Chemistry Objectives (Calorimetry)
Students know that food is the body’s source of energy.
Students recognize that energy is stored in the bonds of food
Students recognize that specific heat capacity is a physical property of a compound.
Students list the number of Calories in protein, fat and carbohydrates.
Students convert between Joules and calories.
Students distinguish between an Endothermic and Exothermic
Students solve for the amount of heat produced by burning a food.
Students use a calculated specific heat capacity to identify a
Students compare the specific heat capacities of different compounds.
Students defend statements of endo/exothermic character of a
reaction using calculations.