Chemistry

Objectives:

To be able to describe the structure of an atom, perform molar calculations and understand redox in terms of electrons.

To understand intra and intermolecular bonding and periodicity.

To describe reactions in terms of enthalpy and perform enthalpy calculations

To understand what affects rate of reaction and equilibrium in reactions.

To know how to name and write formulae for organic compounds.

To know the reactions and properties of alkanes, alkenes, alcohols and haloalkanes.

To interpret data from infrared spectroscopy and mass spectrometry.

Year

Year 12

Term

Autumn

Spring

Summer

Unit

Module 2.1

Module 4.1

Module 2.1/2.2

Module 4.1/4.2

Module 2.2

Module 4.2

Module 3.1

Module 3.3

Module 3.1

Module 3.2

Exam Preparation

Time

7 weeks

7 weeks

5 weeks

6 weeks

6 weeks

7 weeks

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Foundations in Chemistry

Module 2.1 Atoms and reactions

Atomic structure

Molarity

Chemical equations

Acids, bases and salts

PAG 1

Core Organic Chemistry

Module 4.1 Basic concepts and hydrocarbons

Nomenclature

Types of  formulae

Isomerism

Reaction mechanisms

PAG 5

Foundations in Chemistry

Module 2.1 Atoms and reactions

Titrations

Redox

PAG 1

Module 2.2 Electrons, bonding and structure

Electron configuration

Ionic bonding

Covalent bonding

PAG 2

Core Organic Chemistry

Module 4.1 Basic concepts and hydrocarbons

Alkanes

Alkenes

Polymers

PAG 5

Module 4.2 Alcohols, haloalkanes and analysis

Alcohols

Haloalkanes

PAG 6

Foundations in Chemistry

Module 2.2 Electrons, bonding and structure

Shapes of molecules

Intermolecular bonding

PAG 2

Core Organic Chemistry

Module 4.2 Alcohols, haloalkanes and analysis

Synthesis

IR and mass spectroscopy

PAG 6

The periodic table and energy

Module 3.1 The periodic table

Periodic table

Periodicity

Metallic bonding

PAG 3

Module 3.2 Physical Chemistry

Enthalpy

Calorimetry

Hess’s Law

Rates

PAG 4

The periodic table and energy

Module 3.1 The periodic table

Groups 2 and 7

Testing for ions

PAG 3

Module 3.2 Physical Chemistry

Catalysts

Equilibrium

PAG 4

Mock exam


Objectives:

To be able to describe the structure of benzene and reactions of aromatic compounds.

To understand the reactions of and how to test for aldehydes, ketones and carboxylic acids.

To describe reactions of esters and acyl chlorides.

To understand amides and esters and how they can form polymers through condensation reactions.

To know some synthesis routes in organic chemistry.

To know the analytical techniques of chromatography and NMR and how to interpret results from these techniques.

To be able to work out and predict rates of reaction.

To understand how equilibrium is affected and calculations involving equilibrium constants.

To understand what an acid or base is and calculation of pH

To be able to construct Born Haber cycles.

To perform calculations involving entropy and free energy.

To perform calculations of electrode potentials and standard cell potential.

To draw Transition metal complexes and understand how ligand substitution takes place.


Year

Year 13

Term

Autumn

Spring

 

Unit

Module 5.1

Module 6.1

Module 5.1/5.2

Module 6.1/6.2

Module 5.2

Module 6.2

Module 5.3

Module 6.3

 

Time

7 weeks

7 weeks

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5 weeks

6 weeks

3 weeks

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Physical Chemistry and Transition elements

Module 5.1 Rates, equilibrium and pH

Rates, orders and rate determining step

Rate constants

Equilibrium

Equilibium constants

PAG 7

Organic Chemistry and Analysis

Module 6.1 Aromatic compounds, carbonyls and acids

Benzene structure

Aromatic synthesis

Phenols

Carbonyl compounds

Testing for carbonyl compounds

PAG 10

Physical Chemistry and Transition elements

Module 5.1 Rates, equilibrium and pH

Acids and pH

Bases

Buffers

PAG 7

Module 5.2 Energy

Enthalpy

Born Haber cycles

Entropy

PAG 9

Organic Chemistry and Analysis

Module 6.1 Aromatic compounds, carbonyls and acids

Carboxylic acids

Esters and acyl chlorides

PAG 10

Module 6.2 Nitrogen compounds, polymers and synthesis

Amines

Amino acids

Amides

Chirality

PAG 11

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Physical Chemistry and Transition elements

Module 5.2 Energy

Free Energy

Redox

Electrochemistry

PAG 8

Organic Chemistry and Analysis

Module 6.2 Nitrogen compounds, polymers and synthesis

Condensation polymers

Nitriles

Organic synthesis

PAG 11

Physical Chemistry and Transition elements

Module 5.3 Transition elements

Transition metals

Complexes

Ligand substitution

PAG 9

Organic Chemistry and Analysis

Module 6.3 Analysis

Chromatography

Carnon 13 NMR

Proton NMR

PAG 12

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