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Sodium Chloride Crystal Cleavage  
A knife is placed on a large sodium chloride crystal parallel to a cleavage plane. When the knife is tapped, the crystal breaks cleanly, creating two smaller crystals.
Crystals / Crystallography |
Ionic Bonding |
Solids
Piezoelectric Effect  
Sounds accompany the discharges of electricity. A piezoelectric crystal is connected to a light bulb. When the crystal is pressed, the light flashes.
Crystals / Crystallography |
Molecular Properties / Structure |
Solid State Chemistry |
Solids
Thermochromism: Mercury(II) Iodide  
When red-orange Mercury(II) Iodide (HgI2) is heated, it undergoes a phase transition at 126oC to a pale yellow form. As the heated sample cools, it gradually returns to the original red-orange color.
Crystals / Crystallography |
Phases / Phase Transitions / Diagrams |
Physical Properties |
Solid State Chemistry |
Solids |
Descriptive Chemistry
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Assessment Questions: First 3 results
Intermolecular_Forces__Liquids_and_Solids : AtomRadiusUnitCell (7 Variations)
Nickel has a unit cell that is face-centered cubic with a volume of 43.763Å3. The atom at the center of each face just touches the atoms at the corners. What is the atomic radius of nickel?
Solids |
Crystals / Crystallography
Intermolecular_Forces__Liquids_and_Solids : DensityFromUnitCell (13 Variations)
Oldhamite (CaS) has a rock salt structure like NaCl (which has interpenetrating face-centered cubic structures). The ionic radius of Ca2+ is 0.99 angstroms, and the ionic radius of S2- is 1.84 angstroms. What is the density of CaS?
Solids |
Crystals / Crystallography
Intermolecular_Forces__Liquids_and_Solids : LatticeEnergyMelting (8 Variations)
Which of these substances has the highest melting point?
Ionic Bonding |
Covalent Bonding
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Molecular Structures: First 3 results
Thiocyanate Ion SCN-

3D Structure

Link to PubChem

Ionic Bonding

Peroxide Ion O22-

3D Structure

Link to PubChem

Ionic Bonding |
MO Theory

White Phosphorus P4

3D Structure

Link to PubChem

Solids |
Covalent Bonding |
Main-Group Elements

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Journal Articles: First 3 results.
Pedagogies:
Known-to-Unknown Approach To Teach about Coulomb's Law  P. K. Thamburaj
Analogies from life experiences help students understand the relationships between the quantities involved in Coulomb's law, which in turn help them understand the influence of charge and ionic size on lattice energy, melting points, and solubility of ionic solids.
Thamburaj, P. K. J. Chem. Educ. 2007, 84, 438.
Ion Exchange |
Physical Properties |
Ionic Bonding
Is Salt Melting When It Dissolves in Water?  Alan Goodwin
Analysis of the chemical meaning of the terms melting and dissolving.
Goodwin, Alan. J. Chem. Educ. 2002, 79, 393.
Liquids |
Solids |
Phases / Phase Transitions / Diagrams
Calculation of Madelung constants in the first year chemistry course  Elert, Mark; Koubek, Edward
76. Bits and pieces, 31. A computer program aids in understanding the nature of the Madelung constants.
Elert, Mark; Koubek, Edward J. Chem. Educ. 1986, 63, 840.
Crystals / Crystallography |
Chemometrics
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Lattice Energy  William F. Coleman
PowerPoint presentation covering various aspects of the concept of lattice energy at the introductory and intermediate inorganic chemistry level. The presentation will open directly in the browser if your system has been so configured.
Crystals / Crystallography |
Ionic Bonding |
Solids |
Enrichment / Review Materials
Radius Ratio  William F. Coleman
This is a set of animations that demonstrates properties of the spherical holes formed when uniform spheres are packed. Cubic, octahedral and tetrahedral packing arrangements may be examined without anything in the holes,and with the repective holes filled. The sizes of the various holes relative to the spheres being packed are shown, which can lead students into an exploration of the radius ratio concept. An example is given of computing the relative size of an octahedral hole.
Crystals / Crystallography |
Ionic Bonding |
Solids |
Enrichment / Review Materials
Gold Layers  William F. Coleman
Four spheres surrounding a tetrahedral hole and six spheres surrounding an octahedral hole are highlighted and are partially transparent to show the holes.
Crystals / Crystallography |
Metals |
Solids |
Enrichment / Review Materials
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