Fundamentals of Chemistry - Revised
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.Start Course Now
Fundamentals of Chemistry - Part 1
Fundamentals of Chemistry - Learning Outcomes
The Periodic Table
Molecules, Atoms and Elements
Chemical Bonds and Reactions
Fundamentals of Chemistry - Part 1 - Lesson Summary
Fundamentals of Chemistry - Part 2
Fundamentals of Chemistry - Part 2 - Learning Outcomes
Acids, Bases, pH Scale and Acid-Base Indicators
Ions, Particles and Mixtures
Types of Separation Techniques
Glossary of Chemistry Terms
Fundamentals of Chemistry - Part 2 - Lesson Summary
Having completed this course you will be able to:
- Explain the periodic table including groups, compounds, metals and non-metals.
- Outline the reasons for using various symbols in chemistry.
- Describe what atoms are.
- Classify elements and compounds.
- Explain chemical bonds including ionic and covalent bonding.
- Describe the reactions between acids and metal carbonates.
- Define the meaning of ions, particles, gases, liquids, solids, soluble and insoluble mixtures.
- Explain the pH scale, evaporation, and filtration.
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