SC.CH.3: Understand different states of matter and properties of solutions

SC.CH.3.2: Use the pH scale to characterize acid and base solutions

 pH Analysis
 pH Analysis: Quad Color Indicator

SC.CH.3.5: Apply gas laws to relationships between pressure, volume, and temperature of any amount of an ideal gas or any mixture of ideal gases using PV = nRT

 Boyle's Law and Charles' Law

SC.CH.3.6: Explain the diffusion of gases using the Kinetic Molecular Theory of Matter


SC.CH.4: Understand properties of the periodic table, atoms, and bond formation

SC.CH.4.3: Use the periodic table to determine the number of valence electrons of an element

 Electron Configuration

SC.CH.4.4: Explain that the nucleus of the atom is much smaller than the atom, but contains most of its mass (e.g. protons and neutrons have almost two thousand times more mass than an electron)

 Element Builder

SC.CH.4.5: Explain that spectral lines are the result of transitions of electrons between energy levels and that these lines correspond to photons with a frequency related to the energy spacing between levels by using Planck?s relationship (E=hv)

 Bohr Model of Hydrogen
 Bohr Model: Introduction
 Star Spectra

SC.CH.4.6: Explain that atoms combine to form molecules by sharing the outermost electrons to form covalent, or metallic bonds or by transferring electrons to form ionic bonds

 Covalent Bonds
 Ionic Bonds

SC.CH.4.7: Describe why the chemical bonds between atoms in molecules, such as H2, CH4, NH3, C2H4, N2, Cl2, and many large biological molecules are covalent

 Covalent Bonds
 Ionic Bonds

SC.CH.5: Understand the nature of chemical interactions and solutions

SC.CH.5.2: Calculate the number of moles needed to produce a given gas, volume, mass, and/or number of moles of a product given a chemical equation

 Chemical Equations

SC.CH.5.4: Write balanced equations to describe chemical reactions

 Balancing Chemical Equations
 Chemical Equations

SC.CH.5.7: Use laboratory investigations to demonstrate the principle of conservation of mass

 Chemical Changes

SC.CH.6: Understand and apply the laws of thermodynamics

SC.CH.6.2: Use known values of specific heat and latent heat of phase change to solve problems involving heat flow and temperature

 Calorimetry Lab
 Energy Conversion in a System
 Phase Changes

SC.CH.7: Understand the nature of how reaction rates are affected

SC.CH.7.1: Describe how reaction rates are quantitatively affected by changes of concentration and qualitatively affected by changes of temperature and surface area.

 Collision Theory

SC.CH.7.2: Describe how a catalyst increases reaction rates

 Collision Theory

SC.CH.8: Understand the properties of nuclear energy

SC.CH.8.2: Determine the amount of radioactive substance remaining after an integral number of half-lives have passed


Correlation last revised: 1/20/2017

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