GCSE Chemistry topics

It is the topics that I believe are essential for double and triple award chemistry, Used from AQA chemistry revision guide - hope this helps.

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DOUBLE AWARD AND TRIPLE AWARD Bethany Cunningham
Topics Date learnt Things need to revise Completed
Atoms The nucleus,
Electrons,
Mass and charge
Description of an atom
What happens when there is a proton?
Elements, Elements
compounds Compounds
and isotopes Isotopes
The periodic Key information
table Same electrons in the group
What are the rows called?
What are the columns called?
How many liquids are they at room
temperature?
What does the group number determine?
Electron shells The electron configuration to 20
The rules of electron shells
What does 2, 8, 8 mean?
Ionic bonding What is it?
What is an ion?
Structures
Electron shells Which groups are more likely to from ions?
and ions The electronic structure of simple ions
Covalent What is covalent bonding?
bonding Examples with diagrams
What substances does it involve?
What happens?
Covalent Simple molecular substances with their
substances: properties
two kinds Giant covalent structures
Metallic How do metallic properties occur?
structures How to identify the bonding by the properties?
What is a `lattice'?
New What is meant by `smart' materials?
substances What are nanomaterials?
Why are nanomaterials so useful?

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What are the disadvantages?
Relative How to work it out?
formula mass
Two formula Calculating the percentage mass of an element
mass in a compound.
calculations Finding the formula
Calculating How to work it out?
masses in
reactions
The mole What is `the mole'?
Using formula work out the number of moles
Atom Percentage of reactants changed to useful
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What is activation energy?
Energy Exothermic and endothermic reactions
transfer in Energy level diagrams
reactions
Reversible What is meant by `dynamic equilibrium'?
reactions How do you increase the product?
The Haber What five things do you need to know?
process Explain the process?
Acids and What is the pH scale?
alkalis What is an indicator?
What are acids and bases?
Real life examples?
Which type of indicator to use?
Can you interpret this information from a
graph?
Acids…read more

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DOUBLE AWARD AND TRIPLE AWARD Bethany Cunningham
The modern What is the periodic table based on?
periodic table
Group 1 the Key points on the alkali metals
alkali metals
Group 7 the Key points on the halogens
halogens
Transition Key points on the transition elements
metals
Acids and History of acids and alkalis
alkalis
Acids, alkalis How does the experiment work?
and titration
Titration How to calculate the concentration?
calculations
Water The water cycle described using key words
Solubility The definition
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Instrumental What are the methods?
methods
Identifying Two types of tests
unknown
substances…read more

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