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Guided Explorations in General Chemistry, 2nd Edition

  • David Hanson
  • ISBN-10: 1439049653  |  ISBN-13: 9781439049655
  • 224 Pages
  • © 2011 | Published
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This student workbook is designed to support Process Oriented Guided Inquiry Learning (POGIL) with activities that promote a student-focused active classroom. It is an excellent accompaniment to CHEMISTRY: THE MOLECULAR SCIENCE or any other general chemistry text.

Table of Contents

1. The Nature of Matter.
2. Scientists Love to Measure.
3. The Nuclear Atom.
4. The Mole and Molar Mass.
5. Naming Compounds.
6. Determining Molecular Formulas.
7. Reaction Stoichiometry.
8. Limiting Reactants.
9. Types of Chemical Reactions
10. Solution Concentration and Stoichiometry.
11. Energy.
12. Enthalpy.
13. Fuels.
14. Photoelectron Spectrum of Argon.
15. Periodic Trends in Properties of Elements.
16. Lewis Structures.
17. Electronegativity and Bond Properties.
18. VSEPR Model.
19. Hybrid Atomic Orbitals.
20. Gases and the Ideal Gas Law.
21. Partial Pressures.
22. Phases of Matter.
23. Phase Diagrams.
24. Solubility.
25. Colligative Properties.
26. Rates of Chemical Reactions.
27. Reaction Mechanisms.
28. Equilibrium Constant and Reaction Quotient.
29. Calculating Equilibrium Concentrations.
30. Acid Ionization Constants.
31. Calculations Involving Acid Ionization Constants.
32. Buffers.
33. Acid – Base Titrations.
34. Entropy.
35. Free Energy.
36. Electrochemical Cells.
37. Electrolytic Cells.
38. Radioactivity.
39. Rates of Nuclear Decay.
40. Chemistry of Main Group Elements.
41. Electronic Structure and Properties.
42. Transition metals and Coordination Compounds.
43. Magnetism and Color in Coordination Compounds.
44. Organic Functional Groups.

What's New

  • The 2nd edition features a reorganized TOC that reflects the majority of General Chemistry texts. Nine special problem topics for students have been recognized and given 5 extra practice problems that can be done in the classroom or assigned as homework. An answer key is provided on the Instructor's companion site. A new "To the Instructor" section has been added to the Preface to compliment the "To the Student" section from the 1st edition.

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