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I am a GCSE and A-level Chemistry specialist teacher in a 14-18 school with 15 years teaching experience and several years research experience. I provide GCSE, AS and A2 Chemistry resources (mainly for the AQA specifications) to help students practice the concepts learned in lessons and I am a firm believer in 'Practice makes perfect'. I strive wherever possible to include the answers to the worksheets.

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I am a GCSE and A-level Chemistry specialist teacher in a 14-18 school with 15 years teaching experience and several years research experience. I provide GCSE, AS and A2 Chemistry resources (mainly for the AQA specifications) to help students practice the concepts learned in lessons and I am a firm believer in 'Practice makes perfect'. I strive wherever possible to include the answers to the worksheets.
AS Chemistry Nomenclature - Naming Aldehydes and Ketones worksheets

AS Chemistry Nomenclature - Naming Aldehydes and Ketones worksheets

AS Chemistry worksheet for practicing naming aldehydes and ketones. This contains a variety of straight-chain and branched-chain aldehydes and ketones along with other substituents students will have met in previous topics. Hints given on worksheet as to how to attempt naming where appropriate. Answers included.
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AQA GCSE Chemistry Trilogy Electrolysis Predicting Products and Half-equations worksheets

AQA GCSE Chemistry Trilogy Electrolysis Predicting Products and Half-equations worksheets

These worksheets are for AQA GCSE Chemistry Trilogy 5.4 Chemical Changes section on Electrolysis. The first, Predicting the Products from the Electrolysis of Aqueous Solutions, allows students to practise identifying the products formed at the anode and cathode, given a variety of different solutions. The second worksheet is on balancing half-equations. Each worksheet comes with accompanying answers.
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AQA GCSE Chemistry Atomic Structure and Periodic Table Practice Makes Perfect Revision booklet (F)

AQA GCSE Chemistry Atomic Structure and Periodic Table Practice Makes Perfect Revision booklet (F)

This booklet is designed to revise the first section of the new AQA GCSE Chemistry/Trilogy course on Atomic Structure and the Periodic Table. It contains 10 revision sets of FOUNDATION questions. Each question is related to one of ten common topics from the section. It can be used as a starter or plenary booklet over 10 lessons, or as part of a structured revision program. Students can monitor their progress over the course of the ten question sets. Very suitable to foundation level students to reinforce prior learning.
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GCSE Chemistry Calculating Reacting Masses worksheet

GCSE Chemistry Calculating Reacting Masses worksheet

A worksheet comprising of 8 questions to help students practice calculating the moles of reactants and products. This sheet involves either calculating the maximum theoretical yield possible from a reaction or the amount of reactants needed for a reaction. Answers included.
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AQA A-level Chemistry Redox Titrations Exam-Style Questions

AQA A-level Chemistry Redox Titrations Exam-Style Questions

AQA A2 Chemistry Redox Titrations Exam-Style Questions including answers. These questions cover several different calculations involving manganate (VII) and dichromate (VI) ions with either Fe2+ ions or hydrogen peroxide. Calculations involve working out the percentage by mass of iron in a sample, calculating the number of waters of crystallisation (e.g. FeSO4.xH2O) and concentration of reagent used.
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AS Chemistry Alcohols - Oxidation Products of Primary, Secondary and Tertiary Alcohols

AS Chemistry Alcohols - Oxidation Products of Primary, Secondary and Tertiary Alcohols

This resources is a whole lesson on identifying the oxidation products of alcohols from primary, secondary and tertiary alcohols. It comprises of a lesson PowerPoint which guides you through the lesson from identifying primary, secondary and tertiary alcohols on the starter worksheet and onto the oxidation and reduction card match activity for the key oxidation, reduction, oxidising agent and reducing agent definitions. Another activity includes identifying the oxidation products by a card matching activity where students use the Task 3 oxidation laminated sheets to match the oxidation aldehyde, ketone and carboxylic acid patterns cards. A student's note sheet is also provided which students can fill in using the information on the PowerPoint. The final activity of writing oxidation equations for primary and secondary alcohols is solely on the PowerPoint and includes an answer slide.
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AQA AS and Year One Chemistry Organic Synthesis Routes and Mechanism Practice Exam-Style Questions

AQA AS and Year One Chemistry Organic Synthesis Routes and Mechanism Practice Exam-Style Questions

