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A-Level Chemistry knowledge organisers
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A-Level Chemistry knowledge organisers

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A bundle of 20 knowledge organisers I have made for the new 2015 A-Level Chemistry syllabuses. The knowledge organisers are on the following topics: atomic structure and the periodic table, acid base equilibria (pH), Ecell, thermodynamics (Entropy), Equilibrium, organic chemistry (hydrocarbons, crude oil, fuels, organic synthesis, polymers, proteins, DNA, amino acids), transition metals, periodic table, bonding and infra red spectra. The knowledge organisers have complete coverage of all the knowledge students need to know before they go on to tackle exam questions.
AQA (new) Physics Triple and Combined knowledge organisers (Paper 1)
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AQA (new) Physics Triple and Combined knowledge organisers (Paper 1)

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Knowledge organisers for the new AQA GCSE 2016 Physics syllabus. Included are knowledge organisers which cover the whole content of the GCSE Physics paper 1 exam for** both trilogy (combined) and triple (separate science) syllabuses**. Each knowledge organiser has been split into sections following closely the AQA specification. Topics covered are: P1 Conservation and dissipation of energy, P2 Energy transfer by heating, P3 Energy resources, P4 Electric circuits, P5 electricity in the home, P6 Molecules and matter and P7 Radioactivity. The triple content within these chapters (like Gas pressure, temperature, infra red radiation, nuclear radiation, medicine, fission and fusion are also covered and colour coded so students know which content is relevant. Key tier 3 vocabulary has also been clearly defined as a separate section in each knowledge organiser. Any graphs and equations that they need to know included.
Organic techniques - purifying organic liquids
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Organic techniques - purifying organic liquids

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An A-Level Chemistry resource on purification of organic liquids. The handout includes labelled diagrams and information on the organic techniques of reflux, distillation, washing and drying. Includes diagrams of heating by reflux, distillation, separating (tap) funnel and drying agent. With each diagram is information about what each technique is used for. E.g. purpose of washing with HCl, NaHCO3 or water. Purpose of a drying agent with relevant examples. Why antibumping granules are required in a pear shaped flask. Why the water goes in the bottom of a condenser and out at the top and much more. The information helps students prepare for questions on A-Level required practicals on organic chemistry.
A-Level Chemistry - complete revision package
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A-Level Chemistry - complete revision package

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A complete revision package of over 100 A-Level Chemistry resources with coverage of the A-Level Chemistry topics suitable for AQA, Edexcel or OCR syllabuses (periodic table, amount of substance, redox equations, organic chemistry, acid base equilibria, shapes of molecules, pVnRT, percentage uncertainty, qualitative tests, NMR, IR, mass spec, titrations, Gibbs free energy, Grignard, electrolysis, equilibrium, enthalpy, entropy, born haber, isotopes, kinetics, transition metals, Ecell etc and much more). The resources include knowledge organisers, cue cards, revision quizzes, mind maps, worksheets, cut and stick, group work activities, co-operative learning activities, quizzes, differentiated worksheets, interactive PowerPoints etc. These resources can be used to accompany a lesson on the topic or as part of a revision lesson. Due to the large quantity of files they have been attached as a Zip file.
Chemical calculations knowledge organiser
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Chemical calculations knowledge organiser

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A knowledge organiser on the AQA GCSE topic Chemical calculations. Includes information on the scientific terms: RAM, RFM, conservation of mass, mole, avagadro constant, excess & limiting reagents, titrations , formulae trianagles for all the calculations etc. Also contains more depth on the steps required in a titration, diagrams of flasks used and indicators etc. Also includes information about volume of gases, atom economy and percentage yield. Is everything the students need to know on one page before attempting the calculations. Can be expanded onto an A3 page. Relevant for the new 2018 exams.
Alcohols and halogenoalkanes knowledge organiser
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Alcohols and halogenoalkanes knowledge organiser

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An A-Level Chemistry knowledge organiser on the chemistry of the halogenoalkanes and alcohols. The knowledge organisers include information on the preparation of halogenoalkanes (synthesis of bromobutane) and alcohols, functional groups tests, apparatus (reflux, distillation, separating funnel etc.) Theory about nucleophilic substitution, elimination, oxidation of alcohols etc. Mechanisms for nucleophilic substitution and elimination included.
GCSE Chemistry revision bundle
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GCSE Chemistry revision bundle

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A revision package of over 60 GCSE Chemistry resources suitable for AQA, OCR or edexcel. Resources on atomic structure, periodic table, amount of substance, chemical changes, energy, electrolysis, chemical analysis, rates and equilibrium, organic chemistry, earths atmosphere and resources etc). The resources include numerous revision questions, structure strips, knowledge organisers, revision quizzes, worksheets, cut and stick revision activities, group work activities, co-operative learning activities, traffic light quizzes, differentiated activities, hexagon challenges etc. These resources can be used to revise at the end of a topic or for revision towards the end of the course. Due to the large quantity of files they have been attached as a Zip file. As a bonus, some GCSE Physics revision resources have also been included in the downloads as well.
Topic 2 Bonding Edexcel A-Level Chemistry
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Topic 2 Bonding Edexcel A-Level Chemistry

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An A-Level Chemistry Knowledge organiser on ionic, covalent and metallic bonding suitable for the Edexcel A-Level 2015 syllabus. Contains information on simple covalent, giant covalent, ionic and metallic bonding, their structure and explanation of physical properties like conductivity, melting point etc.
Ecell knowledge organiser
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Ecell knowledge organiser

