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Chemistry the "Gator Way"
Character Word for October: Motivation
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Chemistry is Fun!!
Sodium reaction with water
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Chemistry is a physical science that deals with matter and the changes it undergoes. In this course we will study matter and change, measurements and calculations, atoms, periodic law, chemical bonding, chemical formulas and compounds, chemical equations and reactions, stoichiometry, kinetic molecular theory, gases, liquids, solids, solutions, ions, acids and bases, reaction energy and kinetics, and chemical equilibrium. Students are advised to stay on top of their work!
Point of Emphasis for Fall 2015:
: harsh inflexibility in opinion, temper, or judgment : severity (2) : the quality of being unyielding or inflexible : strictness (3) : severity of life : austerity b : an act or instance of strictness, severity, or cruelty
: a tremor caused by a chill
: a condition that makes life difficult, challenging, or uncomfortable; especially : extremity of cold
: strict precision : exactness <logical rigor>
a obsolete : rigidity, stiffness b : rigidness or torpor of organs or tissue that prevents response to stimuli
Middle English rigour, from Anglo-French, from Latin rigor, literally, stiffness, from rigēre to be stiff
First Known Use: 14th century
Antonyms: flexibility, gentleness, laxness, mildness
Definitions taken from
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OELiqiIHZEI (Cool Chemistry Demos!)
http://www.flinnsci.com/documents/miscpdfs/safety_contract.pdf Lab Safety Contract
http://science-notebook.com/index.html (The Science Notebook - Supplemental Site!)
http://www.gcsescience.com/gcse-chemistry-revision.htm (GCSE science chem website)