Recitation-01

Recitation-01 - Chemistry 111 Fall, 2005 Prof. Simpson...

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Chemistry 111 Fall, 2005 Prof. Simpson Chemistry 111 Recitation #1 September 7, 2005 A brief recap … The basic structure and dynamics of matter the microscopic world; how the macroscopic world is built from microscopic materials Origin of Chemistry Ancient Greece, Alchemy The scientific method (Karl Popper, Philosopher of Science, 1902-1994) Laws and Hypotheses/Theories Laws are statements about how things behave, based upon observations Hypotheses and theories are explanations for the observed behavior Introduction to the Atomic Theory Law of Conservation of Mass Law of Definite Proportions Law of Multiple Proportions Law of Combining Volumes Atomic Theory of Matter (John Dalton, ~1800) Avogadro's hypothesis Atom Basics protons, neutrons and electrons atomic number, mass number ions and isotopes Atomic masses relative atomic masses & molar masses; Avogadro's number (N 0 ) natural abundances of isotopes Density
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This note was uploaded on 02/08/2010 for the course CHEM 111 taught by Professor Kenney during the Spring '08 term at Case Western.

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