Chapter+2 - nonpolar), and hydrogen bonds and explain how...

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Chapter 2 Atoms, Molecules, and Life The learning goals listed below are the broad concepts you should understand for this chapter. The learning outcomes list the concepts you should know or the things you should be able to do at the end of this unit. Some of the learning outcomes will be covered in class and the remainder you should achieve through reading, studying, and homework. Learning Goals and Intended Outcomes Learning Goal Learning Outcome(s) 1. Understand the structure of atoms and molecules 1. Define key terms. (p.34 of text) 2. Diagram a carbon atom and label the subatomic particles. 2. Understand the 3 major types of chemical bonds. 1. Define ionic, covalent (polar and
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Unformatted text preview: nonpolar), and hydrogen bonds and explain how each is formed. 2. Give examples of common substances formed from each type of bond. 3. Understand the structure of a water molecule. 1. Diagram a water molecule and identify the types of bonds involved. 4. Understand the properties of water that are important for life. 1. Explain each of the following properties of water: Solvent properties Cohesive properties Temperature regulating properties Evaporative cooling (high heat of vaporization) Ice- the unusual solid 2. Explain the ionization of water and the pH scale. 3. Explain the role of buffers in living organisms....
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