Fundamentals of Chemistry
Gain an in-depth understanding of basic chemistry including the periodic table, atoms, and molecules with this course.
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This course will first discuss the periodic table and the groups of elements. You will study chemistry symbols, atoms and molecules, elements, and compounds. You will also cover ions and particles, and study the three states of matter: liquids, gases, and solids. You will look into mixtures, and discuss the two types of corrosive substances: acids and bases. In addition, this course will discuss PH scales, PH meters, and acid-base indicators.
Mixtures can be separated using different techniques. This course will discuss chromatography (which is used to separate mixtures of substances into their components), decanting (which is the separation of liquids from solids by gradual pouring), dissolving, solidification, and precipitation. You will also look into evaporation, distillation which purifies a liquid by heating or cooling, and filtration which separates solids from liquids using a medium. You will also study sublimation which is the transition of a substance directly from the solid to the gas phase.
Chemistry is also known as the central science because it joins together biology and medicine, physics and mathematics, and the earth and environmental sciences. By the end of this course, you will have gained a deeper understanding of the behavior of atoms, molecules, and ions, all of which determines the very world we live in. So, check out this course today and start gaining a clearer understanding of the fundamentals of chemistry, all for free.
Acids and bases - summary
Atoms and molecules glossary
Atoms and molecules - summary
Decanting to separate liquids
Dissolving and precipitation
Elements and compounds
Classifying elements and compounds
Using chemical formulae to describe more complex molecules
Evaporation and distillation
Gases, liquids and solids
States of matter
Solids, liquids and gases
Influence of temperature on liquid and gas particles
Influence of temperature on liquid particles
Kinetic theory summary
What is a molecule?
How molecules are made
The pop test - joining hydrogen and oxygen
A roaring good fire - joining carbon and oxygen
The periodic table
The periodic table
What are groups?
What groups mean
What are periods?
Why are compounds formed?
Full shells - metals and non-metals
Using the periodic table
After completing this course you will understand the periodic table including groups, compounds, metals and non-metals. You will learn the reasons for using various symbols in chemistry. You will understand atoms. You will be able to classify elements and compounds. You will learn about chemical bonds including ionic and covalent bonding. This course will help you to gain a good knowledge of the reactions between acids and metal carbonates. It will teach you the meaning of ions, particles, gases, liquids, solids, soluable and insoluable mixtures. You will understand the pH scale, evaporation, filtration and many more interesting areas of chemistry.
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