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Course Number: Course Title: Palm Beach State College
Palm Beach State College
Course Syllabus – Classroom Course
General Class and Course Information
Course Number:
CHM1046L
Course Title: General Chemistry I Laboratory
Term/Dates: Summer 2016
Reference Number: 214011
6/28/2016 to 8/9/2016
Days: MW
Time: 830AM to 1215 PM
Course Description: Supplement to General Chemistry 2 Lecture
Credit Hours: 1
Clock Hours: 2.75
Room: CB106
Gordon Rule Class
Not Applicable
Professor’s Information
Name: Paul Labine, Ph.D.
Office Location: CB106
Telephone: 561-644-5309
Email: [email protected]
Faculty Web Page:
Office Hours: 800 AM to 830 AM
http://www.palmbeachstate.edu/faculty/index.asp?id=labinep
Information on REQUIRED Textbooks:
Title
CHM 1046L General Chemistry
Laboratory Manual
Edition Author
second Chemistry
Department
Publisher
Hayden McNeil
ISBN
978-0-7380-6154-2
Course Learning Outcomes: As a result of taking this course, the student will be able to:
1. Demonstrate and practice general laboratory safety
2. Identify laboratory equipment such as balances, beakers, flasks, burettes, pipets, etc.
3. Operate laboratory equipment such as Weighing balances, Bunsen burners, centrifuges,.
4. Perform simple laboratory techniques such as filtrations, titrations, and making solutionsl
5. Write and report scientific data.
Full Course Outline - Click on the following link: Course Outlines and enter the course number (no space between the
prefix and the number).
Class Information
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Course Syllabus – Classroom Courses
Academic Dishonesty Policy and Penalty for Violation:
Plagiarism may result in a grade of F in CHM1045L.
Assignments, Tests, Quizzes and Final Exam Schedule, with percentage/points of grade:
Orientation and Safety Lab
Safety glasses compliances
Performing Laboratory Experiments
Lab Notebook
Lab Quizzes
Project
Final Exam
Lab Notebook
Total Points
1 @ 70 points
9 @ 30 points
9 @ 50 points
9 @ 10 points
1 @50 points
1 @100 points
1 @50 points
70 points
270 points
450 points
90 points
120 points
50 points
100 points
50 points
1200 points
Grading:
Letter Grade
A
B
C
D
F
P
N
S
U
Points
1080
960
840
720
less than 900
NA
NA
NA
NA
Percentage (if applicable)
90
80
70
60
less than 60 %
NA
NA
NA
NA
Class Policies
Attendance: Professors are required to take attendance.
1 You will lose 1 point for each minute that your are late.
2 If you are more than 80 minutes late, you will receive 0 points out of 80 points for that
laboratory. If you leave early, you will lose 1 point for each minute that you leave early.
3. No Make-up labs will be allowed: . If you miss a laboratory assignment for any reason, a makeup project will be
assigned which must be completed within 10 days after your return to the laboratory.
4 If you remove your safety googles or glasses one time , you will be warned that you have lost 10 points. You will lose
10 points after each reminder. After 3 reminders, you will be sent home. No cell phones or laptops can be used in the
laboratory.
5. If you wear clothes that do not properly cover your arms or legs or feet, you will not be permitted to perform
any laboratory work and you will lose 40 points.
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Electronic Device Use and Email Policy:
No cell phones or laptops can be used in the laboratory
All email communications must be done on the Palm BeachState College email system. Emails from a student's personal
email address will not be answered.
TI-30 calculator or equivalent
Late Assignment Policy:
No late assignments will be accepted
Make-up Exam Policy:
If you miss a laboratory assignment for any reason, the Final Exam will be your only way to recover the 100 points
If you miss more than one laboratory, your maximum final grade will be
Missed Labs
Maximum Grade
2
B
3
C
4
D
5
F
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You are expected to complete the Discussion of Results and Conclusions forms before you leave each lab.
