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Atomic Structure Review

Segment C reviews the information covered in Unit 3, "Atomic Structure." Students looked at models of atoms, discussed the Periodic Table, and heard from a fireworks expert who explained how chemistry is behind the variety of colors of a fireworks display.

Segment C reviews the information covered in Unit 3, "Atomic Structure." Students looked at models of atoms, discussed the Periodic Table, and heard from a fireworks expert who explained how chemistry is behind the variety of colors of a fireworks display.

Premiere Date: August 22, 2016 | Runtime: 00:03:36

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Georgia Standards of Excellence

SC1Obtain, evaluate, and communicate information about the use of the modern atomic theory and periodic law to explain the characteristics of atoms and elements.

SC1.aEvaluate the merits and limitations of different models of the atom in relation to relative size, charge, and position of protons, neutrons, and electrons in the atom.

SC1.bConstruct an argument to support the claim that the proton (and not the neutron or electron) defines the element’s identity.

SC1.c

Construct an explanation, based on scientific evidence, of the production of elements heavier than hydrogen by nuclear fusion.

SC1.dConstruct an explanation that relates the relative abundance of isotopes of a particular element to the atomic mass of the element.

SC1.eConstruct an explanation of light emission and the movement of electrons to identify elements.

SC1.fUse the periodic table as a model to predict the relative properties of elements based on the patterns of electrons in the outermost energy level of atoms (including atomic radii, ionization energy, and electronegativity of various elements).

SC1.gDevelop and use models including electron configuration of atoms and ions to predict an element’s chemical properties.

SPS1Obtain, evaluate, and communicate information from the Periodic Table to explain the relative properties of elements based on patterns of atomic structure.

SPS1.aDevelop and use models to compare and contrast the structure of atoms, ions and isotopes.
(Clarification statement: Properties include atomic number, atomic mass and the location and charge of subatomic particles.)

SPS1.bAnalyze and interpret data to determine trends of the following:
• number of valence electrons
• types of ions formed by main group elements
• location and properties of metals, nonmetals, and metalloids
• phases at room temperature

SPS1.cUse the Periodic Table as a model to predict the above properties of main group elements.

S8P1Obtain, evaluate, and communicate information about the structure and properties of matter.

S8P1.eDevelop models (e.g., atomic-level models, including drawings, and computer representations) by analyzing patterns within the periodic table that illustrate the structure, composition, and characteristics of atoms (including protons, neutrons, and electrons) and simple molecules.

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