Essential Chemistry for Cambridge IGCSE®
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Essential Chemistry for Cambridge IGCSE®

By Roger Norris, Lawrie Ryan
US$ 32.49
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Book Description

Support understanding for the latest Cambridge IGCSE Chemistry syllabus (0620) for first examination in 2016. The clear, concise approach will support your EAL learners in understanding crucial scientific concepts. A step-by-step approach to the syllabus will help every learner reach their potential in science. Ensuring you will cover everything, this second edition is up-to-date for the latest Cambridge syllabus. It is written by an examiner, to help you support
assessment confidence.

Table of Contents
  • Front Cover
  • Title Page
  • Contents
  • Introduction
  • 1 Particles and purification
    • 1.1 Solids, liquids and gases
    • 1.2 changing states
    • 1.3 the kinetic particle model
    • 1.4 Diffusion
    • 1.5 Apparatus for measuring
    • 1.6 paper chromatography
    • 1.7 is that chemical pure?
    • 1.8 methods of purification
    • 1.9 more about purification
  • 2 Atoms, elements and compounds
    • 2.1 Inside the atom
    • 2.2 Isotopes
    • 2.3 electronic structure and the Periodic table
    • 2.4 elements, compounds and mixtures
    • 2.5 metals and non-metals
  • 3 Structure and bonding
    • 3.1 Ionic bonding
    • 3.2 covalent bonding (1):simple molecules
    • 3.3 covalent bonding (2):more complex molecules
    • 3.4 Ionic or covalent?
    • 3.5 giant covalent structures
    • 3.6 metallic bonding
  • 4 Formulae and equations
    • 4.1 Chemical formulae
    • 4.2 working out the formula
    • 4.3 Chemical equations
    • 4.4 more about equations
  • 5 Chemical calculations
    • 5.1 Reacting masses
    • 5.2 chemical calculations
    • 5.3 How much product?
    • 5.4 percentages and volumes
    • 5.5 yield and purity
    • 5.6 more chemical calculations
    • 5.7 titrations
  • 6 Electricity and chemistry
    • 6.1 Electrolysis
    • 6.2 more about electrolysis
    • 6.3 Explaining electrolysis
    • 6.4 Purifying copper
    • 6.5 Electroplating
    • 6.6 Extracting aluminium
    • 6.7 conductors and insulators
  • 7 Chemical changes
    • 7.1 Physical and chemical changes
    • 7.2 Energy transfer in chemical reactions
    • 7.3 Fuels and energy production
    • 7.4 Energy from electrochemical cells
    • 7.5 Fuel cells
  • 8 Rate of reaction
    • 8.1 Investigating rate of reaction
    • 8.2 Interpreting data
    • 8.3 surfaces and reaction rate
    • 8.4 concentration and rate of reaction
    • 8.5 temperature and rate of reaction
    • 8.6 Light-sensitive reactions
  • 9 Chemical reactions
    • 9.1 Reversible reactions
    • 9.2 Shifting the equilibrium
    • 9.3 Redox reactions
    • 9.4 more about redox reactions
  • 10 Acids and bases
    • 10.1 How acidic?
    • 10.2 Properties of acids
    • 10.3 Bases
    • 10.4 more about acids and bases
    • 10.5 oxides
  • 11 Making and identifying salts
    • 11.1 Making salts (1)
    • 11.2 Making salts (2):titration method
    • 11.3 Making salts (3):precipitation
    • 11.4 what’s that gas?
    • 11.5 testing for cations
    • 11.6 testing for anions
  • 12 The Periodic Table
    • 12.1 The Periodic Table
    • 12.2 the group i metals
    • 12.3 the group Vii elements
    • 12.4 the noble gases and more
    • 12.5 transition elements
  • 13 Metals and reactivity
    • 13.1 Alloys
    • 13.2 The metal reactivity series
    • 13.3 more about metal reactivity
    • 13.4 From metal oxides to metals
    • 13.5 Thermal decomposition
  • 14 Metal extraction
    • 14.1 Metals from their ores
    • 14.2 extracting iron
    • 14.3 iron into steel
    • 14.4 uses of metals
  • 15 Air and water
    • 15.1 Water
    • 15.2 air
    • 15.3 air pollution
    • 15.4 The nitrogen oxide problem
    • 15.5 global warming
    • 15.6 The carbon cycle
    • 15.7 preventing rust
  • 16 The chemical industry
    • 16.1 Fertilisers
    • 16.2 Making ammonia
    • 16.3 sulfur and sulfuric acid
    • 16.4 Manufacturing sulfuric acid
    • 16.5 the limestone industry
  • 17 Organic chemistry and petrochemicals
    • 17.1 Organic chemistry
    • 17.2 Hydrocarbons
    • 17.3 Fuels
    • 17.4 petroleum
  • 18 The variety of organic chemicals
    • 18.1 Alkanes
    • 18.2 cracking alkanes
    • 18.3 Alkenes
    • 18.4 Alcohols
    • 18.5 carboxylic acids
  • 19 Polymers
    • 19.1 What are polymers?
    • 19.2 more about polymer structure
    • 19.3 Polyamides and polyesters
  • 20 Biological molecules
    • 20.1 Natural macromolecules
    • 20.2 mainly carbohydrates
    • 20.3 Fermentation
  • Alternative to Practical section
    • C1 Using and organising techniques, apparatus and material
    • C2 observing, measuring and recording
    • C3 Handling experimental observations and data
  • revision checklist
  • Glossary
  • index
  • Back Cover
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