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8 Assessment Questions
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Scattering and Absorption of Light  
The effects of passing light through a colloidal suspension of milk in water and through a solution of copper sulfate are shown.
Colloids |
Physical Properties |
Light as a Wave: Reflection, Diffraction, Polarization, and Absorption  
The following demonstrations illustrate diffraction, scattering, and absorption of light.
Quantum Chemistry |
Physical Properties
Properties of Gases  
Some properties of gases are demonstrated, including the powerful force of atmospheric pressure and aspects of phase changes.
Gases |
Physical Properties
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Assessment Questions: First 3 results
Matter_and_Measurement : QualQuantObserv (10 Variations)
Which of the following statements are quantitative observations about carbon?
Physical Properties
Gases : GasProperties (9 Variations)
Which of the following is NOT a property of gases?
Gases |
Physical Properties
Intermolecular_Forces__Liquids_and_Solids : ClassifySolids (10 Variations)
Classify each of the following substances, in the solid state, as molecular, ionic, covalent network, or metallic.

Substance Appearance Melting Pt. (¬?C) Boiling Pt. (¬?C) Conducts as solid Conducts as liquid
A Colorless crystal -121 20.8 no no
B Colorless crystal 846 1505 no yes
C Silvery gray 1675 3260 yes yes
D Colorless crystal 1713 2590 no no

Solids |
Physical Properties
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Journal Articles: First 3 results.
Teaching Structure–Property Relationships: Investigating Molecular Structure and Boiling Point  Peter M. Murphy
The boiling points for 392 organic compounds are tabulated by carbon chain length and functional group to facilitate a wide range of inquiry-based activities that correlate the effects of chemical structure on physical properties.
Murphy, Peter M. J. Chem. Educ. 2007, 84, 97.
Molecular Properties / Structure |
Physical Properties
A Developmental History of Polymer Mass Spectrometry  Matthew J. Vergne, Robert P. Lattimer, and David M. Hercules
This review provides a historical perspective of the development of polymer mass spectrometry, divided into three eras: the small molecule era (1950s and 1960s); the macromass era (1970s and 1980s); and the modern era (the late 1980s to the present).
Vergne, Matthew J.; Lattimer, Robert P.; Hercules, David M. J. Chem. Educ. 2007, 84, 81.
Mass Spectrometry |
Materials Science |
Physical Properties |
Molecular Properties / Structure |
Instrumental Methods
An Engaging Illustration of the Physical Differences among Menthol Stereoisomers  Edward M. Treadwell and T. Howard Black
The differences and similarities in the physical behavior of enantiomers and diastereomers can easily be demonstrated using the commercial stereoisomers (-)-menthol, (+)-menthol, (+)-isomenthol, and (+)-neomenthol. Thin-layer chromatography and melting point determinations clearly show that diastereomers have different physical properties from enantiomers and each other, but that enantiomers have identical physical properties in achiral environments. By obtaining a mixed melting point and optical rotations the difference in enantiomers can be observed.
Treadwell, Edward M.; Black, T. Howard. J. Chem. Educ. 2005, 82, 1046.
Chirality / Optical Activity |
Stereochemistry |
Thin Layer Chromatography |
Diastereomers |
Enantiomers |
Physical Properties
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Density  Ed Vitz, John W. Moore
A section of ChemPrime, the Chemical Educations Digital Library's free General Chemistry textbook.
Physical Properties
Boiling and Freezing Points  Ed Vitz, John W. Moore
A section of ChemPrime, the Chemical Educations Digital Library's free General Chemistry textbook.
Physical Properties
Floating Squares (GCMP)  David M. Whisnant
Floating Squares: this is a resource in the collection "General Chemistry Multimedia Problems". In this problem we will coat a piece of notecard with graphite (from pencil lead). We then will float the piece in two beakers containing water and a second solvent. General Chemistry Multimedia Problems ask students questions about experiments they see presented using videos and images. The questions asked apply concepts from different parts of an introductory course, encouraging students to decompartmentalize the material.
Physical Properties
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