General Chemistry Course Information

General Chemistry - 1 | General Chemistry - 2

Dr. Sapna Gupta (YouTube Channel)

 
General Links
  1. Dr. Mark Bishop's textbook (all online)
  2. Prentice Hall Textbook (Brown and LeMay text)
  3. General Chemistry Notes
  4. Printable worksheets for practice
  5. Interactive Review
  6. Chemistry Tutor
  7. Quia - a diverse quiz site (quite good)
  8. Vision Learning
  9. Chemical Concepts
  10. McGraw Hill's Chang's text book
  11. McGraw Hill's Chang's book animations
  12. Quizlet - try this for sure!
Online Learning

Pencasts: These are are pdf files of solved problems with audio. You will need the latest Adobe reader to open these files. Right click on the file; save it to your computer in a designated folder as an Adobe Acrobat file. Open it using the Adobe reader to hear the audio, otherwise you will see only the solved problem.

Alternatively - you can use Internet Explorer and view and listen to the file without downloading it.

Lectures: Dr. Sapna Gupta (Channel) - look for green colored power points - all Gen Chem 1 lectures.

Chapter and Objectives Assignments/Documents/Links
Work Sheets
General Chemistry - 1
Chemistry and Measurement (Chapter 1)
  1. Introduction to chemistry
  2. Experimentation
  3. Law of conservation of mass
  4. Matter
  5. Measurement
  6. Significant figures
  7. SI units
  8. Dimensional analysis

Pencasts

Links

Class Worksheets

Atoms, Molecules and Ions (Chapter 2)
  1. Atomic theory of matter
  2. Structure of atom
  3. Isotopes
  4. Atomic masses
  5. Periodic table
  6. Chemical formulas
  7. Organic chemistry
  8. Naming simple compounds
  9. Writing chemical equations
  10. Balancing chemical equations

Links

Videos

Class Worksheets

Calculations with Chemical Formulas and Equations (Chapter 3)
  1. Molecular Mass
  2. The mole
  3. Mass percents
  4. Elemental analysis
  5. Chemical equation and molar ratios
  6. Stoichiometry
  7. Limiting reagent
  8. Percent yield

Pencasts:

Links

Class Worksheets

Chemical Reactions (Chapter 4)
  1. Ions and solubility
  2. Molecular and ionic equations
  3. Precipitation equations
  4. Acid base equations
  5. Oxidation reduction equations
  6. Molar concentrations
  7. Dilutions
  8. Gravimetric analysis
  9. Volumetric analysis

Pencasts - Electrolytes and Aq Solutions:

Pencasts - Solution Stoichiometry

Links

Class Worksheets

Gases (Chapter 5)
  1. Properties of gases
  2. Boyle's law
  3. Charles' law
  4. Avogadro's law
  5. Ideal gas law
  6. Application of gas laws
  7. Gas producing reactions
  8. Dalton's law of partial pressures
  9. Kinetic Molecular Theory
  10. Diffusion and effusion

Pencasts - Gas Laws

Links

Class Worksheets

Quantum Theory of the Atom (Chapter 7)
  1. The wave nature of light
  2. Quantum theory
  3. Bohr's theory
  4. Wave properties of matter
  5. Quantum mechanics
  6. Quantum numbers
  7. Atomic orbitals

Links

Class Worksheets

Electronic Configuration and the Periodic Table (Chapter 8)
  1. Electron Configuration
  2. Electronic configurations and periodic table.
  3. Periodic trends: atomic radius, Ionization energy, electron affinity, metallic character
  4. Electronic configuration of ions
  5. Periodic trends in chemicals

Links

Pencasts

Class Worksheets

Ionic and Covalent Bonding (Chapter 9)
  1. 9Lewis dot structure
  2. Ionic bonding
  3. Ionic radius
  4. Covalent bonding
  5. Lewis structures
  6. Multiple bonds (double and triple)
  7. Polar covalent bonds
  8. Electronegativity
  9. Dipole moment
  10. Formal charge
  11. Resonance structures

Links
Quia - Find the relevant topic to take some online quizzes.
Pencasts

Class Worksheets

Molecular Geometry and Chemical Bonding Theory (Chapter 10)
  1. Valence Shell Electron Pair Repulsion Theory
  2. Electron geometry
  3. Molecular geometry
  4. Dipole moment
  5. Valence bond theory; hybridization
  6. Molecular orbital theory

Links

Class Worksheets

General Chemistry - 2(top)

Dr. Sapna Gupta YouTube channel

Objectives Assignments/Documents/Links Worksheets
Thermochemistry (Chapter 6)
  • Energy
  • Heat of Reaction
  • Enthalpy
  • Thermochemical Equations
  • Stoichiometry and Heats of Reactions
  • Hess's Law
  • Heat of Formation
Chapter Summary

Power Point - Thermochemistry Intro 1
Power Point - Thermochemistry-Calorimetry

Pencasts:

