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Palomar College Television's award-winning 30-program series about the study of the principles and laboratory techniques of general chemistry.

30-minutes per program
New Release
Categories
College Level Academic Courses
Release Date
Dec 31, 2005
Video Running Time (minutes)
900:00
Producer
Palomar College
Course ID
CHEM-SET

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01 Introduction to Chemistry
Program 1 of this 30-part series is an introduction to the science of chemistry. Topics discussed are:The history of chemistryThe study of matter - properties, structure and changesMatter and related energy changes and transactionsBranches of chemistry in relation to other physical and biological sc... read more
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02 Measurement Part I
Program 2 of the 30-part series, Chemistry: The Universal Connection covers the scientific method of data collection. Topics discussed are:Obtaining dataSignificant figures and rules for calculationDegree of error (standard deviation)Scientific notationThe International System of Units (SI)/Metric s... read more
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03 Measurement Part II
Program 3 of the 30-part series, Chemistry: The Universal Connection covers types of measurements, dimensions, and dimensional analysis. Topics discussed are:Dimensional analysis (Factor-label Method)Unit conversionsExact numbersMass, weight, volume, and temperature and their actual measurementDevic... read more
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04 Matter Part I
Program 4 of the 30-part series, Chemistry: The Universal Connection, covers matter in terms of classifications and categories. Topics discussed are:Matter defined - mass, volume and inertiaDifference between mass and weightTypes of physical states of matterAllotropic forms and modificationsRadioact... read more
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05 Matter Part II
Program 5 of the 30-part series, Chemistry: The Universal Connection, covers the properties and dynamics of matter. Topics discussed are: The pure substance - elements and compounds Mixtures - homogeneous and heterogeneous phases, interfaceSeparation techniques Physical and chemical propertiesPhysic... read more
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06 Matter Part II (Continued)
Program 6 of the 30-part series, Chemistry: The Universal Connection, continues by discussing the important techniques of chromatography. Lab demonstrations of the following separation techniques:DistillationExtraction Filtration
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07 Atomic Theory Part I
Program 7 of the 30-part series, Chemistry: The Universal Connection, covers the concept of atoms as particles of matter. Topics discussed are:Early concepts (Ancient Greeks, etc.)Dalton's Atomic TheoryLaw of definite and multiple proportionsThe nature of electric chargeDiscovery of ions (Faraday, A... read more
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08 Atomic Theory Part II
Program 9 of the 30-part series, Chemistry: The Universal Connection, covers the important experiments that elucidated the substructure of the atom. Topics discussed are:Subatomic (fundamental) particlesDischarge tube experiments:anal raysDeflections in electrical and magnetic fieldsContributions by... read more
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09 Symbols and Formulas Part I
Program 9 of the 30-part series, Chemistry: The Universal Connection, covers the language of chemistry—both early and modern representations of chemical identities. Topics discussed are:History of chemical symbolsIntroduction to the Periodic TableThe elements - names and symbolsMetals, non-metals an... read more
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10 Symbols and Formulas Part II
Program 10 of the 30-part series, Chemistry: The Universal Connection, covers the meaning and logic of chemical formulas and the significance of charged and neutral species. Topics discussed are:Compounds - ionic and molecularIons - cations, anions from charged atoms or moleculesElectro-neutrality p... read more
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11 Periodic Table Part I
Program 11 of the 30-part series, Chemistry: The Universal Connection covers the discovery of the elements and the periodic law, and early observations and attempts at classification. Topics discussed are:The triadsLaw of octavesThe periodic lawDevelopment of the periodic table (PT) groups and perio... read more
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12 Periodic Table Part II
Program 12 of the 30-part series, Chemistry: The Universal Connection, covers the modern periodic table, a source for a wealth of information. Topics discussed are:Bohr diagramsAufbau principleElectron configurations and orbital diagrams (core noble gas)Energy diagramsHund's Rule of degenerate orbit... read more
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13 Bonding Part I
Program 13 of the 30-part series, Chemistry: The Universal Connection, covers why, when, and how atoms bond. Topics discussed are:Driving forces for bondingLewis dot structuresOctet rule, complete electron shellsElectron transfer - ionic bondingElectron sharing - covalent bondingElectronegativity di... read more
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14 Bonding Part II
Program 14 of the 30-part series, Chemistry: The Universal Connection, covers the anatomy of the chemical bond and its variations. Topics discussed are:Bond orderBond lengthBond strengthLone and bonded electron pairsCoordinative bondingFormal chargeResonancePolarity vectorsMolecular and ionic specie... read more
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15 Chemical Equations Part I
Program 15 of the 30-part series, Chemistry: The Universal Connection, covers the short-hand description of chemical changes. Topics discussed are:Reactants yield productsWriting and balancing equationsCoefficients and subscripts Word equationsSkeletal (unbalanced) equationsConservation law of mass ... read more
