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Chemistry 1 VCE Units 1 and 2 eBookPLUS (Online Purchase) + StudyOn VCE Chemistry Units 1 and 2 (Online Purchase)

Chemistry 1 VCE Units 1 and 2 eBookPLUS (Online Purchase) + StudyOn VCE Chemistry Units 1 and 2 (Online Purchase)

Neale Taylor

ISBN: 978-0-730-32683-0


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Area of study 1
Chapter 1: Atomic structure
The structure of atoms
Erwin Schrödinger — the quantum-mechanical model of an atom
Chapter review

Chapter 2: The periodic table
Classification of the elements
Organisation of the periodic table
Patterns in the periodic table
Chapter review

Chapter 3: Ionic bonding
Introducing chemical bonds
Electron configuration and stability
Ionic bonding
Structure and properties of ionic substances
Naming ionic compounds
Formulas of binary ionic compounds
Growing ionic crystals
Chapter review

Chapter 4: Metallic bonding
Properties of metals
Modifying metals
Coating metals
Reactivity of metals
Metallic nanomaterials
Connecting chemistry to society
Extraction of metals
Chapter review

Chapter 5: Quantifying chemistry
Measuring atoms
Measuring masses of atoms
Counting atoms
Molar mass (M)
Empirical formulas
Chapter review

Area of study 2
Chapter 6: Covalent bonding
Introducing covalent bonds
Covalent molecular substances
What is covalent bonding?
Electron dot diagrams
Molecular models
Predicting molecular shape
Naming covalent compounds
Non-polar and polar covalent bonds
Non-polar and polar molecules
Intermolecular attractions
Effects of hydrogen bonding on the properties of water
Properties of molecular substances in relation to structure
Chapter review

Chapter 7: Networks and nanomaterials
Same but different
Comparing structures
Identifying the bonding in different substances
Chapter review

Chapter 8: Organic chemistry
Organic chemistry
Structural isomers
The alkenes
The alkynes
Cyclic hydrocarbons
Naming organic substances
Condensed formulas
Functional groups
Where do hydrocarbons come from?
Chapter review

Chapter 9: Polymers
What is a polymer?
Polymer manufacture
Changing the properties of linear polymers
Commonly used polymers
Polymer selection
Advantages and disadvantages of using polymers
Chapter review

Area of study 3
Chapter 10: Investigating and reporting
Research investigations
Practical investigations
Working with figures
Effective study techniques to improve your results
The exam

Area of study 1
Chapter 11: Connecting chemical reactions and equations
Chemical changes
Chemical equations
Types of chemical reaction
Chemical reactions — by patterns
Chapter review

Chapter 12: Properties of water
Water — the life force
The physical properties of water
Hydrogen bonding and the properties of water
Effects of hydrogen bonding on the properties of water
Water as a solvent
Using water as a solvent
Mixing solutions
Precipitation reactions
Ionic equations
Chapter review

Chapter 13: Reactions in water
Two new groups of reactions
Introducing acids and bases
The properties of bases
The Brønsted–Lowry theory of acids and bases
Acid–base terms
Strengths of acids and bases
The pH scale
Definition of pH
Measuring pH
When acids cause trouble
Introducing redox reactions
What is oxidation–reduction?
Oxidants and reductants
An electron transfer view
Summary of steps for balancing half-equations
The reactivity of metals
Chapter review

Area of study 2
Chapter 14: Measuring solubility and concentration
Using water
Solubility curves
The concentration of substances
A special unit of concentration
Environmental issues
Water for drinking
Chapter review

Chapter 15: Analysing water for salts
What is chemical analysis?
Methods of chemical analysis
Deciding on an analytical method
Analysing water
Water sampling protocols
A closer look at analytical methods
Stoichiometry—calculations using balanced equations
Mass–mass stoichiometry
Mass–concentration stoichiometry
Gravimetric analysis
Examining sources of error
Chapter review

Chapter 16: Analysing water for organic compounds
Organic compounds in the environment
Some organic chemistry revisited
What are organic compounds used for?
How do organic contaminants enter water?
Analysing for organic substances
Principles of chromatography
Oil spills
Chapter review

Chapter 17: Analysing water for acids and bases
Isn’t water neutral?
Reasons for analysing
Analysing for acids and bases
Solution stoichiometry
Acid–base titrations
Volumetric techniques
Total alkalinity
Examining sources of error
Chapter review

Practical investigations ONLINE ONLY
Periodic table of the elements