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Announcements for Chemistry 2A Spring 2016

Due Week of 2/8 before Lab: Prelab 5, Lab Report 3

Due Wednesday 2/10 before Lecture:  Homework Chapter 5

Washington Holiday Monday 2/15-No Lectures

Due Week of 2/15 before Lab: Prelab 9, Lab Report 5

Due Monday 2/22 before the test:  Homework Chapter 6-7

Test 1 (Chapters 1-7) Week of 2/22 in Labs. Please write your name and section number on your Scantron (form 882) and your test booklet. No scratch paper allowed. You may write on the test booklet but NOT on the periodic tables.  No leaving room until you have finished the test. You may use a 3x5" note card, front and back in your own handwriting.  All cell phones and other electronic equipment, except calculator, should be turned off and stored out of sight. No sharing of calculators or any other test materials. Please put all non-test materials on the floor or on a seat next to you.  No baseball caps or other eye shield material.  Please keep your hands away from your eyes.  Please keep your papers covered and keep your eyes on your own papers.  Any indication of cheating will result in a zero for the test.  Overall grades should be posted on the internet under "Grades" according to student number by late afternoon on Thursday after the test.

Due Monday 2/24 before Lecture:  Homework Chapter 8

Due Week of 2/29 before Lab:  Prelab 6, Lab Report 9

Due Wednesday 3/2 before Lecture:  Homework Chapter 9

Due Week of 3/7 before Lab:  Prelab 12, Lab Report 6

Due Monday 3/7 before Lecture:  Homework Chapter 10

Due Week of 3/14 before Lab:  Prelab 14, Lab Report 12

Due Monday 3/14 before Lecture:  Homework Chapter 11

Spring Break Week of 3/21-no classes

Due Week of 3/28 before Lab:  Prelab 16, Lab Report 14

Due Monday 3/28 before Lecture:  Homework Chapter 12

 Due Wednesday 3/30 before test:  Homework Chapter 13

Test 2 (Chapters 8-13) Wednesday 3/30 in Lecture.  Please write your name and section number on your Scantron (form 882) and your test booklet. No scratch paper allowed. You may write on the test booklet but NOT on the periodic tables.  No leaving room until you have finished the test. You may use a 3x5" note card, front and back in your own handwriting.  All cell phones and other electronic equipment, except calculator, should be turned off and stored out of sight. No sharing of calculators or any other test materials. Please put all non-test materials on the floor or on a seat next to you.  No baseball caps or other eye shield material.  Please keep your hands away from your eyes.  Please keep your papers covered and keep your eyes on your own papers.  Any indication of cheating will result in a zero for the test.  Overall grades should be posted on the internet under "Grades" according to student number by late afternoon after the test.

Drop Deadline which will result in receiving a "W" Friday, 4/1.

Due Week of 4/4 before Lab:  Prelab 19, Lab Report 16

Due Wednesday 4/6 before Lecture:  Homework Chapter 14

Due Week of 4/11 before Lab:  Prelab 21, Lab Report 19

Due Wednesday 4/13before Lecture:  Homework Chapter 15

Due Week of 4/18 before Lab:  Prelab 22, Lab Report 21

Due Monday 4/18 before Lecture:  Homework Chapter 16

National Earth Day (sponsored by the American Chemical Society 4/18-4/21.  Extra Credit Poster Contest.  You can earn up to 10 extra credit points by making a poster 11x17 inches (no larger) on the theme of " "The Great Indoors – The Home Ecosystem”.  The number of extra credit points will be determined by the professional appearance and content of the poster (no hand writing or drawing).  Poster will be due by 4:00 pm Monday 4/18 in SE12.  Your name and CRN number must be written on the back of the poster.  You can also earn up to 3 extra credit points by voting for your favorite with a valid reason written on the ballot along with name, class, instructor and section number.  Posters will be displayed on tables in the hallway outside of SE12.  Ballots will be available on one of the tables.  Voting will start on Tuesday 4/19 8:00 am and end on Thursday 4/21 by 3:00 pm.  You can view past winners off my main webpage as well as look at the ACS Earth Day Celebrations webpage at: http://www2.bakersfieldcollege.edu/dkimball/Earth%20Day%20Celebrations.htm

Due Monday 4/25 before Lecture:  Homework Chapter 17

Due Week of 4/25 before Lab:  Prelab 8, Lab Report 22

Due Wednesday 4/27 before Test:  Homework Chapter 18

Test 3 (Chapters 14-18) Wednesday 4/27 in Lecture.  Please write your name and section number on your Scantron (form 882) and your test booklet. No scratch paper allowed. You may write on the test booklet but NOT on the periodic tables.  No leaving room until you have finished the test. You may use a 3x5" note card, front and back in your own handwriting.  All cell phones and other electronic equipment, except calculator, should be turned off and stored out of sight. No sharing of calculators or any other test materials. Please put all non-test materials on the floor or on a seat next to you.  No baseball caps or other eye shield material.  Please keep your hands away from your eyes.  Please keep your papers covered and keep your eyes on your own papers.  Any indication of cheating will result in a zero for the test.  Overall grades should be posted on the internet under "Grades" according to student number by late afternoon after the test.

Due Week of 5/2 before Lab:  Lab Report 22 and Lab Report 26

Due Wednesday 5/4 before Lecture:  Homework Chapter 19, End of Semester Questionnaire

By Thursday Evening 5/5 all grades after dropping the lowest lecture quiz, homework, and lab will be posted.  Any errors must be reported before the final. 

Final Exam (Chapters 1-19) Wednesday 5/11 (Day Classes in SE53 noon - 1:50pm)( Night Class in SE12or 18 6:00-7:50pm).  Please write your name and section number on your Scantron (form 882)and your test booklet. No scratch paper allowed. You may write on the test booklet but NOT on the periodic tables.  No leaving room until you have finished the test. You may use one page of notes (8.5x11 inch), front and back in your own handwriting.  All cell phones and other electronic equipment, except calculator, should be turned off and stored out of sight. No sharing of calculators or any other test materials. Please put all non-test materials on the floor or on a seat next to you.  No baseball caps or other eye shield material.  Please keep your hands away from your eyes.  Please keep your papers covered and keep your eyes on your own papers.  Any indication of cheating will result in a zero for the test.  Overall grades should be posted on the internet under "Grades" according to student number by late afternoon after the test.  Please pick up graded work on the front table after the final.  Borderline cases (1% short of a grade) will be decided by the final score.  Those whose final score is above the overall percent will receive the higher grade.  Those with a final score below the overall percent will receive the lower grade.  Those who do not pass the final (50% or above) will receive a failing grade in the class regardless of the number of points.  After the final, only errors since before the final will be considered if reported within 24 hours of the final.  After that all grades are final even with errors.