A resource suitable to revise and embed AS and Year One Chemistry Organic Synthesis routes with practice in naming and outlining the mechanisms covered by the AQA specification. This resource consists of 3 exam-style questions showing different organic synthesis routes. Students are required to identify and draw the mechanism for the reaction, and to identify the reagents and conditions needed for each conversion shown. Ideal for both AS and A2 students to revise and practice synthesis questions. The questions include free-radical substitution, nucleophilic substitution, hydrolysis reactions, elimination, addition polymerisation and electrophilic addition reactions. Answers are included.
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GCE A level Aromatic Chemistry Nomenclature (Naming Benzene Compounds)

GCE A level Aromatic Chemistry Nomenclature (Naming Benzene Compounds)

This resource includes a teacher information sheet on the naming of aromatic compounds, outlining when the compound ends in -benzene and when it starts with phenyl-. A worksheet and starter activity is included to practice the rules for naming aromatic compounds. Further resources for Aromatic Nomenclature are available in the accompanying Aromatic Chemistry AQA Teacher Support Pack containing more resources and activities covering nomenclature, electrophilic substitution reactions and exam-style questions.
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A2 Chemistry Organic Spectroscopy Exam Style Questions (with answers)

A2 Chemistry Organic Spectroscopy Exam Style Questions (with answers)

This resource contains 10 questions covering Mass Spectroscopy and NMR. Each question is based around a compound/structure and asks students to identify splitting patterns in proton NMR and the numbers of peaks observed in their proton and carbon-13 NMR spectra. The questions also incorporate the identification of chiral centres and molecular formulae based on the skeletal formulae given in the questions.
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GCSE Chemistry - Separating Mixtures:Extracting Salt from Rock Salt - Filtration and Crystallisation

GCSE Chemistry - Separating Mixtures:Extracting Salt from Rock Salt - Filtration and Crystallisation

A whole lesson for the first section of the GCSE Chemistry and Science Trilogy for AQA. This bundle includes a PowerPoint to introduce the two techniques used to separate salt from rock salt using filtration and crystallisation techniques. A practical sheet outlines the equipment, method and diagrams for the practical. The practical sheet also has a help sheet for students to write up the practical in full, along with a conclusion and question. Two starter/plenary activities are included.
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AQA GCSE Chemistry Trilogy Displacement Reactions Practical and Worksheets

AQA GCSE Chemistry Trilogy Displacement Reactions Practical and Worksheets

This is a collection of 3 resources for AQA GCSE Chemistry Trilogy 5.4 Chemical Changes Displacement Reactions section. There is a practical sheet for determining the order of reactivity for four metals: copper, magnesium, iron and zinc. There are two accompanying worksheets for students to practise identifying the products (if any) from a variety of potential displacement reactions.
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GCSE Chemistry - Separating Mixtures: Simple Distillation

GCSE Chemistry - Separating Mixtures: Simple Distillation

A bundle of resources for GCSE Chemistry and Science Trilogy for AQA. This contains a PowerPoint outlining the basics of simple distillation, along with a practical/demo worksheet outlining the method for simple distillation and scaffolding to allow students to write this practical up fully including a conclusion and questions. Two starter/plenary activities on simple distillation are included.
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AQA GCSE Chemistry Atomic Structure and Periodic Table

AQA GCSE Chemistry Atomic Structure and Periodic Table

This bundle contains several resources for the first Chemistry topic of the new GCSE. It includes Atomic Structure, Balancing Equations, Elements, Mixtures and Compounds, Group 1 and 7 exam-style questions along with a higher and foundation revision question booklet to use as starters/plenaries over ten lessons to reinforce and revisit previous learning.
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AQA A2 and Year 2 Chemistry Structure Determination (IR and NMR) Exam-Style Questions

AQA A2 and Year 2 Chemistry Structure Determination (IR and NMR) Exam-Style Questions

A worksheet/activity to practice identifying the structures of compounds based on IR and proton/carbon-13 NMR information. Questions are designed to test student's understanding of the two techniques and to help them piece together the structures of compounds based on the numbers of peaks present in their NMR spectra. Answers are included.
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Quantitative Chemistry - Chemistry Calculations

Quantitative Chemistry - Chemistry Calculations

This bundle contains 5 resources - 2 worksheets practicing calculating reacting masses, a titration calculations worksheet, empirical formula worksheet and a worksheet to balance equations from reacting masses and empirical formulae.
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