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Unit 2 Atomic Structure & Periodic Trends

Study Guide for Unit 2 is located here

How can we know information about something we cannot see?  To be discussed: atomic structure (protons, neutrons, and electrons) and atomic concepts (ions, isotopes, atomic number, mass number). In addition to nomenclature, writing formulas and names of ionic compounds. 

Labs/ Activities 

ACTIVITY
Mystery Tube
How do we know something that we cannot see?

ACTIVITY
Bright Line Spectrum 
How do we know something that we cannot reach?

DEMONSTRATION
Alkali Metal Reactivity  

LABORATORY
Size of Atoms
How big (or small) is actually an atom?

LABORATORY
All in the Family