About This Chapter
Below is a sample breakdown of the Liquids and Solids chapter into a 5-day school week. Based on the pace of your course, you may need to adapt the lesson plan to fit your needs.
|Day||Topics||Key Terms and Concepts Covered|
|Monday||Particle movement and properties - Day 1||Kinetic Molecular Theory (KMT), kinetic energy, intermolecular forces, properties of liquids, properties of solids, amorphous solids|
|Tuesday||Particle movement and properties - Day 2||Intermolecular forces, hydrogen bonds, ion-dipole dipole-dipole, dipole-induced dipole, London Dispersion Forces (LDF), phase changes|
|Wednesday||Phase diagrams||Temperature, pressure, phase equilibrium lines, triple point, critical point, supercritical fluid|
|Thursday||Phase changes||Energy, temperature, liquid, solid, gas, plasma, freezing, melting, sublimation, deposition, vaporization, evaporation, condensation, heating curve, phase transition|
|Friday||Crystals||Crystal structure, lattice, unit cell, ionic crystals, electricity, covalent network crystals, metallic crystals, covalent molecular crystals|
1. The Kinetic Molecular Theory: Properties of Solids and Liquids
This lesson explores the kinetic molecular theory and how it pertains to the properties of solids and liquids. You'll learn the properties of solids and liquids, discover the types of intermolecular attractions that occur between them and gain an understanding how phase changes happen.
2. Phase Diagrams: Critical Point, Triple Point and Phase Equilibrium Boundaries
Learn what a phase diagram is and how to interpret phase diagrams. Discover how to use a phase diagram to locate the phase equilibrium boundaries. Also, learn what a triple point and critical point are and how to locate them on a phase diagram.
3. Phase Changes and Heating Curves
Learn the phases - gas, liquid, solid and plasma. Learn what a phase diagram is and what terms describe the movement between phases: melting, sublimating, freezing, vaporization, condensation, and deposition. Discover why heating curves have plateaus, what a phase transition is, and what happens during this transition.
4. Crystal Structures and the Unit Cell
This crystallography lesson explores the structure and properties of crystals. You'll learn about the parts of a crystal structure, types of crystals and patterns created by unit cells.
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