Friday, September 23, 2011

Chapter 2

Any questions on Chapter 2 material? Ask them here.

Revision topics for labs

Some tutorials to help you brush up on the basics for your labs:

The FULL ebook - the one you access through MasteringChemistry - also covers all this background, mostly in Chapters 1-4.

Tutorials that may help you with specific labs:

The drop-in center on the Elliott landing is a good place to go for help with labs. 

Wednesday, September 14, 2011

Additional reading

Here are some links you might find useful. In particular, the animated tutorials are a good learning aid; they come from a textbook called Chemistry - the Science in Context by Gilbert, Kirss and Davies and published by WW Norton.
- has a great online resource called The Quantised World (you'll recognize some of the figures from the lecture book).
- Tutorials: Electromagnetic Radiation | Light Emission and Absorption | Bohr Model | De Broglie Wavelength | Quantum Numbers | Electron Configuration
- an excellent, if somewhat long, tutorial from Physics2000, on the Quantum Atom. It goes on to Beyond the Hydrogen Atom.
- Check out the Orbitron, a gallery of atomic orbitals and molecular orbitals.
- Brainiac's treatment of the Alkali Metals
- Army of Darkness
- Modern materials in the iPhone4

Chapter 1

Any questions on Chapter 1 material? Ask them here.