Chemistry 20

Program of Studies

Resources by Program of Studies

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Chemistry 20 addresses numerous topics from the senior high school chemistry curriculum such as The Diversity of Matter and Chemical Bonding; Forms of Matter: Gases; Matter as Solutions, Acids and Bases; and Quantitative Relationships in Chemical Changes. The resource presents videos from The World of Chemistry video series and interactive Gizmos licensed from ExploreLearning. It also includes several videos featuring chemistry experiments and laboratory demonstrations that are supplemented with lessons and extension activities. 

Chemistry 20 Distributed Learning Project Resources 
Inquiry Into Chemistry This links to the McGraw-Hill Ryerson web resources for their new Chemistry text for 2007. You will find a Student Resource Centre and Teacher Resources. 
Inquiry into Chemistry e-text The McGraw Hill student e-text is available online until Thanksgiving 2007, after that, schools that have purchased the edition will be sent usernames and passwords to access the online text. 
Essential Study Partner: Chemistry
Inquiry into Chemistry Animations 
Alberta Chemistry 20 Student Centre for Thomson Nelson with web links, interactive quizzes and review questions. Students can obtain a username and password from their teacher.

Chemistry Revealed - Grades 11-12 Chemistry Chemistry Revealed addresses numerous topics from the senior high school chemistry curriculum: Diversity of Matter; Chemical Reactions; Solutions; Gases; Stoichiometry; Chemical Bonding; Organic Chemistry; Acid-Base Chemistry; Thermodynamics; Equilibrium; Electrochemistry; and the Nature of Science. The resource presents videos from The World of Chemistry video series. It also includes several videos featuring chemistry experiments and laboratory demonstrations that are supplemented with lessons and extension activities. Search for "The World of Chemistry".

Chem Links

Review Unit

WebElements Periodic Table 
History of Atomic Theory 
Emission Spectroscopy 
The Periodic Table 
Periodic Table Students will be able to identify how the periodic table is organized into metals, non-metals, and noble gases. Students will be able to identify 10 elements in the periodic table and provide details about them. 
Groups of Elements 
Rutherford Experiment 
Rutherford Model Simulator 
Rutherford Scattering Experiment 
Emission and Absorption Spectra for Hydrogen 
Balancing Chemical Equations In this ExploreLearning Gizmo the user attempts to balance equations representing specific types of chemical reactions. 
Chemical Equation Balancing This ExploreLearning Gizmo allows the user to practice balancing chemical equations by changing the coefficients of reactants and products. 
The Mole 
Lab Safety, MSDS & WHMIS This 'NetSplore web activity will familiarize teachers and students with some of the resources available on the web for lab safety
Chemical Safety Database

WHIMS on the Web

Unit A: The Diversity of Matter and Chemical Bonding

Voltaic Cells - Demonstrate the design and operation of a voltaic cell

From Petrolium to Gasoline - use fractional distillation to separate petroliun into its compounds.

Dissolution of an Ionic Compound and a Molecular Compound

Molecular View of a Solution 

Interactive Molecules 
VESPR Model 
Polar Molecules 
Ionic and Molecular Compounds 
Covalent Bonds This ExploreLearning Gizmo allows the user to examine the characteristics of covalent chemical bonds. 
Ionic Bonds This ExploreLearning Gizmo allows the user to simulate ionic bonds between a variety of metals and non-metals to discover how the electron arrangement of atoms determines their ability to form bonds. 
Chemical Reactions Nelson Login Required
FAQ About Drycleaning 
Tetrachloroethane (PERC) 

Web Quest: Cloud Seeding Nelson Login Required
Mystery Powder Analysis This ExploreLearning Gizmo allows the user to analyze several known powders and use those results to investigate several unknown samples.

Unit B: Forms of Matter: Gases

 BGRSLOGOsmall.jpgGas Laws at Play in the Real World

What gas laws are at play that allow zeppelins to fly and extinguishers to battle fire? Explore several applications of four essential gas laws and see if you can find proof as to which laws are at play in the real world.

Gas Laws Student Resource

Boyle's Law In this simulation you can investigate the relationship between pressure and volume of gases.

Charles' Law In this simulation you can investigate the relationship between the temperature and volume of a gas.

Combined Gas Law Activities 

Properties of Gases 

Ideal Gas Law In this simulation you can choose from a variety of different gases. By manipulating one variable—pressure, mass, or temperature—you can create graphs and observe mathematical relationships between any of these variables and volume. Gas Properties Simulation 
Temperature Converter 
Web Quest: Designer Air

Unit C: Matter as Solutions, Acids and Bases

Conductivity of Solutions Simulation 
Webquest: Hot Tub Safety 
MSDS Presentation 
Preparation of Standard Solutions 
Iodine Clock Simulation 
Web Quest: Bad Hair Day 
pH Meter Simulation 
pH Analysis This ExploreLearning Gizmo allows the user to test the acidity of various common substances on the pH scale. 
pH Analysis: Quad Color Indicator This ExploreLearning Gizmo allows the user to test the acidity of various common substances on the pH scale. 
Equilibrium A two part investigation involving simulations of equilibrium situations. 
Significant Digits Tutorial Having trouble with significant digits? Try this tutorial to review the rules.

Unit D: Quantitative Relationships in Chemical Changes

Stoichiometry Chemistry Revealed videos relating to the topic of stoichiometry. 
Titration Simulation of a monoprotic acid with NaOH. 
Titration of Vinegar Lab Students use a simulation to determine the concentration of acetic acid in a sample of vinegar. 
Titration Curves Simulation Activity 
Web Quest: Is Your Classroom Putting You to Sleep? 
Web Quest: Blood Alcohol Content