Elements and Compounds

Big idea:
Elements consist of one type of atom, and compounds consist of atoms of different elements chemically combined.

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    Grade 7
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    48 weeks
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This engaging course offers a comprehensive exploration of matter, its states, composition, and the principles of chemical reactions. Students will gain a solid understanding of the particle theory, atoms, elements, compounds, and the periodic table. They will delve into the properties of pure substances, the classification of elements as metals, nonmetals, and metalloids, and the concepts of chemical reactions and energy changes.

The course begins by introducing the states of matter and the particle theory, enabling students to understand the behavior and characteristics of solids, liquids, and gases. They will explore the structure of atoms and subatomic particles, gaining insights into the atomic number and atomic mass. The course covers the elements of the periodic table, their symbols, and their organization based on their properties.

Next, students will delve into compounds and molecules, understanding how elements combine to form different substances. They will explore chemical formulas and gain an understanding of the composition of compounds and the role of molecules in chemical reactions.

Furthermore, the course delves into the distinction between pure substances and mixtures. Students will examine the physical and chemical properties of pure substances, enabling them to differentiate between the two types of properties. The course also introduces the classification of elements as metals, nonmetals, and metalloids, based on their properties and behaviors.

Additionally, students will explore chemical reactions, understanding the process of substances transforming into new substances with different properties. They will gain insights into endothermic and exothermic reactions, comprehending the energy changes that occur during chemical reactions.

By the conclusion of this course, students will have developed a comprehensive understanding of matter and chemical reactions. They will appreciate the particle nature of matter, the composition of atoms and elements, and the arrangement of elements in the periodic table. Students will also gain insights into compounds, molecules, and the properties of pure substances. They will understand the classification of elements as metals, nonmetals, and metalloids. Additionally, they will explore the fascinating world of chemical reactions and energy changes. This knowledge will serve as a solid foundation for further studies or careers in chemistry, material science, or related fields.

What's included?

  • 10 Lessons
  • 10 Online Classes
  • Goal Setting Exercise
  • 9 Sets of Slides with notes & activities
  • 9 Exit Tickets - Formative Assessments
  • 60+ Learning Resources
  • 1 Quiz - Summative Assessment 
  • 1 Self- Assessment
  • 1 Certificate


    • States of matter
    • Particle theory 
    • Atoms and subatomic particles
    • Atomic number and atomic mass
    • Elements of the periodic table
    • Symbols 
    • Compounds 
    • Molecules
    • Chemical formulas
    • Pure substances and mixtures
    • Properties of pure substances: physical and chemical properties
    • Metals, nonmetals and metalloids
    • Chemical reactions
    • Endothermic and exothermic reactions

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