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Chemistry - Atoms, Elements and the Periodic Table Course


Chemistry - Atoms, Elements and the Periodic Table
Chemistry - Atoms, Elements and the Periodic Table

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Course Description

Two fundamental aspects of chemistry are, firstly, the structure of the atom and the role of the subatomic particles neutrons, protons and electrons, and, secondly, the atomic structure of the known elements that make up everything and how their place in the Periodic table of the elements determines their chemical properties. This free online course will give learners a comprehensive knowledge and understanding of these two core building blocks within chemistry. The course starts by examining the structure of the atom and subatomic particles, and then discusses the elements, and breaks them down into their subatomic structure of protons, neutrons and electrons. You will learn how the structure of each element determines its place in the Periodic table and its chemical properties. This course will be of great interest to all students who wish to pursue a career in any of the sciences such as chemistry, physics, biology or geology, or the individual learner who simply wants to learn and understand what the world around us is made up of.

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LEARNING OUTCOMES

Learning Outcomes:
- An understanding of the structure of an atom
- An understanding to the periods and groups in the Periodic Table
- The ability to work out the electronic configuration of an element
- An understanding of ionization
- An understanding of how and why atoms bond.

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Course Rating (By Learners): 4 stars based on 71 votes
Course Title: Chemistry - Atoms, Elements and the Periodic Table
Course #: 469
Course Publisher: Khan Academy
Course Category: 85
Content Origin:
Course Description: Two fundamental aspects of chemistry are, firstly, the structure of the atom and the role of the subatomic particles neutrons, protons and electrons, and, secondly, the atomic structure of the known elements that make up everything and how their place in the Periodic table of the elements determines their chemical properties. This free online course will give learners a comprehensive knowledge and understanding of these two core building blocks within chemistry. The course starts by examining the structure of the atom and subatomic particles, and then discusses the elements, and breaks them down into their subatomic structure of protons, neutrons and electrons. You will learn how the structure of each element determines its place in the Periodic table and its chemical properties. This course will be of great interest to all students who wish to pursue a career in any of the sciences such as chemistry, physics, biology or geology, or the individual learner who simply wants to learn and understand what the world around us is made up of.
License: This course is available from Khan Academy OpenCourseWare through the following Creative Commons licence:
Creative Commons License
Release Date: 07 November 2012
Content  
Course Duration (Avg Learner): 2-3 Hours
Video/Audio: High
Audio Only: High
Animation: None
Assessments: Yes
Education Level
Age appropriateness: 16+ Years
Minimum Grade/Class Level: Post-Secondary
Validation: Level 5
ALISON Testing: Yes
Certification Availability
PDF Download: Yes
Parchment: Yes
Framed Certification: Yes

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  • Micah Palumbo
    Micah Palumbo United States of America Was a great course! Really explained things well and gave me a really solid understanding of the periodic table and its structure, as well as the basic interactions and formation of atoms. I definitely prefer it over the XSIQ course that covers the same material, it was much more in depth and comprehensive, although it takes that same material and draws it out into several video lectures as opposed to XSIQ's couple of slides- so more of a matter of time investment at that point. It really was time well spent though and definitely recommend this course to anyone interested in or needing to learn this material. 2015-12-16 14:12:41
  • manjot singh
    manjot singh India Good. 2015-10-13 12:10:26
  • Joel Nathan Nguefack
    Joel Nathan Nguefack Cameroon The assessment was really interesting with lots of tricks...liked that!! 2015-03-17 14:03:23
  • Roger Wilfred Cane
    Roger Wilfred Cane United Kingdom A well laid out course. Very satisfactory if you're new to the study of chemistry/physics. 2015-03-07 21:03:25
  • Salem Caleb Foxx
    Salem Caleb Foxx New Zealand I enjoyed this course. 2015-01-30 02:01:45
  • Edward Lagarde
    Edward Lagarde United States of America Great. 2014-11-12 14:11:14
  • John Gilpatrick
    John Gilpatrick United States of America good learning tool 2014-11-12 00:11:49
  • Kathy Heinrichs
    Kathy Heinrichs United States of America It was a very interesting course and I feel I learned a lot. I wish, however, that study materials were available because I was not at all familiar with the periodic table and would have loved to have had the slide of the shells so I could understand that better. 2014-09-24 15:09:08
  • meher kamil
    meher kamil Pakistan nice 2014-09-15 12:09:05
  • Amit Kumar Gupta
    Amit Kumar Gupta India good 2014-09-11 09:09:16
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