I Can Statements For UNIT 2


    Chapter 4

    • I can explain how the atomic theory has changed as scientists have discovered new information about the atom.

    • I can describe some of the experiments that led to the current atomic model.

    • I can calculate the particles of an element’s atoms (protons, neutrons, and electrons) using a periodic table.

    • I can describe the mass, location, and charge of atom particles (protons, neutrons, and electrons).

    • I can calculate the average atomic mass of an element.


      Chapter 5

    • I can describe how elements are arranged on the periodic table.

    • I can predict the properties of unknown elements by using the patterns that exist on the periodic table.

    • I can explain why elements in the same group share similar properties.

    • I can describe the patterns on the periodic table and explain why they occur.


      Chapter 6

    • I can describe chemical bonding.

    • I can identify the number of valence electrons in an atom.

    • I can predict what type of bond elements are likely to form.

    • I can describe the properties associated with ionic, covalent, and metallic bonds.

    • I can diagram how ionic and covalent bonds form.


      Chapter 7

    • I can identify clues that a chemical reaction is taking place.

    • I can interpret chemical formulas.

    • I can identify the parts (coefficients, subscripts, products, reactants, and yields) of a chemical equation.

    • I can balance and recognize balanced chemical equations.

    • I can compare and contrast endothermic and exothermic reactions.

    • I can describe the factors that affect a chemical reaction.