Chapter 16 Checklist for the Atoms-First Version of
An Introduction to Chemistry by Mark Bishop

   

 Read the Review Skills section. If there is any skill mentioned that you have not yet mastered, review the material on that topic before reading the present chapter.

 Read the chapter quickly before the lecture that describes it.

 Attend class meetings, take notes, and participate in class discussions.

 Work the Chapter Exercises, perhaps using the Chapter Examples as guides.

 Study the Chapter Glossary.

 Study all of the Chapter 16 Objectives. You might want to write a description of how you will meet each objective. 

 For the types of radioactive decay, know the symbols, changes in the numbers of protons and neutrons, and changes in the atomic number and mass number described in Table 16.2.

 To get a review of the most important topics in the chapter, fill in the blanks in the Key Ideas section.

 Work all of the selected problems at the end of the chapter, and check your answers with the solutions provided in this chapter of the study guide.

 Ask for help if you need it.