Intro to Chemistry, Basic Concepts – Periodic Table, Elements, Metric System & Unit Conversion

This online chemistry video tutorial provides a basic overview / introduction of common concepts taught in high school regular, honors, and ap chemistry as well as college general chemistry. This video contains plenty of notes, examples, equations / formulas and practice problems.

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Here is a list of topics:
1. Periodic Table of Elements – Groups and Periods
2. Alkali Metals – Li, Na, K, Rb, Cs, Fr – Reactivity with water
3. Alkaline Earth Metals – 2 Valence Electrons
3. Transition Metals vs Inner Transition Metals – Lanthanides & Actinides
4. Valence Electrons, Core Electrons, and Ion Charges
5. Chalcogens, Halogens, Noble Gases, Representative Elements
6. Metals, Nonmetals, and Metalloids – Electronegativity vs Electropositive Elements
7. Properties of Metals – Electrical Conductivity, Heat, Malleable, and Ductile
8. Allotropes of Carbon – Graphite and Diamond
9. Diatomic Molecules – H2, N2, O2, F2, Cl2, Br2, and I2
10. Cations vs Anions – Positive and Negatively Charged Ions
11. Ionic Bonding vs Covalent Bonds – Polar and Nonpolar
12. Transfer vs Sharing of Electrons
13. Electrostatic Force vs Strong Nuclear Force
14. Atomic Structure and the Nucleus of the atom
15. Subatomic Particles – Protons, Neutrons, and Electrons
16. Mass Number, Atomic Number, Average Atomic Mass of Isotopes, and Relative Percent Abundance Calculation
17. Atoms, Molecules, Ionic, Covalent & Molecular Compounds
18. Pure Substances vs Heterogeneous and Homogeneous Mixtures
19. Unit Conversion – Dimensional Analysis – feet, meters, yards, miles, kilometers, inches, centimeters – Metric System Conversion Chart – pico, nano, mega, kilo, tera, giga, milli, micro, centi, deci.
20. Density Conversion Problems – Water Displacement
21. Properties of Elements Quiz
22. Noble precious metals, liquid metal, physical states of matter
23. Significant Figures – Rules – Addition, Subtraction, Multiplication, Division, Counting and Rounding
24. Writing Formulas for Ionic Compounds With Transition Metals and Polyatomic Ions
25. Nomenclature For Molecular / Covalent Compounds – Prefixes – Mono, Di, Tri, Tetra, Penta, Hexa, Hepta, Octa, Nona, and Deca
26. Naming Binary Acid Compounds – Acid Nomenclature and Writing Formulas – ate, ite, ide, ic, ous, and hydro
27. Balancing Chemical Equations
28. Single Replacement Reactions – Oxidation and Reduction
29. Combination and Decomposition Reactions
30. Balancing Combustion Reactions
31. Identifying the Oxidizing and Reducing agents
32. Calculating the Oxidation state / number of an element
33. Double Replacement Reactions
34. Acid Base Neutralization Reactions and Net Ionic Equations
35. Precipitation Reactions, Spectator Ions, and Total Ionic Equation
36. Activity Series For Single Displacement Reactions
37. Predicting the Products of Chemical Reactions
38. Solubility Rules for Double Replacement Reactions
39. Grams to Moles to Atoms to Molecules Stoichiometry / Conversion
40. Molar Mass Calculations – Atomic Mass and Formula Weight
41. Mass Percent of Element in a Compound Formula / Equation


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