Chemistry for CSEC® Examinations Student’s Book 
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Chemistry for CSEC® Examinations Student’s Book 

By Tania Chung, Mike Taylor
US$ 26.75
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Chemistry for CSEC® Examinations is part of a well-established series of books aimed at students preparing for their CSEC Science studies. This revised edition is aligned to the latest CSEC syllabus (2013) and includes the most up-to-date scientific information.

• Written for the latest CSEC syllabus
• Dedicated School-Based Assessment section gives step-by-step tips to maximise success in the CSEC coursework
• Practical activities and experiments throughout
• New group-work feature tests students’ investigative skills
• Demonstrates real-world applications of key syllabus points
• Benefits from a new, clear and accessible design
• Written by an expert team of science educators

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Table of Contents
  • Cover
  • Title Page
  • Copyright
  • Contents
  • Series Preface
  • About this Book
  • Section A: Principles of Chemistry
    • 1 States of Matter
      • Three states of matter
      • Changes of state
        • Chapter summary
        • Answers to ITQs
        • Examination-style questions
    • 2 Mixtures and Separations
      • Elements, mixtures and compounds
        • Chapter summary
        • Answers to ITQs
        • Examination-style questions
    • 3 Atomic Structure
      • Some early ideas about atoms
      • Uses of radioactivity
        • Chapter summary
        • Answers to ITQs
        • Examination-style questions
    • 4 Periodic Table and Periodicity
      • What is the Periodic Table?
      • Trends in the Periodic Table
        • Chapter summary
        • Answers to ITQs
        • Examination-style questions
    • 5 Structure and Bonding
      • Stable electronic structures
      • Bonding
      • Compounds containing more than one type of bond
        • Chapter summary
        • Answers to ITQs
        • Examination-style questions
    • 6 Mole Concept
      • Numbers of atoms
        • Chapter summary
        • Answers to ITQs
        • Examination-style questions
    • 7 Acids, Bases and Salts
      • Acids
      • Bases
      • Salts
      • Acidity and pH
        • Chapter summary
        • Answers to ITQs
        • Examination-style questions
    • 8 Oxidation–Reduction Reactions
      • Oxidation and reduction
      • Oxidation number
      • Tests for oxidising and reducing agents
      • Redox in electrolysis
      • Some common redox reactions
      • Some common oxidising and reducing agents
        • Chapter summary
        • Answers to ITQs
        • Examination-style questions
    • 9 Electrochemistry
      • Electrical conduction through a solution
      • Electrolysis
      • Electrolysis calculations
      • Electrolysis in commercial processes
        • Chapter summary
        • Answers to ITQs
        • Examination-style questions
    • 10 Rates of Reaction
      • Fast and slow reactions
      • Reversible reactions
      • Measuring rate of reaction in the laboratory
        • Chapter summary
        • Answers to ITQs
        • Examination-style questions
    • 11 Energetics
      • Chemical energy
        • Chapter summary
        • Answers to ITQs
        • Examination-style questions
  • Section B: Organic Chemistry
    • 12 Sources of Hydrocarbon Compounds
      • Natural gas
      • Crude oil
        • Chapter summary
        • Answers to ITQs
        • Examination-style questions
    • 13 Introduction to Organic Series
      • Organic chemistry
      • Homologous series
      • Nomenclature of organic compounds
        • Chapter summary
        • Answers to ITQs
        • Examination-style questions
    • 14 Structural Isomerism
      • Structural isomers of alkanes
        • Chapter summary
        • Answers to ITQs
        • Examination-style questions
    • 15 Reactions of Alkanes and Alkenes
      • Reactions of alkanes
      • Reactions of alkenes
      • Reactions that distinguish between alkanes and alkenes
        • Chapter summary
        • Answers to ITQs
        • Examination-style questions
    • 16 Reactions of Alcohols, Acids and Esters
      • Alcohols
      • Carboxylic acids
      • Esters
      • Detergents
        • Chapter summary
        • Answers to ITQs
        • Examination-style questions
    • 17 Polymers
      • Macromolecules
        • Chapter summary
        • Answers to ITQs
        • Examination-style questions
  • Section C: Inorganic Chemistry
    • 18 Characteristics of Metals
      • General properties of metals
      • Metals and non-metals in the Periodic Table
      • The physical and chemical properties of selected metals
      • Reactions of metal compounds
        • Chapter summary
        • Answers to ITQs
        • Examination-style questions
    • 19 Reactivity and Extraction of Metals
      • The reactivity of metals
      • The occurrence of metals in nature
        • Chapter summary
        • Answers to ITQs
        • Examination-style questions
    • 20 Uses of Metals
      • Structure of metals
      • Alloys
        • Chapter summary
        • Answers to ITQs
        • Examination-style questions
    • 21 Metals and the Environment
      • Corrosion
      • Metals and living systems
        • Chapter summary
        • Answers to ITQs
        • Examination-style questions
    • 22 Non-metals and Water
      • The general properties of non-metals
      • Physical and chemical reactions of some non-metals
      • Laboratory preparation of gases
      • Non-metals and their uses
      • Pollution caused by non-metals
      • Water
        • Chapter summary
        • Answers to ITQs
        • Examination-style questions
    • 23 Green Chemistry
      • The 12 principles of Green Chemistry
      • The benefits of Green Chemistry
      • Examples of Green Chemistry in industry
        • Chapter summary
        • Answers to ITQs
        • Examination-style questions
    • 24 Qualitative Analysis
      • Anions, cations and gases
        • Chapter summary
        • Answers to ITQs
        • Examination-style questions
  • Section D: School-Based Assessment
    • 25 School-Based Assessment
      • Practical work in Chemistry
      • School-Based Assessment contents
  • Appendices
    • A FAQs on moles
    • B FAQs on electrolysis
    • C Periodic Table
    • D Tables of common elements and atomic numbers
    • E Charts in Periodic Table form
    • F Common units and useful constants
    • G The reactivity series of metals
    • H The Greek alphabet
  • Index
  • Back Cover
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