Chem1 Atoms, quanta and the periodic table

The basics of atomic theory, including a conceptual presentation of elementary quantum theory that is far more organized and understandable than we have ever managed to accomplish in the classroom, and which involves a minimum of mathematics. A three-level menu system allows easy navigation through the thirty individually-accessible sections.

Lesson summary

Part I: The Nuclear Atom

Lesson 1 - The Atom

Lesson 2 - Isotopes

Part II - The Quantum Atom

Lesson 3 - Waves and their properties

Lesson 4 - The strange world of the quantum

Lesson 5 - The simplest atom

Lesson 6 - Electron configurations of the elements

Part III: The Chemical Atom

Lesson 7 - Atoms and the periodic table

 

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