14 May 2019

Atomic Structure and Symbolism

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Submitted by Will, Bucknell University
Course Level: 
Topics Covered: 

Part 1 of the Flipped Learning in General Chemistry Series. This video describes the three basic parts of an atom and introduces the shorthand notation that chemists use to describe these parts.

Learning Goals: 

After watching this video and completing the assigned problems, students should know the components of an atom, be able to use an atomic number to define an element, use a mass number to define an isotope, and use atomic charge to count electrons.

Time Required: 
10-15 minutes
Evaluation Methods: 

A short problem set is assigned with the video

Evaluation Results: 

Most students are able to learn the content in this video independently

Creative Commons License: 
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