Ch 6: Liquids and Solids: Tutoring Solution

About This Chapter

The Liquids and Solids chapter of this College-Level General Chemistry Tutoring Solution is a flexible and affordable path to learning about solids and liquids. These simple and fun video lessons are each about five minutes long and they teach all of the information involving liquids and solids required in a typical college-level general chemistry course.

How it works:

  • Begin your assignment or other chemistry work.
  • Identify the liquids and solids 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.

Who's it for?

This chapter of our college-level general chemistry tutoring solution will benefit any student who is trying to learn about liquids and solids and earn better grades. This resource can help students including those who:

  • Struggle with understanding the kinetic molecular theory, phase diagrams, phase changes or any other liquids and solids topic
  • Have limited time for studying
  • Want a cost effective way to supplement their science learning
  • Prefer learning science visually
  • Find themselves failing or close to failing their liquids and solids unit
  • Cope with ADD or ADHD
  • Want to get ahead in chemistry
  • Don't have access to their science teacher outside of class

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  • Learn at Your Pace: You can pause and rewatch lessons as often as you'd like, until you master the material.

Learning Objectives

  • Learn to explain the movement of particles using kinetic molecular theory.
  • Interpret phase diagrams.
  • Study how phase diagrams are used to locate phase equilibrium, triple point and critical point.
  • Discover what happens during phase changes.
  • Find out the different types of crystal structures.
  • Identify types of unit cells.

5 Lessons in Chapter 6: Liquids and Solids: Tutoring Solution
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The Kinetic Molecular Theory: Properties of Solids and Liquids

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.

Phase Diagrams: Critical Point, Triple Point and Phase Equilibrium Boundaries

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.

Phase Changes and Heating Curves

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.

Crystal Structures and the Unit Cell

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.

How to Calculate Boiling Point

5. How to Calculate Boiling Point

In this lesson, we look at how to calculate the boiling point of water based on a variety of factors. Altitude, air pressure, and adding substances can all affect the boiling point. A quiz is provided to check your understanding.

Chapter Practice Exam
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Practice Final Exam
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