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8 Assessment Questions
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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 : Superconductors (4 Variations)
Which of the following statements is NOT an accurate description of superconducting materials?
Solids |
Superconductivity
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Molecular Structures: 3 results
White Phosphorus P4

3D Structure

Link to PubChem

Solids |
Covalent Bonding |
Main-Group Elements

Sulfur S8

3D Structure

Link to PubChem

Solids |
Covalent Bonding |
Main-Group Elements

Bromine Br2

3D Structure

Link to PubChem

VSEPR Theory |
Liquids |
Main-Group Elements |
Nonmetals |
Periodicity / Periodic Table

Journal Articles: First 3 results.
Pedagogies:
Exploring Solid-State Structure and Physical Properties: A Molecular and Crystal Model Exercise  Thomas H. Bindel
This laboratory allows students to examine relationships among the microscopicmacroscopicsymbolic levels using crystalline mineral samples and corresponding crystal models. The exercise also reinforces Lewis dot structures, VSEPR theory, and the identification of molecular and coordination geometries.
Bindel, Thomas H. J. Chem. Educ. 2008, 85, 822.
Crystals / Crystallography |
Molecular Properties / Structure |
Molecular Modeling |
Solids |
VSEPR Theory |
Lewis Structures |
Physical Properties
Determination of the Formula of a Hydrate: A Greener Alternative  Marc A. Klingshirn, Allison F. Wyatt, Robert M. Hanson, and Gary O. Spessard
This article describes how the principles of green chemistry were applied to a first-semester, general chemistry courses, specifically in relation to the determination of the formula of a copper hydrate salt that changes color when dehydrated and is easily rehydrated with steam.
Klingshirn, Marc A.; Wyatt, Allison F.; Hanson, Robert M.; Spessard, Gary O. J. Chem. Educ. 2008, 85, 819.
Gravimetric Analysis |
Green Chemistry |
Solids |
Stoichiometry
Use of the Primitive Unit Cell in Understanding Subtle Features of the Cubic Close-Packed Structure  John A. Hawkins, Linda M. Soper, Jeffrey L. Rittenhouse, and Robert C. Rittenhouse
Examines the pedagogical advantages in presenting the primitive rhombohedral unit cell as a means of helping students to gain greater insight into the nature of the cubic close-packed structure.
Hawkins, John A.; Soper, Linda M.; Rittenhouse, Jeffrey L.; Rittenhouse, Robert C. J. Chem. Educ. 2008, 85, 90.
Crystals / Crystallography |
Metals |
Solids
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Other Resources: First 3 results
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
Close Packing of Layers of Spheres  William F. Coleman
An animation of the close packing of layers of spheres. In this version, clicking on text links adds the second and third layers, with two options for the third layer. After both ways of adding the third layer have been explored the user has an option to go to a second version that has no text but rather allows the user to drag the layers over one another.
Crystals / Crystallography |
Molecular Properties / Structure |
Solids |
Enrichment / Review Materials
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
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