem 101

8:00  am  –  12:15 am           Fri                    Chem 165

Lab:   8:00  am  –  12:15 am           Fri                    Chem 165
Office Hours:  

by appointment only

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Syllabus

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Schedule

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Student Profile 

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Course Materials

HANDOUTS

Names and Symbols of Elements to Memorize (handout)

Classification of Matter (laminated class handout)

Periodic Table, Metal Activity Series, Solubility Rules for Ionic Compounds ("green class handout")   

Table of Isotopes ("blue class handout" in color and black-and-white)

Synthetic and Radioactive Elements (handout)

Units of Volume (laminated class handout)

Densities of Some Common Materials ("yellow class handout")

Electricity Basics (worksheets) 

Exponents (review from "Arithmetic and Algebra Again" by B. Immergut and J.B. Smith)

Proportions (review from "Arithmetic and Algebra Again" by B. Immergut and J.B. Smith)

Rules for Writing Ionic Equations "Split or Not to Split?" (handout)

Nomenclature of Inorganic Compounds (handout)
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WORKSHEETS

Measurements (worksheets  and answer keys)

Density Problems (worksheets and answer key) 

Temperature (worksheet and answer key)

Atoms, Isotopes, Elements (worksheets and answer key)  

Hydrates Problems (worksheet and answer key)

Empirical and Molecular Formulas (worksheet and answer key)

 

Nomenclature of Inorganic Compounds (worksheets and answer key)

Classification of Matter (worksheet and answer key) 

Physical vs. Chemical Change or Property (worksheet and answer key)

Mole and Chemical Equations (worksheets and answer key)

Word Equations (worksheets and answer key)

Ionic Equations (worksheet and answer key)

Understanding Lewis Structures (worksheet and answer key)

Writing Lewis Structures (worksheet and answer key)

Lewis Structures, Shapes, and Polarities (worksheets and answer key)

Molarity Problem Set (worksheet and answer key) 

PbI2 Molarity Problem (worksheet and answer key)

Intermolecular Forces (worksheets)

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EXPERIMENTS 

Experiment 2 - Measurement and the Metric System

Safety Rules

Experiment 1 - Laboratory Burner

Experiment 5 - Formula of a Hydrated Salt

Experiments 3, 6, 11 and Exercise C - complete handout (manual pages + replacement pages) and replacement pages ( replacement pages only)

Reaction Stoichiometry Experiment (handout)

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TEXTBOOK

Chapter 3 - Measurement and Chemical Calculations

Chapter 5 - Atomic Theory (problems)

Chapter 7 - Chemical Formula Relationships (problems)

Chapter Summaries

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Exams and Quizzes

Quiz 1 - Blank Copy and Answer Key

Quiz 2 - Blank Copy and Answer Key

Quiz 3 - Blank Copy and Answer Key

Quiz 4 - Blank Copy and Answer Key

Quiz 5 - Blank Copy and Answer Key

 

Exam 1 - Information and Study Tips

Exam 1 Problems - Blank Copy and Answer Key

Exam 1 Multiple Choice - Ask the Instructor for the Answer Key

 

Exam 2 - Information and Study Tips

Exam 2 Problems - Blank Copy and Answer Key

Exam 2 Multiple Choice - Ask the Instructor for the Answer Key

 

Exam 3 - Information and Study Tips

Exam 3 Problems - Blank Copy and Answer Key

Exam 3 Multiple Choice - Ask the Instructor for the Answer Key

 

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Online Resources

         Merriam-Webster Dictionary

  IUPAC Compendium of Chemical Terminology        

  Wikipedia

         HowStuffWorks   

         Weblements Periodic Table 

         NIST Periodic Table

Periodic Table of Videos - YouTube

         Scientific Calculator for Chemists

         Crystal Structures

         Molecular Structures and Properties    

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Last Published 10/17/17