  1. Thermochemical Equations - Manipulation
  2. Thermochemical Equations - Stoichiometry (last question ans: 112.5 kJ)
  3. Calorimetery - 1
  4. Calorimetery - 2
  5. Calorimetery - 3
  6. Calorimetery - 4
  7. Hess's Law - 1
  8. Hess's Law - 2
  9. Hess's Law - 3
  10. Standard Enthalpy Calculation

Links

  1. Check this one....Good summary of equations.
  2. Another nice tutorial.
  3. Calorimetry

Work Sheets

Liquids and Solids - Intermolecular Forces and Physical Properties of Liquids and Solids (Chapter 11)
  • phase diagrams
  • triple point
  • intermolecular forces
  • van der Waals forces
  • dipole-dipole interactions
  • hydrogen bonding
  • London forces
  • ion dipole interactions
  • surface tension
  • cohesion
  • adhesion
  • lattice structures
  • amorphous solids
  • phase conversions
  • supercritical fluids
Chapter Summary

Power Point - Intermolecular Forces
Power Point - IM Forces-Properties
Power Point - IM Forces - Solids
Power Point - IM Forces - Phase Diagrams

Pencasts

  1. Intermolecular Forces-1
  2. Intermolecular Forces-2
  3. Intermolecular Forces-3

Links

  1. Vapor Pressure
  2. Vapor Pressure and Safety
  3. Intermolecular Forces
  4. Quasi Crystals - Noble Prize in chemistry 2011. See the interview by Prof. Shechtman.
  5. Giant crystal caves in Mexico
  6. Supercooling water explained (youtube video).

Work Sheets

Solutions (Chapter 12)
  • Solutions (solute + solvent)
  • Solutions can be diluted, concentrated or saturated
  • like dissolves like
  • molarity
  • molality
  • percent solutions (by mass and volume)
  • mole fraction
  • solubility and temperature
  • Henry's law
  • Colligative properties
  • Roult's Law
  • Osmosis
  • Hypertonic, hypotonic and isotonic solutions
  • van't Hoff factor
  • colloids
  • Tyndall effect
  • hydrophilic and hydrophobics
Chapter Summary

Power Point - Solubility
Power Point - Solution Concentrations
Power Point - Colligative Properties

Pencasts

  1. Solution Conc. Mass Percent
  2. Solution Conc. ppm, ppb, ppt
  3. Solution Conc. Molality
  4. Solution Conc. Unit Conversions (a)
  5. Solution Conc. Unit Conversions (b)
  6. Solution Conc. VP - Non Volatile Solutes
  7. Solution Conc. VP - Volatile Solutes
  8. Solution Conc. Raoult's Law - Fpt
  9. Solution Conc. Raoult's Law - Bpt
  10. Solution Conc. Raoult's Law - Bpt/Fpt
  11. Solution Conc. Raoult's Law - Molar Mass
  12. Solution Conc. Osmosis/Vant Hoff Factor
  13. Solution Conc. Osmosis/Molar Mass

Links

  1. Quia - Find the relevant topic to take some online quizzes.
  2. Nice video on supersaturated solution

Work Sheets

Kinetics (Chapter 13)
  • rate constant
  • rate of reaction
  • rate law
  • order of reaction
  • initial rate of reaction
  • half life
  • mechanism of reaction
  • collision theory
  • Arrhenius equation
  • activation energy
  • transition state
  • catalysts
Chapter Summary

Power Point - Kinetics Intro
Power Point - Rate Law and Half- Life
Power Point - Mechanism of Reactions

Pencasts

  1. Kinetics - Reaction Rate and Stoichiometry
  2. Kinetics - Order of Reaction
  3. Kinetics - Rate and Time Dependence 1st Order
  4. Kinetics - Rate and Time Dependence 2nd Order
  5. Kinetics - Half Life
  6. Kinetics - Time Dependence
  7. Kinetics - Activation Energy 1
  8. Kinetics - Activation Energy 2

Links


Work Sheets

Chemical Equilibrium (Chapter 14)
  • reversible process
  • equilibrium
  • reaction quotient (Qc)
  • equilibrium constant (Kc)
  • Kp and relationship to Kc
  • Le Chatlier's Principle
Chapter Summary

Power Point - Equilibrium - Introduction
Power Point - Equilibrium - Concentration Calculations
Power Point - LeChatlier's Principle

Pencasts

  1. Equilibrium - Kc Expression And Calculation
  2. Equilibrium - Manipulating Kc
  3. Equilibrium - Kc and Kp Calculation
  4. Equilibrium - Qp and Qc Reaction Quotient
  5. Equilibrium - Eq Calc - ICE 1
  6. Equilibrium - Eq Calc - ICE 2
  7. Equilibrium - Eq Calc - ICE 3
  8. Equilibrium - Eq Calc - ICE 4
  9. Equilibrium - Le Chatlier's Principle

