Tutorial Materials and Resources by Professor Gary L. Bertrand
 
Improvement of Reading
Speed and Retention:

A Self-Study Program  


Problem- Solving: Discussion

      Exercises:
 

Review of Mathematical Skills:Self-Tests and Tutorials

MathT's

Simple Algebra

Significant Digits

Scientific Notation

Significant Digits and Scientific Notation

Prefixes and Multipliers:

Multiplication, Division, and Roots in Scientific Notation:  Level 1

Multiplication, Division, and Roots in Scientific Notation:  Level 2

No-Frills Math for General Chemistry:
logarithms and pH
  New

Chemical Names: Self-Tests and Tutorials

Elements

Ions

Ionic Compounds

Binary Molecular Compounds
 

Calculating Mass Percentage of an Element from Chemical Formula:  Self Testand Tutorial
 

Balancing Chemical Reactions: Minilesson
 

Balancing Chemical Reactions: Self-Test

 Level I
 Level 2
 Level 3


Introduction to Stoichiometry: Interactive Exercise
 

Stoichiometry:Self-Tests and Tutorials

 Level 1a: Simple Mole Ratios with Integral Amounts
 Level 1b: Simple Mole Ratios with Fractional Amounts
 Level 2a: Mole Ratios with Integral Amounts and Limiting Reagent
 Level 2b: Mole Ratios with Fractional Amounts and Limiting Reagent


Concentration Conversions:  Self-Test andTutorial

Diluting Solutions of Strong Acid: Self-Test and Tutorial
 

Mixing Solutions of Strong Acid and Strong Base: Self-Test and Tutorial
 

Forming Lewis Structures of Simple Molecules and Ions: Self-Test and Tutorial
 

Oxidation States: Self-Test and Tutorial

Balancing Oxidation-Reduction Reactions: Rules
 

Gas Laws: Self-Tests and Tutorials

Boyle's Law Problems
Charles' Law Problems with Absolute Temperature
Charles' Law Problems with Centigrade Temperatures
Ideal Gas Simulation  by Kirk Haines, John Gelder, and Michael Abraham Oklahoma State Univ.

Gas Phase Reactions - Pressure and Partial Pressures: Self-Tests and Tutorials

Gas Phase Reactions - Equilibrium:  Self-Test and Tutorial

Analogy to Chemical Equilibrium:  Tutorial and Simulation

Reaction Quotient:  Discussion
Reaction Quotient: Self-Tests
Reaction Quotient II:  Self Tests

LeChatelier's Principle: Discussion, Self-Test and Tutorial (NEW)

Weak Acids and Bases: Self-Test and Tutorial
 

Solubility Product Constant (Ksp) Problems: Self-Tests and Tutorials

 Level 1: Calculate Ksp from Solubility
 Level 2: Calculate Solubility from Ksp
 Level 3: Calculate Solubility from Ksp with Common Ions


Electrochemistry: Self-Tests and Tutorials
 

SIMULATED EXPERIMENTS:

Statistical Analysis of Experimental Data

Statistical Analysis of Weights and Volumes
of Randomly-Selected Glass Beads


Density and Buoyancy

Weighing Gases

Gas Laws  -  Simulated Experiment for Boyle's Law,
Charles' Law, Second Virial Coefficient

Qualitative Analysis:  Cations Group I

The Case of the Five Droppers
the classic "five bottles" experiment

Nuclear Decay and Neutron Activation Analysis

Conductivity of Ionic Solutions

Coffee-Cup Calorimeter

Drop Calorimeter - Determination of Heat Capacity

Bomb Calorimeter - Heats of Combustion

Vapor Pressure and Heat of Vaporization -
     Isoteniscope Method

Spectrophotometry

Spectrophotometry - Guided Inquiry

Colorimetry - Guided Inquiry

Colorimetry - actual Experiment

Iodine Clock Reaction

Chemical Kinetics

Surface Tension -Capillary Rise Method

Thermodynamics of Batteries
 
Electrochemical Cells

Column Chromatography


Discussions

Valence Shell Electron Pair Repulsion (VSEPR)

Dissolution Processes

Buoyancy Effects

Intermolecular Interactions

Bomb Calorimeter Assembly and Operation

Chemical Thermodynamics and Kinetics with Loren Hepler's Magic Jumping Beans

Spectrophotometry

How to Measure Color

Energy, Entropy, and States of Matter

OSMOSIS and ESCAPING TENDENCY
 
 

Resources

Uncertainty Calculator   downloadable
 
  Linear Least Squares Regression with Microsoft Excel

 Weighted Least Squares Regression  

Allows weighting of data based on uncertainties in Y and/or X. Allows mathematical transformation of data with propagation of uncertainties.