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by Molly_Peterson_2F
Sun Jan 17, 2021 6:38 pm
Forum: Student Social/Study Group
Topic: Comfort Movies
Replies: 108
Views: 240

Re: Comfort Movies

I can watch Pride and Prejudice (2005) over and over again!
by Molly_Peterson_2F
Sun Jan 17, 2021 3:27 pm
Forum: Student Social/Study Group
Topic: Sapling Homework
Replies: 15
Views: 34

Re: Sapling Homework

I think that this quarter will likely be in a similar format to last quarter where Sapling is not always due every week. I don't think there is a defined schedule, but it should say on the assignment which week it is due.
by Molly_Peterson_2F
Sun Jan 17, 2021 10:46 am
Forum: Administrative Questions and Class Announcements
Topic: other resources
Replies: 5
Views: 42

Re: other resources

I agree! I watch the Organic Chemistry Tutor's videos a lot to study and review before exams.
by Molly_Peterson_2F
Sun Jan 17, 2021 10:43 am
Forum: Administrative Questions and Class Announcements
Topic: Exam Format
Replies: 13
Views: 65

Re: Exam Format

Another thing to add is that last quarter Dr. Lavelle wanted us to have an external camera so that the TAs could see our hands and desk space!
by Molly_Peterson_2F
Sun Jan 17, 2021 10:38 am
Forum: Student Social/Study Group
Topic: Approaching Outlines
Replies: 13
Views: 35

Re: Approaching Outlines

I usually try to read through the textbook sections as we cover those topics in class. I usually do the outline textbook problems after we finish all of the topics on the outline and then I go through them again right before the midterm!
by Molly_Peterson_2F
Sun Jan 10, 2021 12:54 pm
Forum: Administrative Questions and Class Announcements
Topic: Chemistry Posts in 14B [ENDORSED]
Replies: 107
Views: 1760

Re: Chemistry Posts in 14B [ENDORSED]

Massimo_Capozza_1G wrote:When are posts due by each week?


They are due by 11:59pm each Sunday.
by Molly_Peterson_2F
Sat Jan 09, 2021 4:33 pm
Forum: Student Social/Study Group
Topic: Final Exam Study Tips
Replies: 48
Views: 244

Re: Final Exam Study Tips

I learned from last quarter to spread out my studying and to avoid cramming in this class. Attending workshops and step-up sessions throughout the quarter is really helpful for staying on top of information. Using outside resources such as Khan Academy is also really helpful! Hi I was wondering wha...
by Molly_Peterson_2F
Sat Jan 09, 2021 12:14 pm
Forum: Student Social/Study Group
Topic: Final Exam Study Tips
Replies: 48
Views: 244

Re: Final Exam Study Tips

I learned from last quarter to spread out my studying and to avoid cramming in this class. Attending workshops and step-up sessions throughout the quarter is really helpful for staying on top of information. Using outside resources such as Khan Academy is also really helpful!
by Molly_Peterson_2F
Sat Jan 09, 2021 12:09 pm
Forum: Administrative Questions and Class Announcements
Topic: Chemistry Posts in 14B [ENDORSED]
Replies: 107
Views: 1760

Re: Chemistry Posts in 14B [ENDORSED]

Isabel Luu 1I wrote:Sorry if someone already asked this but do the points roll over to the next week? Like do we have to do 5 per week or would 4 one week and then 6 the next be okay?


I think that it needs to be five posts per week. I don't believe that the points roll over!
by Molly_Peterson_2F
Sat Jan 09, 2021 12:05 pm
Forum: Administrative Questions and Class Announcements
Topic: Chemistry Community Points
Replies: 13
Views: 49

Re: Chemistry Community Points

I think that you have to make 5 posts each week! I remember from last quarter that points for posts don't carry over from week to week (you can't do 6 posts one week and 4 the next), so I would imagine that they also don't carry over to a new quarter.
by Molly_Peterson_2F
Wed Dec 09, 2020 7:35 pm
Forum: Student Social/Study Group
Topic: Review Session
Replies: 11
Views: 112

Re: Review Session

I think the final review will be replacing Friday's normal lecture. His latest email says that "My two reviews are Wed (zoom) & Friday (in class)."
by Molly_Peterson_2F
Wed Dec 09, 2020 7:33 pm
Forum: Administrative Questions and Class Announcements
Topic: Final Content
Replies: 18
Views: 166

