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* WELCOME to CHEMISTRY 151! *

This web site has been designed specifically for the students of Dr. Michael Russell's Chemistry 151 class at Mt. Hood Community College. Feel free to browse and enjoy!

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Announcements for Chemistry 151:

July 17, 2018
Quiz #5 posted and Grades Updated! Just one more day of CH 151... good luck studying for your final exam! Here is a copy of the Final Exam Study Guide which may help you prepare for the final exam. Be sure to bring a scantron (50 questions on each side, 100 questions total), your calculator, a pencil and the completed Percent Potassium Chlorate in a Mixture lab to the final exam. Final grades will be posted to this website and on the MyMHCC Portal by Thursday, July 19 at 5 PM.
July 11, 2018
Grades Updated and Quiz #4 Answers posted! A copy of Extra Credit Assignment #3 can be found here (due July 16 at 8 AM and worth 5 points; late assignments will not be accepted.)

Finally, if you get a chance over the weekend, check out (and complete!) the Limiting Reactant worksheet (found here) and the Chemical Reactions worksheet (found here) to make sure you have these concepts down before next week... also try to complete the first five problems of problem set #5 (which you now have the skill set to finish.) Have a great weekend!
July 9, 2018
Grades have been updated and you can get a copy of Take home Quiz #3 and Extra Credit Assignment #2 as well! Make sure you bring a scantron (100 questions total), calculator and pencil to the midterm exam tomorrow.... check out the Sample Midterm Exam (answers) to see what the midterm will be like. Good luck!
July 3, 2018
Have a great weekend! No school on Wednesday, July 4! If you have nothing better to do (lol!), you might wish to complete the extra credit assignment (which is due Tuesday July 10 at 8 AM, no late assignments accepted) or maybe check out the Mass, Moles, Atoms Study Questions Handout which will help prepare you for the midterm. Be sure to complete the Density lab and finish Problem Set #3 by Monday also.

Remember that Tuesday July 10 we will be taking our midterm exam at 8 AM. Be sure to bring a calculator, pencil, and a scantron with 50 questions on each side (100 questions total) to the midterm... these are available in the MHCC bookstore - get a scantron before the midterm if at all possible. If you miss the midterm exam for any reason, your score will be a zero, so make sure you get there early! To study, I would check out the sample midterm exam as well as the other Learning Resources in your Companion (or on this website.) If you have any questions, do not hesitate to email me.
July 2, 2018
Grades updated and answers to Quiz #2 posted. Also, these learning resources may help you in your studying this week: a dimensional analysis worksheet, the "Common Polyatomic Ions and the Corresponding Acids" handout, and a sample nomenclature quiz. Using these handouts is optional and not required, but they may prove helpful as you prepare for Quiz #3 (which has nomenclature only) and the Chemistry 151 midterm next week. Also: no school this Wednesday, July 4!
June 27, 2018
Check your grades online! Use the CH 151 Grades ("Check your grades") link on the left to to see how you did this week in CH 151. You will need your five or six digit MHCC ID number to access your grades. I will update the grades at least once per week by the end of the week.

You might wish to complete the extra credit assignment (which is due Monday, July 2 at 8 AM, no late assignments accepted) Also, the answers to Quiz #1 have been posted. The handout to help you learn polyatomic ions can be found here.

To get ready for Monday (and Problem Set #2 and Quiz #2), you might wish to look over Sample Quiz #2 (answers) to see what it will be like. Remember that the Problem Solving Lab is also due on Monday.

Have a great weekend!
June 26, 2018
Get ready for Wednesday! On Wednesday, June 28, make sure you have Problem Set #1 completed and get ready for Quiz #1 (which will have problems similar to Problem Set #1.) You can see a Sample Quiz #1 using this link (answers here) to see what the quiz will be like. Good luck with your studying!
June 25, 2018
Wonderful to meet you today! I enjoyed meeting you today in class, and I look forward to getting to know you better over the next couple of weeks.

Feel free to e-mail me if you have any questions! Peace, Michael
June 12, 2018
Welcome to the Summer 2018 CH 151 Homepage! This website is now ready for the Chemistry 151 Summer 2018 class, and I look forward to meeting you in person! You will find a variety of materials on this site, so feel free to use the links on the left to explore, and enjoy!

You will need to purchase (or download) the CH 151 Companion,, the free textbook, a decent scientific calculator and 2 or 3 scantrons (100 questions total, 50 questions per side). The MHCC Bookstore might be of help before class starts on June 25, 2018 at 8 AM in room AC 2501 (close to the "F" parking lot.)

If you have any questions, please e-mail me or call at (503) 491-7348. I look forward to meeting you!



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Professor of Chemistry at Mt. Hood Community College
Gresham, Oregon, USA 97030

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