Tentative Lecture Schedule
Chem 110, Spring 2019

Modified: Jan 4, 2019

 

Each Lecture Topic is a link to the class presentation given for that topic. The abbreviations in the References column refer to the Chemistry in Context (CiC) textbook . The number of parentheses in the Date column approximates the number of lectures devoted to a particular topic. This schedule is subject to change.

 

Date

Lecture Topic

References

Part I: Effects of Air Pollution

Jan 14 (1)

Introduction

Syllabus; CiC 0.1-0.7, 1.6-1.8, 2.2-2.3;
Pollution Overview

Jan 16 - Jan 18 (2)

The Atmosphere

CiC 1.1-1.5, 1.9 - 1.13, 2.4-2.5;
lecture questions

Jan 21

Martin Luther King Holiday, No Class

Dr. Abrash will be performing Civil Rights songs in the University Museums

Jan 23 - Jan 28 (3)

The Ozone Layer

CiC 2.1, 2.6-2.13; Ozone FAQ
lecture questions

Jan 30

HW #1 (10:30 Section)

HW #1 (3:00 Section)

sources for articles

Feb 1 - Feb 6 (3)

Global Warming

CiC 3.1-3.5, 3.8-3.11;
lecture questions

Feb 8 - Feb 13

Air Quality

CiC 1.14, 6.7-6.10;
lecture questions

Feb 15

HW #2 (10:30 Section)

HW #2 (3:00 Section)

sources for articles

Feb 18

Test #1

Old Tests

Part II: Energy Sources

Feb 20 - Feb 27 (4)

Energy from Combustion

CiC 4.1-4.9; lecture questions

Mar 1 - Mar 6 (3)

Nuclear Energy

CiC 7; lecture questions

Mar 8, Mar 18-20 (3)

Energy from Electron Transfer

CiC 4.9-4.11, 8; lecture questions

Mar 9 - Mar 17

Spring Break

 

Mar 22

HW #3 (10:30 Section)

HW #3 (3:00 Section)

sources for articles

Mar 25

Test #2

Old Tests

Part III: Effects of Water Pollution

Mar 27 - Apr 1 (3)

Water Pollution Intro

CiC 5; lecture questions

Apr 3 - Apr 8 - 9 (3)

Acid Pollution

CiC 6; lecture questions

Apr 10

HW #4 (10:30 Section)

HW#4 (3:00 Section)

sources for articles

Apr 12 - Apr 17 (3)

Sewage Discharges and Oxygen Depletion

EPA primer on sewage treatment; Combined Sewer Overflows;
lecture questions

Apr 19 - Apr 24 (3)

Nutrient Pollution and Eutrophication

Issues in Ecology overview; SciAm articles on coastal waters, and red tides; lecture questions

Apr 26

HW #5 (10:30 Section)

HW #5 (3:00 Section)

sources for articles

May 1 - 9:00 AM, May 2, 9:00 A.M. or self-scheduled between Apr 29th and

May 3rd except for scheduled study periods.

Test #3 and FINAL

Old Tests