Ch 1: Experimental Chemistry and Introduction to Matter: Tutoring Solution

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The Experimental Chemistry and Introduction to Matter chapter of this College-Level General Chemistry Tutoring Solution is a flexible and affordable path to learning about experimental chemistry and matter. These simple and fun video lessons are each about five minutes long and they teach all of the experimental chemistry and matter properties and calculations required in a typical college-level general chemistry course.

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Learning Objectives

  • Become familiar with metric system units.
  • Learn how to convert among various types of units.
  • Understand how to use significant figures and scientific notation.
  • Describe the appropriate uses of various types of chemistry lab equipment.
  • Compare and contrast the physical and chemical properties of matter.
  • Discuss the different states of matter.
  • Determine the best method for separating a mixture.

10 Lessons in Chapter 1: Experimental Chemistry and Introduction to Matter: Tutoring Solution
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The Metric System: Units and Conversion

1. The Metric System: Units and Conversion

Just like you and your friend communicate using the same language, scientists all over the world need to use the same language when reporting the measurements they make. This language is called the metric system. In this lesson we will cover the metric units for length, mass, volume, density and temperature, and also discuss how to convert among them.

Unit Conversion and Dimensional Analysis

2. Unit Conversion and Dimensional Analysis

How is solving a chemistry problem like playing dominoes? Watch this lesson to find out how you can use your domino skills to solve almost any chemistry problem.

Significant Figures and Scientific Notation

3. Significant Figures and Scientific Notation

Are 7.5 grams and 7.50 grams the same? How do scientists represent very large and very small quantities? Find out the answers to these questions in this video.

Chemistry Lab Equipment: Supplies, Glassware & More

4. Chemistry Lab Equipment: Supplies, Glassware & More

When you bake a cake, you use different tools for each step in the process: a bowl for mixing, cups for measuring ingredients and an oven for baking. In this lesson, you will discover the name and purpose of many of the different tools that are used in the chemistry lab.

Matter: Physical and Chemical Properties

5. Matter: Physical and Chemical Properties

How are substances identified? There are two major ways we can describe a substance: physical properties and chemical properties. Learn about how chemists use properties to classify matter as either a mixture or a pure substance.

States of Matter and Chemical Versus Physical Changes to Matter

6. States of Matter and Chemical Versus Physical Changes to Matter

The world around us is constantly changing. Chemists put those changes into two main categories: physical changes and chemical changes. This lesson will define and provide examples of each.

Chromatography, Distillation and Filtration: Methods of Separating Mixtures

7. Chromatography, Distillation and Filtration: Methods of Separating Mixtures

What are some ways that mixtures can be separated? Watch this video to explore several examples of ways you can separate a mixture into its individual components.

What is Dimensional Analysis? - Definition & Examples

8. What is Dimensional Analysis? - Definition & Examples

When we measure an object's size or amount, we encounter different units. Sometimes, we need to convert one unit to another, and this is where dimensional analysis comes in. In this lesson, we will learn about dimensional analysis and practice it.

What is Fractional Distillation? - Definition & Process

9. What is Fractional Distillation? - Definition & Process

Did you know that fractional distillation is commonly practiced by oil refineries using crude oil for the production of gasoline fuel? In this lesson, learn more about this fascinating process.

Using Aliquots in Chemistry: Definition & Function

10. Using Aliquots in Chemistry: Definition & Function

Did you know a sub-sample is another way to describe an aliquot? In this lesson, we will learn more about aliquots, why they are sub-samples, and their function in chemistry.

Chapter Practice Exam
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Practice Final Exam
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