CHM 141 L - General, Organic, and Biochemistry I Laboratory
Experiments to introduce chemical laboratory techniques while increasing awareness of the chemical world and to attain some insight into how a chemist attacks a problem. Qualitative and quantitative measurements.
Prerequisite: MAT 092 Foundations for College Math II
Corequisites: CHM 141 General, Organic, and Biochemistry I
3 Laboratory Hours
Learning Outcomes of the Course:
Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:
1. Understand the chemical and physical properties of matter.
2. Understand basic metric and scientific measurements.
3. Perform mathematical manipulations such as unit analysis with proper attention to units and significant figures on laboratory data.
4. Perform basic mathematic manipulations relative to simple chemical measurements.
5. Demonstrate the use of statistics in chemical analysis.
6. Demonstrate the effects of heat in exothermic and endothermic chemical reactions.
7. Use the concept of the mole in quantitative chemical calculations.
8. Balance chemical equations.
9. Calculate the amounts of chemicals involved in chemical reactions.
10. Understand the factors pertaining to the physical states of matter.
11. Calculate and utilize solution concentration units such as molarity by means of titrations.
12. Perform an oxidation and reduction reaction quantitatively.
13. Use concepts of pH in acidic and basic solutions utilizing titrations and buffer solutions.
14. Introduce the concept of chemical reactivity and chemical kinetics.
15. Test advertizing claims utilizing chemical analysis.
Methods of Assessing Outcomes:
The expected learning outcomes will be assessed through the use of laboratory reports and quizzes.
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