You are expected to come to lab properly dressed:
CLOSED TOE AND HEEL SHOES
LONG PANTS/SKIRTS (Clothing MUST COVER ANKLE)
NO LOOSE CLOTHING THAT CAN SWING
NO HATS/NO BARE MIDRIFFS
LAB COAT
APPROPRIATE GOGGLES (NOT SAFETY GLASSES)
____________________________________________________________________________
You will be asked to leave the laboratory if you :
1.
2
3.
do not have your Laboratory Manual
do not have your safety goggles
are not appropriately attired for laboratory work. (shorts, flip-flops, short sleeve shirt,
etc.)
If you remove your safety goggles at least once, you will be asked to leave and you will lose 50 points (important)
Following laboratory procedures closely in order to obtain highly accurate data for laboratory calculations.
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Withdrawal Policy:
Student must withdraw prior to July 26,2016
.
Other:
College Policies and Web Information
Academic Dishonesty
Academic dishonesty includes the following actions, as well as other similar conduct aimed at making false representation with
respect to the student's academic performance:
(1) Cheating on an exam, (2) Collaborating with others on work to be presented, if contrary to the stated rules of the course,
(3) Submitting, if contrary to the rules of the course, work previously submitted in another course, (4) Knowingly and intentionally
assisting another student in any of the above actions, including assistance in an arrangement whereby work, classroom
performance, examination, or other activity is submitted or performed by a person other that the student under whose name the
work is submitted or performed, (5) Plagiarism.
Please refer to the Palm Beach State College Student Handbook (www.palmbeachstate.edu/current for link to the student
handbook).
Classroom Etiquette and Student Behavior Guidelines
Students will demonstrate respect for professors and fellow students. Behavior that is disruptive to a positive learning environment
reported by the professor will result in a warning on the first instance; the second instance might result in expulsion from the course
or campus.
Computer Competency Component
Each student will, to the satisfaction of the professor, demonstrate a fundamental understanding of basic computer operations
through various professor-determined exercises and/or assignments.
Disability Support Services
Students with disabilities are advised, in compliance with federal and state laws, that accommodations and services are available
through the office of Disability Support Services (DSS). It is the student's responsibility to contact Disabled Student Services Advisors
and to submit appropriate documentation prior to receiving services. Please see the website at www.palmbeachstate.edu/current
for web address for Disability Support Services.
Eating, Drinking and Smoking
Eating and drinking are confined to areas designated on the campus. Smoking is not permitted in any College building and only in
areas designated at each campus.
Final Course Grade Appeal
The evaluation of academic work is the responsibility of the faculty member/instructor. The method for assigning the final course
grade is established by the faculty member/instructor. Per Board Rule 6Hx-18-3.191, faculty/instructors shall communicate the
grading policy of the course to their students in writing. If this policy changes during the term, students should be notified of any
changes in writing. The method to determine final course grades must be given to students in a course syllabus at the beginning of
the class. Should a student have a question about a final course grade, please follow the procedures as outlined in the student
handbook: www.palmbeachstate.edu/current.
Mid-Term Grade Reporting
Within one week after the close of the mid-term grading period, mid-term grades will be made available to all students for each
class by either written notification or individual conference.
Student Responsibility Policy
When a student attends the College, s/he becomes subject to its jurisdiction. Students are expected to conduct themselves in a
responsible manner, in all areas of campus life. By enrolling, they pledge to obey the rules and regulations of the College and are
responsible for observing all College policies and procedures as published in the student handbook, the College catalog and other
College publications. The student will be responsible for preparing for class, participating in class, and completing assignments on
time.
Palm Beach State Websites of Interest
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Please see this web page (www.palmbeachstate.edu/current) for a list of web addresses for students.
Withdrawal Policy for Individual Courses
The last day to withdraw from a College course with a "W" grade in this course is March 29, 2016. It is the responsibility of the
student to use the PantherWeb system or visit a campus Registrar’s office to withdraw. An official withdrawal entitles the student
to a grade of "W" in the class.
Other Information from your Professor:
Department Contact Information
Name: Dr. Marina Rines
Telephone: (561) 862-4467
Job Title: Professor III
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Office Location: CB222
Email: [email protected]
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