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Atomic Structure and Periodic Table [HD]

- Bohr Electron Structures - Isotopes - Energy Levels and Orbitals - Atomic Structure - The Periodic Table - Ionisiation Energy
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Bonding, Formulae & Shapes of Molecules [HD]

- Ionic and Covalent Bonds - Sigma and Pi Bonds - Properties of Compounds (demonstrated) - Electronegativity and Hydrogen Bonding - Abnormal Properties of Water - Types of Intermolecular Force - VSEPR Theory and Shapes of Molecules
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(48 min)
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Fuels & Thermochemistry [HD]

- Heats of Combustion - Neutralisation and its Measurement - Hess's Law Calculatiions - Oil Refining and its Products (petrol and octane numbers) - Kilogram Calorific Values
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Industrial and Athmospheric Chemistry [HD]

- Industrial Manufacture of Ammonia, Nitric Acid and Magnesium - Manufacture and Uses of Oxygen, Nitrogen and Carbon Dioxide - The Ozone Layer and the Formation and Destruction of Ozone - The Greenhouse Effect, Global Warming and Possible Consequences
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Ionic Equilibria [HD]

- Ionic Product of Water and How it Gives The pH Scale - pH Calculations of Strong/Weak Acids and Bases - How pH values are Measured - How Indicators Work - Why Specific Indicators are Needed for Different Titrations
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Materials and Extraction of Metals [HD]

- Determination of Crystal Structure - The Braggs and D. Hodgkin - Plastics and Polymers - The Five Types of Polymer on the Syllabus - Corrosion and Its Prevention - Electrolysis Definitions and Applications - The Electrochemical Series - Electrolysis - Extraction of Sodium - Aluminium and Iron From Their Ores - Transition Elements and D-Block Elements
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Molecular Equilibria [HD]

- Terminology of the Topic - Le Chatelier’s Principle, Explanation - Examples and the Mandatory demonstrations - Predictions using Le Chatelier - Equilibrium Constant Expressions - How to write equilibrium constant expressions - Solving Equilibrium Problems
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(30 min)
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Moles & Stoichiometry [HD]

- Basic definitions Ar and Mr, Isotopes - Calculation of Ar from % Abundance. - Moles & Avogadro and Examples of Calculations - Gay Lussac and Molar Volume with Examples of Calculations - Contains Worked Calculations Involving % Element in a Compound - Empirical Formulae and Reacting Masses, All Explained Step by Step
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(27 min)
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Organic Chemistry I - Hydrocarbons

- Definitions - Nomenclature - Properties and Reactions of Alkenes - Alkenes and Alkynes - Aromatic Compounds - Preparation of Ethene and Ethyne - Demonstrated Reaction Mechanisms
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Organic Chemistry II - Oxygen-containing Organic Compounds [HD]

- Preparation (mandatory experiment), - Properties of and tests for ethanal, ketones - Reactions of Organic Acids - Esters
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Rates of Reaction & Catalysis [HD]

- Introduction to, and Explanation of Reaction rate - Factors Affecting Rates with Demonstrations - The Thiosulfate Experiments and Rate Graphs - Catalysis, with Demonstrations and Explanations - Homogeneous and Heterogeneous Catalyses and Their Mechanisms - Activation Energy and Reaction Profile Diagrams - Solving exam Questions
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(38 min)
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Volumetric Analysis and Titrations

- Demonstration of All the Mandatory Experiments (prepare standard 0.5 M sodium carbonate solution). - Standardise a Solution of Hydrochloric Acid - Determine the Concentration of Ethanoic Acid in Vinegar - Determine Water of Crystallisation in Washing Soda Crystals - Potassium Permanganate Solution - Determine the Amount of Iron in An Iron Tablet - Standardise Sodium Thiosulfate Solution - Determine the Percentage of NaClO in Bleach
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Water [HD]

- All Relevant Definitions Are Covered - Formation and Reactions of Hard Water - Removal of Hardness - Domestic Water Treatment (illustrated) - Sewage Treatment (illustrated) - Water Analysis (suspended solids, dissolved solids, hardness, dissolved oxygen)
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