Table of Contents

Storyline 1: Atoms, Elements, and Molecules

  • Investigation 1: Atomic Structure
    • Experience 1.1 The Particle Nature of Matter
    • Experience 1.2 Modeling Atoms
    • Experience 1.3 Atomic Emission Spectra and the Bohr Model
    • Experience 1.4 Modern Atomic Theory
    • Experience 1.5 Electrons in Atoms
  • Investigation 2: The Periodic Table
    • Experience 2.1 The Periodic Table: An Overview
    • Experience 2.2 The Periodic Table and Atomic Structure
    • Experience 2.3 Periodic Trends
  • Investigation 3: Chemical Bonding
    • Experience 3.1 Ionic Bonds
    • Experience 3.2 Metallic Bonds
    • Experience 3.3 Covalent Bonds
    • Experience 3.4 Intermolecular Attractions
    • Experience 3.5 Names and Formulas of Compounds

Storyline 2: Understanding Chemical Reactions

  • Investigation 4: Physical Properties of Materials
    • Experience 4.1 States of Matter
    • Experience 4.2 Modeling Phase Changes
    • Experience 4.3 Comparing Ionic and Molecular Compounds
    • Experience 4.4 Comparing Metals and Nonmetals
    • Experience 4.5 Water and Aqueous Systems
    • Experience 4.6 Properties of Solutions
  • Investigation 5: Chemical Quantities
    • Experience 5.1 The Mole Concept
    • Experience 5.2 Molar Relationships
    • Experience 5.3 Percent Composition and Empirical Formula
    • Experience 5.4 Concentrations of Solutions
    • Investigation 6: Chemical Reactions
    • Experience 6.1 Modeling Chemical Reactions
    • Experience 6.2 Predicting Outcomes of Reactions
    • Experience 6.3 Reactions in Aqueous Solution
  • Investigation 7: Stoichiometry
    • Experience 7.1 Quantifying Reactants and Products
    • Experience 7.2 Chemical Calculations
    • Experience 7.3 Limiting Reagent and Percent Yield
    • Investigation 8: Thermochemistry
    • Experience 8.1 Energy in Chemical Bonds
    • Experience 8.2 Heats of Formation and Reaction
    • Experience 8.3 Heat in Changes of State

Storyline 3: The Chemistry of Climate Change

  • Investigation 9: The Behavior of Gases
    • Experience 9.1 Properties of Gases
    • Experience 9.2 The Gas Laws
    • Experience 9.3 Ideal Gases
    • Experience 9.4 Gases in Earth's Atmosphere
  • Investigation 10: Weather and Climate
    • Experience 10.1 Earth's Surface Systems
    • Experience 10.2 Water and Energy in the Atmosphere
    • Experience 10.3 Atmospheric System Feedbacks
    • Experience 10.4 Long-Term Climate Factors
    • Experience 10.5 Short-Term Climate Factors
  • Investigation 11: Global Climate Change
    • Experience 11.1 The Chemistry of Earth's Atmosphere
    • Experience 11.2 Evidence of Climate Change
    • Experience 11.3 Anthropogenic Carbon Emissions
    • Experience 11.4 Climate Models
    • Experience 11.5 Consequences of Climate Change
    • Experience 11.6 Response to Climate Change

Storyline 4: The Dynamics of Chemical Reactions and Ocean Acidification

  • Investigation 12: Reaction Rates and Equilibrium
    • Experience 12.1 Rates of Reaction
    • Experience 12.2 The Progress of Chemical Reactions
    • Experience 12.3 Reversible Reactions and Equilibrium
    • Experience 12.4 Free Energy and Entropy
    • Investigation 13: Acids-Base Equilibria
    • Experience 13.1 Acids, Bases, and Salts
    • Experience 13.2 Strong and Weak Acids and Bases
    • Experience 13.3 Reactions of Acids and Bases
    • Experience 13.4 Buffered Solutions
  • Investigation 14: Ocean Acidification
    • Experience 14.1 Ocean pH Levels
    • Experience 14.2 Earth's Ocean as a Carbon Sink
    • Experience 14.3 Oceans and Climate Change
    • Experience 14.4 Consequences of Ocean Acidification

Storyline 5: Industrial Applications

  • Investigation 15: Oxidation-Reduction Reactions
    • Experience 15.1 Oxidation vs. Reduction
    • Experience 15.2 Modeling and Predicting Outcomes of Redox Reactions
    • Experience 15.3 Electrochemical Cells
    • Investigation 16: Organic Chemistry
    • Experience 16.1 Hydrocarbons
    • Experience 16.2 Functional Groups
    • Experience 16.3 Polymers
  • Investigation 17: Nuclear Processes
    • Experience 17.1 Radioactivity and Half-Life
    • Experience 17.2 Fission and Fusion
    • Experience 17.3 Nuclear Technologies
  • Investigation 18: Green Chemistry
    • Experience 18.1 Industrial Chemicals
    • Experience 18.2 Principles of Green Chemistry
    • Experience 18.3 Designing Sustainable Processes