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    Chemistry Learning Center Staff Info & Handouts

    Tony's Help Sheets - Chemistry 103

    (Comments or Questions - feel free to contact Tony at atjacob@wisc.edu)

    DISCLAIMER: These handouts provide a "general" outline of the material with practice problems and answers. Each instructor presents the material differently, so not all of the material in the handouts is covered by each instructor, and some instructors will cover material not on the handouts. Please review your lecture notes and syllabus, and compare them to the handouts to note appropriate topics to work through.

    Help Sheet #1 - Ch. 1
    Intro: D, SI units, Unit Conversions, Sig Figs
    Flashcards #1 - Ch 1
    SI Units; Confirm which SI units you are expected to know in your course; print 2-sided with Adobe Reader for proper alignment
    Practice Sheet #1 - SI Units - Ch. 1
    SI Units: Conversions with SI Units
    Flashcards #2 - Ch 2
    Element Names and Symbols
    first 36 elements plus a few other common ones; Confirm which element names and symbols you are expected to know in your course; print 2-sided with Adobe Reader for proper alignment
    Practice Sheet #2 - Ch. 2
    Element Names and Symbols
    first 36 elements plus a few other common ones; Confirm which element names and symbols you are expected to know in your course; print 2-sided with Adobe Reader for proper alignment
    Help Sheet #2 - Ch. 2 (Part I)
    Atomic Structure: Atomic Structure, PT, Isotopes, Avg Atomic Mass, Naming/Writing Formulas, Polyatomic Ions
    Flashcards #3 - Ch. 2
    Monoatomic/Polyatomic Ions' Formulas/Names
    Confirm which polyatomic ions you are expected to know in your course; download and print 2-sided from Adobe Reader for proper alignment
    Practice Sheet #3 - Ch. 2
    Monoatomic and Polyatomic Ions
    Practice Sheet #4 - Ch. 2
    Naming Compounds and Writing Formulas
    Help Sheet #3 - Ch. 3 (Part I)
    Reactions: Balancing, Electrolytes, Types of Rxns, Writing Rxns (molecular, complete ionic, net ionic rxns), Solubility Rules; Redox: Assigning oxidation numbers, what's oxidized, reduced, oxidizing agent, reducing agent; Metal activity series
    Help Sheet #4 - Ch. 2 (Part II)
    Moles: Molar mass, Mass %, Empirical and Molecular Formulas
    Help Sheet #5 - Ch. 3 (Part II)
    Stoichiometry: Reactions and Mol Calculations, Limiting Reagents, Percent Yield; Empirical Formulas from Elemental Analysis
    Help Sheet #6 - Ch. 3 (Part III)
    Concentration: Molarity calculations, dilution, solution Stoichiometry (titrations)
     
     

    More to come...



    Tony's Help Sheets - Chemistry 104

    Comments or Questions - feel free to contact Tony at atjacob@wisc.edu)


    DISCLAIMER: These handouts provide a "general" outline of the material with practice problems and answers. Each instructor presents the material differently, so not all of the material in the handouts is covered by each instructor, and some instructors will cover material not on the handouts. Please review your lecture notes and syllabus, and compare them to the handouts to note appropriate topics to work through.

    CHEM 104; BOTH 104-1 (TTh 9:30-10:45am) and 104-2 (TTh 1:00-2:15pm)
    Help Sheet #1 - Ch. 11 (Part I)
    Kinetics: Average Rates; Initial Rates; Relative Rates; Rate Constant with Units; Evaluating a Rate Law - Initial Rates Method, Description, Raw Data; Integrated Rate Laws; Half Life
    Help Sheet #2 - Ch. 11 (Part II)
    Kinetics: Initial Rates graphs (re-visited); Rates versus ([A]1, [A]2, or [A]3) graphs; Half life graphs; Mechanisms; Reaction Coordinate Diagrams; Arrhenius Equation
     


