Northeast Wisconsin Technical College
10-806-134 055635 General Chemistry
Outline of Instruction
|10-806-134 GENERAL CHEMISTRY ...covers chemistry fundamentals. Topics: metric system, problem-solving, periodic relationships, chemical reactions, chemical equilibrium, properties of water; acids, bases, and salts; and gas laws. (Prereq: A 2.6 GPA AND Algebra 2 or equivalent w/C or better; OR Next Gen Rdg score greater/equal to 250 AND Next Gen Arithmetic score greater/equal to 250; OR ACT Rdg score greater/equal to 15 AND ACT Math score greater/equal to 21; OR prep courses-contact academic advisor at 920-498-5444)|
Prior Learning Assessments
Follow accepted standards for safety and hygiene procedures in the chemistry laboratory
Examine the scientific method and tools to solve problems
Solve problems using measurements and conversions
Explain the characteristics of matter and the changes it undergoes
Analyze the periodic relationships of the elements
Explain the behavior of matter during a chemical reaction
Calculate quantities of reactants and products using balanced chemical equations
Calculate the concentration of aqueous solutions
Explain chemical equilibrium
Compare the characteristics of acids, bases, salts, and buffers
Solve problems involving gas laws
Write IUPAC and trivial names for select acids, bases, and salts.
Solve mathematical problems relating to the mole, empirical formulas, and molecular formulas.
Relate the properties of water to medical, environmental, and agricultural applications.
Define oxidation and reduction reactions.
Summarize the characteristics of alpha, beta, and gamma radiation.