Chemistry modelling 01- matterThe following two resources get at the question "what is mass". Students should review these while preparing to meet objectives 1-3Unit 1 Class Notes This link launches a slideshow of notes from the current unit. You will need to log in with your MTSD id to view this content.m is for mass scroll down to the section labeled "m is for mass" and read down until you reach the section "c is for celeritas"Eureka Video A comical video which describes the relationship between mass and inertia, a good review for those who have taken Freshman physics, and a good introduction for those who have not.To review the relative size of things, you might explore the following links.
1. Flame Test Challenge winner
2. Lab: Mass and change
Student reading: Law of Conservation of Mass http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/einstein/ance-m.html
5. Notes on measurement, precision and accuracy
Student reading: The Weighty Matter of the Kilogram
ChemMatters October 1999 pp 14 and 15
6. Worksheet 2 – reading scales
Student reading: Origin of the Metric System http://lamar.colostate.edu/~hillger/origin.html
7. Lab: Mass and volume
Student reading on Density: http://www.visionlearning.com/library/module_viewer.php?mid=37
13. Worksheet 5 – Size of Things
Student Reading: The Scale of Atoms http://atomic-molecular-optical-physics.suite101.com/article.cfm/the_scale_of_atoms
What’s a flame?
The flame challenge http://www.flamechallenge.com