    CHEM 104-1; TTh 9:30-10:45am

    Help Sheet #3 - Chem 103 Review
    Chem 103 Review: Electronegativity, Lewis Dot Structures, Bond Polarity, VSEPR, Hybridization, Hybrid Orbitals Used in a Bond, & Intermolecular Forces
    Help Sheet #4 - Organic (Part I)
    Chs. 2, 6, 7, Appendix E
    Organic:
    Naming Molecules, Functional Groups I (alkanes, alkenes, alkynes, cyclic, aromatic (benzene)), Drawing Molecules
    Flashcards #1 - ID Functional Groups
    Identifying Functional Groups
    Confirm which functional groups are covered in your lecture; Print 2-sided with Adobe Reader for proper alignment
    Practice Sheet #1 - ID Functional Groups/Naming Part I
    Confirm which functional groups are covered in your lecture; Practice sheet contains: alkanes, alkenes, alkynes, cyclic, aromatic (benzene)
    Help Sheet #5 - Organic (Part II)
    Chs. 2, 6, 7, Appendix E

    Organic: Isomers (structural, optical, geometric)
    Practice Sheet #2 - Isomers
    Structural, Geometric, and Optical Isomers
    Help Sheet #6 - Organic (Part III)
    Chs. 6, 10, Appendix E

    Organic: Functional Groups II (alcohols, ethers, aldehydes, ketones, carboxylic acids, esters, amides, amines), Common Names (not always covered), Reactions I (combustion, alkene/alkyne addition, redox)
    Not all instructors cover the same reactions!
    Flashcards #2 - Functional Groups Info
    Functional Groups Information
    Confirm which functional groups are covered in your lecture; Print 2-sided with Adobe Reader for proper alignment
    Practice Sheet #3 - ID Functional Groups/Naming Part II
    Confirm which functional groups are covered in your lecture; practice sheet contains: alcohols, ethers, aldehydes, ketones, carboxylic acids, esters, amides, amines


    CHEM 104-2; TTh 1:00-2:15pm

    Help Sheet #3 - Ch. 12
    Equilibrium: K Expression; Size of K; Kc versus Kp; How K Changes as Rxn is Changed; K Calculations; Rxn Quotient: Q; Le Chatelier's Principle
       

    More to come...



    Tony's Help Sheets - Chemistry 109

    (Comments or Questions - feel free to contact Tony at atjacob@wisc.edu)


    DISCLAIMER: These handouts provide a "general" outline of the material with practice problems and answers. Each instructor presents the material differently, so not all of the material in the handouts is covered by each instructor, and some instructors will cover material not on the handouts. Please review your lecture notes and syllabus, and compare them to the handouts to note appropriate topics to work through.

    Review: Help Sheet #1 - Ch. 1
    Intro: D, SI units, Unit Conversions, Sig Figs
    Review: Flashcards - Elements
    Element Names and Symbols
    First 36 elements plus a few others; Confirm which element names/symbols you are expected to know; print 2-sided with Adobe Reader for proper alignment
    Review: Help Sheet #2 - Ch. 2 (Part I)
    Atomic Structure: Atomic Structure, PT, Isotopes, Avg Atomic Mass, Naming/Writing Formulas, Polyatomic Ions
    Review: Flashcards - Ions
    Monoatomic/Polyatomic Ions' Formulas/Names
    Confirm which polyatomic ions you are expected to know in your course; download and print 2-sided from Adobe Reader for proper alignment
    Review: Practice Sheet - Ions
    Polyatomic Ions
    Confirm which polyatomic ions you are expected to know
    Review: Practice Sheet - Naming
    Naming Compounds and Writing Formulas
    Confirm which polyatomic ions you are expected to know for naming
    Review: Help Sheet #3 - Ch. 2 (Part II)
    Moles: Molar mass, Mass %, Empirical and Molecular Formulas
    Review: Help Sheet #4 - Ch. 3 (Part I)
    Reactions: Balancing, Electrolytes, Types of Rxns, Writing Rxns (molecular, complete ionic, net ionic rxns), Solubility Rules (if covered)
    Review: Help Sheet #5 - Ch. 3 (Part II)
    Stoichiometry: Reactions and Mol Calculations, Limiting Reagents, Percent Yield
    Review: Help Sheet #6 - Ch. 3 (Part III)
    Concentration and Redox: Molarity calculations, dilution, solution stoichiometry; Assigning oxidation numbers, what's oxidized, reduced, oxidizing agent, reducing agent; Metal activity series
    Help Sheet #7 - Ch. 5 (Part I)
    Light and Atomic Structure: Light Equations; Electromagnetic Spectrum; Quantized System; Energy Level Diagram; Electron Transitions; de Broglie Wavelength
    Help Sheet #8 - Ch. 5 (Part II)
    Quantum:Wavefunctions; Nodes; Quantum Numbers; Orbitals Shapes; Electronic Configurations: Short hand notation; Orbital Box Diagram; Charged Transition Elements; Number of unpaired electrons
    Help Sheet #9 - Ch. 5 (Part III)
    Periodic Properties: Effective Nuclear Charge; Shielding; Periodic Table Trends - Atomic Radii, Ionic Radii, Ionization Energy, Electron Affinity; Born-Haber Cycle
    Help Sheet #10 - Ch. 6 (Part I)
    Bonding: Lewis Dot Structures; Bond Order
    Help Sheet #11 - Organic (Part I)
    Chs. 2, 6, 7, Appendix E

