General Chemistry I at Stan State

General Chemistry I at Stan State

Dr. Stone, ude.natsusc|enotsk#ude.natsusc|enotsk, office: N358 12-1 MW or by appointment.
Book:  Chemistry  by Gilbert, Kirss, Bretz, Foster, 6th edition.  ISBN: 978-0-393-67403-3

Supplemental Instructor: Hussein Maatouk
Dates and times for SI: 12:15-1 pm Wednesday, Thursday 12:15pm-1:05pm
Friday 8-9:50am – SI Session exam review 1hr
Link to SI sessions You may need to create an account, first, so go here:
Tutoring Center


Classes will be in person 100%. No recordings.
Spring 2022 syllabus
There is an exam every Friday. in person. There is in class work every day. You must be present to do the work in class.
** If you miss class, you forfeit the (in class)points and that will decrease your overall grade.

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All scores will be posted on Canvas

Materials for Exam 1, Friday June 17th:

  1. Read Chapters 1 and 2
  2. End of chapter problems: 1.1-1.40, 1.49-1.51, 1.54-1.74, 1.79-1.86, 1.90, 1.93, 1.100
  3. End of chapter problems: 2.1-2.48, 2.57-2.68, 2.71-2.96, 2.106
  4. [
  5. The Power of Zeros] aka: The Power of the Decimal. Worksheet to accompany this whiteboard lesson.
  6. Metric Madness and here is the worksheet
  7. Join this quizlet class: Quizlet class for CHEM 1100, Dr. Stone
  8. Names and numbers: Quiz yourself!
  9. Power point slides for Significant Figures and Practice problems
  10. Density slides
  11. Balance Reading and significant figures, clicker questions have been added and here is the Worksheet for Density and Significant Weighing
  12. Whiteboard lesson: Density
  13. Graphing Density, Accuracy and Precision and worksheet Accuracy and Precision are included in these materials.
  14. Parts of the Atom and here is the worksheet. Note: The charge on an electron is 1.759 x 1011 Coulombs.
  15. Atoms, Isotopes and Ions powerpoint.
  16. Atoms, ions, ionic compounds and hair powerpoint and here is the worksheet
  17. worksheet for Naming

Materials for Exam 2: Friday June 24th

  1. Names and %Abundance and here is the worksheet
  2. Ions and nuclear chemistry and here is the worksheet
  3. Go to quizlet to learn the polyatomic ions: |Quizlet for Polyatomic ions
  4. How to Calculate Percent Abundance,
  5. End of chapter 3 problems: 1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,16,17,20,25,29,31,33,37,49,51,53,55,61,62,63,65,75,76,77,79,81,83,85,87,91,93,97,99,101,105,107,109,111,113
  6. What pure elements are diatomic?
  7. The Mole: Lecture slides with clicker questions and Worksheet
  8. Molar mass and Balancing Reactions: Lecture slides with clicker questions and Worksheet
  9. Mole Map Whiteboard lesson: Mole Map
  10. Mole Video
  11. Mole Map and Limiting Reagent Lecture slides with clicker questions and Lecture slides with clicker questions
  12. What if my mole ratio is not a whole number? Mole ratios that are Fractions
  13. Percent Yield and Combustion Analysis Lecture slides with clicker questions.
  14. Practice questions
  15. Practice problems: % composition, combustion analysis and molecular formulas and %CompAnswers
  16. More practice combustion analysisproblems
  17. PracticeProblems

Materials for Exam 3 Friday, July 1

  1. End of chapter problems for Chapter 4: 1,2,3,4,5,6,9,11,13,15,


  1. Watch the videos on the site for the book.
  2. Molarity, Net ionic, Titration of KHP with NaOH Lecture Slides
  3. Solubility Rules, quizlet I
  4. Practice using the solubility rules, quizlet II
  5. Solubility rules Lecture slides and clicker questions
  6. Flow chart for solubility/precipitation reactions.
  7. Practice for Summer 2016 quiz and here are the answers
  8. practice for net ionic equations and solubility rules.
  9. Precipitation reactions Lecture slides and clicker questions
  10. Table of ions that may or may not precipitate
  11. Here is some help for Smartwork problems.
  12. Redox,Electrolytes, Acids and Bases Lecture slides and clicker questions. There are no Redox questions on this exam.
  13. There are titration and precipitation problems on this exam.

Materials for Exam 4, Friday July 8

  1. Redox reactions Lecture slides and clicker questions, assign oxidation numbers, know what is reduced and what is oxidized.
  2. More Redox Lecture slides and clicker questions, breathalyzer reaction.
  3. Balance Redox Equations
  4. Practice for Redox and answers
  5. Notes for Balancing Redox reactions.
  6. A white board Redox Lesson
  7. Gases, Part I Lecture notes and clicker questions
  8. Gases, Part II Lecture notes and clicker questions

Materials for Exam 5, Friday July 15

  1. End of Chapter 5 problems: 2,3,4,5,13,15,16,17,18,31,43,47,57,67,73,77,78,99,100,103,105,115,121,131
  2. End of Chapter 6 problems:2,7,10,18,19,20,27,33,37,39,43,47,49,51,53,55,57,61,65,67,69,71,73,75,77,78,81,83,85,87,89,92,93,94,
  3. Practice Exam Note: the answer to #20 is wrong.
  4. Gases, Part III Lecture notes and clicker questions
  5. Gases, Part IV Lecture notes and clicker questions
  6. Energy, q, work, phase changes Lecture notes and clicker questions
  7. Energy, q, cold drinks, Hot Copper, cold water Lecture notes and clicker questions
  8. Whiteboard lesson: How much ice is needed? This has the heat capacities in kJ/mole, so you have to determine how many moles of ice are needed, then convert mole to grams, grams to kg and kg to pounds.
  9. Enthalpy, Entropy, 1st and 2nd Law Lecture notes and clicker questions
  10. Hot coffee, Calories, Hess's Law Lecture notes and clicker questions
  11. End of Chapter 7 problems:11,15,16,17,18,31,41,45,103,105
  12. Lecture Slides: Light: waves and photons slides and worksheet.
  13. Lecture Slides: DeBroglie, Heisenberg, Schroedinger (no dead cats) and here is the worksheet. Answers to the last three powerpoint questions: C,B,B
  14. light, waves and matter there is about a two minute period of dead air (at time = 1:57). (Sorry.)

This material will be on the comprehensive final exam, 10-12 Friday July 22

  1. Lecture Slides: Octet Rule, Ionic and Covalent Bonding and worksheet
  2. End of Chapter 8 problems:9,12,13,109,127,129,131,133, 140,141
  3. Lecture Slides: Octet Rule exceptions, Hybrid orbitals, Shapes and worksheet
  4. Must see site for visualizing molecular shapes University of Colorado, PhETand here is the worksheet for the information on this site
  5. Lecture Slides: Polar or Non Polar? use the same worksheet.
  6. Old quiz from Practice for Quiz10,Summer 2015 answers
  7. Practice for formal charge, resonance and shapes(Chapter 9).answers
  8. End of Chapter 9 problems:49,50
  9. Note: in a molecule with double or triple bonds, the first bond is a sigma bond, the rest of the bonds are pi bonds. After supper (sigma) you get pie (pi bonds). In nitrogen, N2, the first bond is a sigma bond, the other two are pi bonds.
  10. Great site for VSEPR!

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