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CORC 1322 MAIN PAGE

MATTER

Introduction
Atoms and Molecules

ATOMIC STRUCTURE

Introduction
Electrons
Protons
Neutrons

REACTIONS

Introduction
Bonds and Octet Rules
Chemical Equations
The Mole

SOLVING PROBLEMS

Density
Conversions

VISUAL AIDS

Functional Groups
Periodic Table

QUIZZES

Practice Quiz I
Practice Quiz II
Practice Quiz III

Welcome!

The objective of Core Curriculum 1322 is to help students become chemically literate in an increasingly chemical world. Students are introduced to the fundamentals of chemistry, with applications to the environment, including nuclear chemistry, organic chemistry, toxicology, and air pollution. The importance of quantitative relationships is emphasized, as are links to disciplines outside science, such as history, literature, politics, and economics.

These web pages have been designed by the Learning Center staff to assist students with their study of Core Chemistry.

Matter

Chemistry is the study of matter. Atoms and molecules are basic building blocks of matter that are essential to the understanding and solution of many chemical problems. This section discusses matter and its classifications.

Atomic Structure

Atoms were once thought to be indivisible. In fact, they are comprised of subatomic particles that play specific roles in atomic structure. This section discusses key subatomic particles and their properties.

Reactions

Matter undergoes chemical and physical changes. A physical change does not alter the composition of the substance undergoing the change, whereas the substance involved in a chemical change undergoes a change in its composition. Chemical changes are depicted by processes called reactions, which can be as simple as reacting gaseous hydrogen with gaseous oxygen to produce liquid water, or as complex as refining oil to produce chemicals that can be used to synthesize plastics. This section will discuss the fundamentals of chemical reactions.

Quizzes

Look here to find sets of questions that cover various Core Chemistry topics.

Solving Problems   

Having trouble answering some of your homework questions?  Here are some pages that can help you solve chemistry problems.

Visual Aids

Here are a few pages that can help you visualize different trends and patterns in chemistry.


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