CHEM114-19S1 (C) Semester One 2019

Foundations of Chemistry

15 points
18 Feb 2019 - 23 Jun 2019

Description

A preparatory course for biological sciences and other non-specialists, assuming minimal preparation in Chemistry. There is an emphasis on the properties of materials and biological systems. Atoms, molecules, mole concept, chemical equations, stoichiometry; electron configuration, bonding; molecular structure; energy changes and kinetic factors in chemical reactions; aqueous chemistry; introductory organic chemistry.

Learning Outcomes

Restrictions

(1) NCEA: 14 credits NCEA Level 3 Chemistry, or (2) CIE: at least D grade in CIE AL Chemistry or A grade in CIE ASL Chemistry, or (3) IB: at least Grade 4 in IB HL Chemistry or Grade 6 in IB SL Chemistry, or (4) at least B Grade in BRDG 022 or BRDG023. Students who have been credited with any of CHEM111, CHEM112 or BCHM112 cannot subsequently be credited with CHEM114. Concurrent enrolment in CHEM114 and CHEM111 is not permitted.

Timetable 2019

Students must attend one activity from each section.

Lecture A
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Monday 09:00 - 10:00 A1 Lecture Theatre 18 Feb - 7 Apr
29 Apr - 2 Jun
Lecture B
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Tuesday 10:00 - 11:00 A1 Lecture Theatre 18 Feb - 7 Apr
29 Apr - 2 Jun
Lecture C
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Wednesday 13:00 - 14:00 A1 Lecture Theatre 18 Feb - 7 Apr
29 Apr - 2 Jun
Lecture D
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Friday 12:00 - 13:00 A1 Lecture Theatre 18 Feb - 7 Apr
29 Apr - 2 Jun
Drop in Class A
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Wednesday 14:00 - 16:00 West 505 18 Mar - 24 Mar
20 May - 26 May
02 Thursday 09:00 - 11:00 West 505 18 Mar - 24 Mar
20 May - 26 May
03 Thursday 14:00 - 16:00 West 505 18 Mar - 24 Mar
20 May - 26 May
04 Friday 09:00 - 11:00 West 505 18 Mar - 24 Mar
20 May - 26 May
05 Wednesday 10:00 - 12:00 West 505 18 Mar - 24 Mar
20 May - 26 May
Lab A
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Wednesday 14:00 - 17:00 Ernest Rutherford 419 Chemistry Lab 25 Feb - 3 Mar
11 Mar - 17 Mar
25 Mar - 31 Mar
29 Apr - 5 May
13 May - 19 May
27 May - 2 Jun
02 Thursday 09:00 - 12:00 Ernest Rutherford 419 Chemistry Lab 25 Feb - 3 Mar
11 Mar - 17 Mar
25 Mar - 31 Mar
29 Apr - 5 May
13 May - 19 May
27 May - 2 Jun
03 Thursday 13:00 - 16:00 Ernest Rutherford 419 Chemistry Lab 25 Feb - 3 Mar
11 Mar - 17 Mar
25 Mar - 31 Mar
29 Apr - 5 May
13 May - 19 May
27 May - 2 Jun
04 Friday 08:00 - 11:00 Ernest Rutherford 419 Chemistry Lab 25 Feb - 3 Mar
11 Mar - 17 Mar
25 Mar - 31 Mar
29 Apr - 5 May
13 May - 19 May
27 May - 2 Jun
05 Friday 13:00 - 16:00 Ernest Rutherford 419 Chemistry Lab 25 Feb - 3 Mar
11 Mar - 17 Mar
25 Mar - 31 Mar
29 Apr - 5 May
13 May - 19 May
27 May - 2 Jun

Course Coordinator / Lecturer

Jan Wikaira

Lecturers

Sarah Masters and Alison Downard

Assessment

Assessment Due Date Percentage 
Assignments/BestChoice 10%
Final Exam 50%
Laboartory 15%
Term Test 25%

Course links

Course handout and content (PDF 204KB)

Indicative Fees

Domestic fee $883.00

International fee $4,000.00

* Fees include New Zealand GST and do not include any programme level discount or additional course related expenses.

For further information see School of Physical & Chemical Sciences on the department and colleges page.

All CHEM114 Occurrences

  • CHEM114-19S1 (C) Semester One 2019