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Series: Chemistry Fundamentals: Introduction to Reactions

About this Series

  • Lessons: 5
  • Total Time: 2h 27m
  • Use: Watch Online & Download
  • Access Period: Unlimited
  • Created At: 10/22/2009
  • Last Updated At: 07/20/2010

This five-lesson series covers reactions. After an introduction to reactions, in which equations for chemical reactions, the symbols used , and balancing equations are the focus, we'll turn our focus to the chemistry of dissolving and the proper way to designate the nature of substances in solution. Next, net and total ionic equations will be discussed at length along with the properties of acids and bases. Then, both metathetical (double replacement) reactions and single-replacement reactions will be defined in terms of the components involved. How to predict these reactions will also be discussed. Last, other types of reactions, including simple combination reactions, combustion, decomposition reactions, oxidation-reduction reactions, etc will be discussed (along with an explanation of how some of these may be predicted).

In addition to the included video lessons, with the purchase of this series, you will also get access to lesson-specific note guides that can be viewed and downloaded once this series is purchased. These lessons are part of a full course, Fundamentals of Chemistry that is available through the series listed above or in DVD format from the Chemistry Professor

About this Author

Sandra Etheridge
Sandra Etheridge
194 lessons

Sandra Y. Etheridge, Ph.D., is a Professor Emerita. She received her Ph.D. in Educational Leadership with emphasis in curriculum development in Chemistry from Florida State University in 1982, MAT in Teaching Chemistry from Duke University in 1963, and a BS in Chemistry at Limestone College in 1962. In addition to her education, she studied Nuclear Magnetic Resonance and InfraRed Spectroscopy at the University of West Florida.

Professional Experience:

1983-2009 Developed distance education video, etc. courses in chemistry.
1993-2003 Chair Division of Natural Sciences, Gulf Coast State College
1984-2003 Professor of Chemistry, Gulf Coast State College
1967-1983 Assistant Professor of...

Lessons Included

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great review!

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