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Learn more about how glass is colored (such as in the picture above).
   

The syllabus for the course, Chm 205, Spring 2018. Download file.

Links to other useful tutorials. periodic tables and more!

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Link to General Chem II Lab web page (Doc M's sections only)


Enrichment reading book list

Unit 1.  Checklist for Exam 1 (31 Jan 2018)

Chapter 12.  Solutions and their properties
Like-dissolves-like worksheet review. Download worksheet and answers.

Video #1 of NaCl dissolving. This video shows how NaCl dissolves in water with the formation of ion-dipole bonds. Play.

Video #2 of NaCl dissolving. This video shows the same thing, but includes vibration and movement and (molecular dynamics) that emphasize how the process is complicated. Play.

Lecture notes
Day 1 (10 Jan 2018)  
Day 2 (12 Jan 2018)  
Day 3 (15 Jan 201
8)  
Day 4 (
17 Jan 201
8)  
DocM's Answers to worksheets
for Chapter 12
Chapter 13.  Chemical Kinetics

Determine the order from time-concentration data using Excel. Download spreadsheet

Powerpoint presentation of a possible 1-step mechanism for NO2 + CO.

Powerpoint presentation of a possible 2-step mechanism for NO2 + CO.
Lecture notes
Day 1 (
19 Jan 201
8)
Day 2 (
22 Jan 201
8) Snow day - no class
Day 3 (
24 Jan 201
8)
Day 4 (
26 Jan 201
8)
Snow Day Catch-up (
29 Jan 2018)

DocM's Answers to worksheets

Exams over the Solutions Chapter, Kinetics Chapter and some Organic Introduced

Spring Semester 2012:  Download as pdf file.  

Spring Semester 2013:  Download as pdf file. 

Spring Semester 2014:  Download as pdf file.


Spring Semester 2015:  Download as pdf file.

Spring Semester 2016:  Download as pdf file.

Spring Semester 2017:  Download as pdf file.

Spring Semester 2018: Download as pdf file.

Unit 2.  Checklist for Exam 2 (Chapter 13.9 - 13.12, Chapters 14 and 15 (through section 15.x)

Quadratic Equation Solver
Lecture notes
:
Day 1 (2 Feb 2018)

Day 2 (5 Feb 201
8)
Day 3 (
7 Feb 201
8) 
Day 4 (
9 Feb 201
8) 
Day 5 (
12 Feb 201
8) 
Day 6 (
14 Feb 201
8) 
Day 7 (1
6 Feb 201
8) 
Day 8 (19 Feb 2018) Catch-up and Review
Exam 2 (
21 Feb 201
7)
  Covers last part of Chapter 13 (13.9 - end), Chapters 14 and 15.
Answers to all Unit 2 worksheets including the one from Feb 19th 

Chapter 14.  Chemical Equilibrium


Chapter 15.  Aqueous Equilibria: Acids and Bases 

Spring Semester 2012: Exam 2 over Chapters 12 (last few sections) 13 and most of 14. Download as pdf file.

Spring Semester 2013: Exam 2 over Chapters 12 (last few sections) 13 and a part of 14. Download as pdf file.

Spring Semester 2014: Exam 2 over Chapters 12 (last few sections) 13 and a part of 14. Download as pdf file.

Spring Semester 2015: Exam 2 over Chapters 13 and 14. Download as pdf file.

Spring Semester 2016: Exam 2 over Chapters 14 and 15. Download as pdf file.

Spring Semester 2017: Exam 2 over Chapters 13.7 thru 15.7. Download as pdf file.

Spring Semester 2018: Exam 2 over Chapters 13.7 thru all of 15. Download as pdf file.



Unit 3. Checklist for Exam 3

Lecture notes  Day 1 (23 Feb 2018)
Day 2. (26 Feb 2018)
Day 3 (28 Feb 2018)
Day 4 (12 March 2018)
Day 5 (14 March 2018)
Day 6 (16 March 2018)

Day 7 (19 March 2018)
Day 8 (21 March 2018)
Day 9 (23 March 2018)
Day 10 (26 March 2018)
 
Worksheets, Chapter 16-1 and 2
Worksheet 16-3  Worksheets 16-3-4
Worksheets 17-1-2-3
Chapter 16.  Applications of Aqueous Equilibria and Thermodynamics Download pdf file

Spring Semester 2012: Exam 3 over 7th Edition Chapter 15(end) and Chapter 16 (excluding Ksp):
Download as pdf file.


Spring Semester 2013: Exam 3 over
7th Edition Chapter 15(end) and Chapter 16 (excluding Ksp): Download as pdf file.

Spring Semester 2014: Exam 3 over
7th Edition Chapter 15(end) and Chapter 16 (excluding Ksp): Download as pdf file.

Spring Semester 2015: Exam 3 over
7th Edition Chapter 15(end) and Chapter 16 (excluding Ksp): Download as pdf file.

Spring Semester 2016: Exam 3 over Chapters 15 and 16.
Download as pdf file.