Re: Final Content

I believe that Dr. Lavelle has said that the final will be cumulative, however the section we will have the most questions about is quantum problems.
by Molly_Peterson_2F
Wed Dec 09, 2020 7:30 pm
Forum: Administrative Questions and Class Announcements
Topic: Final Exam Proctoring Clarification
Replies: 15
Views: 160

Re: Final Exam Proctoring Clarification

My TA told us that we would be sent a new zoom link closer to the exam.
by Molly_Peterson_2F
Wed Dec 09, 2020 7:26 pm
Forum: Student Social/Study Group
Topic: lecture bruincast #29 problem
Replies: 10
Views: 88

Re: lecture bruincast #29 problem

I also had issues watching a lecture last week. I waited until the next day to try playing it again and then it worked fine. I'm not sure what the problem was though!
by Molly_Peterson_2F
Wed Dec 09, 2020 7:23 pm
Forum: Biological Examples
Topic: Final Exam
Replies: 8
Views: 124

Re: Final Exam

So in one of the UA sessions the UA said that on his exam he was asked why Carbon monoxide was bad for the body, and in the question it asked for the heme complex to be drawn. I think that on our test it will be a little bit harder to ask for drawn examples, but I think that the question is still u...
by Molly_Peterson_2F
Sun Dec 06, 2020 6:06 pm
Forum: Administrative Questions and Class Announcements
Topic: 14B and 14BL
Replies: 13
Views: 118

Re: 14B and 14BL

I decided to take 14BL with 14C instead of with 14B so that I would have a more solid understanding of the material before I did the lab. I'm sure that it would be fine to take the course alongside 14B as well!
by Molly_Peterson_2F
Sun Dec 06, 2020 11:56 am
Forum: Administrative Questions and Class Announcements
Topic: Final
Replies: 21
Views: 135

Re: Final

I think that our TAs will also likely tell us what we need to know in discussion this week!
by Molly_Peterson_2F
Sat Dec 05, 2020 11:43 pm
Forum: Student Social/Study Group
Topic: Calculating grade
Replies: 24
Views: 245

Re: Calculating grade

If we missed a question on sapling is that factored into the grade? As in, do we lose points off our grade? If you did not answer the question on sapling then there are points taken off of the final homework grade, but as long as you get the correct answer before the due date it doesn't matter how ...
by Molly_Peterson_2F
Sat Dec 05, 2020 11:40 pm
Forum: Student Social/Study Group
Topic: Sapling learning
Replies: 4
Views: 73

Re: Sapling learning

The homework links were also not working for me on ccle earlier but they are working for me now!
by Molly_Peterson_2F
Sat Dec 05, 2020 11:36 pm
Forum: Student Social/Study Group
Topic: How are you?
Replies: 111
Views: 754

Re: How are you?

The stress of finals is starting to kick in, but I'm focusing on the upcoming winter break to keep me going!
by Molly_Peterson_2F
Sun Nov 29, 2020 11:40 am
Forum: Student Social/Study Group
Topic: How to study for class
Replies: 30
Views: 177

Re: How to study for class

I think it helps to watch the lectures and then read through the textbook, so that you know what you do and do not have to know. The textbook has a lot of information, but we are not required to learn all of it.
by Molly_Peterson_2F
Sun Nov 29, 2020 11:35 am
Forum: Administrative Questions and Class Announcements
Topic: fall 2020 final
Replies: 17
Views: 181

Re: fall 2020 final

Normally you can find the date and time for finals on myucla under your class planner for all of your classes. It tells you right under the name of the class. It is a little different this year though due to some of the classes changing their exams to 24 hours and other factors.
by Molly_Peterson_2F
Sun Nov 29, 2020 12:29 am
Forum: Determining Molecular Shape (VSEPR)
Topic: Bond Angles
Replies: 11
Views: 64

Re: Bond Angles

I don't think that we are expected to know or calculate the exact angles. I would agree that looking at a VESPR chart would be helpful to determine the approximate size of the angle. I would also suggest maybe rewatching lectures 20 and 21 because Dr. Lavelle goes through a lot of examples in those ...
by Molly_Peterson_2F
Sun Nov 29, 2020 12:25 am
Forum: Administrative Questions and Class Announcements
Topic: Macmillan Textbook
Replies: 3
Views: 32

