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Edexcel IGCSE Physics Lecture 1 - Distance and Speed
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Edexcel IGCSE Physics Lecture 1 - Distance and Speed

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Powerpoint lecture covering the following in a modern, concise format: Specification Point 1.1 - Understand how to use some common units in physics. Specification Point 1.3 - Plot and explain distance−time graphs. Specification Point 1.4 - Know and use the relationship between average speed, distance moved and time taken. Specification Point 1.5 - Practical: investigate the motion of everyday objects such as toy cars or tennis balls. Complete set of Chapter 1 Lectures are available.
Edexcel IGCSE Chemistry Lecture 31 - Organic Compounds
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Edexcel IGCSE Chemistry Lecture 31 - Organic Compounds

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Powerpoint lecture covering the following in a modern, concise format: Specification Point 4.1 - Know that a hydrocarbon is a compound of hydrogen and carbon only. Specification Point 4.2 - Understand how to represent organic molecules using empirical formulae, molecular formulae, general formulae, structural formulae and displayed formulae. Specification Point 4.3 - Know what is meant by the terms homologous series, functional group and isomerism. Specification Point 4.4 - Understand how to name compounds relevant to this specification using the rules of IUPAC nomenclature. Specification Point 4.5 - Understand how to write the possible structural and displayed formulae of an organic molecule given its molecular formula. Specification Point 4.6 - Understand how to classify reactions of organic compounds as substitution, addition and combustion. Complete set of Chapter 7 Lectures are available.
Edexcel IGCSE Chemistry Lecture 37 - Addition Polymers
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Edexcel IGCSE Chemistry Lecture 37 - Addition Polymers

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Powerpoint lecture covering the following in a modern, concise format: Specification Point 4.44 - Know that an addition polymer is formed by joining up many small molecules called monomers. Specification Point 4.45 - Understand how to draw the repeat unit of an addition polymer, including polyethene, polypropene, polychloroethene and polytetrafluoroethene. Specification Point 4.46 - Understand how to deduce the structure of a monomer from the repeat unit of an addition polymer and vice versa. Specification Point 4.47 - Explain problems in the disposal of addition polymers. Complete set of Chapter 7 Lectures are available.
Edexcel IGCSE Chemistry Lecture 38 - Condensation Polymers
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Edexcel IGCSE Chemistry Lecture 38 - Condensation Polymers

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Powerpoint lecture covering the following in a modern, concise format: Specification Point 4.48C - Know that condensation polymerisation, in which a dicarboxylic acid reacts with a diol, produces a polyester and water. Specification Point 4.49C - Understand how to write the structural and displayed formula of a polyester, showing the repeat unit, given the formulae of the monomers from which it is formed including the reaction of ethanedioic acid and ethanediol. Specification Point 4.50C - Know that some polyesters, known as biopolyesters, are biodegradable. Complete set of Chapter 7 Lectures are available.
Edexcel IGCSE Chemistry Lecture 17 - Group 7 Elements
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Edexcel IGCSE Chemistry Lecture 17 - Group 7 Elements

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Powerpoint lecture covering the following in a modern, concise format: Specification Point 2.5 - Know the colours, physical states (at room temperature) and trends in physical properties of chlorine, bromine and iodine. Specification Point 2.6 - Use knowledge of trends in group 7 to predict the properties of other halogens. Specification Point 2.7 - Understand how displacement reactions involving halogens and halides provide evidence for the trend in reactivity in group 7. Specification Point 2.8C - Explain the trend in reactivity in group 7 in terms of electronic configurations. Complete set of Chapter 4 Lectures are available.
Edexcel IGCSE Chemistry Lecture 13 - Covalent Bonding
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Edexcel IGCSE Chemistry Lecture 13 - Covalent Bonding

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Powerpoint lecture covering the following in a modern, concise format: Specification Point 1.44 -Know that a covalent bond is formed between atoms by the sharing of a pair of electrons. Specification Point 1.45 - Understand covalent bonds in terms of electrostatic attractions. Specification Point 1.46 - Understand how to use dot-and-cross diagrams to represent covalent bonds in a variety of molecules. Specification Point 1.47 - Explain why substances with a simple molecular structures are gases or liquids, or solids with low melting and boiling points. Specification Point 1.48 - Explain why the melting and boiling points of substances with simple molecular structures increase, in general, with increasing relative molecular mass. Specification Point 1.49 - Explain why substances with giant covalent structures are solids with high melting and boiling points. Specification Point 1.50 - Explain how the structures of diamond, graphite and fullerene influence their physical properties, including electrical conductivity and hardness. Specification Point 1.51 - Know that covalent compounds do not usually conduct electricity. Complete set of Chapter 3 Lectures are available.
Edexcel IGCSE Chemistry Lecture 29 - Reversible Reactions
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Edexcel IGCSE Chemistry Lecture 29 - Reversible Reactions

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Powerpoint lecture covering the following in a modern, concise format: Specification Point 3.17 - Know that some reactions are reversible and this is indicated by the symbol ⇌ in equations. Describe reversible reactions such as the dehydration of hydrated copper (II) sulphate and the effect of heat on ammonium chloride. Complete set of Chapter 6 Lectures are available.
Edexcel IGCSE Chemistry Lecture 8 - The Periodic Table
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Edexcel IGCSE Chemistry Lecture 8 - The Periodic Table

