Chemistry is a language. Just like learning a foreign language, reading, writing, and speaking chemistry has its own rules. This learning target focuses on developing students' familiarity with chemical nomenclature while learning atomic structure.
Learning Target Breakdown:
CHEM LT 1.0 Chemistry is a unique language based around the nature of the atom.
- CHEM LT 1.1 Write chemical formulas and their names using IUPAC nomenclature rule
- CHEM LT 1.2 Identify the number of protons, neutrons, electrons in any element
- CHEM LT 1.3 Balance chemical equations in accordance to the Law of Conservation of Matter
Below are additional resources if you need more exposure to the material:
Online Periodic Table and Element Reference:
Naming Ionic Compounds:
Naming Molecular Compounds: