Chemistry Comprehensive Curriculum

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Unit 1:  Measurements and Problem Solving
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Ohaus digital balances or triple beam balances

meter sticks and metric rulers

density collection sample set

graduated cylinders

beakers

pipettes with bulbs

medicine droppers

thermometers

GLXs with temperature sensors

safety goggles

electric extension cords

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Safety & Skill Carousel
submitted by Patrice Mire
(You can also introduce the GLX with the temperature and motion sensors in this lab.)

Mass, Volume, & Density
submitted by Patrice Mire

Who's Ruling Whom
submitted by Patrice Mire

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Unit 2:  Matter
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Ohaus digital balances

hot plates with magnetic stirrers

safety alcohol burners

water dispenser jug

meter sticks and metric rulers

Alnico Bar Magnets

density sample sets

graduated cylinders

beakers

Erlenmeyer flasks

thermometers

GLXs with motion sensors, temperature sensors, pH sensors, carbon dioxide sensors

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Carousel of Changes
submitted by Patrice Mire
(classify chemical & physical changes)

Dynamic Duo
submitted by Patrice Mire - adapted from PASCO
(distinguish between endothermic & exothermic reactions)

A Cool Periodic Table
submitted by Mike Dartez

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 Unit 3:  Atoms and the Periodic Table
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diffraction grating viewing glasses

glassware

digital balances

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Rutherford's Atomic Theory
(Link submitted by Amy Noel)

Cathode Ray Tube Video
(Link submitted by Amy Noel)

Classifying Elements
(submitted by Patrice Mire)

It's Elementary - March Madness
(an activity from Flinn Scientific; submitted by Amy Noel)

Hog Hilton
(this cute activity helps students understand electron configurations)

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 Unit 4:  Chemical Bonding and The Formation of Compounds
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design your own molecular kit & molecular model sets

GLXs with temperature sensors & conductivity sensors

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Intermolecular Forces
submitted by Patrice Mire

We Have a Common Bond
submitted by Patrice Mire

 

 

 Unit 5:  Moles, Reactions and Stoichiometry
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Ohaus digital balances

hot plates with magnetic stirrers

glassware

 water dispenser jug

thermometers

GLXs with  temperature, pH, voltage/current, and pressure sensors

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Stoichiometry

Stoichiometric Mixes

Redox Reactions

Synthesis Reactions

Decomposition Reactions

Double Displacement Reactions

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 Unit 6:  States of Matter, Energy Changes & LeChatelierís Principle
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GLXs with absolute pressure/temperature sensors, conductivity sensors, pH sensors, and ideal gas law sensors

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Boyle's Law

Determining Dissociation Constants

Heat of Fusion & Vaporization

Heat of Reaction

LeChatelier's Principle

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 Unit 7:  Solutions and Acids and Bases
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GLXs with sensors and conductivity sensors

magnetic stirrers

titration burettes

volumetric flasks

funnels

pH paper

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Ice Cream

Molar Mass by Freezing Point Depression

Acid - Base Titration

Conductometric Titration

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 Unit 8:  Carbon and Its Compounds
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design your own molecular kits, student molecular model sets

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