Fall 2021 - CHEM 125 LA09
General Chemistry Laboratory I (1)
Class Number: 6756
Delivery Method: In Person
Course Times + Location:
Fr 1:30 PM – 5:20 PM
SSCC 7079, Burnaby
Prerequisites:Chemistry 12 with a minimum grade of C, or CHEM 109 or CHEM 111 with a minimum grade of C-. Corequisite: CHEM 120.
Experiments in atomic and molecular structure, chemical bonding and reactivity, thermochemistry, gases, liquids, solids and solutions. This course has the same laboratory component as CHEM 121. Students with credit for CHEM 121 may not take this course for further credit. Quantitative/Breadth-Science.
Please note, this course outline was accurate at the time of publication but is subject to change.
Mode of Teaching
Laboratory: In-Person, Burnaby Campus
Experiments in atomic and molecular structure, chemical bonding and reactivity, thermochemistry, gases, liquids, solids and solutions.
Exp. 1 - Introduction: Chemical Reactions and Equations I
Exp. 2 - Chemical Reactions and Equations II: Sequence of Copper Reactions
Exp. 3 - Redox Titrations: Analysis of Commercial Bleach
Exp. 4 - The Molar Volume of a Gas
Exp. 5 - Thermochemistry: Use of Hess' Law
Exp. 6 - Evaporation and Vapour Pressure
Exp. 7 - Colligative Properties: Freezing Point Depression
- Lab Reports and/or Labs 85%
- LON-CAPA Pre-Lab Homework 15%
Grading Notes: Missing more than one lab report will result in an incomplete grade.
Attendance of In-Person Laboratory Sessions: It is mandatory for students to attend all in-person laboratory sessions. If you are unable to attend an in-person laboratory session due to illness, please contact your instructor as soon as possible to discuss alternative arrangements.
MATERIALS + SUPPLIES:
- Lab coat and safety glasses/goggles
Steven S. Zumdahl & Donald J. DeCoste. Chemical Principles. 8th Edition. 2017. Publisher: Cengage Learning.
Department Undergraduate Notes:
A grade of C- or better is required for all prerequisite courses.
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