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"
Student note guide to the PowerPoint lesson II in "The Periodic Table" unit IV - introductory chemistry. This lesson explains the arrangement of elements in the modern periodic table; identifies atomic mass, atomic mass units and general properties of metals, nonmetals & metalloids, and relates element properties and how they change across a period.
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 IV The Periodic Table" zip file folder.
Terms/concepts covered in this lesson include:
atomic mass unit (amu)
Lesson II Student PowerPoint Note Guide "The Modern Periodic Table"
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