Chemistry   75 days revision plan  2 hours a day
 
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Exercises
Day 1
Experimental Chemistry
 
1.1 Experimental design
1.2 Methods of purification and analysis
 
Day 2 1.3 Identification of ions and gases  
Day 3
The Particulate Nature of Matter
 
2.1 Kinetic particle theory
2.2 Atomic structure
2.3 Structure and properties of materials
 
Day 4 2.4 Ionic bonding
2.5 Covalent bonding
2.6 Metallic bonding
 
Day 5
Formulae, Stoichiometry and the Mole Concept
 
symbols of the elements and formulae of the compounds
formulae of simple compounds
formulae of ionic compounds
chemical equations with state symbols
construct chemical equations, with state symbols, including ionic equations
 
Day 6 relative atomic mass, Ar
relative molecular mass, Mr,
calculate relative molecular mass (and relative formula mass) as the sum of relative atomic masses
percentage mass of an element in a compound
 
Day 7 empirical and molecular formulae
calculate stoichiometric reacting masses and volumes of gases
solution concentration (in mol/dm3 or g/dm3)
calculate % yield and % purity
 
Day 8
Electrolysis
 
electrolysis as the conduction of electricity by an ionic compound
electrolysis as evidence for the existence of ions
electrolysis of molten sodium chloride
predict the likely products of the electrolysis of a molten binary compound
selective discharge
 
Day 9 predict the likely products of the electrolysis of an aqueous electrolyte
ionic equations
electrolysis of purified aluminium oxide
 
Day 10 electrolysis of aqueous copper(II) sulphate with copper electrodes as a means of purifying copper
electroplating of metals
production of electrical energy from simple cells
 
Day 11
Energy from Chemicals
 
enthalpy change in terms of exothermic (ΔH negative) and endothermic (ΔH positive) reactions
energy changes by energy profile diagrams
bond breaking as an endothermic process and bond making as an exothermic process
 
Day 12 enthalpy changes in terms of the energy changes associated with the breaking and making of covalent bonds
combustion of fuels
hydrogen, derived from water or hydrocarbons, as a potential fuel
 
Day 13 natural gas, mainly methane, and petroleum as sources of energy
petroleum as a mixture of hydrocarbons and its separation into useful fractions by fractional distillation
(i) petrol (gasoline) as a fuel in cars
(ii) naphtha as feedstock for the chemical industry
(iii) paraffin (kerosene) as a fuel for heating and cooking and for aircraft engines
(iv) diesel as a fuel for diesel engines
(v) lubricating oils as lubricants and as a sources of polishes and waxes
(vi) bitumen for making road surfaces
 
Day 14
Chemical Reactions
 
6.1 Speed of reaction
 
Day 15 6.2 Redox  
Day 16 6.2 Redox  
Day 17
The Chemistry and Uses of Acids, Bases and Salts
 
7.1 The characteristic properties of acids and bases
7.2 Preparation of salts
 
Day 18 7.3 Properties and uses of ammonia  
Day 19 7.4 Sulphuric acid  
Day 20
The Periodic Table
 
8.1 Periodic trends
8.2 Group properties
 
Day 21 8.3 Transition elements  
Day 22
Metals
 
9.1 Properties of metals
9.2 Reactivity series
 
Day 23 9.3 Extraction of metals  
Day 24 9.4 Iron
9.5 Aluminium
 
Day 25
Atmosphere and Environment
 
10.1 Air
10.2 Water
 
Day 26
Organic Chemistry
 
11.1 Alkanes
11.2 Akenes
 
Day 27 11.3 Alcohols
11.4 Carboxylic acids
 
Day 28 11.5 Macromolecules  
Day 29 Test 1 (must pass) Test 2 (must pass)  
Day 30 Test 3 (should pass) Test 4 (good to pass)  
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