Respect everyone and everything in the classroom.
Behavior: every student has the right to learn, every teacher has the right to teach; don't do anything that disrupts learning or teaching.
Students are responsible for all aspects of the class; peer tutoring is encouraged.
Follow all laboratory safety rules.
Tests and quizzes = 50 %
Lab and homework = 45 %
Participation = 5%
This chemistry course covers all the basic concepts of chemistry, the "central science." We will cover the following topics:
Properties and changes of matter
Atoms and their structure
Using the periodic table
Formation of compounds
Types of compounds
The kinetic theory of matter
The behavior of gases
Water and solutions
Acids and bases