Lesson Plan: Uses of Ammonia
This lesson plan includes the objectives, prerequisites, and exclusions of the lesson teaching students how to describe the uses of ammonia, balance reaction equations, and calculate the quantities of ammonia involved.
Students will be able to
- give molecular and structural formulas for ammonia,
- describe the physical properties of ammonia, including basicity and polarity,
- list uses for and applications of ammonia in society and industry,
- recall chemical equations for the reactions of ammonia with water, carbon dioxide, sodium hypochlorite, nitric acid, ethane, lithium, and oxygen,
- describe the potential hazards of working with ammonia.
Students should already be familiar with
- bond and molecular polarity,
- bond enthalpy.
Students will not cover
- reactions of the Haber process cycle.