Re: Macmillan Textbook

I also had that problem when viewing the book online. The Bookshelf app lets me see the full problem. I believe that there's a link to download it at the bottom of the menu of the Sapling textbook.
by Molly_Peterson_2F
Sat Nov 28, 2020 6:36 pm
Forum: Student Social/Study Group
Topic: Sampling Give Up Option
Replies: 12
Views: 98

Re: Sampling Give Up Option

You do lose all of the points for that question if you choose the give up option, but it does still provide you with the step by step solution.
by Molly_Peterson_2F
Sat Nov 28, 2020 6:32 pm
Forum: Administrative Questions and Class Announcements
Topic: 14B vs 14A
Replies: 12
Views: 167

Re: 14B vs 14A

I think that homework will still be on Sapling in a similar format, because they recommended at the start of this year that we get Sapling for two years (for 14A and B). I believe it says that on his website under the section Textbook and Sapling Learning Questions. Hope this helps!
by Molly_Peterson_2F
Sun Nov 22, 2020 5:20 pm
Forum: Student Social/Study Group
Topic: Study Tips for Final Exam
Replies: 57
Views: 410

Re: Study Tips for Final Exam

Jessica Hu 3L wrote:Do you guys recommend reading through the textbook too, or just doing the problems? I haven't really been reading the textbook to prepare for the midterms, but I was wondering if others find that helpful as well?

I usually just skim the textbook because it's a helpful review of the lectures.
by Molly_Peterson_2F
Sun Nov 22, 2020 5:16 pm
Forum: Administrative Questions and Class Announcements
Topic: Thanksgiving week lectures
Replies: 5
Views: 62

Re: Thanksgiving week lectures

I think that we will have lectures on Monday and Wednesday as well as discussion sections for those three days, but there shouldn't be anything to attend on Thursday and Friday.
by Molly_Peterson_2F
Sun Nov 22, 2020 3:02 pm
Forum: Student Social/Study Group
Topic: Step-Up vs. Drop-In Sessions
Replies: 7
Views: 63

Re: Step-Up vs. Drop-In Sessions

I think that drop in sessions would be more helpful if you wanted clarification about a specific question or topic. Step up sessions are really helpful for reviewing material and practicing how to solve examples.
by Molly_Peterson_2F
Sun Nov 22, 2020 2:58 pm
Forum: Student Social/Study Group
Topic: Winter 2021 Classes
Replies: 20
Views: 217

Re: Winter 2021 Classes

Thank you! Also, would it be okay to take the Chem 14BL Lab section from 11am-1:30pm on Friday even though it goes into Chem 14B's friday lecture at 1pm, since the lecture is recorded? Since 14B will also be pre-recorded it should be perfectly fine to have a time conflict on Fridays. You should be ...
by Molly_Peterson_2F
Sun Nov 22, 2020 2:53 pm
Forum: Administrative Questions and Class Announcements
Topic: Midterm 2 Scores
Replies: 28
Views: 200

Re: Midterm 2 Scores

I think we got them back about a week after everyone took the midterm last time. I expect it would be similar this time, so we'll probably get them sometime this week!
by Molly_Peterson_2F
Sat Nov 14, 2020 6:06 pm
Forum: Administrative Questions and Class Announcements
Topic: Midterm 2: Lectures
Replies: 5
Views: 66

Re: Midterm 2: Lectures

I think that Wednesday's lecture was the last one that will have midterm 2 content!
by Molly_Peterson_2F
Sat Nov 14, 2020 6:01 pm
Forum: Administrative Questions and Class Announcements
Topic: 14B Class Structure - Also Recorded Videos?
Replies: 4
Views: 51

Re: 14B Class Structure - Also Recorded Videos?

I think I heard that 14B next quarter will also have pre-recorded lectures.
by Molly_Peterson_2F
Sat Nov 14, 2020 5:57 pm
Forum: Determining Molecular Shape (VSEPR)
Topic: Midterm #2
Replies: 14
Views: 104

Re: Midterm #2

beef wrote:Hey y'all, when is midterm 2 again?


