Chapter 1: Matter and Change

Introduction to Chemistry

Chemistry is Everywhere – an introduction to chemistry, the study of matter, and learning how to explain and predict chemical reactions.

http://portal.acs.org/portal/acs/corg/content?_nfpb=true&_pageLabel=PP_SUPERARTICLE&node_id=880&use_sec=false&sec_url_var=region1&__uuid=1f7e212f-6b52-49c6-8b0f-7e81a0c00121

http://portal.acs.org/portal/acs/corg/content?_nfpb=true&_pageLabel=PP_SUPERARTICLE&node_id=880&use_sec=false&sec_url_var=region1&__uuid=1f7e212f-6b52-49c6-8b0f-7e81a0c00121

(Main Idea: Chemistry is the study of matter and its processes.)

Timeline: The Discovery of Elements – when were the elements discovered?  See a timeline of elements along with the scientists who discovered them.

http://www.chemistryexplained.com/elements/General-Information/Timeline-The-Discovery-Of-Elements.html

http://www.chemistryexplained.com/elements/General-Information/Timeline-The-Discovery-Of-Elements.html

(Main Idea: The periodic table organizes elements by their chemical properties.)

 

Photographic Periodic Table – a twist on the standard periodic table; Includes visual examples of the elements and links to more information.

http://www.periodictable.com/

http://www.periodictable.com/

(Main Idea: The periodic table organizes elements by their chemical properties.)

 

Atoms and States of Matter

Matter is the Stuff Around You – a discussion of matter and the physical states of matter, including solid, liquid, and gas.

http://www.chem4kids.com/files/matter_intro.html

www.chem4kids.com/files/matter_intro.html

 

(Main Idea: All substances have characteristic properties.)

Atoms from Democritus to Dalton – history of chemistry
and early theories on matter, with a link to an interactive exploration of the
experiments which led to our modern understanding of matter.

http://www.visionlearning.com/library/module_viewer.php?mid=49&l

http://www.visionlearning.com/library/module_viewer.php?mid=49&l

(Main Idea: Atoms are the building blocks of matter.)

States of Matter – description of the states of matter
and phase changes, with illustrated examples.

http://www.visionlearning.com/library/module_viewer.php?mid=120&l

http://www.visionlearning.com/library/module_viewer.php?mid=120&l

(Main Idea: All substances have characteristic properties.)

States of Matter – an interactive activity in which you control the pressure and
temperature to guide carbon dioxide, water, and hydrogen through state
changes.

http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/physics/states-of-matter.html

(Main Idea: All substances have characteristic properties.)

Light my Fire – a goofy video illustrating the phase changes of matter.

http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/physics/light-my-fire.html

(Main Idea: All substances have characteristic properties.)