Ch 6: Liquids and Solids: General Chemistry Lesson Plans

About This Chapter

The Liquids and Solids chapter of this course is designed to help you plan and teach states of matter in your classroom. The video lessons, quizzes and transcripts can easily be adapted to provide your lesson plans with engaging and dynamic educational content. Make planning your course easier by using our syllabus as a guide.

Weekly Syllabus

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.

DayTopicsKey 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

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