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Chemistry A level OCR/B/Salters for Year 12

Chemistry A level OCR/B/Salters for Year 12

Dates Available

  • Week 1: Monday 29 March – Friday 2 April
  • Week 2: Monday 5 – Friday 9 April
  • Week 3: Monday 12 – Friday 16 April

Boards

OCR/B H433 Salters

Length of Course

17.5 hours

Times

9am to 12.30pm and/or 1.30pm to 5pm daily

This course is board-specific for the OCR/B/Salters specification (H433) and is for Year 12 students only.

The course will cover the following:

  • Elements of life: atomic structure, atomic spectra and electron configurations; fusion reactions; mass
    spectrometry and isotopes; the periodic table and Group 2 chemistry; bonding and the shapes of
    molecules; chemical equations and amount of substance (moles); ions: formulae, charge density, tests;
    titrations and titration calculations.
  • Developing fuels: the chemical ideas in this module are: thermochemistry; organic chemistry: names
    and combustion of alkanes, alkenes, alcohols; heterogeneous catalysis; reactions of alkenes; addition
    polymers; electrophilic addition; gas volume calculations; shapes of organic molecules, σ- and π-bonds;
    structural and E/Z isomers; dealing with polluting gases.
  • Elements from the sea: halogen chemistry; redox chemistry and electrolysis; equilibrium; atom
    economy.
  • The ozone story: composition by volume of gases; the electromagnetic spectrum and the interaction
    of radiation with matter; rates of reaction; radical reactions; intermolecular bonding; haloalkanes;
    nucleophilic substitution reactions; the sustainability of the ozone layer.
    What’s in a medicine?: the chemistry of the –OH group, phenols and alcohols; carboxylic acids and
    esters; mass spectrometry and IR spectroscopy; organic synthesis, preparative techniques and thin
    layer chromatography; green chemistry.

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