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Powerpoint lecture covering the following in a modern, concise format: Specification Point 1.18 - Understand how elements are arranged in the periodic table. Specification Point 1.19 - Understand how to deduce the electronic configurations of the first 20 elements from their positions in the periodic table. Specification Point 1.20 - Understand how to use electrical conductivity and the acid-base character of oxides to classify elements as metals or non-metals. Specification Point 1.21 - Identify an element as a metal or a non-metal according to its position in the periodic table. Specification Point 1.22 - Understand how the electronic configuration of a main group element is related to its position in the periodic table. Specification Point 1.23 - Understand why elements in the same group of the periodic table have similar chemical properties. Specification Point 1.24 - Understand why the noble gases (Group 0) do not readily react Complete set of Chapter 2 Lectures are available.
Edexcel IGCSE Chemistry Lecture 3 - Calculating Solubility
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Edexcel IGCSE Chemistry Lecture 3 - Calculating Solubility

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Powerpoint lecture covering the following in a modern, concise format: Specification Point 1.5C - Know what is meant by the term solubility in the units grams per 100 grams of solvent. Specification Point 1.6C - Understand how to plot and interpret solubility curves. Specification Point 1.7C - Practical: investigate the solubility of a solid in water at a specific temperature. Complete set of Chapter 1 Lectures are available.
Edexcel IGCSE Biology Lecture 54 - Genetic Diagrams
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Edexcel IGCSE Biology Lecture 54 - Genetic Diagrams

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Powerpoint lecture covering the following in a modern, concise format: Specification Point 3.22 - Understand that most phenotypic features are the result of polygenic inheritance rather than single genes. Specification Point 3.23 - Describe patterns of monohybrid inheritance using a genetic diagram. Specification Point 3.24 - Understand how to interpret family pedigrees. Specification Point 3.25 - Predict probabilities of outcomes from monohybrid crosses. Specification Point 3.26 - Understand how the sex of a person is controlled by one pair of chromosomes, XX in a female and XY in a male. Specification Point 3.27 - Describe the determination of the sex of offspring at fertilisation, using a genetic diagram. Complete set of Chapter 5 Lectures are available.
Edexcel IGCSE Biology Lecture 71 - Fish Farming
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Edexcel IGCSE Biology Lecture 71 - Fish Farming

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Powerpoint lecture covering the following in a modern, concise format: Specification Point 5.9B - Understand the methods used to farm large numbers of fish to provide a source of protein, including maintaining water quality, controlling intraspecific and interspecific predation, controlling disease, removing waste products, controlling the quality and frequency of feeding, and selective breeding. Complete set of Chapter 7 Lectures are available.
Edexcel IGCSE Biology Lecture 56 - Variation in a Species
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Edexcel IGCSE Biology Lecture 56 - Variation in a Species

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Powerpoint lecture covering the following in a modern, concise format: Specification Point 3.31 - Understand how random fertilization produces genetic variation of offspring. Specification Point 3.32 - Know that in human cells the diploid number of chromosomes is 46 and the haploid number is 23. Specification Point 3.33 - Understand that variation within a species can be genetic, environmental, or a combination of both. Specification Point 3.34 - Understand that mutation is a rare, random change in genetic material that can be inherited. Complete set of Chapter 5 Lectures are available.
Edexcel IGCSE Biology Lecture 7 - Food Tests
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Edexcel IGCSE Biology Lecture 7 - Food Tests

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Powerpoint lecture covering the following in a modern, concise format: Specification Point 2.9 - Practical: Investigate food samples for the presence of glucose, starch, protein and fat. Complete set of Chapter 1 Lectures are available.
Edexcel IGCSE Chemistry Lecture 1 - States of Matter
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Edexcel IGCSE Chemistry Lecture 1 - States of Matter

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Powerpoint lecture covering the following in a modern, concise format: Specification Point 1.1 - Understand the three states of matter in terms of the arrangement, movement & energy of the particles. Specification Point 1.2 - Understand the interconversions between the three states of matter in terms of: The names of the interconversions. How they are achieved. The changes in arrangement, movement & energy of the particles. Complete set of Chapter 1 Lectures are available.
Edexcel IGCSE Biology Lecture 60 - Biodiversity
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Edexcel IGCSE Biology Lecture 60 - Biodiversity

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Powerpoint lecture covering the following in a modern, concise format: Specification Point 4.3B - Understand the term biodiversity. Specification Point 4.4B - Practical: investigate the distribution of organisms in their habitats and measure biodiversity using quadrats. Complete set of Chapter 6 Lectures are available.
Edexcel IGCSE Biology Lecture 38 - Coordination in Humans
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Edexcel IGCSE Biology Lecture 38 - Coordination in Humans

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Powerpoint lecture covering the following in a modern, concise format: Specification Point 2.86 - Describe how nervous and hormonal communication control responses and understand the differences between the two systems. Specification Point 2.87 - Understand that the central nervous system consists of the brain and spinal cord and is linked to sense organs by nerves. Specification Point 2.88 - Understand that stimulation of receptors in the sense organs sends electrical impulses along nerves into and out of the central nervous system, resulting in rapid responses. Specification Point 2.89 - Understand the role of neurotransmitters at synapses. Complete set of Chapter 4 Lectures are available.