This week during your discussion section.
by Molly_Peterson_2F
Sat Nov 14, 2020 5:56 pm
Forum: Administrative Questions and Class Announcements
Topic: Weekend Posts
Replies: 4
Views: 34

Re: Weekend Posts

Sunday at midnight is the deadline for posts for that week., so any posts you make by tomorrow night it will count towards week 6!
by Molly_Peterson_2F
Sat Nov 14, 2020 5:54 pm
Forum: Administrative Questions and Class Announcements
Topic: Chem 14B/BL
Replies: 3
Views: 49

Re: Chem 14B/BL

I've heard that sometimes it can be easier to take 14BL after 14B because it requires some familiarity with 14B content. I think it's definitely possible to take both at the same time though!
by Molly_Peterson_2F
Sat Nov 14, 2020 5:52 pm
Forum: Octet Exceptions
Topic: Octet Rule Exceptions
Replies: 8
Views: 82

Re: Octet Rule Exceptions

I had this question too! Khan Academy also has some videos on this topic if you need more clarification!
by Molly_Peterson_2F
Sat Nov 14, 2020 5:49 pm
Forum: Administrative Questions and Class Announcements
Topic: Lecture Video Recording
Replies: 3
Views: 26

Re: Lecture Video Recording

I agree! I'm really grateful for pre-recorded lectures and that they are done in a classroom, but I do feel like I'm missing some things because the camera can't catch it in time, particularly when he's pointing with his laser pointer or referencing something off screen.
by Molly_Peterson_2F
Sun Nov 08, 2020 6:56 pm
Forum: Student Social/Study Group
Topic: Lecture on Veteran's Day
Replies: 10
Views: 64

Re: Lecture on Veteran's Day

I don't think there will be a lecture posted on Wednesday because it is considered a school holiday.
by Molly_Peterson_2F
Sat Nov 07, 2020 8:41 pm
Forum: Administrative Questions and Class Announcements
Topic: Midterm Curve?
Replies: 12
Views: 118

Re: Midterm Curve?

I don't think this midterm is going to be curved as it had such a high average and multiple people got almost perfect scores. I do think that there was partial credit given on some of the problems.
by Molly_Peterson_2F
Sat Nov 07, 2020 8:35 pm
Forum: Student Social/Study Group
Topic: Textbook Problems
Replies: 4
Views: 41

Re: Textbook Problems

There is also a file that shows corrections to any errors to the solutions manual on Dr. Lavelle's website!
by Molly_Peterson_2F
Sat Nov 07, 2020 8:31 pm
Forum: Student Social/Study Group
Topic: Veterans Day
Replies: 16
Views: 134

Re: Veterans Day

I don't think that we will be having discussion Wednesday. It is listed as a school holiday on the registrar's calendar! https://www.registrar.ucla.edu/Term-Calendar
by Molly_Peterson_2F
Sat Nov 07, 2020 8:27 pm
Forum: Student Social/Study Group
Topic: Studying From Home
Replies: 91
Views: 483

Re: Studying From Home

I would agree with previous comments recommending that you study in a different location in your house. If that is not possible I would suggest that you get a desk for your room or designate a specific spot where you only study. For me, one thing that also really helps is turning off notifications o...
by Molly_Peterson_2F
Sun Nov 01, 2020 6:18 pm
Forum: Student Social/Study Group
Topic: Tips for Staying Focused
Replies: 52
Views: 524

Re: Tips for Staying Focused

I have been putting my phone in a different room so that it's not easily accessible for me and turning off the notifications on my laptop. I also really like listening to instrumental music in the background while studying. It really motivates me for some reason.
by Molly_Peterson_2F
Sun Nov 01, 2020 6:12 pm
Forum: General Science Questions
Topic: Sapling Homework
Replies: 5
Views: 79

Re: Sapling Homework

I've always had to get into Sapling through the links on ccle. When I click the ccle links I'm already signed into my account.
by Molly_Peterson_2F
Sun Nov 01, 2020 6:09 pm
Forum: Student Social/Study Group
Topic: Favorite TV shows
Replies: 176
Views: 875

Re: Favorite TV shows

My favorites right now are New Girl and Grey's Anatomy!
by Molly_Peterson_2F
Sat Oct 31, 2020 11:48 pm
Forum: Administrative Questions and Class Announcements
Topic: Chemistry Modules
Replies: 7
Views: 58

Re: Chemistry Modules

That's too bad that he won't be posting them anymore! I found it helpful that they were another asynchronous way to study/learn the material.
by Molly_Peterson_2F
Sat Oct 31, 2020 11:39 pm
Forum: Student Social/Study Group
Topic: How to relax
Replies: 113
Views: 595

