• Chapter 9 – The Kinetic Model of Matter

     

    When students have completed this lesson they will find out:

    • How to describe matter in three states (solid, liquid and gas)
    • How to describe changes of state
    • How the kinetic model can be used to explain changes of state and the behavior of gases
    • How the kinetic model can be explained in terms of the forces between particles
    • How to calculate changes in pressure and volume of a gas
     
    Chapter 10 – Thermal Properties of Matter
     
    When students have completed this lesson they will find out: 
    • How to measure temperature and how thermometers work
    • How thermometers are designed
    • About the thermal expansion of solids, liquids and gases
    • About some uses and consequences of thermal expansion
    • How energy supplied is related to increase in temperature when a body is heated
    • How to measure specific heat capacity
     
    Chapter 11 – Thermal (Heat) Energy Transfers
     
    When students have completed this lesson they will find out: 
    • How to demonstrate conduction, convection and radiation
    • How to explain conduction
    • How to explain convection and radiation
    • The differences between good and bad emitters of radiation
    • About applications and consequences of thermal (heat) energy transfers