Information for Summer CHEM&163-01
July 5 – August 24, 2017

Chem&163 Sec. 01 (Item #1420) :   M, W, Th    8:45–10:50 AM   in CC2-360
Lab Tu 8:15 AM -11:20 AM in CC1-330

Instructor:  David Reichgott
Summer Office Hours: M, W, Th 8:15 – 8:45 am and after class (7/5 on)
Contact (email preferred):
Appointments and “drop-ins” are welcome;
stop in any time my door (CC2-389) is open.

Prerequisite:  Chemistry 162 with a grade of 2.0 or better.  If you did not complete 162 at Cascadia, you may be asked to provide evidence of your grade from an equivalent course.

For information on section -02, please contact Dr. Nazanin Ruppender,

Textbook: P. Kelter, M. Mosher and A. Scott, "Chemistry, The Practical Science" (1st ed., Houghton Mifflin). The Media Enhanced edition is not required.  This is the same text as for CCC CHEM&162 and 163.  Two copies plus a study guide are available on Library reserve.
The laboratory manual will not be available at the Bookstore, and will be available only on Canvas.  You may continue in your Chem 162 lab notebook.

If you are not registered, the preliminary course Syllabus, Unit 1, tentative schedule, and lab documents are linked below.
A Canvas site will also be active after June 10 containing the Syllabus and the Unit 1 assignments, and the first laboratory experiment. 

If there is a wait-list a few students may be enrolled in order of priority of the wait list.  A preliminary decision will be made at the end of class on 7/5 for those in attendance; this will not be finalized until after class on 7/6.  If you are wait-listed and wish to enroll, please come to class on 7/5.

The Summer quarter is 8 weeks, and the course is fast-paced.  You should NOT plan on absences.

Chem 163 Syllabus Summer 17

Tentative Schedule_Summer17

Unit 1

Laboratory Information: All documents will be available on Canvas.

The first lab will be 7/11, Rate of Reaction: An Experimental Introduction (p. 20 of manual). This experiment is linked below


Complete the Prelaboratory Assignment (pages 31-32 of the experiment file) and bring it to lab. 

The lab manual Introduction and Table of Contents contains the Safety Protocol, and its signature form, p.6; sign and bring this page to lab.

Chem 163 Lab Manual Intro_Appendices_Su17

It will not be possible to make up labs, and a missed lab will have a zero value.