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Unit 1 Learning Outcomes

  1. 1. Unit 1 Introducing Chemistry
  2. 2. 1.1 Chemical Changes <ul><li>What is a chemical reaction ? </li></ul><ul><li>What is a precipitate ? </li></ul><ul><li>What is effervescence ? </li></ul><ul><li>What is exothermic/endothermic? </li></ul><ul><li>What are 5 ways of telling a chemical reaction has occurred? </li></ul><ul><li>What are atoms and an element in terms of atoms? </li></ul>
  3. 3. 1.1 Chemical Changes <ul><li>How are capital and small letters used in writing symbols? </li></ul><ul><li>Why do some elements have strange symbols? E.g. Copper is Cu, silver is Ag. </li></ul><ul><li>What is an element ? </li></ul><ul><li>What is a period and a group in the periodic table? </li></ul>
  4. 4. 1.2 Reaction rates <ul><li>What is the units of temperature? </li></ul><ul><li>How does changing the following effect the speed of a chemical reaction? </li></ul><ul><li>1. Temperature </li></ul><ul><li>2. Concentration </li></ul><ul><li>3. Particle Size </li></ul>
  5. 5. 1.2 Reaction rates <ul><li>What is M a measure of when using solutions? </li></ul><ul><li>What is a compound ? (in terms of elements and atoms ) </li></ul><ul><li>What is the ‘ ide ’ rule when naming compounds? </li></ul><ul><li>What is a mixture ? </li></ul>
  6. 6. 1.3 Dissolving Compounds <ul><li>What is the meaning of: </li></ul><ul><li>1. Soluble </li></ul><ul><li>2. Insoluble </li></ul><ul><li>3. Solution </li></ul><ul><li>How can a data book be used to determine if a substance is soluble? </li></ul><ul><li>What is a molecule ? </li></ul>
  7. 7. 1.3 Valency <ul><li>What is the valency of an atom? </li></ul><ul><li>How are valency cards used? </li></ul><ul><li>What is the maximum valency normally allowed for atoms? </li></ul>
  8. 8. 1.4 Separating Methods <ul><li>What are the following methods of separation used to separate: </li></ul><ul><li>1. Filtration </li></ul><ul><li>2. Distillation </li></ul><ul><li>3. Flotation </li></ul><ul><li>What is the meaning of the following: </li></ul><ul><li>1. Filtrate </li></ul><ul><li>2. Residue </li></ul><ul><li>3. Distillate </li></ul>
  9. 9. 1.4 Separating Methods <ul><li>What is a formula? </li></ul><ul><li>How are formulae written? </li></ul><ul><li>How can the valency of an element be determined? </li></ul><ul><li>How are valency pictures drawn and used to determine formulae? </li></ul>
  10. 10. 1.5 Testing Properties <ul><li>What are the properties of a substance? </li></ul><ul><li>How are the following tests carried out on a gas: </li></ul><ul><li>1. Burning splint test </li></ul><ul><li>2. Glowing splint test </li></ul><ul><li>3. Limewater test </li></ul>
  11. 11. 1.5 Testing Properties <ul><li>What is the test for carbon dioxide and describe its properties ? </li></ul><ul><li>What does the word state mean in Chemistry? </li></ul><ul><li>How are flame tests carried out? </li></ul><ul><li>How can a data book be used to find flame colours? </li></ul>
  12. 12. 1.5 Chemical Code <ul><li>What is the ‘ ate ’ rule for compounds? </li></ul><ul><li>How can the Periodic Table be used to draw the valency picture for compounds? </li></ul><ul><li>When and how are brackets used in a formula? </li></ul><ul><li>How would the valency of a group ion be determined? </li></ul>
  13. 13. 1.7 Roman Numbers <ul><li>In a compound’s name, what do Roman Numbers tell you? </li></ul><ul><li>Why are Roman numbers sometimes required? </li></ul><ul><li>What are prefixes? </li></ul><ul><li>What do they tell you about a compound? </li></ul>
  14. 14. 1.8 Researching Names <ul><li>What are the chemical names of some substances: </li></ul><ul><li>1. Marble </li></ul><ul><li>2. Chalk </li></ul><ul><li>3. Magnesia </li></ul><ul><li>4. Common salt </li></ul><ul><li>5. Epsom salt </li></ul>