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Edmonds Community College    
  Jan 17, 2018
2017-2018 Academic Catalog
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CHEM& 162 - General Chemistry II w/LAB

6.0 Credits
Continuation of CHEM& 161. Topics covered will include molecular bonding and structure, liquids, solutions, solids, kinetics, and equilibrium. Laboratory emphasizes quantitative techniques.
Prerequisite CHEM& 161 and MATH& 141 with grades of 2.0 or equivalent.
Course-level Learning Objectives (CLOs)
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  1. Predict the 3D shape and polarity of a covalently bonded molecule using VSEPR.
  2. Calculate the concentration of a solution in various units.
  3. Carry out calculations involving the colligative properties of solutions.
  4. Understand how to identify intermolecular forces and understand how these forces effect molecular structures and characterictics.
  5. Investigate chemical kinetics and reaction mechanisms.
  6. Perform calculations to determine chemical equilibria.
  7. Use critical thinking to make connections and associations between chemical principles.
  8. Keep a well organized laboratory notebook.
  9. Interpret scientific data, draw appropriate conclusions, and make changes to experimental procedures.
  10. Conduct standard laboratory procedures that may include filtration, pipeting, solution preparation, dilution, titration, colorimetric analysis, and use of common equipment and instrumentation appropriate to the knowledge and skill level of CHEM& 162.
  11. Statistically analyze data and draw appropriate conclusions regarding the accuracy and precision of the experimental results.
  12. Report scientific data in an organized and readable form.
  13. Work effectively as a member of a team.

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