Links

UC Davis - ChemWiki

Work Sheets

Acids and Bases (Chapter 15)
  • Arrhenius acids/bases
  • Bronsted-Lowry acids/bases
  • Lewis acids/bases
  • strong acids/bases
  • weak acids/bases
  • conjugate acid - base
  • amphoteric
  • pH scale
  • molecular structure and strength of acids
  • metal/non metals oxides
  • writing ALL acid/base equations
Chapter Summary

Power Point - Acids Bases - Introduction
Power Point - Acids Bases - pH

Pencasts

  1. Acid-Base - Identification
  2. Acid-Base - Calc. of pH and pOH-1
  3. Acid-Base - Calc. of pH and pOH-2
  4. Acid-Base - Strength of Acids and Bases

Links

  1. Science Geek Quizzes
  2. Acid Base Problems
  3. Quia - Find the relevant topic to take some online quizzes.

Work Sheets

Acid Base Equilibrium (Chapter 16)
  • acid ionization equilibrium
  • Ka and Kb calculations
  • pKa and pKb
  • polyprotic acids/base
  • acid/base properties of salts
  • common ion effect
  • buffers
  • Henderson-Hasselbalch equation
  • titration of strong acid/base
  • titration of weak acid/base
  • indicators
Chapter Summary

Power Point - Acids Bases - Equilibrium
Power Point - Acids Bases - Salts
Power Point - Acids Bases - Buffers
Power Point - Acids Bases - Titrations

Pencasts

  1. Acid-Base Eq - Calc. of pH of Acid-1
  2. Acid-Base Eq - Calc. of pH of Acid -2
  3. Acid-Base Eq - Calc. of pH of Base
  4. Acid-Base Eq - Calc. of pKa and pKb
  5. Acid-Base Eq - pH of Polyprotic Acid-1
  6. Acid-Base Eq - pH of Polyprotic Acid-2
  7. Acid-Base Eq - pH of Salts
  8. Acid-Base Eq - Conc. of Ions from pH of Salts
  9. Acid-Base Eq - Common Ion Effect
  10. Acid-Base Eq - Buffers-1
  11. Acid-Base Eq - Buffers-2
  12. Acid-Base Eq - Buffers-3 (calc of pH change)
  13. Acid-Base Eq - Titration-1
  14. Acid-Base Eq - Titration-2
  15. Acid-Base Eq - Titration -3 (calc of pH at half pt and eq pt)

Links

  • Quia - Find the relevant topic to take some online quizzes

Work Sheets

Solubility Equilibrium (Chapter 17)
  • solubility product (Ksp)
  • factors affecting solubility
  • fractional precipitation
  • complex ions
  • qualitative analysis
Chapter Summary

Power Point - Solubility - Ksp
Power Point - Solubility - Precipitation

Pencasts:

  1. Solubility Eq: Ksp Calculation
  2. Solubility Eq: Molar Solubility
  3. Solubility Eq: Common Ion Effect
  4. Solubility Eq: Predicting Precipitation
  5. Solubility Eq: Solubility and pH

Links

  • Quia - Find the relevant topic to take some online quizzes

Work Sheets

Thermodynamics (Chapter 18)
  • spontaneous process
  • entropy
  • 2nd and 3rd law of thermodynamics
  • Gibbs free energy
  • free energy and equilibrium
Chapter Summary

Power Point - Thermodynamics

Pencasts:

  1. Thermodynamics 1 - Spontaneous Process
  2. Thermodynamics 2 - Entropy
  3. Thermodynamics 3 - Entropy Calculation
  4. Thermodynamics 4 - Free Energy

Links

  1. Thermodynamics
  2. Quia - Find the relevant topic to take some online quizzes

Work Sheets

Electrochemistry (Chapter 19)
  • redox reactions
  • balancing redox reactions
  • Galvanic cells
  • standard reduction potentials
  • spontaneity of redox reactions in standard and non standard states
  • concentration cells
  • voltaic cells
  • electrolytic cells

 

Chapter Summary

Power Point - Electrochemistry - Redox Reactions
Power Point - Electrochemistry - EMF
Power Point - Electrochemistry - Applications

Pencasts:

  1. Electrochemistry: Balancing Redox Equations - Acidic Medium
  2. Electrochemistry: Balancing Redox Equations - Basic Medium
  3. Electrochemistry: Half Reaction and Voltaic Cells
  4. Electrochemistry: Calculating Eo
  5. Electrochemistry: Calculating Eo cell

Links

  1. Virtual Textbook
  2. U Waterloo Notes and Quiz
  3. Corrosion Technology Laboratory (NASA)
  4. Quia - Find the relevant topic to take some online quizzes.

Work Sheets

Nuclear Chemistry (Chapter 20)
  • types of radiations
  • nuclei and nuclear reactions
  • nuclear stability
  • natural radioactivity - decay
  • transmutation
  • nuclear fission and fusion
  • effect of radiation
   

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