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An A-Level Chemistry knowledge organiser on Electrochemical cells. The file is editable and contains the theory behind Electrochemical cells and their calculations. Includes diagrams, equations and information on the hydrogen half cell, reduction potentials, strength of reducing agents, oxidising agents, how to draw electrochemical cells and represent them in cell diagrams.
Chromatography quiz
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Chromatography quiz

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A traffic light quiz on paper chromatography, students hold up the relevant coloured card to answer the questions in the quiz. Suitable for the new 2018 Chemistry GCSE. I use it as a plenary at the end of the lesson.
Organic Chemistry bundle
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Organic Chemistry bundle

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A bundle of 20 resources covering A-Level organic Chemistry including mind maps, flash-cards, knowledge organisers, worksheets, PowerPoints, quizzes, revision tables, apparatus diagrams etc. Covers Chemistry of alkanes, alkenes, alcohols, halogenoalkanes, carbonyls, esters, acyl chlorides, Benzene, Amines, Amino acids, Amides , Grignard reactions and organic synthesis (including the apparatus used in organic synthesis), naming and skeletal formulae.
NMR, IR, mass spec and chromatography bundle
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NMR, IR, mass spec and chromatography bundle

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A bundle of 9 resources on organic analyltical techniques including NMR and mass spec spectra cards, NMR, IR and Chromatograhpy knowledge organisers and an NMR graphic organiser (suitable for all A-Level Chemistry exam boards), a mass spectra fragmentation table and finally an organic analysis activity on alanine in which students have to identify alanine given a variety of spectra and physical data.
Amino acids
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Amino acids

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An A-Level Chemistry worksheet on amino acids. Contains seven sections of questions increasing in difficulty. Covers the whole topic of amino acids including IUPAC naming, zwitterions, melting point, reactions with acid, hydroxide, carbonate, halogenoalkane, acyl (acid) chloride etc. Also includes questions on peptides, hydrolysis, polypeptides and proteins. Answers are included. Is a resource which comprehensively covers the whole of the amino acid theory suitable for the new 2015 A-Level syllabuses.
Paper Chromatography
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Paper Chromatography

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A GCSE Chemistry worksheet on Paper Chromatography. The worksheet is differentiated with exam questions targeting grades 1-3, 4-6 and 7-9. There’s questions on mobile and stationary phases, food additives, calculation of Rf values etc. The more challenging questions require students to think in more depth about the physical processes involved in the separation, explaining how separation occurs, how we use chromatography to identify additives etc. Answers are included.
Aspirin synthesis
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Aspirin synthesis

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A knowledge organiser on the A-level chemistry practical “preparation of aspirin" from 2-hydroxybenzoic acid and ethanoic anhydride using a phosphoric acid catalyst. The knowledge organiser includes the method and apparatus diagrams and goes into more depth about filtration under reduced pressure, recrystallisation and reflux. I use it in my lessons to go through the procedure in greater depth and then students refer to this when practising questions.
Organic chemistry knowledge organisers
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Organic chemistry knowledge organisers

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A bundle of 3 knowledge organisers on the AQA GCSE topic organic chemistry and a large A3 poster of the whole content of the GCSE organic chemistry. The 1st is on crude oil and the reactions of the hydrocarbons (alkanes and alkenes), the 2nd on alcohols and carboxylic acids and the 3rd on Polymers (addition, condensation polymerisation, polysaccharides, amino acids and DNA). The Poster is a combination of all the information they need to know from the three organic chemistry topics, all on one A3 poster. Contains all the key information from the AQA new 2016 GCSE syllabus for the triple science organic chemistry topic.
GCSE Chemistry knowledge organisers
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GCSE Chemistry knowledge organisers

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9 knowledge organisers for the new GCSE (2016) AQA Syllabus. Covering topics chemical changes, structure and bonding, chemical calculations, chromatography, chemical analysis, organic chemistry (crude oil, hydrocarbons, alcohols, carboxylic acids, polymers) and reactivity series/extraction of metals.
Isotopes and relative atomic mass
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Isotopes and relative atomic mass

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An A-Level Chemistry resource on isotopes and relative atomic mass. Includes the definitions of isotope, RAM and relative isotopic mass. Questions require students to identify the particles present in atoms, isotopes and ions. Calculations on determining relative atomic mass (given percentage abundance, relative abundance or relative isotopic mass). Three sections with each section increasing in difficulty. Section three requires students to identify the relative isotopic mass of a species given the relative atomic mass. Suitable for the new 2018 A-Level syllabuses. Answers are included.
Redox titrations
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Redox titrations

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An A-Level Chemistry resource on redox titration calculations. The editable worksheet is differentiated with each section increasing in difficulty. Students complete titration calculations based on the redox chemistry of potassium permanganate, sodium dichromate, sodium thiosulfate etc. The resource contains one of every type of titration question they need to answer in an exam. Answers are included. Worksheet takes a double lesson for students to complete.
Amount of substance (1 of 2)
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Amount of substance (1 of 2)

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An A-Level Chemistry resource on calculating Amount of substance (Moles). The worksheet is differentiated with each section increasing in difficulty. Answers are included with each section so that students can check their progress. This is the first half of this resource, the 2nd half is also available on this website with 2 more pages on atom economy, empirical formulae, percentage yield etc. The complete set has 16 sections in total. If you like this resource there are others of a similar format on calculating entropy, pH, Kc, Kp, Grignard reagents, inorganic formulae, Ecell, pV = nRT etc. These sheets conrain examples of every type of exam questions atudents may face.