MWF 11:00 - 11:50 AM
This course is designed to outline and teach the basic principles of chemistry: states of matter and related calculations;laws and theories; molecular structure; periodic trends and how these concepts relate to "real-world" concepts, problems, and solutions.
Homework: Assigned through online text cite: www.chemplace.com (code can be found in textbook)
Quizzes: A quiz will be given each week except exam and project presentation weeks.
Exams: There will be 3 exams. See schedule for tentative dates.
Written Assignments: Students will show competency in writing and analyzing a chemical topic through a 1 page written assignment.
Projects: Groups will choose an area of chemistry to research and present to the class as well as one other educational environment. Topics will be assigned after midterm. Each group member will have specific duties to ensure work is divided evenly.
Final: The final exam will be given over course material as stated by the MSU bulletin.
Quizzes and exams may be made up until the graded quiz/exam is returned in class, BUT notification of reason class was missed and rescheduling of the test MUST be done before 5 PM of scheduled test day.
To ensure a passing grade, students must attend lecture to take notes and to clarify concepts learned. A student missing more than 3 classes will be dropped. Students' attendance will be graded as part of a participation/evaluation grade once projects begin.