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Chapter 1: Introduction to Chemistry


CHAPTER ONE GOALS:

  • Identify five traditional branches of chemistry
  • Relate pure chemistry to applied chemistry
  • Identify reasons to study chemistry
  • Identify the steps in the scientific method
  • Explain why collaboration and communication are important to science
  • Identify the basics steps of problem-solving
CHAPTER ONE FILES AND RESOURCES:

SECTION REVIEWS, GUIDED READING, PRACTICE PROBLEMS:


 

OTHER USEFUL INFORMATION:

  • Students will take an Element's Quiz covering Elements 1-36, Pb, Ag, Au, and Hg
  • Please note that not all files on this page will be assigned to students. I am listing resources that may or may not be graded; however, all resources listed would help to improve the student's grade.

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Chapter 2: Matter and Change


CHAPTER TWO GOALS:

  • Identify properties of matter as extensive or intensive, physical or chemical.
  • Describe a physical change and chemical change.
  • Categorize a sample of matter as a substance or a mixture, homogeneous or heterogeneous.
  • Describe ways in which matter can be separated.
  • Explain the difference between an element and a compound.
  • Identify the chemical symbols of common elements.
  • Describe what happens during a chemical change and the clues to identify one.
  • Apply the Law of Conservation of Matter/Mass to a reaction.

CHAPTER ONE FILES AND RESOURCES:

SECTION REVIEWS, GUIDED READING, PRACTICE PROBLEMS:



OTHER USEFUL INFORMATION:

  • This first test will cover both Chapters One and Two.
  • Please note that not all files on this page will be assigned to students. I am listing resources that may or may not be graded; however, all resources listed would help to improve the student's grade.

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Chapter 4: Atomic Structure


CHAPTER FOUR GOALS:

  • Summarize Dalton's atomic theory.
  • Distinguish among protons, electrons, and neutrons in terms of their relative masses and charges.
  • Explain how the atomic number identifies an element.
  • Infer the composition of an atom by using its mass number and atomic number.
  • Explain how isotopes of an element differ.
  • Explain why the atomic masses of elements are not whole numbers.
  • Calculate the average atomic mass of an element from isotope data.

CHAPTER FOUR NOTES AND ASSIGNMENTS:

 

SECTION REVIEWS, GUIDED READING, PRACTICE PROBLEMS:



 

OTHER USEFUL INFORMATION:

  • Please note that not all files on this page will be assigned to students.  I am listing resources that may or may not be graded; however, all resources listed would help to improve the student's grade.

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Chapter 5: Electrons in Atoms


CHAPTER FIVE GOALS:

    • Summarize the development of the atomic theory.
    • Explain the significance of quantized energies and the quantum mechanical model of the atom.
    • Distinguish among principal energy level, energy sublevel, and atomic orbital.
    • Apply the Aufbau principle, the Pauli exclusion principle, and Hund's rule to write the electron configurations of elements.
    • Explain why the electron configurations of chromium and copper and other elements are exceptions to the rules.
    • Calculate the frequency and wavelength of light.
    • Calculate the energy of a photon associated with a given wavelength or frequency of light.
    • Apply quantum theory to explain the photoelectric effect.
    • Explain the origin of the atomic emission spectrum of an element.

     

    MIMIO BOARD NOTES:

       

      SECTION REVIEWS, GUIDED READING, PRACTICE PROBLEMS:





      Light YouTube


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      Chapter 6: The Periodic Table


      CHAPTER SIX GOALS:

      • Describe the origin of the periodic table.
      • Distinguish between a group and a period in the periodic table.
      • Categorize the elements as representative, noble gases, transition metals, or inner transition metals.
      • Interpret the trend shown by atomic radii within the periodic table.
      • Explain the variation in ionization energies within the periodic table.
      • Interpret the trend shown by ionic sizes within the periodic table.
      • Interpret the trend shown by electronegativities within the periodic table.

       

      MIMIO NOTES AND WORKSHEETS


      POWERPOINT PRESENTATIONS

      SECTION REVIEWS, GUIDED READING, PRACTICE PROBLEMS:

      SECTION REVIEWS

      ADDITIONAL RESOURCES

      (MAY OR MAY NOT BE ASSIGNED)

      Section Review 1
      Section Review 2
      Section Review 3


       

      OTHER USEFUL INFORMATION:

      • Please note that not all files on this page will be assigned to students.  I am listing resources that may or may not be graded; however, all resources listed would help to improve the student's grade.

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      Chapter 7: Ionic Bonding


      CHAPTER SEVEN GOALS:

      • Infer the number of valence electrons in an atom of a representative element and construct the electron dot structure.
      • Describe the formation of a cation from an atom of a metallic element using the octet rule.
      • Describe the formation of an anion from an atom of a nonmetal.
      • List the characteristics of an ionic bond.
      • Explain the electrical conductivity of melted and a ueous solutions of ionic compounds.
      • Explain the physical properties of metals.

      MIMIO NOTES FOR THIS CHAPTER:


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      Chapter 8: Covalent Bonding


      CHAPTER EIGHT GOALS:

      • Describe the formation of a covalent bond between two nonmetallic elements.
      • Describe double and triple covalent bonds.
      • Create electron dot diagrams for covalent molecules.
      • Explain the formation of a coordinate covalent bond.
      • Explain the modern interpretation of resonance bonding.
      • Show why some molecules that contain exceptions to the octet rule may exhibit paramagnetism.
      • Describe the shapes of simple covalently bonded molecules using VSEPR theory.
      • Categorize a bond as nonpolar, polar, or ionic using electronegativity values.
      • Show the relationship between polar covalent bonds and polar molecules.

       

      SECTION REVIEWS, GUIDED READING, PRACTICE PROBLEMS:

      SECTION REVIEWS

      ADDITIONAL RESOURCES

      (MAY OR MAY NOT BE ASSIGNED)

      Section Review 1
      Section Review 2
      Section Review 3
      Section Review 4



       

      OTHER USEFUL INFORMATION:

      • Please note that not all files on this page will be assigned to students. I am listing resources that may or may not be graded; however, all resources listed would help to improve the student's grade.

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      Chapter 9: Chemical Names and Formulas


      CHAPTER NINE GOALS:

      • Determine the charges of ions.
      • Define and write names for polyatomic ions.
      • Apply the naming rules for binary ionic compounds, ternary ionic compounds, covalent compounds, and acids.
      • Interpret prefixes and their meanings for compounds.
      • Define the law of multiple proportions.

       

      CHAPTER NOTES (FROM MIMIO):




      SECTION REVIEWS, GUIDED READING, PRACTICE PROBLEMS:

      Section Review 1
      Section Review 2
      Section Review 3
      Section Review 4
      Section Review 5



       

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      Chapter 11: Chemical Reactions


      CHAPTER ELEVEN GOALS:

      • Identify the reactants and products in a chemical equation.

      • Use appropriate symbols when writing an equation to accurately describe the chemical reaction.

      • Write a balanced chemical equation when given the names or formulas of all the reactants and products in a chemical reaction.

      • Classify a reaction as combination, decomposition, single replacement, double replacement, or combustion.

      • Predict the products of combination, decomposition, single replacement, double replacement, and combustion.


      MIMIO BOARD NOTES:


      SECTION REVIEWS, GUIDED READING, PRACTICE PROBLEMS:

      Section Review 1
      Section Review 2
      Section Review 3


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