Students purchase Sapling individually from Sapling. Go to the website and arrange for purchase.
  1. SIgn up with your MSU official enrolled name. Do not use aliases or married names if different from that on the registrars listing for you.
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    If you already have a Sapling Learning account, log in, then skip to step 5.
  2. If you have a Facebook account, you can use it to quickly create a Sapling Learning account. Click "create account" located under the username box, then click "Login with Facebook". The form will auto-fill with information from your Facebook account (you may need to log into Facebook in the popup window first). Choose a password and fill in the remaining information, accept the site policy agreement, and click "Create my new account". You can then skip to step 5.
  3. Otherwise, click "create account" located under the username box. Supply the requested information and click "Create my new account". Check your email (and spam inbox) for a message from Sapling Learning and click on the link provided in that email to confirm your account.
  4. Find your course in the expandable list (sorted by subject, term, and instructor) and click the title link.
  5. Select your payment options and follow the remaining instructions.

Once you have registered and enrolled, you can log in at any time to complete or review your homework assignments.

During sign up - and throughout the term - if you have any technical problems or grading issues, send an email to support@saplinglearning.com explaining the issue.

Textbook rental possibility:

Rent: $9.99 per term
Used purchase: $13.49 
 (prices subject to change upon availability)

Adopt Sapling Learning then the 1 term price would be:

1 term Sapling Learning w/Chegg rental: $36.98 
1 term Sapling Learning w/Chegg used book: $40.48

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Dimensional Analysis Practice

Dimensional Analysis key

Tutorial for nomenclature

anions, cations and atoms list

nomenclature rules

writing formulas practice

polyatomic ion practice

equation writing and balancing practice

equation writing and balancing practice II

Stoichiometry Practice

Solution practice

Stoichiometry flowchart 

Gas Laws Takehome

Lewis Structures handout

lecture slides chapter 1 (PDF) 

Atomic Theory (PDF)

Atomic 2(PDF)

lecture slides chapter 2 (PDF)

lecture slides chapter 4 (PDF)

lecture slides  nuclear chemistry(PDF)

lecture slides Bonds and Structures III (PDF)

Lecture slides moles (PDF)

lecture slides 6 gas laws (PDF)

Lecture Slides_solutions

lecture slides acid base (PDF)


lecture slides kinetics (PDF)

lecture slides 13a (PDF)

lecture slides 13b (PDF)

lecture slides 13c

lecture slides acid_base b

Practice test

Final report

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