Course description

Covers fundamental chemical principles, with considerable attention given to the quantitative aspects and techniques important for further work in chemistry.

Main topics include chemical transformations and equations, periodic trends of the elements, electronic structure of atoms, chemical bonding, and the collective behavior of molecules.


Note: Engineering students should take CHEM 2090 and cannot take CHEM 2070 without written permission from the Chemistry Office of Undergraduate Studies and the College of Engineering. Exceptionally well prepared students may receive credit for CHEM 2070 by demonstrating competence in the advanced placement examination of the College Entrance Examination Board or in the departmental examination given at Cornell before classes start in the fall.

Students may receive credit for only one course in the following group: CHEM 1560, CHEM 2070 and CHEM 2090. Course fee: $20 nonrefundable lab fee that covers the cost of safety goggles, lab apron, and breakage.

Prerequisites

High school chemistry

Students should be aware that the course is fast-paced and condensed. It covers material in six weeks that is usually covered over 15 weeks during a regular academic semester.

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Previously offered classes

Summer 2022: Ithaca campus

Dan Lorey
Dan Lorey
Senior Lecturer
Section ID:CHEM 2070 001-LEC
Number:1254
Session:Summer 6-week
Class dates:June 21-July 29, 2022
 

Residential program dates: The dates listed here are for class times only. If you’re attending the Summer Residential Program, your dates will include move-in and move-out days. See Summer Residential Program dates.

Precollege Studies may offer additional events, such as workshops and college fairs, during your session. See activities.

Final exam/project due:Tuesday August 02, 1:30 PM - 4 PM / Baker Laboratory 219 (see Final exams)
Time / room:MWF 12:20 PM - 2:15 PM / Baker Laboratory 219
Mode of instruction:In person
Credit:4
Grade:Graded only
Instructor:Lorey, D. (dl24)
Max. enroll:40
Related:You will be auto-enrolled in CHEM 2070 201-DIS
You will be auto-enrolled in CHEM 2070 401-LAB
Eligibility:

Sophomores, Juniors, & Seniors

See Eligibility for Summer/Winter Courses

To enroll:

The application deadline for this program has passed. No further applications for this course will be accepted.

New York State students: Learn how to make arrangements to take your Regents Exams at Cornell if necessary.

See Dates & Deadlines.

This course is open to all registrants, including undergraduates and precollege students.

Summer 2022: Ithaca campus

Section ID:CHEM 2070 201-DIS
Number:1292
Session:Summer 6-week
Class dates:June 21-July 29, 2022
 

Residential program dates: The dates listed here are for class times only. If you’re attending the Summer Residential Program, your dates will include move-in and move-out days. See Summer Residential Program dates.

Precollege Studies may offer additional events, such as workshops and college fairs, during your session. See activities.

Time / room:MWF 2:30 PM - 3:15 PM / Baker Laboratory 219
Mode of instruction:In person
Credit:0
Related:CHEM 2070 001-LEC
Eligibility:

Sophomores, Juniors, & Seniors

See Eligibility for Summer/Winter Courses

To enroll:

The application deadline for this program has passed. No further applications for this course will be accepted.

New York State students: Learn how to make arrangements to take your Regents Exams at Cornell if necessary.

See Dates & Deadlines.

This course is open to all registrants, including undergraduates and precollege students.

Summer 2022: Ithaca campus

Section ID:CHEM 2070 401-LAB
Number:1293
Session:Summer 6-week
Class dates:June 21-July 29, 2022
 

Residential program dates: The dates listed here are for class times only. If you’re attending the Summer Residential Program, your dates will include move-in and move-out days. See Summer Residential Program dates.

Precollege Studies may offer additional events, such as workshops and college fairs, during your session. See activities.

Time / room:TR 12:30 PM - 3:30 PM / Baker Laboratory 301A
Mode of instruction:In person
Credit:0
Related:CHEM 2070 001-LEC
Eligibility:

Sophomores, Juniors, & Seniors

See Eligibility for Summer/Winter Courses

To enroll:

The application deadline for this program has passed. No further applications for this course will be accepted.

New York State students: Learn how to make arrangements to take your Regents Exams at Cornell if necessary.

See Dates & Deadlines.

This course is open to all registrants, including undergraduates and precollege students.