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100% online

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Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.
Flexible deadlines

Flexible deadlines

Reset deadlines in accordance to your schedule.
Hours to complete

Approx. 28 hours to complete

Suggested: 6 hours/week...
Available languages

English

Subtitles: English, Spanish

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1
Hours to complete
4 hours to complete

Week 1

We will learn about the components inside the atom and look especially at the electrons. The electron structure determines the properties of the elements. So, by the end of this series of lessons, you will know for each elements where the electrons are located in the atom....
Reading
17 videos (Total 212 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
Video17 videos
1.02 Understanding Light 19m
1.03 Quantum Theory, Energy and frequency and the photoelectric effect17m
1.03a Energy of Photon 4m
1.03b Watts to Photons 7m
1.04 Bohr's model of the hydrogen atom 6m
1.05 The dual nature of the electron 8m
1.06 The Heisenberg Uncertainty principle 6m
1.07 Quantum Numbers 25m
1.07a Quantum Numbers 3m
1.08 Explaining Atomic Theory 16m
1.08a Balmer Series 5m
1.09 Atomic Orbitals 15m
1.10 Orbital Diagrams 6m
1.10a QN and Orbital Diagram 1m
1.11 Electron Configuration 33m
1.11a Electron Configuration 12m
Reading1 reading
Unit 1 Lecture Notes and Practice Problems10m
Quiz1 practice exercise
Unit 1: The Atom and its Electronic Structure20m
Week
2
Hours to complete
2 hours to complete

Week 2

Once we understand the electronic structure, we will be able determine how the periodic table can be used to compare the elements according to atomic size and various energies. We will conclude by seeing how these trends can be used to predict chemical properties of the elements....
Reading
10 videos (Total 118 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
Video10 videos
2.02 Monoatomic ions and electron configuration 9m
2.02a Electron Configuration of Ions 7m
2.03 Effective Nuclear Charge and atomic and ionic radii 23m
2.03a Isoelectronic and Radii 4m
2.04 Ionization Energy 14m
2.04a Wavelength of light emitted from first excited state 7m
2.04b Hydrogen-like atom of flourine 7m
2.05 Electron Affinity 7m
2.06 Properties of Representative Elements 23m
Reading1 reading
Unit 2 Lecture Notes and Practice Problems10m
Quiz1 practice exercise
Unit 2: Periodic Trend16m
Week
3
Hours to complete
3 hours to complete

Week 3

Now that we know the structure of an atom, we can explore how atoms combine to form either molecular or ionic compounds. Then we will learn the rules of nomenclature that ensure that a compound is named according to IUPAC rules. We will end this unit by looking at quantitative relationships for compounds including the molar mass of and mass percent of an element in a compound....
Reading
30 videos (Total 147 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
Video30 videos
3.02 Types of Chemical Bonds 7m
3.03 Chemical Formulas 7m
3.04 Formula of ionic compounds 12m
3.04a Formula of the compound formed from aluminum and phosphorus 1m
3.04b Formula of the compound formed from ammonium and phosphate 1m
3.05 Nomenclature 6m
3.06 Nomenclature of Ionic Compounds 10m
3.06a IUPAC Name for K2SO4 57s
3.06b IUPAC Name for NiCO3 1m
3.06c Formula for manganese(II) flouride 52s
3.06d IUPAC Name for AgNO3 1m
3.06e Formula for chromium(III) oxide 1m
3.07 Nomenclature of Molecular Compounds 8m
3.07a IUPAC Name for PCl3 1m
3.07b IUPAC Name for N2O1m
3.07c Formula for boron triflouride 40s
3.08 Nomenclature of Acids 5m
3.09 Molar Mass of Compounds 11m
3.09a Molecular Mass of Al2(Cr2O7)31m
3.09b Mass of a sample of vitamin C 2m
3.09c Moles of sucrose within a sugar cube 2m
3.10 Mass percent composition 8m
3.10a Mass percent of chromium 1m
3.10b Mass of CaCl2 containing chlorine 2m
3.11 Relationships from Chemical Formulas 11m
3.11a Mass of H in Ca(H2PO4)2 3m
3.11b Mass of NH3 2m
3.12 Chemical formulas from experimental data 9m
3.12a Empirical formula of a compound containing sulfur and oxygen 2m
Reading1 reading
Unit 3 Lecture Notes and Practice Problems10m
Quiz1 practice exercise
Unit 3: Compounds24m
Week
4
Hours to complete
2 hours to complete

Week 4

We will explore how compounds react with one another to form new substances and then write balanced chemical equations to represent what is happening in a reaction. We will explore several different types of reactions including precipitation, acid-base, oxidation-reduction, and combustion reaction....
Reading
14 videos (Total 103 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
Video14 videos
4.01a Balance the following equation 1 2m
4.01b Balance the following equation 2 3m
4.02 Aqueous solutions 12m
4.03 Solubility of ionic compounds 6m
4.04 Precipitation Reactions6m
4.05 Molecular, Ionic and Net ionic Equations 6m
4.05a Net ionic equation 5m
4.06 Acid-base reactions 15m
4.07 Oxidation-reduction reactions 16m
4.07a Oxidation Numbers 2m
4.07b Oxidized and Reduced species identification 2m
4.08 Combustion Reactions 5m
4.08a Balance the following equation 3 4m
Reading1 reading
Unit 4 Lecture Notes and Practice Problems10m
Quiz1 practice exercise
Unit 4: Reactions20m

Instructors

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Dr. Allison Soult

Lecturer
Chemistry
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Dr. Kim Woodrum

Sr. Lecturer
Chemistry

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