How do you calculate the mass of an atom? A seemingly simple question with a not-so-simple answer.
This lesson is appropriate for AP Chemistry or Honors Introductory Chemistry.
Detailed answer keys are included.
The topics covered include:
-Review of the structure of an atom
-Atomic mass units
-Defining atomic mass
-Using mass spectrometers to find masses of isotopes
-Calculating the atomic mass
-Three principles for solving atomic mass problems
-Finding the atomic mass from percent abundances
-Reading mass spectrometer data
-Calculating percent abundances
-Analyzing mass spectrometer data for a molecule
In this product, you will find the following:
-Powerpoint Presentation (27 slides)
-Guided Notes (4 pages, a "filled in" copy is also included)
-Do Now Slips (4 slips on one page, answers included)
-Exit Ticket Slips (4 slips on one page, answers included)
-Homework Assignment (2 pages, a detailed answer key is included)
This lesson is part of a larger unit on Stoichiometry. The complete unit includes the following:
-Molar Mass and Percent Composition
-Limiting Reactants (coming soon!)