This lesson aligns with the Common Core State Standards:
STANDARD 5 - Matter and Energy
"The competent science teacher understands the nature and properties of energy in its various forms, and the processes by which energy is exchanged and/or transformed.
5A. understands the atomic and nuclear structure of matter and the relationship to chemical and physical properties
5C. understands the cause and effect of chemical reactions in natural and manufactured systems
5E. analyzes the properties of materials in relation to their chemical or physical structures and evaluate uses of the materials based on their properties
5F. explains conservation of mass and energy and explains interactions of energy with matter, including changes in state"
Student note guide to the PowerPoint lesson II in the "Atomic Structure" unit III - introductory chemistry. This lesson identifies the three basic subatomic particles; compares properties of elements using subatomic particles; relates the atomic number of an element to its mass; and explains isotopes.
PowerPoint lessons contain many graphics and links to short videos to further student understanding.
PowerPoint slides also contain notes for the instructor based on students most "frequently asked questions" or FAQ's to help clarify the subject.
A class activity is included at the end of each lesson.
*All PowerPoint lessons; review programs; student worksheets/activities and assessments for this unit can be found under the "Introductory Chemistry Complete Unit III Atomic Structure" zip file folder.
Terms/concepts covered in this lesson include:
electron tunneling microscope
Lesson II Student PowerPoint Note Guide "Structure of an Atom"
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