Success Guide in Chemistry (school) by


Success Guide in Chemistry (school) by

This title delivers essential content for the General and Credit exam in a colourful, engaging format. Whilst a new topic is presented on each double page spread to make revision manageable, colour illustrations help improve recall. In addition to Quick Tests and Top Tips to focus study and hone exam preparation, Credit content is clearly marked to keep revision relevant. Teachers Find out more about our exciting new online school Success Guide Subscription Package for Standard Grade Chemistry! Contents Chemical reactions * Elements, compounds and mixtures * Identifying chemical reactions * Rates of reaction Atoms and covalent bonding * Classifying elements * Some families in the periodic table * Group 0: the noble gases * Atomic structure * Electron arrangement * Covalent bonding Formulae and equations * Chemical formulae * Chemical formulae using valency * Chemical equations * More formulae and equations Ionic bonding and ionic formulae * Ionic bonding * Structures of ionic and covalent compounds * More about ionic compounds * Ionic compounds: colours and formulae Hydrocarbons and fuels * Fuels * Fossil fuels * Crude oil * Combustion of hydrocarbons * Alkanes * Alkenes * More about cracking * Addition reactions * Cycloalkanes and isomers Acids, alkalis and salts * Acids and alkalis * Reactions of acids * Neutralisation * Preparation of salts Making electricity: electrochemical cells * Electricity from chemicals * Using the electrochemical series * Oxidation, reduction and displacement Metals and corrosion * Metals * More about metals * Reactivity of metals * Other reactions of metals * Corrosion in more detail * Extraction of metals Plastics and synthetic fibres * Introducing plastics and synthetic fibres * Making plastics Making fertilisers * Fertilisers * Ammonia and the Haber process * Nitric acid and the Ostwald process Carbohydrates to alcohol * Carbohydrates * Photosynthesis and respiration * Breaking down carbohydrates * Fermentation Calculations Types of reactions

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15th October 2004



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