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Ch 1: Inorganic Chemistry Review for Anatomy & Physiology: Tutoring Solution

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The Inorganic Chemistry Review chapter of this College Anatomy & Physiology Tutoring Solution is a flexible and affordable path to learning about inorganic chemistry. These simple and fun video lessons are each about five minutes long and they teach all of the foundational inorganic chemistry principles and processes required in a typical college anatomy & physiology course.

How it works:

  • Begin your assignment or other anatomy & physiology work.
  • Identify the inorganic chemistry concepts that you're stuck on.
  • Find fun videos on the topics you need to understand.
  • Press play, watch and learn!
  • Complete the quizzes to test your understanding.
  • As needed, submit a question to one of our instructors for personalized support.

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This chapter of our college anatomy & physiology tutoring solution will benefit any student who is trying to learn inorganic chemistry and earn better grades. This resource can help students including those who:

  • Struggle with understanding atoms, chemical bonds, chemical reactions or any other basic inorganic chemistry topic
  • Have limited time for studying
  • Want a cost effective way to supplement their biology learning
  • Prefer learning biology visually
  • Find themselves failing or close to failing their inorganic chemistry review unit
  • Cope with ADD or ADHD
  • Want to get ahead in anatomy & physiology
  • Don't have access to their biology teacher outside of class

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Learning Objectives

  • Review the atom, electron shell, isotopes and average atomic mass.
  • Discuss the various types of chemical bonds, including covalent, ionic, polar covalent and hydrogen bonds.
  • List the properties of water.
  • Describe solutes, solvents and solutions.
  • Explain osmosis, diffusion and saturation.
  • Become familiar with the properties of acids and bases.
  • Learn the laws of thermodynamics.
  • Write and balance chemical reactions.
  • Describe weak acids, weak bases and buffers.

16 Lessons in Chapter 1: Inorganic Chemistry Review for Anatomy & Physiology: Tutoring Solution
The Atom

1. The Atom

Tune into this lesson to find out what matters about matter. What exactly is an atom? And, how do the atoms that make up the elements in the periodic table differ from one another?

The Electron Shell

2. The Electron Shell

You may be familiar with the role of electrons in electrical devices, but did you know that electrons also determine the chemical reactivity of everything around you?

Isotopes and Average Atomic Mass

3. Isotopes and Average Atomic Mass

When you drink a glass of water, you are actually drinking a combination of heavy water and light water. What's the difference? Is it harmful? This video will explain the difference between the two types of water and go into detail on the significance of the different isotopes of elements.

Chemical Bonds I: Covalent

4. Chemical Bonds I: Covalent

Mom always said that sharing is caring. This lesson will explore how electrons affect the chemical reactivity of atoms and specifically the merits of sharing electrons.

Chemical Bonds II: Ionic

5. Chemical Bonds II: Ionic

Did you know that the scientific name for table salt is sodium chloride? Find out how sodium and chlorine atoms come together to form your favorite seasoning.

Chemical Bonds III: Polar Covalent

6. Chemical Bonds III: Polar Covalent

Are you confused about how you can tell what kind of bond two atoms will form? This lesson will help you understand the difference between polar and nonpolar covalent bonds as well as how to predict how two atoms will interact.

Chemical Bonds IV: Hydrogen

7. Chemical Bonds IV: Hydrogen

Have you ever been curious about why table salt dissolves in water? Well, watch this video and amaze your friends with your knowledge of hydrogen bonds and intermolecular interactions.

Properties of Water

8. Properties of Water

Why does ice float? Why can water rise on its own against gravity in a small tube? Find out how these mysterious properties of water can be explained by hydrogen bonds.

Solutions, Solutes, and Solvents

9. Solutions, Solutes, and Solvents

Oh no! Your friend Ben just drank chili oil on a dare, and now his mouth is burning. Should he drink the ice water or vegetable oil to cool his mouth? Quick. Watch this lesson if you aren't sure.

Osmosis, Diffusion and Saturation

10. Osmosis, Diffusion and Saturation

The cells in our bodies are in constant flux through the processes of osmosis and diffusion. Learn about how saturation levels force change, and why we're lucky they do.

Acids and Bases

11. Acids and Bases

Have you ever wondered how we measure the acidity of liquids? Check out this lesson to see how acids and bases are measured on a pH scale and how they relate to neutral solutions, such as water.

The Laws of Thermodynamics

12. The Laws of Thermodynamics

Learn about the first and second laws of thermodynamics. Find out how energy is generated, how it converts from one form to another, and what happens to energy in a closed system.

Basic Properties of Chemical Reactions

13. Basic Properties of Chemical Reactions

Learn how about the various components of a chemical reaction, and how those components function. Use this lesson to understand the basic properties of different kinds of chemical reactions.

Weak Acids, Weak Bases, and Buffers

14. Weak Acids, Weak Bases, and Buffers

This lesson covers both strong and weak acids and bases, using human blood as an example for the discussion. Other concepts discussed included conjugate acids and bases, the acidity constant, and buffer systems within the blood.

What is Scattering? - Definition & Examples

15. What is Scattering? - Definition & Examples

In physics, it's rare for wave energy to travel in a completely straight line. Several processes can occur that make the wave depart from its path. This lesson will cover one of those processes, scattering, and give a few examples of it in action.

Carbonic Acid: Formation, Structure & Chemical Equation

16. Carbonic Acid: Formation, Structure & Chemical Equation

Did you know your favorite soda contains small amounts of a chemical called carbonic acid? It sure does! Continue reading to explore carbonic acid's formation and chemical structure.

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