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22.3: Spontaneous Processes

Difficulty Level: At Grade Created by: CK-12
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Student Behavioral Objectives

The student will:

  • define a spontaneous and non-spontaneous reaction.
  • identify processes as either spontaneous or non-spontaneous.
  • describe how endothermic and exothermic reactions can be spontaneous or non-spontaneous.
  • explain the lack of correlation between spontaneity and speed of reaction.

Timing, Standards, Activities

Timing and California Standards
Lesson Number of 60 min periods CA Standards
Spontaneous Processes 1.0 7b

Activities for Lesson 3

Laboratory Activities

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Extra Readings

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Answers for Spontaneous Processes (L3) Review Questions

  • Sample answers to these questions are available upon request. Please send an email to teachers-requests@ck12.org to request sample answers.

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