instructor: Prof. Sharon Burgmayer,

Introspection Writing Prompts

    Symmetry DUE February 5

(a) How did you react to learning about symmetry classification, either in class or from chapter 4?

    (b) Which of the symmetry operations is easiest for you to see or find in an object?
Discuss why and what makes the other operations more difficult to visualize by comparison.

(c) any other topic related to chapter 4 that you wish to contemplate in writing.

    Bonding DUE Feb. 19

What are your reactions to the revised ideas about bonding that have been presented?

    Acids, Bases, CFT and Metal Complexes DUE Mar. 24

What are your thoughts so far regarding learning about transition metal complexes?

    Even more about Metal Complexes DUE Apr. 2

1) Describe one "ah ah!" moment you have had during the lectures on transition metals


2) If you haven't had an "ah ha" moment, :-( what is still vexing you about transisiton metals>