Kinetics is the study of how fast a reaction takes to occur. This is probably not all that intuitive at the moment.  The reactions that you see are usually quick and seemingly instantaneous.   That is because a household product that takes days or months (or longer) to occur wouldn't be of all that much use.  Also, in your science classes, it wouldn't be feasible to have a reaction that takes 4 hours to occur so we can study it (those pesky other classes keep getting in the way).  

Not all reactions happen as straight forward as they might appear, with reactants suddenly appearing as products.  They go through steps and even then, not all reactions follow the same rules - mathematical treatment.

If you like puzzles, you should enjoy Kinetics.


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KA - Khan Academy.  This is an online series of tutorials and guides to help with AP Chemistry Topics. Khan Academy is an initiative to give students tutorials in Chemistry and other disciplines.  These and items from Bozeman Chemistry will be used in class.

BZ - Bozeman Chemistry.   This is similar to Khan Academy but covers some different topics.  Most of the videos have supplementals at the bottom of each pate such as PowerPoints etc.

IT - IsaacsTeach Videos.  This is also similar to Khan Academy videos, but with a little clearer presentation.

TT - Teacher Tools.  Teacher Tools is a set of reference materials, worksheets, and self-quizzes to assist in practice.

Q - Quizlet. This will be a link to a Quizlet on the topic.

Animation - A short clip usually under two minutes long.

PPT - This is an abbreviation for PowerPoint.  Some are originals and others are from other sources.

Podcasts - Podcasts are audio lectures on a topic. Practically all of them on this page are going to be original so it is a good way to reinforce a lecture.


Chapter 12:  Kinetics

General Information & Reference

 Kinetics Syllabus 
 Vocabulary Words - Kinetics
 
 JS Reference Notes : Rate Law Reminders # 1
 JS Reference Notes: Rate Law Reminders # 2
 JS Reference Notes: Rate Law Reminders # 3
 JS Reference Notes:  Kinetics
 Kinetics Unit Notes
 TT Reference Notes: Rate of Reaction
 TT Reference Notes: Rate Laws
 TT Reference Notes: Reaction Mechanisms
 TT Reference Notes: Collision Theory
 
 Article - Factors Affecting a Reaction
 
 IB - Kinetics
 


PowerPoints & Podcasts & Quizlets

 PPT Kinetics PowerPoint # 1
 
 Quizlet Kinetics Vocabulary
 Quizlet Kinetics General Questions
 

Worksheets & Activities

 JS Worksheet: Kinetics # 1
 JS Worksheet: Kinetics # 2
 JS Worksheet: Kinetics # 3
 JS Worksheet: Kinetics # 4
 JS Worksheet: Kinetics # 5

 TT Worksheet Packet
 JS Worksheet - Reaction Rate Data
 JS Worksheet - Maxwell - Boltzmann Diagram
 
 JS Mechanism Activity
 


Tutorials - IsaacsTeach and Miscellaneous

 IT    Tutorial: Rate of RXN and Rate Laws
 IT    Tutorial: Collision Theory
 IT    Tutorial: RXN Mechanisms
 IT    Tutorial: Factors that affect RXN rate
 Misc.    Tutorial: Half life of a 2nd order RXN
 Misc.    Tutorial: Half life of a 1st order RXN
 Misc.    Tutorial: Half life of a zero order RXN
 
 
 
 
 


Tutorials - Khan Academy

 Khan    Tutorial:  Intro. to Kinetics
 Khan    Tutorial:  Half Life and Carbon Dating
 Khan    Tutorial:  Intro. to Exponential Decay
 Khan    Tutorial: More Exponential Decay Problems
 Khan    Tutorial: Rate Constant from Half Life Data
 Khan    Tutorial:  Finding Units for the Rate Constant
 
 
 
 
 
 

Tutorials - Bozeman Science


 Bozeman      Tutorial: The Rate of Reactions
 Bozeman      Tutorial: The Rate Law
 Bozeman      Tutorial: The Rate Constant
 Bozeman      Tutorial: Elementary Reactions
 Bozeman      Tutorial: Activation Energy
 Bozeman      Tutorial: The Reaction Path
 Bozeman      Tutorial: Multistep Reactions
 Bozeman      Tutorial: The Rate Liimiting Step
 Bozeman      Tutorial: Reactions Intermediates
 Bozeman      Tutorial: Catalysts
 Bozeman      Tutorial: Catalyst Classes
 Bozeman      Tutorial: Reversible Reactions
 Bozeman      Tutorial: Kinetic Reaction Control
 
 

IB Tutorials - Richard Thornley

 IB Kinetics # 1 - Collision Theory
 IB Kinetics # 2 - Rate of Reaction
 IB Kinetics # 3 - Simple Kinetic Theory
 IB Kinetics # 4 - Analyze Data from Rate Experiments
 IB Kinetics # 5 - Experimental Procedures for Rates
 IB Kinetics # 6 - Define Activation Energy
 IB Kinetics # 7 - Collision Theory Predictions
 IB Kinetics # 8 - Effects of a Catalyst
 IB Kinetics # 9 - Maxwell - Boltzmann Graphs
 IB Kinetics # 10 - Boltzmann Distributions
 IB Kinetics # 11 - Rate Constant and Orders
 IB Kinetics # 12 - Rate Expressions from Data
 IB Kinetics # 13 - Solving Rate Problems
 IB Kinetics # 14 - Overview of the Different Rate Orders
 IB Kinetics # 15 - Mechanism / Rate Determining Step  PT 1
 IB Kinetics # 16 - Mechanism / Rate Determining Step  PT 2
 IB Kinetics # 17 - Rate Constant & Temperature     QUALITATIVE 
 IB Kinetics # 18 - Arrhenius Equation to Find Ea
 IB Kinetics # 19 - Arrhenius Equation
 IB Kinetics # 20 - Energy Diagrams and Mechanisms
 
 
 
 






Animations

 Animation:  Reactions and Rates
 Animation:  Beer's Law
 Animation: Reversible Reactions
 Animation:  Collision Theory
 Animation: Kinetics Overview     Crash Course Chemistry
 Animation: How Surface Area Affects Rate
 
 
 
 
 
 

 Catalysts at Work:  Elephant Toothpaste
 
 In-class Practice   August 25
 In-class Practice KEY