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Atoms, Molecules, and Ions DVD Set

Atoms, Molecules and Ions DVD Set, AP7487
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Atoms, Molecules, and Ions DVD Set
Product Description

Design activities to visualize models of atomic and electron structure, explore periodic trends, and apply the principles of chemical bonding to understand the properties of matter. Our incredible video series of tested and proven lab activities is now available on DVD! Experience the inspiration of being in a workshop classroom with fellow teachers as award-winning presenters perform each experiment or demonstration and explain its underlying design. Improve your motivation and confidence to make chemistry truly come alive in your classroom for all your students. Build your video library today! Handouts provided for all activities!  There is also a complete bundled Teaching Chemistry Video Series DVD Set (Catalog No. AP7495) available that includes more than 75 hours of videos.

All of the videos listed below are available on the Atoms, Molecules, and Ions DVD set, which includes Atomic and Electron Structure, The Periodic Table, and Chemical Bonding.  More than 8 hours of total viewing on 6 disks! 51 total activities! 

Atomic and Electron Structure

Understanding atomic structure provides a central, unifying principle for our knowledge of chemistry.  Activities, simulations, and models allow students to share in the remarkable discoveries of the atomic age! 5 videos.

Emission spectra, quanatization of electron energy levels, atomic structure, atomic mass, isotopes, mass spectrometry, Bohr model, electron configuration, Aufbau principle, subatomic particles, energy absorption and emission
Video Description
Light, Energy, and Electron Structure Are electrons particles or waves? Yes! Quantum nature of light reveals electron energy levels.  4 activities, 42 min.
Solving the Structure of the Atom Simple models will introduce your students to the structure of the atom.  4 activities, 36 min.
Isotopes and Atomic Mass What is the relationship between the atomic mass of an element and the mass of each isotope? 3 activities, 27 min.
Flame Tests What is the best procedure for performing flame tests and explaining their significance? Find what works for you!  5 activities, 43 min.
Electron Configuration Physical models will help you successfully teach the abstract concepts of electron configuration.  5 activities, 40 min.

Periodic Table

The periodic table is the most recognized symbol of chemistry across the world and an invaluable tool for understanding chemistry. 2 videos.

Chemical and physical properties, periodic trends, alkali and alkaline earth metals, halogens, electron configuration, transition metals, density, solubility, metal activity

Video Description
Periodic Trends and Properties of the Elements Recognizing and identifying trends in the physical and chemical properties of the elements is key to having students appreciate the full value of the periodic table. 3 activities, 53 min.
Periodic Table Demonstrations and Activities Sampler of engaging lab activities to help students explore relationships in the properties of the elements! 3 activities, 32 min.

Chemical Bonding

What kinds of forces hold atom together in a molecule or compound?  How does the nature of those forces influence the properties of a material? 6 videos.

Ionic bonding, crystal structure, covalent bonds, electronegativity, polar and nonpolar compounds, properties of metals, solids and liquids, molecular geometry, VSPER theory, intermolecular forces, hydrogen bonding, organic chemistry, transition metals and complex ions

Video Description
Polar vs. Nonpolar Compounds Simple and practical demonstrations will make the concepts of polar and nonpolar clear to your students. 4 activities, 44 min.
Covalent, Ionic, and Metallic Bonding Investigate the relationship between the properties of a material, its structure, and the type of chemical bonding. 5 activities, 46 min.
Intermolecular Forces Help students learn that the forces between molecules arise due to differences in the bonding between atoms. 5 activities, 46 min.
Hydrogen Bonding Illustrate that the special requirements of hydrogen bonding make these forces very strong, and give water very special properties. 4 activities, 44 min.
Molecular Geometry Molecules have shape! The structure and shape of a molecule influences its physical properties and affects its chemical behavior. 3 activities, 38 min.
Transition Metal Complex Ions Unique chemical bonding of ligands with transition metal ions produces colorful complexes. 3 activities, 32 min.

The Atoms, Molecules, and Ions DVD Set is one of ten different Teaching Chemistry Video Series DVD Sets! Click on the items below for more information about the other DVD sets.


Additional Resources
Flinn Catalog/Reference Manual Page 469
Flinn Middle School Catalog/Reference Manual Page 248

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