The Nature of Matter: Structure, Energy, Motion, Forces
*What measurements can we make on a sample of gas, and what factors affect these properties?
*How can we quantify chemical reactions?
*How do electric charges behave when motionless and when in motion?
*What is the structure of an atom's nucleus?
*How do subatomic particles behave in nuclear reactions?
*How can we describe motion?
*electrostatics & electricity
*magnetism & electromagnetic induction
*Setting up and using lab equipment to collect data
*Using a computer to collect and analyze data
*Representing data visually as graphs, figures, charts, etc.
*Developing a mathematical equation from the graph of data
*Working with scientific notation and significant figures and uncertainty
*Problem solving using metric system and dimensional analysis
*Thinking critically through scientific reasoning
*Learning to work collaboratively
*Tests and quizzes
*Laboratory work and lab reports
Introduction to Chemical Principles; H.Stephen Stoker; Tenth Edition; Pearson, Prentice Hall
current media articles
Various news and data websites