WEEK 4 – General Chemistry II

WEEK 4 – General Chemistry II

Respond to the following in a minimum of 230 words in APA format. 

No reference is needed. 

Choose two (2) terms from the list, and answer the following questions for each term:

This week, consider the following terms:

  • Acidic
  • Basic
  • Buffer
  • Neutral
  • Oxyacid
  • pH

What familiarity and prior knowledge do you have about the term?

What does the term mean in everyday language to everyday people? Use examples to help describe your thoughts. How do people use the word?

What does the term mean in technical language to chemists?

How is the term related to the course student learning outcome: Explain the laws of thermodynamics?

What are the similarities and differences between the everyday and technical meanings and uses of the term?

What impact might the similarities and differences have on your learning of chemistry concepts in this course?