• Chemistry
  • Year 11

Nanomaterials and Atomic Structure

approx. 10 hrs

8 topics

49 concepts

Explore Nanomaterials and start Senior VCE Chemistry with a solid foundation in Atomic Structure.

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The Year 11 Nanomaterials and Atomic Structure program is aligned to the Victorian Chemistry curriculum within Unit 1, Area of Study 1: How can knowledge of the elements explain the properties of matter? This topic explores nanomaterials, atomic structure, isotopes and ions.

Topics & Concepts We Cover

This learning program is made up of the following 8 topics, broken down into 49 concepts.

  • Resource: Periodic Table 1 concept

    1. The Periodic Table

  • Resource: Common Monatomic Ions 1 concept

    1. Common Monatomic Ions

  • Nanomaterials 9 concepts

    1. Applications of Nanoparticles

    2. The Importance of Surface Area

    3. Manufactured Nanomaterials

    4. Nanomaterials

    5. Nanoparticles

    6. Formation of Nanomaterials

    7. Introduction to Nanoscience

    8. Engineered Nanomaterials

    9. The Nanoscale

  • Structure of the Atom 13 concepts

    1. Atomic Mass Unit

    2. The Reason for Using Carbon-12 as an Atomic Standard

    3. Planetary Model of the Atom

    4. Rutherford's Gold Foil Experiment

    5. Discovery of Electrons

    6. Discovery of the Nucleus

    7. Cathode Ray Tubes

    8. Thompson's Plum Pudding Model

    9. The Mutating Model of the Atom

    10. Scale of the Nucleus

    11. Mass and Charge of Subatomic Particles

    12. Subatomic Particles

    13. Structure of the Atom

  • Atom Notation 5 concepts

    1. Atomic Number (Z)

    2. Determining the Number of Subatomic Particles from Atom Notation

    3. Atomic Symbol

    4. Atom Notation

    5. Mass Number (A)

  • Isotopes 6 concepts

    1. Measuring Isotopic Abundance

    2. Calculating Relative Atomic Mass from a Mass Spectrum

    3. Calculating Isotopic Abundance

    4. Calculating Relative Atomic Mass

    5. Isotopes

    6. Relative Atomic Mass

  • Electron Structure 5 concepts

    1. Maximum Number of Electrons per Shell

    2. Electron Shells

    3. Determining Electron Structure from Position on Periodic of Table

    4. Electron Structure of the First Twenty Elements

    5. Number of Electrons in Neutral Atoms

  • Ions 9 concepts

    1. Determining the Number of Subatomic Particles of Ions

    2. Octet Rule

    3. Chemical Stability

    4. Chemical Stability vs. Nuclear Stability

    5. Anions and Cations

    6. Common Monatomic Ions

    7. Valency

    8. Formation of Ions

    9. Native Elements

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