• Chemistry
  • Year 11

Bohr Model and Electron Configuration

approx. 10 hrs

4 topics

42 concepts

Address the most problematic areas of Quantum Chemistry and rejoice in your understanding in Year 11!

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The Bohr Model and Electron Configuration program elucidates Quantum Theory and Orbitals and provides students with the ability to use spdf notation to describe ground state atoms.

Topics & Concepts We Cover

This learning program is made up of the following 4 topics, broken down into 42 concepts.

  • Bohr Model 14 concepts

    1. Electromagnetic Spectrum

    2. Absorption Spectrum

    3. Line Spectra

    4. Ground And Excited States: How the Bohr Model explains Line Spectra

    5. Limitations of the Bohr Model

    6. Electromagnetic Radiation

    7. Flame Tests

    8. Explaining Colour from Flame Tests

    9. Continuous Spectrum

    10. Emission Spectrum

    11. Problems with Rutherford's Planetary Model

    12. Postulates of the Bohr Model: Discrete Energy Levels (Orbits)

    13. Features of the Bohr Model

    14. Three Series of Spectral Lines for Hydrogen Atoms

  • Quantum Theory and Orbitals 14 concepts

    1. Levels, Shells

    2. Subshells

    3. Atomic Orbitals

    4. Order of Filling Orbitals

    5. s Orbitals

    6. p Orbitals

    7. d Orbitals

    8. f Orbitals

    9. From Classical Theory to Quantum Theory

    10. Quantum Mechanics

    11. The Shape of Orbitals

    12. Wave Function

    13. Solutions To Schrödinger Equation (Atomic Orbitals)

    14. Difference Between Orbits And Orbitals

  • Electron Configuration 13 concepts

    1. Aufbau Principle

    2. Ground State Electron Configuration

    3. Orbital Diagram

    4. Partial Orbital Diagrams and Condensed Electron Configurations

    5. Periods 1 and 2

    6. Hund's Rule

    7. Period 3

    8. Period 4

    9. Chromium and Copper Exceptions

    10. Valence Electrons (Configurations Within Groups)

    11. Electron Configuration

    12. Viewing s, p, d, f Blocks

    13. Pauli Exclusion Principle

  • Resource: Periodic Table 1 concept

    1. The Periodic Table

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