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Lecture TTh 9:30 AM - 10:45 AM, Boyd 239
Laboratory Tuesday 2:00 - 4:45 PM, Boyd 207

Course Materials

Find course materials at the PSU Bookstore
Purchase book/Sapling access bundle direct from Sapling


Book Chemistry and Chemical Reactivity (8th ed) (2012) by Kotz, Treichel, and Townsend, Brooks/Cole publishing; ISBN: 9781111574987
NOTE: You do NOT need to have an access code for the OWL system!! Feel free to purchase a used book!
Online Homework System Sapling Learning
NOTE: Sapling Learning is a 3rd party online homework system. You MUST purchase a semester's access to this system for this course. If you plan to take Gen Chem II in the Spring, it is worth purchasing two semesters' access. Information about registering will be provided by your instructor.
Lab notebook Any composition notebook with a sewn binding (NOT spiral bound)
Safety Glasses Any style. Just wear them! Safety Glasses are available at the bookstore and also from the Department main office (Boyd 124) for a reasonable price.


Model Kit HGS Molecular Structure Model Kit made by W.H. Freeman Co.; ISBN: 0716748223
Note: This model kit is strongly recommended, particularly if you plan to continue into Organic Chemistry. Some kits will be made available during class time, but it is very helpful for students to have their own kit for studying and during exams.
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