Introduction to Chemistry

Chat times for Summer 2017
11:00am-12:30pm ET/8:00a-9:30am PT

Dr. Christe Ann McMenomy

The Faraday Lectures and the Basis of Modern Chemistry


This course meets Tuesday mornings for 90 minutes from June 13, 2017 - August 8, 2017. There is no class meeting on July 4.

Chat Session DateTopicLecture Notes and Lab Instructions
June 13Introduction to Chemistry
Scientific Methodology, Units, Measurements -- and the Faraday Lectures
June 20Lecture I: Sources of the Flame
Chemical Composition and Rates of Reactions
Lecture Notes
June 27Lecture II: Brightness of the Flame
Reaction types, Reactants and Products, Chemical Equations
Lecture Notes
July 4No Class Session
July 11Lecture III: Products - Water from Combustion
Vapor Pressure and Colloidal Properties
Lecture Notes
July 18Lecture IV: Hydrogen in the Candle
Gas Properties, Element Masses, and Electrolysis
Lecture Notes
July 25Lecture V: The Nature of the Atmosphere
Gas Masses and Volumes and Chemical Analysis
Lecture Notes
August 1Lecture VI: Respiration and Its Analogy to a Burning Candle
Organic Chemistry, Acids and Bases
Lecture Notes
August 8Review:
Chemical Concepts and the Scientific Method
Lecture Notes