Reading: CHP 2 Periodic Properties of Atoms: 2.2.3-2.3.3
Lecture Movie

PreAssignment: PreQuiz

Learning Outcomes:

  • Know general periodic trends
  • Identify and discuss some exceptions to the general periodic trends and electron configurations for atoms and ions
  • Be able to use Slater's rules as a tool to predict ground state electron configurations
  • Be able to use radial probability functions as an aid in discussing Slater's rules and periodic trends


Group Activity - Periodic Properties

Problem Set (4th Ed): 2.19, 2.23ac, 2.24, 2.25, 2.27, 2.32, 2.33, 2.39 (solutions)
Problem Set (5th Ed):: 2.22, 2.27ac, 2.28, 2.29, 2.31, 2.38, 2.39, 2.45 (solutions)

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