Table of Contents


Table of Contents

To the Instructor and Student

To the Student

Activities (*NEW* means new for the 4th Edition)

Chapter 1: Nature of Chemistry

*NEW* 01-1 Units of Measurement

*NEW* 01-2 Units Analysis

*NEW* 01-3 Significant Figures in Data

Chapter 2: Atoms and Elements

Activity 02-1 Atoms, Isotopes, and Ions

*NEW* 02-2 Mass Spectrometry and Masses of Atoms

*NEW* 02-3 The Periodic Table of the Elements

Chapter 3: Molecules and Compounds

Activity 03-1 Molecular Representations

*NEW* 03-2 Nomenclature: Naming Compounds

Activity 03-3 Mole and Molar Mass

Activity 03-4 Determination of Molecular Formulas

Chapter 4: Chemical Reactions

Activity 04-1 Balanced Chemical Reaction Equations

Activity 04-2 Dissociation and Precipitation Reactions

Activity 04-3 Introduction to Acid – Base Reactions

Activity 04-4 Electron Transfer Reactions

Chapter 5: Stoichiometry of Chemical Reactions

Activity 05-1 Limiting Reactants

*NEW* 05-2 Solution Concentration and Dilution

*NEW* 05-3 Solving Solution Stoichiometry Problems

Chapter 6: Energy and Chemical Reactions

Activity 06-1 Thermochemistry and Calorimetry

Activity 06-2 Internal Energy and Enthalpy

Activity 06-3 Hess’s Law: Enthalpy is a State Function

Chapter 7: Electron Configurations and the Periodic Table

Activity 07-1 Electromagnetic Radiation

Activity 07-2 Atomic Spectroscopy and Energy Levels

Activity 07-3 The Description of Electrons in Atoms

Activity 07-4 Multi-electron Atoms, the Aufbau Principle, & the Periodic Table

Activity 07-5 Periodic Trends in Atomic Properties

Chapter 8: Covalent Bonding

*NEW* 08-1 The Chemical Bond

Activity 08-2 Lewis Model of Electronic Structure

*NEW* 08-3 Valence Bond Model for Covalent Bonds

Activity 08-4 Molecular Orbital Theory

Chapter 9: Molecular Structures

Activity 09-1 Valence Shell Electron Pair Repulsion Model

*NEW* 09-2 Electronegativity and Bond Polarity

Activity 09-3 Hybridization of Atomic Orbitals

Chapter 10: Phases of Matter

Activity 10-1 Interactions between Atoms and Molecules

*NEW* 10-2 Intermolecular Interactions: Water and Organic Molecules

*NEW*  10-3 Phase Changes in Pure Substances

*NEW*  10-4 Unit Cells of Crystalline Solids

Chapter 11: Properties of Gases

Activity 11-1 The Ideal Gas Law

*NEW* 11-2 Kinetic Molecular Theory of Gases

Activity 11-3 Partial Pressure

Chapter 12: Properties of Solutions

*NEW* 12-1 Solutions

*NEW* 12-2 Colligative Properties

Chapter 13: Chemical Kinetics

Activity 13-1 Rates of Chemical Reactions

Activity 13-2 Reaction Mechanisms

Activity 13-3 Activation Energy and Catalysis

Chapter 14: Thermodynamics

Activity 14-1 Spontaneous Change and Entropy

Activity 14-2 Entropy of the Universe and Free Energy

Chapter 15: Chemical Equilibrium

Activity 15-1 Dynamic Equilibrium and Le Châtelier’s Principle

Activity 15-2 The Reaction Quotient & Equilibrium Constant

Activity 15-3 Free Energy and Chemical Equilibrium

*NEW* 15-4 Solving Equilibrium Problems: The RICE Table Methodology

Chapter 16: Acids and Bases

Activity 16-1 The pH Scale and Water Autoionization

Activity 16-2 Relative Strengths of Acids

Activity 16-3 Weak Acid – Base Equilibria

Chapter 17: Buffers, Titrations, and Solubility Equilibria

Activity 17-1 Buffer Solutions

Activity 17-2 Acid – Base Titrations

*NEW* 17-3 Solubility and the Solubility Product

Chapter 18: Electrochemistry

Activity 18-1 Voltaic Cells

Activity 18-2 Electrolytic Cells

Chapter 19: Transition Metals and Coordination Compounds

Activity 19-1 Coordination Compounds: An Introduction

Activity 19-2 Coordination Compounds: Magnetism & Color

Chapter 20: Organic Molecules

*NEW* 20-1 Functional Groups

Activity 20-2 Polymer Chemistry

Chapter 21: Biological Molecules

Activity 21-1 Amino Acids and Proteins

Chapter 22: Nuclear Chemistry

Activity 22-1 Nuclear Chemistry: Binding Energy

Activity 22-2 Radioactivity

Activity 22-3 Rates of Radioactive Decay


*NEW* A: Units and Physical Constants

*NEW* B: Secrets for Success in General Chemistry

*NEW* C: How Your Brain Works: Implications for Learning Chemistry Efficiently