Oxford International AQA Examinations: International GCSE Combined Sciences Chemistry
$26.88

Oxford International AQA Examinations: International GCSE Combined Sciences Chemistry

By Lawrie Ryan, Patrick Fullick
US$ 26.88
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Book Description

The only textbook that fully supports the Chemistry part of the Oxford AQA International GCSE Combined Sciences specification (9204), for first teaching from September 2016. Written by experienced authors, the engaging, international approach ensures a thorough understanding of the underlying principles of chemistry and provides exam-focused practice to build exam confidence. It fully covers the 3 chemistry 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 Combined Sciences exams and provides an excellent grounding for
further study at A Level.

Table of Contents
  • Front Cover
  • Title Page
  • 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 Chemical equations
    • 1.6 Atomic structure
    • 1.7 The arrangement of electrons in atoms
    • 1.8 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
    • 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 Extracting metals
    • 4.6 Extracting copper
    • 4.7 Recycling metals
    • 4.8 Metal carbonates
    • Chapter summay quesions
    • 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 Tests for positive ions
    • 6.4 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 Relative masses
    • 8.2 Moles
    • 8.3 Percentages by mass and empirical formulae
    • 8.4 Equations and calculations
    • 8.5 Titrations
    • 8.6 Titration calculations
    • 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 Energy changes in chemical reactions
    • 10.1 Exothermic and endothermic reactions
    • 10.2 Using energy transfers from reactions
    • 10.3 Energy and reversible reactions
    • 10.4 Energy level diagrams
    • 10.5 Bond dissociation energy calculations
    • Chapter summary questions
    • Practice questions
  • Chapter 11 Carbon compounds as fuels
    • 11.1 Hydrocarbons
    • 11.2 Fractional distillation of crude oil
    • 11.3 Burning fuels
    • 11.4 Alternative fuels
    • Chapter summary questions
    • Practice questions
  • Chapter 12 Other products from crude oil
    • 12.1 Cracking hydrocarbons
    • 12.2 Making polymers from alkenes
    • 12.3 The properties of polymers
    • 12.4 New and useful polymers
    • 12.5 Plastic waste
    • Chapter summary questions
    • Practice questions
  • Chapter 13 Alcohols and carboxylic acids
    • 13.1 Structures of alcohols, carboxylic acids, and esters
    • 13.2 Properties and uses of alcohols
    • 13.3 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
  • Index
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