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Use the periodic table as a model to predict the relative properties of elements based on the patterns of electrons in the outermost energy level of atoms.

 
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Day 2: Introduction to Coulombic Attraction

High School Chemistry » Unit: Unit 1-The Atom
High School Chemistry » Unit: Unit 1-The Atom
Eric Girard
Palos Heights, IL
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Attractive forces in different elements' atoms vary in a periodic fashion within groups and rows on the periodic table.

 
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coulomb
   

Periodic Table Basics

High School Chemistry » Unit: Unit 2: Matter, Atoms, and the Periodic Table
High School Chemistry » Unit: Unit 2: Matter, Atoms, and the Periodic Table
Rachel Meisner
Chula Vista, CA
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

The periodic table is an important tool for understanding the chemical and physical properties of elements.

 
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periodic table
   

Electron Configuration Part I

High School Chemistry » Unit: Unit 2: Matter, Atoms, and the Periodic Table
High School Chemistry » Unit: Unit 2: Matter, Atoms, and the Periodic Table
Rachel Meisner
Chula Vista, CA
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Electrons are located outside the nucleus in energy levels.

 
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bohr model
   

Periodic Table Scavenger Hunt

High School Chemistry » Unit: Periodic Trends and Bonding
High School Chemistry » Unit: Periodic Trends and Bonding
Raymond Stadt
Blue Island, IL
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Independent review using student resources cements understanding of the organization and uses of the periodic table.

 
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scavengerhunt
   

Introduction to High School Chemistry: Prior Knowledge of Matter.

High School Chemistry » Unit: Unit 1-The Atom
High School Chemistry » Unit: Unit 1-The Atom
Eric Girard
Palos Heights, IL
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Students perform a matter webquest recalling middle school chemistry concepts.

 
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matter
   

Modeling the Atomic Structure

High School Chemistry » Unit: Unit 1-The Atom
High School Chemistry » Unit: Unit 1-The Atom
Eric Girard
Palos Heights, IL
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Students model the structure of an atom using an guided inquiry investigation.

 
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element
   

Electron Configuration Part II

High School Chemistry » Unit: Unit 2: Matter, Atoms, and the Periodic Table
High School Chemistry » Unit: Unit 2: Matter, Atoms, and the Periodic Table
Rachel Meisner
Chula Vista, CA
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Electrons are located in energy levels within sublevels and orbitals.

 
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electron config pic
   

History of the Atom

High School Chemistry » Unit: Unit 2: Matter, Atoms, and the Periodic Table
High School Chemistry » Unit: Unit 2: Matter, Atoms, and the Periodic Table
Rachel Meisner
Chula Vista, CA
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Scientists have investigated atoms throughout history which has led to many changes regarding our understanding of the structure of the atom.

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alpha scattering experiment
   

Day 1: Introduction to Coulombic Attraction

High School Chemistry » Unit: Unit 1-The Atom
High School Chemistry » Unit: Unit 1-The Atom
Eric Girard
Palos Heights, IL
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

As the distance between protons and electrons increases, the attractive forces decrease.

 
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virtual pairs near electron
   

Lewis Structures & Ions

High School Chemistry » Unit: Unit 2: Matter, Atoms, and the Periodic Table
High School Chemistry » Unit: Unit 2: Matter, Atoms, and the Periodic Table
Rachel Meisner
Chula Vista, CA
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Atoms will gain or lose electrons to become stable ions.

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ions activity
   

Bohr's Model and Valence Electrons

High School Chemistry » Unit: Unit 1-The Atom
High School Chemistry » Unit: Unit 1-The Atom
Eric Girard
Palos Heights, IL
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Rutherford's experiment illustrates the nature of science and reveals the structure of the atom.

 
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bohr
   

Common Groups of Elements

High School Chemistry » Unit: Atomic Structure & the Periodic Table
High School Chemistry » Unit: Atomic Structure & the Periodic Table
Emilie Hill
Los Angeles, CA
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

The periodic table is organized in such a way that we can infer properties of elements based on their positions.

 
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element cards
   

Atomic Math

High School Chemistry » Unit: Unit 1-The Atom
High School Chemistry » Unit: Unit 1-The Atom
Eric Girard
Palos Heights, IL
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Students will practice determining what an atom's mass is in relation to number and type of subatomic particles.

 
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chemical symbol
   

Electron Orbital Diagrams

High School Chemistry » Unit: Electron Configuration & Bonding
High School Chemistry » Unit: Electron Configuration & Bonding
Emilie Hill
Los Angeles, CA
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

We can express different ground electron configurations using an orbital level diagram model.

 
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orbital diagram
   

The Atomic Theory and Rutherford’s Experiment

High School Chemistry » Unit: Unit 1-The Atom
High School Chemistry » Unit: Unit 1-The Atom
Eric Girard
Palos Heights, IL
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Learn how scientists determined the size and charges of subatomic particles by modeling Rutherford's Gold Foil Experiment.

 
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gold foil exp conclusions
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