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22.4: Entropy

Difficulty Level: At Grade Created by: CK-12

Student Behavioral Objectives

The student will:

  • define entropy.
  • calculate change in entropy from standard entropies of formation.
  • relate entropy to the tendency toward spontaneity.
  • describe the factors that affect the increase or decrease in disorder.

Timing, Standards, Activities

Timing and California Standards
Lesson Number of 60 min periods CA Standards
Entropy 1.0 None

Activities for Lesson 4

Laboratory Activities

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1. Entropy Worksheet

Extra Readings

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Answers for Entropy (L4) 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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