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NYSTCE Chemistry: Principles of Calorimetry - Chapter Summary
When preparing to take a certification test like the NYSTCE Chemistry assessment, you want to feel confident in your ability to correctly answer questions. This chapter helps boost your confidence by covering the calorimetry topic. Review the lessons to increase your ability to:
- Define energy and its significance in nature
- Discuss kinetic energy vs. potential energy
- Identify and describe various forms of energy
- Explain the difference between heat and temperature
- Demonstrate how to analyze the results of calorimetry experiments
This chapter reduces the stress associated with compiling and organizing materials for the certification test, so that your only job is to kick back and review the lessons. Get reacquainted with the principles of calorimetry by accessing the lessons from your laptop, smartphone or tablet.
A primary objective of this chapter is to ensure you're prepared to answer questions related to the calorimetry principles on the NYSTCE Chemistry assessment. In addition to reviewing the lessons, you can take self-assessment quizzes to gauge your comprehension of the materials. A chapter exam is also available to give you a broader review of the lessons. If you need help understanding lesson topics, feel free to submit your questions to our experts.
NYSTCE Chemistry: Principles of Calorimetry Chapter Objectives
The computer-based NYSTCE Chemistry assessment is designed to ensure you're qualified for the certification you need to teach chemistry in New York State classrooms. It is broken into seven subareas that consist of 90 selected-response items and 1 constructed-response item. Topics in this chapter are found in the Energy, Chemical Bonds and Molecular Structure subarea, which constitutes about 16% of the total test. Success in this subarea improves your chances of passing the entire test with a score of 220 or higher.
1. What is Energy? - Definition and Significance in Nature
This lesson describes the nature of energy and how it is transferred from one source into another. Additionally, it will describe the significance of energy in natural systems.
2. Kinetic Energy to Potential Energy: Relationship in Different Energy Types
This video defines and describes kinetic and potential energy. You'll learn how different types of energy can be classified as potential and kinetic. You'll also find out how kinetic and potential energy are transformed.
3. Forms of Energy: Thermal, Radiant, Chemical, Electric & Nuclear Energy
After completing this lesson, you will be able to explain what energy is, and describe in detail thermal, radiant, chemical, electric and nuclear energy. A short quiz will follow.
4. What is Heat? - Definition & Explanation
In this lesson, you will learn the definition of heat and find out how it differs from temperature. You will also explore practical applications of heat such as expansion, thermodynamics, heat transfer, specific heat, phase transitions, and heat engines.
5. Analyzing the Results of Calorimetry Experiments
In this lesson we will learn about calorimeters and how they measure the energy of a compound. We will also learn how to use the data from a calorimeter to determine the enthalpy of the reaction.
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