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Chemistry

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OpenStax Chemistry 2e is designed to meet the scope and sequence requirements of the two-semester general chemistry course. The textbook provides an important opportunity for students to learn the core concepts of chemistry and understand how those concepts apply to their lives and the world around them. The book also includes a number of innovative features, including interactive exercises and real-world applications, designed to enhance student learning.

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Authors: Klaus Theopold, Paul Flowers, Richard Langley, William R. Robinson

General Chemistry

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The modern human experience places a large emphasis upon the material world. From the day of our birth to the day we die, we are frequently preoccupied with the world around us. Whether struggling to feed ourselves, occupying ourselves with modern inventions, interacting with other people or animals, or simply meditating on the air we breathe, our attention is focused on different aspects of the material world. In fact only a handful of disciplines—certain subsets of religion, philosophy, and abstract math—can be considered completely unrelated to the material world. Everything else is somehow related to chemistry, the scientific discipline which studies the properties, composition, and transformation of matter.

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Principles of Chemistry I & II (Open Courses)

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Principles of Chemistry I & II are LibGuides-based Open Courses with original lecture notes, chapter checklists, and original videos created by Georgia Highlands College faculty. The courses supplement the OpenStax Chemistry open textbook. The courses were created using a Round Nine Textbook Transformation Grant. The courses also contain a supplementary laboratory experiments list and set of video guides.

Material Type: Full Course

Authors: Allen Easton, Erin Kingston, Sarah Tesar

Chemistry: Atoms First 2e

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Chemistry: Atoms First 2e is a peer-reviewed, openly licensed introductory textbook produced through a collaborative publishing partnership between OpenStax and the University of Connecticut and UConn Undergraduate Student Government Association.This text is an atoms-first adaptation of OpenStax Chemistry 2e. The intention of “atoms-first” involves a few basic principles: first, it introduces atomic and molecular structure much earlier than the traditional approach, and it threads these themes through subsequent chapters. This approach may be chosen as a way to delay the introduction of material such as stoichiometry that students traditionally find abstract and difficult, thereby allowing students time to acclimate their study skills to chemistry. Additionally, it gives students a basis for understanding the application of quantitative principles to the chemistry that underlies the entire course. It also aims to center the study of chemistry on the atomic foundation that many will expand upon in a later course covering organic chemistry, easing that transition when the time arrives. The second edition has been revised to incorporate clearer, more current, and more dynamic explanations, while maintaining the same organization as the first edition. Substantial improvements have been made in the figures, illustrations, and example exercises that support the text narrative.

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Authors: Edward J. Neth, Klaus Theopold, Paul Flowers, Richard Langley, William R. Robinson

General Chemistry with Labs (CHEM 161)

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A three-quarter general chemistry sequence primarily for science, pre-professional, and engineering students. The CHEM& 161/162/163 series introduces the basic concepts of chemistry: atomic structure and bonding, periodicity, physical measurement, quantitative relationships, chemical reactivity, oxidation and reduction, stoichiometry, ideal gas laws, aqueous solutions, colligative properties, intermolecular forces, structure of matter, equilibrium, acid/base topics, kinetics, thermodynamics, electrochemistry, nuclear chemistry, qualitative analysis, d-block metals and coordination chemistry, and an introduction to organic chemistry.Login: guest_oclPassword: ocl

Material Type: Activity/Lab, Full Course, Homework/Assignment, Lecture Notes, Lesson Plan, Reading, Syllabus

Organic Chemistry With a Biological Emphasis Volumes I & II

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A free, open-access organic chemistry textbook (volumes I and II) in which the main focus is on relevance to biology and medicine. This is a PDF version of a wiki project called Chemwiki at the University of California, Davis. There are also supplementary materials, such as PowerPoint slides and a solutions manual available for this textbook at the Chemwiki website.

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Author: Timothy Soderberg

Organic Chemistry I

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This is the first course taken in a two sequence Organic Chemistry Course for science majors. This course examines the behavior of hydrocarbons and their derivatives. Topics covered include alkanes, halides, alcohols, alkynes and stereochemistry. Upon completion of this course the student will be able to perform the following: (1) Name organic compounds using both the IUPAC and Common System, (2) Determine the Stereochemistry of a compound, (3) Predict the products that will be formed from specific reactions, (4) Predict how changes in the structure of a compound can influence physical properties and reactivity, and (5) Understand the Importance of Mechanisms.

Material Type: Full Course, Textbook

Authors: Dr. Connie R. Walton, Dr. Kevin Roberson

Organic Chemistry II

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This course is designed for students majoring in a STEM area. It is the second sequence organic chemistry course. This course examines the behavior of hydrocarbons and their derivatives. Topics covered include alcohols, alkynes, aldehydes, ketones, carboxylic acids, carboxylic acid derivatives, amines, and aromatic compounds. Upon completion of this course the student will be able to perform the following: (1) Name organic compounds using both the IUPAC and Common System, (2) Determine the Stereochemistry of a compound, (3) Predict the major and minor products that will be formed from specific reactions, (4) Predict how modifications in chemical structure, including stereochemistry, can drastically change the physical and/or chemical behavior of compounds, and (5) Provide the mechanism for specific types of reactions.

Material Type: Full Course, Textbook

Authors: Dr. Connie R. walton, Dr. Kevin Roberson

Organic Chemistry Laboratory Techniques

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This resource was created by Lisa Nichols (chemistry faculty at Butte Community College in Northern California) as a result of an academic sabbatical leave in the Fall-2015 to Spring 2016 term. The target audience are undergraduate students in organic chemistry. In this resource you will find theory and procedures on the main organic lab techniques (chromatography, crystallization, extraction, distillation) as well as general concepts on how to set up and heat apparatuses (see the Table of Contents tab for a more complete listing of topics). All procedures are accompanied by step-by-step pictures, and graphics are heavily utilized throughout the resource.

Material Type: Textbook

Author: Lisa Nichols