Re: How to relax

I usually try to read in my free time. It's a relaxing activity for me and helps to give me a screen break after a day of online classes.
by Molly_Peterson_2F
Sun Oct 25, 2020 12:56 pm
Forum: Properties of Electrons
Topic: Marks on Midterm
Replies: 4
Views: 40

Re: Marks on Midterm

I believe my TA said that different questions will be worth different amounts of points on the midterm.
by Molly_Peterson_2F
Sun Oct 25, 2020 12:53 pm
Forum: Photoelectric Effect
Topic: Calculations
Replies: 18
Views: 97

Re: Calculations

I don't think that you should round until the end. Hopefully with our midterm being multiple choice it will be clear what the answer is even if there are small errors in sig figs as we go through the problem.
by Molly_Peterson_2F
Sun Oct 25, 2020 12:46 pm
Forum: Limiting Reactant Calculations
Topic: Midterm
Replies: 7
Views: 108

Re: Midterm

I think that we will be given the chemical equations, but I am not totally sure.
by Molly_Peterson_2F
Sat Oct 24, 2020 11:15 am
Forum: Wave Functions and s-, p-, d-, f- Orbitals
Topic: Advice for studying
Replies: 92
Views: 2070

Re: Advice for studying

Doing the textbook problems has been very helpful for me! I think that doing practice problems and even re-doing the problems done in our discussion sections has been the most comprehensive way of reviewing for me so far.
by Molly_Peterson_2F
Sat Oct 24, 2020 11:10 am
Forum: Heisenberg Indeterminacy (Uncertainty) Equation
Topic: Showing our Work on the Midterm
Replies: 10
Views: 101

Re: Showing our Work on the Midterm

I have also heard that we're allowed to use scratch paper on the exam. Does anyone know if there is a specific periodic table for us to print out to use on the exam?
by Molly_Peterson_2F
Thu Oct 15, 2020 11:11 pm
Forum: Administrative Questions and Class Announcements
Topic: Midterm Format
Replies: 12
Views: 134

Re: Midterm Format

I've heard that we are going to have a practice quiz in our discussion (that won't actually be graded) sometime before the midterm, so hopefully that will give us a more clear idea of the format and what will be provided.
by Molly_Peterson_2F
Thu Oct 15, 2020 11:06 pm
Forum: Student Social/Study Group
Topic: iPad vs Paper notes
Replies: 32
Views: 274

Re: iPad vs Paper notes

I have an ipad that I use for school and it has really helped me a lot with organizing my work and notes! I mostly use it for my science and math classes as that is where I am writing a lot more equations and doing a lot more problem solving. For my humanities classes I usually type my notes. So I w...
by Molly_Peterson_2F
Sun Oct 11, 2020 1:22 pm
Forum: Administrative Questions and Class Announcements
Topic: Fundamentals HW Problems
Replies: 4
Views: 35

Re: Fundamentals HW Problems

Yes, they are different! The Sapling problems are the only homework you have to turn in. The other problems from the textbook (given in the syllabus) are for personal practice and review. It's still a good idea to do the textbook problems though because I've heard that they show up on exams!
by Molly_Peterson_2F
Sun Oct 11, 2020 1:16 pm
Forum: Administrative Questions and Class Announcements
Topic: Respondus
Replies: 8
Views: 107

Re: Respondus

I think that the deadline to download it would be by the first midterm (October 27th), but that might not be the case if there are quizzes before then. I haven't heard about any quizzes though.
by Molly_Peterson_2F
Fri Oct 09, 2020 1:02 pm
Forum: Administrative Questions and Class Announcements
Topic: Respondus
Replies: 8
Views: 107

Re: Respondus

This is the link that was sent out to my section : https://www.respondus.com/lockdown/down ... =228644488
by Molly_Peterson_2F
Fri Oct 09, 2020 9:56 am
Forum: SI Units, Unit Conversions
Topic: How to Show Your Work
Replies: 16
Views: 144

Re: How to Show Your Work

I think that normally as long as the grader can follow along and see your thought process it should be fine to not include units. I'm not sure that we will be turning in our work. I think it will depend on the type of test that we are given.
by Molly_Peterson_2F
Fri Oct 09, 2020 9:46 am
Forum: General Science Questions
Topic: Workshops
Replies: 2
Views: 73

Re: Workshops

I haven't been to the step up sessions yet, but I have heard from others that the UA's go through a worksheet during the session.

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