CHEM114-21S1 (C) Semester One 2021

Foundations of Chemistry

15 points

Details:
Start Date: Monday, 22 February 2021
End Date: Sunday, 27 June 2021
Withdrawal Dates
Last Day to withdraw from this course:
  • Without financial penalty (full fee refund): Sunday, 7 March 2021
  • Without academic penalty (including no fee refund): Friday, 14 May 2021

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.

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 BRDG 023. 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 2021

Students must attend one activity from each section.

Lecture A
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Monday 16:00 - 17:00 K1 Lecture Theatre
22 Feb - 4 Apr
3 May - 6 Jun
Lecture B
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Tuesday 12:00 - 13:00 C1 Lecture Theatre
22 Feb - 4 Apr
26 Apr - 6 Jun
Lecture C
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Wednesday 08:00 - 09:00 K1 Lecture Theatre
22 Feb - 4 Apr
26 Apr - 6 Jun
Lecture D
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Thursday 12:00 - 13:00 A1 Lecture Theatre
22 Feb - 4 Apr
26 Apr - 6 Jun
Lab A
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Wednesday 14:00 - 17:00 Ernest Rutherford 419 Chemistry Lab
22 Feb - 28 Feb
8 Mar - 14 Mar
22 Mar - 28 Mar
26 Apr - 2 May
10 May - 16 May
24 May - 30 May
02 Thursday 09:00 - 12:00 Ernest Rutherford 419 Chemistry Lab
22 Feb - 28 Feb
8 Mar - 14 Mar
22 Mar - 28 Mar
26 Apr - 2 May
10 May - 16 May
24 May - 30 May
03 Thursday 13:00 - 16:00 Ernest Rutherford 419 Chemistry Lab
22 Feb - 28 Feb
8 Mar - 14 Mar
22 Mar - 28 Mar
26 Apr - 2 May
10 May - 16 May
24 May - 30 May
04 Friday 09:00 - 12:00 Ernest Rutherford 419 Chemistry Lab
22 Feb - 28 Feb
8 Mar - 14 Mar
22 Mar - 28 Mar
26 Apr - 2 May
10 May - 16 May
24 May - 30 May
05 Friday 13:00 - 16:00 Ernest Rutherford 419 Chemistry Lab
22 Feb - 28 Feb
8 Mar - 14 Mar
22 Mar - 28 Mar
26 Apr - 2 May
10 May - 16 May
24 May - 30 May
06 Wednesday 09:00 - 12:00 Ernest Rutherford 419 Chemistry Lab
22 Feb - 28 Feb
8 Mar - 14 Mar
22 Mar - 28 Mar
26 Apr - 2 May
10 May - 16 May
24 May - 30 May
07 Tuesday 13:00 - 16:00 Ernest Rutherford 419 Chemistry Lab
22 Feb - 28 Feb
8 Mar - 14 Mar
22 Mar - 28 Mar
26 Apr - 2 May
10 May - 16 May
24 May - 30 May
Workshop A
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Monday 13:00 - 14:00 Rehua 103 Project Workshop
15 Mar - 21 Mar
31 May - 6 Jun
02 Tuesday 17:00 - 18:00 Ernest Rutherford 140
15 Mar - 21 Mar
31 May - 6 Jun
03 Thursday 14:00 - 15:00 Rehua 005
15 Mar - 21 Mar
31 May - 6 Jun
04 Tuesday 10:00 - 11:00 Rehua 009
15 Mar - 21 Mar
31 May - 6 Jun
05 Wednesday 13:00 - 14:00 Beatrice Tinsley 111
15 Mar - 21 Mar
31 May - 6 Jun

Examination and Formal Tests

Test A
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Monday 19:00 - 20:30 C1 Lecture Theatre
29 Mar - 4 Apr
02 Monday 19:00 - 20:30 C2 Lecture Theatre
29 Mar - 4 Apr

Course Coordinator / Lecturer

Jan Wikaira

Lecturers

Sarah Masters and Alison Downard

Assessment

Assessment Due Date Percentage 
Final Exam 50%
Laboratory 15%
Term Test 25%
BestChoice 10%

Indicative Fees

Domestic fee $910.00

International fee $4,438.00

* All fees are inclusive of NZ GST or any equivalent overseas tax, 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

  • CHEM114-21S1 (C) Semester One 2021
  • CHEM114-21S1 (D) Semester One 2021 (Distance)