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16 Chemical Equations Part II
Program 16 of the 30-part series, Chemistry: The Universal Connection, covers the types of chemical reactions and how to predict the outcome of a chemical change. Topics discussed are:Types of chemical reactions/equationsL:Combination (addition, synthesis)Decomposition (elimination)Single-replacemen... read more
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17 Atomic Theory Part III
Program 17 of the 30-part series, Chemistry: The Universal Connection, covers spectroscopy and the modern atomic theory. Topics discussed are:Nuclear atom detection by Rutherford (gold-foil experiment)Heisenberg's uncertainty principleAtomic modelsDe BroglieWave property of electronSchrodinger equat... read more
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18 Atomic Theory Part IV
Program 18 of the 30-part series, Chemistry: The Universal Connection, covers quantized energy levels and the modern atomic theory. Topics discussed are:Spectral types (visible, UV, infrared):electromagneticcontinuous lineabsorptionhydrogen spectrumPlanck's black body experimentLab Demonstrations:Ca... read more
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19 Atomic Theory Part IV (Continued)
Program 19 of the 30-part series, Chemistry: The Universal Connection, is a continuation of program 18, CHEM-118, that discusses quantized energy levels and the modern atomic theory and specifically covers the quantum mechanical model of the electron shell (the atom). The topics discussed are:Electr... read more
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20 Naming Part I
Program 20 of the 30-part series, Chemistry: The Universal Connection, covers nomenclature (naming inorganic compounds) - the path from common to systematic nomenclature. The topics discussed are:Binary ionic compounds and binary covalent/molecular compounds (electrolytes and non-electrolytes)Common... read more
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21 Naming Part II
Program 21 of the 30-part series, Chemistry: The Universal Connection, covers the names of inorganic compounds - rules and classifications. The topics discussed are:Binary compoundsTernary compounds (three elements)Poly-atomic ions (cations and anions)Oxy-acids and their saltsBases and their saltsBa... read more
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22 The Mole Concept
Program 22 of the 30-part series, Chemistry: The Universal Connection, discusses the concept of the mole as the fundamental unit and quantity in chemistry. The topics covered are:The mole as a chemical quantityThe mole as SI-unitMolar massThe Avogadro numberThe Loschmidt numberConversions mole/mass ... read more
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23 Calculations
Program 23 of the 30-part series, Chemistry: The Universal Connection, discusses calculations based on equations: Stoichiometry. The topics covered are:Stoichiometry definedInspection of the molar ratio of a balanced equationDimensional analysisMole-mole calculationsMole-mass or mass-mole calculatio... read more
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24 Solutions
Program 24 of the 30-part series, Chemistry: The Universal Connection, covers solutions, mainly the chemical reactions that take place in a liquid chemical medium. Water is the ideal solvent and other types of aqueous solutions are discussed. The topics covered are:SolubilitySolubility in relation t... read more
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25 Gases Part I
Program 25 of the 30-part series, Chemistry: The Universal Connection, is the first of a four videos that discuss gases. This first video explains the gas laws and state functions. The topics covered are:Kinetic molecular theoryIdeal gas conceptThe state functions—their meaning and their units:press... read more
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26 Gases Part II
Program 26 of the 30-part series, Chemistry: The Universal Connection, continues where program 25 left off by discussing the relationship of state functions and the physical conditions of a gas as well as early observations formulated as gas laws. Topics covered are:Interrelationship of two state fu... read more
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27 Gases Part III
Program 27 of the 30-part series, Chemistry: The Universal Connection, continues by discussing ideal and real gases and the significance of intermolecular forces. Topics covered are:Avogadro's principleIdeal gas lawUniversal gas constantModified ideal gas law - molar mass determinationIntermolecular... read more
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28 Gases Part IV
Program 28 of the 30-part series, Chemistry: The Universal Connection, continues by covering the dynamics of gas particles - effusion and diffusion. The topics discussed are:Molecular speedsEnergy distribution curvesGraham's law of diffusion/effusionGas mixturesDalton's law of partial pressuresVapor... read more
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29 Thermochemistry, Heat and Energy Part I
Program 29 of the 30-part series, Chemistry: The Universal Connection, covers the chemical substance and its relationship to thermal energy. Topics discusses are:Energy (Ekin and Epot)Thermochemistry vs. thermodynamicsHeat vs. temperatureHeat (q), enthalpy (H) and unitsExothermic and Endothermic cha... read more
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30 Thermochemistry, Heat and Energy Part II
Program 30 of the 30-part series, Chemistry: The Universal Connection completes the series by discussing conservation of energy in relation to heat exchange during chemical reactions. The topics covered are:Types of energy changes - chemical energy to:electromagnetic energy (photo, radiation) therma... read more
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