    Organic: Naming Molecules, Functional Groups (first 5), Drawing Molecules; confirm which functional groups are covered in your lecture

    More to come...



    Kelly's Help Sheets - Chemistry 108

    (Comments or Questions - feel free to contact Tony at atjacob@wisc.edu)

    DISCLAIMER: These handouts provide a "general" outline of the material with practice problems and answers. Each Instructor presents the material differently, so not all of the material in the handouts is covered by each Instructor, and some material unique to one Instructor may not be covered on the handout. Please review your lecture notes and syllabus, and compare them to the handouts to note appropriate topics.

    Help Sheet #1
    Atoms, Molecules, Elements, Compounds, Chemical and Physical Properties and Changes, Atomic Structure, Radioactivity
    Help Sheet #2
    Ionizing radiation, Ionic compounds, Free radicals, Half-life, Fission, Neutron activation, Transuranium elements
    Help Sheet #3
    Combustion, Hydrocarbons, Atmospheric composition, % to ppm conversions, Atmospheric layers, Criteria pollutants, Density



    Jose's Chemistry 343 Resources

    (Comments or Questions - feel free to contact Tony at atjacob@wisc.edu)


    DISCLAIMER: These handouts provide a "general" outline of the material with practice problems and answers. Each Instructor presents the material differently, so not all of the material in the handouts is covered by each Instructor, and some material unique to one Instructor may not be covered on the handout. Please review your lecture notes and compare them to the handouts to note appropriate topics.

    #1: Lewis Structures (answers)
    #2: Resonance Structures (answers)
    #3: Electron Pushing Arrows in O-Chem
    #4: Alkane Nomenclature (answers)
    #5: Lewis Acids and Bases (answers)
    #6: Acid Base Practice Problems (answers)

    More to come...


    Jose's Chemistry 345 Handouts

    *** Using these Chem 345 handouts? Your FEEDBACK would be really appreciated! Thanks in advance! ***

    DISCLAIMER: These handouts provide an outline of some organic material. Each Instructor presents the material differently, so not all of the material in the handouts may apply to all Instructors. Please review your lecture notes to determine the appropriate topics.

    1H NMR
    #1: 1H NMR Spectroscopy Worksheet   (answers)
    #2: Strategies for Solving Problems using 1H NMR, IR


     


    IR Spectroscopy
    #1: Practice Problems I on IR Spectroscopy   (answers)
    #2: More Practice Problems on IR Spectroscopy   (answers)



    Electron Pushing Arrows
    #1: Electron Pushing Arrows in O-Chem




    Electrophilic Aromatic Substitution (EAS) - Flashcard Format
    #1: EAS Nitration
    #2: EAS Bromination
    #3: EAS Chlorination
    #4: EAS Sulfonation
    #5: EAS Friedel-Crafts Alkylation
    #6: EAS Friedel-Crafts Acylation
    Practice #1: EAS Reactions (answers)


    Benzylic and Allylic Reactions - Flashcard Format
    #1: Allylic Bromination
    #2: Benzylic Bromination
    #3: Synthesis of Allylic Grignard Reagents
    #4: Substitution Reactions
    #5: Elimination Reactions
    #6 : Oxidation Reaction of Allylic and Benzylic Alcohols


    Oxidation of Alkylbenzenes - Flashcard Format
    #1: Oxidation of Alkylbenzene Compounds
     
     

    More to come...


    *** Using these Chem 345 handouts? Your FEEDBACK would be really appreciated! Thanks in advance! ***


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