CH 221 "What's Due This Week" Schedule for Fall 2019

Problem Sets and Labs are found in the Chemistry 221 Companion and on our website (https://mhchem.org/221). Dates given below represent laboratory sessions that generally meet in AC 2501 and move to AC 2507. Questions? Ask the instructor.

Week Dates Lab Assignment
1 9/24 - Introduction to the course
  9/26 Begin "Identification of an Unknown Compound" Lab - goggles required
     
2 10/1 - Begin "Density of Liquids and Solids" Lab
  10/3 Due: Problem set #1 - Chapter 1
    Lab due: "Identification of an Unknown Compound" (Lab #1)
    Take Quiz #1
     
3 10/8 - Begin "Chemical Nomenclature and Formula Writing " Lab
  10/10 Due: Problem set #2 - Chapter 2 and Chapter 3.1 (the mole)
    Lab due: "Density of Liquids and Solids" (Lab #2)
    Take Quiz #2
     
4 10/15 - Begin "Determination of an Empirical Formula" Lab - goggles required
  10/17 Due: Problem set #3 - Chapter 2 and Chapter 3 (3.1 - 3.2)
    Lab Due: "Chemical Nomenclature and Formula Writing" (Lab #3)
    Take Quiz #3
    October 18, 9 AM: Last chance to reserve a Class Presentation element
     
5 10/22 - EXAM #1 - Chapter 1, Chapter 2 & Chapter 3 (up to 3.2); bring scantron, calculator, pencil
  10/24 Begin "Percent Potassium Chlorate in a Mixture" Lab - goggles required
    Lab due: "Determination of an Empirical Formula" (Lab #4)
    Worksheet due: "Exam Prep I"
     
6 10/29 - Begin "Net Ionic Reactions in Aqueous Solutions" Lab - goggles required
  10/31 Due: Problem set #4 - Chapter 4
    Lab due: "Percent Potassium Chlorate in a Mixture" (Lab #5)
    Take Quiz #4
     
7 11/5 - Begin "Determination of an Unknown Chloride" Lab - goggles required
  11/7 Due: Problem set #5 - Chapter 3 (3.3 - 3.4) and Chapter 5
    Lab due: "Net Ionic Reactions in Aqueous Solutions" (Lab #6)
    Take Quiz #5
    Due: "Class Presentation Rough Draft Paper"
    November 8: Last day to drop or change grade status
     
8 11/12 - EXAM #2 - Chapter 3, Chapter 4 & Chapter 5; bring scantron, calculator, pencil
  11/14 Begin "Calorimetry" Lab - goggles required
    Lab due: "Determination of an Unknown Chloride" (Lab #7)
    Worksheet due: "Exam Prep II"
     
9 11/19 - Class Presentations - final paper due at presentation
  11/21 Lab due: "Calorimetry" (Lab #8)
     
10 11/26 - 11/28 No Labs - Thanksgiving!
     
11 12/3 - Begin "The Atomic Spectrum of Hydrogen" Lab - due at end of lab, lab notebook (grading info) due (Lab #9)
  12/5 Due: Problem set #6 - Chapter 6
    Take Quiz #6
     
12 12/11 Lecture Final (8:45 AM, AC 1303; H1 section see me) - Take Home Final and Final Exam Prep worksheet due; bring scantron, calculator, pencil
  12/10 - 12/11 Lab Final (Times and location to be announced; bring calculator, pencil)

All dates subject to change, especially during finals week. Class lectures generally meet at 9 AM in AC 1303 on MWF. Attendance during all laboratory sessions is mandatory. Attendance during class lectures is recommended.

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