Description: Introductory study of the principles and laboratory techniques of general chemistry. Laboratory must be taken concurrently with lecture.
- Chemical Reactions – Successful students will be able to predict the products of combustion, precipitation and acid-base
- Dimensional Analysis – Successful students will be able to use dimensional analysis to solve stoichiometry problems.
- Lab Techniques I – Successful students will be able to work with basic chemistry laboratory equipment safely and properly.
- Lab Techniques II – Successful students will be able to determine the appropriate equipment to measure physical properties.
- Nomenclature – Successful students will be able to name general inorganic compounds.
- Scientific Method – Successful students will be able to apply the scientific method by stating a question, performing
experiments and/or analyzing a data presentation.
Prerequisites: One year of high school algebra
Semesters & Campuses Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer @ San Marcos, Rancho Bernardo, Fallbrook
- Chemistry 100 Lab Manual, Palomar College Edition
- ChemLibre CHEM 100 Online Textbook
Materials: scientific calculator, safety glasses/goggles (Z-87 Rating), completed Safety Quiz
**If you are enrolling in CHEM 100, consider taking the “CHEM 100 or CHEM 110?: Self-Evaluation Quiz” to test your knowledge in basic concepts of chemistry. The results of this quiz will assist you in choosing to enroll between Chemistry 100 or Chemistry 110.**