Spring Semester 2017: Exam 3 over Chapters 15 and 16. Download as pdf file.

Spring Semester 2018: Exam 3 over Chapters 16 and 17. Download as pdf file.



Unit 4.
Checklist for Exam 4

Lecture notes 
Day 1:
(23 Mar 2018)
Day 2 (
4 Apr 201
8)
Day 3 (
6 Apr 2018)
Day 4
(9
Apr 2018)
Day 5
(
11 Apr 2018)
Day 6
(13 Apr 2018)
Day 7 (16
Apr 2018)
Day 8
(18 Apr 2018)
Day 9 (20 Apr 2018)
 

Worksheets: Chapter 18 Chapter 19 Chapter 11 
Chapter 17  Thermodynamics 

Spring Semester 2016: Exam 3 over Chapters 16 (end) and 17. Download as pdf file.

Spring Semester 2017: Exam 4 over Chapters 16 (end) and 17 and the first part of 18. Download as pdf file.

Spring Semester 2018: Exam 4 over Chapters 18, 19 and 11. Download as pdf file.
Spring Semester 2012: Exam 4 over Chapters 16 (Ksp), 17, and 18. Download as pdf file.

Spring Semester 2013: Exam 4 over Chapters 16 (Ksp), 17, and 18. Download as pdf file.

Spring Semester 2014: Exam 4 over Chapters 17, 18, and 22. Download as pdf file.

Spring Semester 2015: Exam 4 over Chapters 17, 18, and 22. Download as pdf file.


Preparing for the assessment exam.
The final exam in Chm 205 is a multiple choice exam written by American Chemical Society.  It covers only this semester.  The following link takes you to a review page where you can download old questions from old ACS exams.

(This link is only active for the month before the final exam.)

Exam stats: national norms


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2017 Winners: Front row from left: Nicholas Choi, Nate Teferra, Sarah Burke, Reba Mehaffey, Mackenzie Enmeier, Eva Holland;
Back row: Dr. Mattson,
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2016 Winners  Students from left: DocM, Mason Halouska, Ellianne Jacques, Maria Burtch, Koy Potthoff, Cameron Kell, and Abdul Almsallam.  Front row, front left: Anne Meyer, Alison Cunningham, and Rose Safranek




2015 Winners  Students from left: Emily Stoll, Kim Sorensen, Katelyn Forbes, Annie Cieslicki, Mohammad Mohammad, Clarke Morihara, Matt Watz, and Hannah Safranek. Not pictured: Samantha Crowley and Omar AlNaser



2014 Winners  From left: Tino Sekeramayi, Danica Smith, Sarah Greer, Leah Hamilton, Ali Wallgren, Kayla Haverkamp, Gregrey Berry, Sravani Singu, Karl Khandalavala, Novelle Yu, DocM, and Serenity McAndrews


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2012 Winners  From left: Fajer Alhaddad, Mary Claire McGlynn, (DocM), Alyssa Kava, Sam Kappenman, Annie Cabri, Taylor Thompson, Rachel Weigel, Alex Tymkowicz, Linnea Tokushige, Adam Dziacky, Hailey Soukup, Erika Schwanke, Andrew Schleisman, Britain Doolittle, Yitong Ma, Matthew Goldsmith, Yueshu Lin, Dan Truong, and Brian Lu


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2009 Winners of the "Top o' the Class Award."
Front row from left: Tabitha Weller, Jamie Hong, Laurie Loving, and Nicole Hebert.  Back row, from left: Patrick Carroll, Jamal Jamil, DocM, Ashley Tollefson, Madeline Heck and Sarah Lynch.  These 9 students finished the course with an "A+" (over 95+%)


2008 Winners of the "Top o' the Class Award."
From left: Katie Lester, Ben Lacross, Elizabeth Fairbairn, Evelyn Pham, Kathryn Buche, Molli Budd, DocM, Vivian Irizarry, Emily Mcmullen, Tim Schulte, Jenny Tanaka, Mark Rizzo, and Rachel Johnson.  These 12 students finished the course with an "A+" (over 95+%)


2007 Winners of the "Top o' the Class Award"

From left: Ben Kafka, Jaime Lang, Allison Showalter, Chelsea Fischer, Brianna Brei, Doc M, Becky Davies, Margaret McGlynn, Megan Lewandowski, and Kelsey Tengan.  These nine students finished the course with an "A+" (over 95+%)


The 2006 Winners of the "Top o' the Class Award"

From Left: Nicholas Villanueva, Dan Reznicek, Timothy Hallman,
(Doc Mattson), Lauren Boyle, Blake Cover, and Stephanie Gallegos



The 2005 Winners of the "Top o' the Class Award"
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The 2004 Winners of the "Top o' the Class Award"
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The 2002 Winners of the "Top o' the Class Award"
From Left: Amy O'Connor, Sheela Jayappa, Josh Jansen, Dr. Mattson, Abby Meyer and Heather Green


The 2001 Winners of the "Top o' the Class Award"
(three winners per section)
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