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  • Answers to PS7 are now available on your Personal Page.

  • Remember you are responsible for the second part of Survival Organic Chemistry, which includes alkenes, alkynes (nomenclature) and a few functional groups (alcohols, amines and carboxylic acids). Also the anion anyalysis and cation analysis laboratory experiments...particularly the reactions!

  • PLE#20 and ACA#19 are now available on your Personal Page.

  • The problems I would like completed on PS7 to be turned in by 4:30 pm on Tuesday, February 27, 2007 are PS7.1, PS7.2, and PS7.5 - PS7.7.

  • This weeks laboratory is Shifting Reactions A (page 178) and Shifting Reactions B (page 187) from your DCI and Computer Lab Activities Workbook. Complete PLE#18 and ACA#17 as Pre-lab activities for this experiment.


  • Here is a copy of Exam 2 from Spring 2003. You should also be able to do a problem similar to question 4a and b from Exam 3 Spring 2003.

  • PS7 is now available on your Personal Page. You should be able to complete PS7.1, PS7.2, PS7.5 - PS7.7 by Monday's class and after completing PLE#19 and ACA#18. The PLE and ACA will be up sometime on Saturday.

  • If you are interested in using the new Homework system under development for Brown, LeMay and Bursten please send me an e-mail message ( with your name and lab section number. I'll keep you posted. Use Mastering Chemistry as your subject.

  • I have posted a podcast of the solutions to the sample CHEM 1515 Exam II from Spring 2003.

  • Problem Set #7 is now available on your Personal Page.

  • PLE#16 is now available on your Personal Page. You will need a calculator for the PLE. I may not get an ACA ready this afternoon/evening. So do not worry about an ACA before midnight tonight. If I get an ACA prepared you will have extra time to complete it.

  • Grades for Exam I (only) are posted. Average on our first exam was 55.5. I will have PS and lab scores in the next day or so. High was a 95 by Jennifer Royall... CONGRATULATIONS...Cool swag on Friday. Exams will be returned next week in lab. I will do a podcast of Exam I on Friday.

  • The room assignment for all three hour exams has been determined. We will take the first three hour exams in ES317. That is the same room as our lecture. Please bring your ID to each exam. If your TA or I do not recognize you and you do not have your ID, you will not be able to take the exam.

  • PS#3 is now available on your Personal Page. If you have any questions please e-mail me immediately and I'll help.

  • I've added some links covering Organic Chemistry to the Assignment Page for this week. Scroll to the After Laboratory section of you assignment page. For exam I you will need to be able name and draw complete Lewis structures for alkanes. You will also be expected to name and draw complete Lewis structures for structural isomers for any alkane of haloalkane (an alkane with a fluorine, chlorine, bromine or iodine).

  • The first thing you need to do to access materials for this class is to complete the Secret Identification (SID) form. Click on the SID#/Name link in the left frame and complete the form. You will receive an e-mail from Dr. G. indicating your SID has been accepted. Once you have entered an SID, fill out the additional form for some extra credit, and then you can go to your Personal page. On your Personal Page check out the Assignment Page (what is happening in class), and get your personal Review Problem Set. If you want to see a video covering the CHEM 1515 Web site than checkout the video podcast. Click on the Podcast link in the left frame to learn how to subscribe to the CHEM 1515 podcasts for this semester.

  • Remember laboratory does meet this week. Students who have laboratory on Monday (sections 1 and 2) will also check in their locker equipment besides viewing the Safety video and taking the Safety Quiz. Students who have Tuesday lab will NOT checkin, but will view the Safety Video and take the Safety Quiz.

  • Be sure to bring your copy of the During Class Inventions and Computer Lab Activities Workbook to class.

  • Your TA's e-mail address is below.
  • Lab Sections

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    9:30 am - 12:20 am

    Kerry Hammett




    1:30 pm - 4:20 pm

    Kerry Hammett




    8:30 am - 11:20 am

    Nazia Tabassum




    10:30 pm - 1:20 pm

    Kerry Hammett




    1:30 pm - 4:20 pm

    Nazia Tabassum


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