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A-level Chemistry independent study workbooks

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Each workbook is designed to guide students through an A-level Chemistry topic. They instruct them on what to make notes on and challenge them to apply their knowledge. The workbooks also help students make synoptic links between the topics. They’re suitable for students who are studying a topic independently, or to supplement work done in class. The workbooks are challenging to complete, help students make exam-focused notes and avoid just mindlessly copying out the text book.

Each workbook is designed to guide students through an A-level Chemistry topic. They instruct them on what to make notes on and challenge them to apply their knowledge. The workbooks also help students make synoptic links between the topics. They’re suitable for students who are studying a topic independently, or to supplement work done in class. The workbooks are challenging to complete, help students make exam-focused notes and avoid just mindlessly copying out the text book.
A-level Chemistry Organic Analysis independent study workbook
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A-level Chemistry Organic Analysis independent study workbook

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A 13 page self-study workbook for AQA AS and A-level Chemistry Organic Analysis (year 1 - specification reference 3.3.6). This workbook is designed for students to complete independently and requires them to practice applying their knowledge as they learn the material, allowing them to develop the skills they need for the exams. It’s ideal for home learning, revision, or students studying A-level chemistry as external candidates. The workbook prompts students to make notes on the following: Using physical properties to distinguish between organic compounds Chemical tests for organic compounds Mass spectrometry of organic compounds (including the abundance of mono- and di-halogenoalkanes) Infrared spectroscopy Includes tips for answering Infrared spectroscopy exam questions.
Atomic Structure A-level Chemistry independent study workbook
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Atomic Structure A-level Chemistry independent study workbook

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Includes a link to a video series on algebra mass spectrometry calculations. An 24 page independent study workbook for AQA AS and A-level Chemistry Atomic structure (specification reference 3.1.1). This workbook is designed to for students to complete independently and covers the full ‘Atomic structure’ topic. It requires them to practice applying their knowledge as they learn the material, allowing them to develop the skills they need for the exams. It’s ideal for home learning, revision, or students studying A-level chemistry as external candidates. The workbooks guides students to make notes on the following: Fundamental particles Isotopes Time of flight mass spectrometry Ar/abundance calculations (inc. algebra video tutorials) TOF calculations (includes 3 practice calculations and instructions on using Avogadro’s number to calculate mass and a link to worked examples from the RSC) Abundance of chlorine and bromine molecules Electron configurations Ionisation energies Chemworkbooks Each workbook is designed to guide students through one AQA A-level Chemistry topic. They instruct them on what to make notes on and challenge them to apply their knowledge. The workbooks also help students make synoptic links between the topics. They’re suitable for students who are studying a topic independently, or to supplement work done in class. The workbooks are challenging to complete, but they force students to really think about the content and make exam-focused notes instead of just mindlessly copying out the text book. They were produced with the Oxford AQA textbooks in mind, but students could use any AQA Chemistry textbook, youtube videos to complete them. In some cases they go beyond what’s in the textbooks, as some sections are application-based, so they may need to consult a variety of resources. Each workbook also includes study tips and teaches skills relevant to each topic (e.g. writing ionic equations) where relevant.
A-level Chemistry self study workbook Intro to Organic
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A-level Chemistry self study workbook Intro to Organic

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A 19 page self-study workbook for AQA AS and A-level Chemistry Introduction to Organic Chemistry (specification reference 3.3.1). This workbook is designed for students to complete independently and covers the whole Introduction to organic chemistry topic. It’s ideal for home learning, revision, or students studying A-level chemistry as external candidates. It prompts them to make notes on nomenclature, isomerism and formulae (concepts covered in 3.3.1.1, 3.3.1.2 and 3.3.1.3). Includes a guide to learning the reaction mechanisms and worksheets to practice formulae and nomenclature. Other AQA A-level Chemistry Organic workbooks: Organic analysis Alcohols
A-level Chemistry Thermodynamics independent study workbook
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A-level Chemistry Thermodynamics independent study workbook

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An 18 page self-study workbook for AQA AS and A-level Chemistry Thermodynamics (specification reference 3.1.8). This workbook is designed to for students to complete independently and covers the full ‘Thermodynamics’ topic for AQA A-level Chemistry. It requires them to practice applying their knowledge as they learn the material, allowing them to develop the skills they need for the exams. This workbook is ideal for home learning, revision, or students studying A-level chemistry as external candidates. The workbooks guides students to make notes on the following: Enthalpy definitions Born-Haber cycles -including questions Enthalpy of solution -including questions Entropy Gibbs free energy Feasibility of reactions Graphs to show how ΔG varies with temperature (encourages students to go far deeper than the text book).
Period 3 elements and their oxides A-level Chemistry independent study workbook
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Period 3 elements and their oxides A-level Chemistry independent study workbook

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An 18 page independent study workbook for AQA A-level Chemistry Period 3 elements and their oxides (specification reference 3.2.4). This workbook is designed to for students to complete independently and covers the full ‘Properties of period 3 elements and their oxides’ topic for AQA A-level Chemistry. It requires them to practice applying their knowledge as they learn the material, allowing them to develop the skills they need for the exams. It’s ideal for home learning, revision, or students studying A-level chemistry as external candidates. The workbooks guides students to make notes on the following: The structure and properties of the elements of period 3 The reactions of period 3 elements with oxygen and water The oxides of period 3 elements The reactions of the period 3 oxides with water The reactions of the period 3 oxides with acids/bases This workbook also includes a guide to writing ionic equations.
A-Level Chemistry Alcohols independent study workbook
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A-Level Chemistry Alcohols independent study workbook

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An 18 page independent study workbook for AQA AS and A-level Chemistry Alcohols (specification reference 3.3.5). This workbook is designed to for students to complete independently and covers the full ‘Alcohols’ topic for AQA A-level Chemistry. It requires them to practice applying their knowledge as they learn the material, allowing them to develop the skills they need for the exams. It’s ideal for home learning, revision, or students studying A-level chemistry as external candidates. The workbooks guides students to make notes on the following: Revision of formulae, nomenclature and isomerism Production of ethanol Elimination reactions Oxidation reactions Testing for Aldehydes and ketones. Includes a separate document which instructs students on what to make notes on when learning the organic reactions, which fits in with the way the workbook is structured. For students who need a refresher on the basics of organic chemistry, Introduction to organic chemistry independent workbook will be useful. It’s available free of charge here: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/a-level-chemistry-self-study-workbook-intro-to-organic-12274445 Chemworkbooks Each workbook is designed to guide students through one AQA A-level Chemistry topic. They instruct them on what to make notes on and challenge them to apply their knowledge. The workbooks also help students make synoptic links between the topics. They’re suitable for students who are studying a topic independently, or to supplement work done in class. The workbooks are challenging to complete, but they force students to really think about the content and make exam-focused notes instead of just mindlessly copying out the text book. They were produced with the Oxford AQA textbooks in mind, but students could use any AQA Chemistry textbook, youtube videos to complete them. In some cases they go beyond what’s in the textbooks, as some sections are application-based, so they may need to consult a variety of resources. Each workbook also includes study tips and teaches skills relevant to each topic (e.g. writing ionic equations) where relevant.