Chemistry 185, “Scientific Soapmaking” is a course exploring the chemistry of soap and the handcrafted soap industry. It satisfies the non-lab science requirement at Hampden-Sydney College.
The textbook for the course, Scientific Soapmaking, is available at amazon.com and at the H-SC Bookstore. There is a $50 activity fee for this course. The fee is not refundable, and includes all of the materials used this semester.
September 3, 2010: Partnership Contracts are due. Students who have not paid the activity fee may not join a firm.
September 23, 2010: First production day for firms.
September 24, 2010: Last day to turn in Level I Test.
October 21, 2010: Last day to pour production soap.
October 22, 2010: Last day to turn in Level II Test.
November 5, 2010: Last day to turn in Homework.
November 15, 2010: Last day to place items into Finished Goods. First day of juried soap sale.
November 19, 2010: Last day of juried soap sale. Last day for firm inventory. Contracts, accounts, and batch record notebooks due by 5:00 PM. Accounts as of this date will be used to compute firm ROE.
November 19, 2010: Last day to turn in Analytical Report.
November 23, 2010: Final accounts for each firm will be posted. Reports generated from these accounts are to be used in the Quarterly Reports. Return on Equity reported to each student.
December 3, 2010: Last day to turn in Cumulative Exam.
December 7, 2010: Last day of class. Finished Goods “sold” in the juried soap sale will be returned to firms and divided among their partners.
December 10, 2010: Last day to turn in Quarterly Reports.