Oxford International AQA Examinations: International GCSE Chemistry
$31.88

Oxford International AQA Examinations: International GCSE Chemistry

By Lawrie Ryan, Patrick Fullick
US$ 31.88
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Book Description

The only textbook that completely covers the Oxford AQA International GCSE Chemistry specification (9202), for first teaching in September 2016.

Written by experienced authors, the enquiry-based, international approach ensures a thorough understanding of the underlying principles of chemistry and provides exam-focused practice to build assessment confidence. It fully covers the 5 required practicals in the specification, enabling your students to build the investigative and experimental skills required for assessment. This textbook helps students to develop the scientific, mathematical and practical skills and knowledge needed for the
Oxford AQA International GCSE Chemistry exams and provides an excellent grounding for further study at A Level.

Table of Contents
  • Front Cover
  • Title Page
  • Chemistry Contents
  • How to use this book
  • Practical skills
  • Chapter 1 Atomic structure
    • 1.1 States of matter
    • 1.2 Evidence for particles
    • 1.3 History of the atom
    • 1.4 Atoms
    • 1.5 Atomic structure
    • 1.6 The arrangement of electrons in atoms
    • 1.7 Atoms and isotopes
    • Chapter summary questions
    • Practice questions
  • Chapter 2 Structure and bonding
    • 2.1 Atoms into ions
    • 2.2 Ionic bonding
    • 2.3 Covalent bonding
    • 2.4 Bonding in metals
    • 2.5 Giant ionic structures
    • 2.6 Simple molecules
    • 2.7 Giant covalent structures
    • 2.8 Giant metallic structures
    • 2.9 Nanoscience
    • Chapter summary questions
    • Practice questions
  • Chapter 3 The periodic table
    • 3.1 The periodic table
    • 3.2 Group 1 – the alkali metals
    • 3.3 The transition elements
    • 3.4 Group 7 – the halogens
    • 3.5 Explaining trends
    • Chapter summary questions
    • Practice questions
  • Chapter 4 Metals
    • 4.1 Useful metals
    • 4.2 Iron and steels
    • 4.3 The reactivity series
    • 4.4 Displacement reactions
    • 4.5 Metal carbonates
    • Chapter summary questions
    • Practice questions
  • Chapter 5 Electrolysis
    • 5.1 Electrolysis
    • 5.2 Changes at the electrodes
    • 5.3 The extraction of aluminium
    • 5.4 Electrolysis of brine
    • 5.5 Electroplating
    • 5.6 Electrolysing copper sulfate solution
    • Chapter summary questions
    • Practice questions
  • Chapter 6 Chemical analysis
    • 6.1 Separating mixtures
    • 6.2 Paper chromatography
    • 6.3 Testing for gases
    • 6.4 Tests for positive ions
    • 6.5 Tests for negative ions
    • Chapter summary questions
    • Practice questions
  • Chapter 7 Acids, bases, and salts
    • 7.1 Acids and alkalis
    • 7.2 Making soluble salts from metals or insoluble bases
    • 7.3 Making salts by neutralisation or precipitation
    • Chapter summary questions
    • Practice questions
  • Chapter 8 Quantitative chemistry
    • 8.1 Chemical equations
    • 8.2 Relative masses and moles
    • 8.3 Percentages by mass and empirical formulae
    • 8.4 Equations and calculations
    • 8.5 The yield of a chemical reaction
    • 8.6 Titrations
    • 8.7 Titration calculations
    • 8.8 Volumes of gases
    • Chapter summary questions
    • Practice questions
  • Chapter 9 Rates of reaction
    • 9.1 How fast?
    • 9.2 Collision theory and surface area
    • 9.3 The effect of temperature
    • 9.4 The effect of concentration or pressure
    • 9.5 The effect of catalysts
    • Chapter summary questions
    • Practice questions
  • Chapter 10 Extent of reaction
    • 10.1 Reversible reactions
    • 10.2 Chemical equilibrium
    • 10.3 Altering conditions
    • 10.4 Making ammonia – the Haber process
    • 10.5 The economics of the Haberprocess
    • 10.6 The Contact process
    • Chapter summary questions
    • Practice questions
  • Chapter 11 Energy changes in chemical reactions
    • 11.1 Exothermic and endothermic reactions
    • 11.2 Using energy transfers from reactions
    • 11.3 Energy and reversible reactions
    • 11.4 Comparing the energy released by fuels
    • 11.5 Energy transfers in solutions
    • 11.6 Energy level diagrams
    • 11.7 Bond dissociation energy calculations
    • 11.8 Chemical cells and batteries
    • 11.9 Fuel cells
    • Chapter summary questions
    • Practice questions
  • Chapter 12 Carbon compounds as fuels
    • 12.1 Hydrocarbons
    • 12.2 Fractional distillation of crude oil
    • 12.3 Burning fuels
    • 12.4 Alternative fuels
    • Chapter summary questions
    • Practice questions
  • Chapter 13 Other products from crude oil
    • 13.1 Cracking hydrocarbons
    • 13.2 Making polymers from alkenes
    • 13.3 The properties of polymers
    • 13.4 New and useful polymers
    • 13.5 Plastic waste
    • Chapter summary questions
    • Practice questions
  • Chapter 14 Alcohols, carboxylic acids, and esters
    • 14.1 Structures of alcohols, carboxylic acids, and esters
    • 14.2 Properties and uses of alcohols
    • 14.3 Carboxylic acids and esters
    • Chapter summary questions
    • Practice questions
  • Experimental data handling
    • Investigations
    • Setting up investigations
    • Using data
  • Exam Questions and Answers
  • Glossary
  • Answers
  • Index
  • Back Cover
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