Winter '17 CHEM&161-01 and 161-03

Chem&161 Sec. 01 (item #1930) : W, F    8:20–10:25 AM in CC1-020;               Lab M 8:20 -10:50 AM in CC1-330
Chem&161 Sec. 03 (item #1950) : Tu, Th    1:15–3:20 PM in CC2-081;               Lab F 2:30 -5:00 PM in CC1-330

(Please contact other instructors for information on other sections.)

Classes for section -01 begin Wednesday, 1/4 (first lab 1/9); classes for section -03 begin 1/3 (first lab 1/6).
Instructor:  David Reichgott
Office Hours:       Tu, Th, F  7:30 – 8:10 in CC2-389; Tu, F after class in CC1-102;
M, W, F  12:30 – 1:05 in CC2-389.

Contact (email preferred):  (or by Canvas messages, which forward automatically); 425-352-8165.
Appointments and “drop-ins” are welcome; stop in any time my door (CC2-389) is open.

The complete 161 / 162 / 163 sequence will be offered W, Sp, Su, and not repeated until Fall '17. There will be two or three sections of Spring CHEM&162 (contingent on enrollment) and one or two sections of Summer CHEM&163. See the on-line class schedule.

Registration Information (you will need the above item numbers and select Winter session).

Textbook: Paul Kelter, Michael Mosher, and Andrew Scott, “Chemistry – The Practical Science,” 1st ed. (2008); ISBN 9780547053936.  The “Media Enhanced” edition is not required and you may purchase a used copy without a CD or key code. 

A Canvas site (on-line course support) is available. It will also be required for the course in case of college closure or instructor absence. Course content, including daily class notes, will be posted under Files. See: . If you are not yet registered, this current web page will contain the first week's documents.

Late add policy:
A few wait-listed students may be enrolled in order of priority of the wait list.  A preliminary decision will be made at the end of class on 1/3 or 1/4 for those in attendance; this will not be finalized until after the Friday 1/6 class for section -01 and the Thursday 1/5 class for section -03. NO additions will be made after the first laboratory sessions.

Laboratory Information:
The first labs are 1/9 (section -01) and 1/6 (section -03).  The lab manual introduction and the first lab will be linked below no later than 1 week before classes; all lab experiments will be on Canvas. You will need to complete the Prelaboratory Assignment for the first experiment ahead of time, and complete the Safety Protocol signature form (p. 6).  Please have a laboratory notebook and safety goggles as described in the Syllabus and Lab Manual.

Chem 161-01_-03 Syllabus W17

Chem 161_01 W17 Schedule

Chem 161_03 W17 Schedule

Unit 1

Unit 2 Section 01

Unit 2 Section 03

Lab Manual Intro and Table of Contents

Introduction to the Visible Spectrophotometer