Holt, Rinehart and Winston
HC2 CH04
Modern Chemistry
Chapter 4: Arrangement of Electrons in Atoms
Welcome to Modern Chemistry. Chapter 4 describes light, electronic configuration, quantum theory, and emission spectra. Use the links below to find learning tools that will help you review the chapter and extend your study of atomic and electronic theory.
Review and Practice
Reading Skills: K-W-L
This worksheet will help you organize your thoughts before and after you read the chapter or an article.
Glossary: Chapter 4
Use this handy list of terms to help you understand the new vocabulary in this chapter.
Homework Help: Chapter 4 Study Guide
Select one of the sections listed below to review key skills and concepts from the chapter.
Section 1 || Section 2 || Section 3 || Mixed Review

Quiz Yourself: Arrangement of Electrons in Atoms
Click here to test your knowledge of atomic theory.
Teacher Notes

Enrichment and Extension
Online Research: SciLinks
Visit NSTA's SciLinks Web site, which links you to some of the most up-to-date science information on the Internet. When you get to the site, log in, and then enter a keyword for the topic you want to research. The topics and keywords for Chapter 4 are listed below.
TOPIC: Electromagnetic Spectrum
SciLinks CODE: HC2041

TOPIC: Photoelectric Effect
SciLinks CODE: HC2042

TOPIC: William Ramsay
SciLinks CODE: HC2043

Connection to Social Studies: Fireworks
What causes fireworks to produce different colors? Learn more here.
Integrating Physics: Atomic Fingerprints
Patterns of lines that are produced by gaseous elements whose light is passed through a prism can be used to identify these elements. Learn more here.
Integrating Space Science: Starlight, Star Heat
How can the color of a star help astronomers determine the starís temperature? Find the answer here.
Physics Link: Visible Light and the Atmosphere
Why is the sky blue? Click here to find an answer to this age-old question.
Career: Radiological Technician
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