Chapter One Review Guide
Dr. Saundra McGuire
Matter and Measurement
Basic Definitions to Know
Matter, substance, mixture, physical property, chemical property, intensive
property, extensive property, physical change, chemical change, element,
compound, mixture, atom, molecule, ion, isotope, etc.
Elements and the Periodic Table
- Know the names and symbols of the first
twenty elements, and any additional ones you must learn for Chem 1201.
the diatomic elements (hydrogen, nitrogen, oxygen, fluorine,
chlorine, bromine, iodine) group names for Group 1A, 2A, 7A, 8A, and the
location of the transition metals and semimetals.
Units of Measure and Conversions
A. SI Units:
meters, kilograms, seconds, Kelvins.
Know all prefixes from 10
femto, pico, nano, micro, milli, centi, deci, (One Basic Unit), kilo, mega, giga,
See Table 1.5 in the text.)
English to metric, metric to English, compound units such as
miles/hour to feet/second and grams/cm