General Chemistry 1 (Chem 1A) Worksheets


Fundamental principles and concepts of chemistry, including stoichiometry; thermochemistry; atomic and molecular structure; solution chemistry, including acid-base chemistry; quantum theory; bonding and intermolecular forces; and chemical kinetics. Lecture three hours, laboratory three hours, discussion one hour.

Chem 1A

Week 1

Intro to Nomenclature


Week 2

Nomenclature, Sig Figs, and Dimensional Analysis

Moles to Mass Calculations

Week 3

Nomenclature, Balancing and
Combustion Analysis

Reactions and Stoichiometry

Week 4

Net Ionics I

Intro to Molarity

Week 5

Redox Reactions

Exam Review

Week 6

Molarity and Stoichiometry

Gas Laws

Week 7


Reaction Enthalpy

TH Quantum Mechanics

Week 8

Quantum Mechanics

The Atom


Week 9

Electron Configuration



Week 10

Periodic Trends and
Lattice Energy

Lewis Structures and Trends

Week 11

Lewis Structures, Resonance and
Bond Energies


Week 12

VESPR Theory

Molecular Orbital Theory

Week 13



Week 14

Intermolecular Forces


Week 15

Rate Laws