CHM 1010 NAME_____________________________ FALL 2010

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CHM 1010
FALL 2010
GAGE
NAME_____________________________
DUE DATE:
Monday, November 15
PROJECT: PROPERTIES OF AN ELEMENT
You will write a report on the element you selected and have listed below. For this element,
you will provide information listed on the attached page plus additional information specified
below in written form. The entire report must be submitted electronically as a
Microsoft Word ATTACHMENT to an e-mail. The file name must have the following
format:
element name_your last name.doc (or docx)
Send the document from your Owl Mail address ONLY to [email protected] The subject line
must contain the element name. The file must be received by 9 PM on November 15 but
you may certainly submit the report earlier. No project will be accepted late for any
reason! The graded results will be returned electronically to the same e-mail address the
report was sent from.
Element __________________________________
The project must contain in the order listed:
1)
Cover sheet with element name or formula and your name
2)
This page
3)
All the data listed in the table on the attached page, in the table with proper units
You may use any sources (books, periodicals, Internet sites) you wish to
collect the data but these sources must be properly cited and the
references available in a bibliography (see #5). Each piece of data in the
table must have the source number in parentheses that indicates its citation
number.
This table must be typed with all formulas in proper format
(subscripts/superscripts). A blank project page/table file is available at:
http://academic.pgcc.edu/~bgage/ElementProject094.doc
A brief sample page is available at:
http://academic.pgcc.edu/~bgage/Sample_Refern_Project.doc
4)
Narrative description of the uses, importance, biological significance (if any)
historical information, and any additional interesting information for the element
This should be written in paragraph format with proper grammar and
spelling. Outlines or lists will not be given credit. Information must be
properly cited. Plagiarism will result in a zero grade for this project with
no chance to earn the lost points through other means.
5)
List of references or a bibliography, properly cited
Go to the following web site for required formatting:
http://academic.pgcc.edu/~bgage/citations.htm
Property
Atomic symbol
Additional name(s)
atomic composition
(most stable isotope)
Additional isotopes
with nuclear
composition and natural
abundances (by %)
Molar mass
State of matter at
room temperature
Color and texture
Melting point from two
different sources
Boiling point from two
different sources
Density from two
different sources
Classification on the
periodic table
Electron configuration
(full and noble gas
configurations)
Atomic radius from
different two sources
First ionization energy
from two different
sources
Common ions
(if appropriate)
Names and formulas of
three compounds
containing the element
Two other properties
not listed above
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