3.1: Biological Sciences

3.1.C: Evolution

3.1.C.A2: Energy Flow

3.1.C.A2.1: Describe how changes in energy affect the rate of chemical reactions.

Collision Theory

3.1.C.B3: Molecular Basis of Life

3.1.C.B3.1: Describe the structure of the DNA and RNA molecules.

Building DNA
RNA and Protein Synthesis

3.2: Physical Sciences: Chemistry and Physics

3.2.C.A1: Properties of Matter

3.2.C.A1.3: Explain the relationship of an element’s position on the periodic table to its atomic number, ionization energy, electro-negativity, atomic size, and classification of elements.

Electron Configuration
Element Builder

3.2.C.A2: Structure of Matter

3.2.C.A2.1: Compare the electron configurations for the first twenty elements of the periodic table.

Electron Configuration

3.2.C.A2.2: Relate the position of an element on the periodic table to its electron configuration and compare its reactivity to the reactivity of other elements in the table.

Electron Configuration

3.2.C.A2.5: Draw Lewis dot structures for simple molecules and ionic compounds.

Covalent Bonds
Ionic Bonds

3.2.C.A2.6: Predict the chemical formulas for simple ionic and molecular compounds.

Ionic Bonds

3.2.C.A2.7: Use the mole concept to determine number of particles and molar mass for elements and compounds.

Chemical Equations
Limiting Reactants
Stoichiometry

3.2.C.A3: Matter & Energy

3.2.C.A3.1: Describe the three normal states of matter in terms of energy, particle motion, and phase transitions.

Phase Changes
Temperature and Particle Motion

3.2.C.A3.2: Identify the three main types of radioactive decay and compare their properties.

Nuclear Decay

3.2.C.A3.3: Describe the process of radioactive decay by using nuclear equations and explain the concept of half-life for an isotope.

Half-life
Nuclear Decay

3.2.C.A4: Reactions

3.2.C.A4.2: Interpret and apply the laws of conservation of mass, constant composition (definite proportions), and multiple proportions.

Chemical Changes
Chemical Equations
Limiting Reactants
Stoichiometry

3.2.C.A4.3: Balance chemical equations by applying the laws of conservation of mass.

Balancing Chemical Equations
Chemical Equations

3.2.C.A4.4: Classify chemical reactions as synthesis (combination), decomposition, single displacement (replacement), double displacement, and combustion.

Balancing Chemical Equations
Chemical Changes
Chemical Equations
Dehydration Synthesis
Equilibrium and Concentration

3.2.C.A5: Unifying Themes

3.2.C.A5.1: Recognize discoveries from Dalton (atomic theory), Thomson (the electron), Rutherford (the nucleus), and Bohr (planetary model of atom), and understand how each discovery leads to modern theory.

Bohr Model of Hydrogen
Bohr Model: Introduction
Element Builder

3.2.C.A5.2: Describe Rutherford’s “gold foil” experiment that led to the discovery of the nuclear atom. Identify the major components (protons, neutrons, and electrons) of the nuclear atom and explain how they interact.

Element Builder

3.2.C.B3: Heat/Heat Transfer

3.2.C.B3.1: Describe the law of conservation of energy.

Air Track
Energy Conversion in a System
Energy of a Pendulum
Inclined Plane - Sliding Objects
Roller Coaster Physics

3.2.C.B3.2: Explain the difference between an endothermic process and an exothermic process.

Chemical Changes

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