OCR Chemistry Introduction to reaction mechanisms

A complete lesson covering point 4.1.1. f-i heterolytic fission, homolytic fission and reaction mechanisms.

It covers radicals, the difference between homolytic and heterolytic fission, reaction mechanisms, the use of curly arrows and lots of examples.

This lesson includes a starter, full notes, various student activities and a differentiated summary at the end.

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