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A. The Nature of Matter: 1. The student understands that all matter has observable, measurable properties.: 9-12: The student...

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knows that the electron configuration in atoms determines how a substance reacts and how much energy is involved in its reactions.


Ionization Energy and Electron Affinity
http://chemed.chem.purdue.edu/genchem/topicreview/bp/ch7/ie_ea.html

An excellent discussion of ionization energy and electron affinity.


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knows that the vast diversity of the properties of materials is primarily due to variations in the forces that hold molecules together.

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knows that a change from one phase of matter to another involves a gain or loss of energy.

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experiments and determines that the rates of reaction among atoms and molecules depend on the concentration, pressure, and temperature of the reactants and the presence or absence of catalysts.


Activity: Rain-Indicating Flowers- Use Le Chatelier's Principle to predict rain and also make a Mother's Day g

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knows that connections (bonds) form between substances when outer-shell electrons are either transferred or shared between their atoms, changing the properties of substances.


Chem 4 Kids
http://www.chem4kids.com/

This website is VERY user friendly with colorful and simple graphics that every level student should be able to understand.


Chemical Bonding Information
http://users.senet.com.au/~rowanb/chem/chembond.htm

Clear, well organized site with simple graphics and data arranged in neat, well-structured tables. Covers several aspects of bonding.


CHEMystery: An Interactive Guide to Chemistry v
http://library.thinkquest.org/3659/?tqskip1=1

This web site is an online textbook that provides an excellent supplement for high school chemistry classes. See the atomic structure and bonding section for information on chemical bonding and structure.



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