Atoms & Elements Unit

Video Lessons


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Classifying Elements as Metals, Nonmetals, & Metalloids

- Video Lesson #1  (14:00 min)

  • Location of metals, nonmetals, metalloids, solids, liquids, and gases on the periodic table

  • Properties of metals, nonmetals, and metalloids

  • Practice problems


Atoms - Video Lesson #2  (19:13 min)

  • Subatomic particles (protons, neutrons, and electrons)

  • Atomic Number, Atomic Mass, and Charge

  • Atom symbol (including atomic number, mass, and charge)

  • Practice problems


How to Read the Periodic Table - Video Lesson #3  (18:56 min)

  • Groups & periods on Periodic Table

  • Location on Periodic table of atomic number, symbol, average mass, element name

  • How to determine the number of protons, neutrons, and electrons from information given on the Periodic Table

  • Practice problems

Bohr Diagrams - Video Lesson #4  (13:08 min)

  • Drawing Bohr Diagrams for Elements #1-20

  • Energy levels and the number of electrons allowed in an energy level

  • Practice problems


Isotopes - Video Lesson #5  (15:29 min)

  • Definition of isotopes

  • How to calculate average atomic mass

  • Practice problems


History of the Atom - Video Lesson #6  (26:41 min)

  • Describe in detail the experiment, discovery, atomic model, and/or theory presented by Democritus, Dalton, Thomson, Millikan, Rutherford, Bohr, and Chadwick.



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