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Topics and Learning Outcomes

  • Molecules and Ions
    •  work out the number of electrons an ion has from its symbol
    •  recognize that most ions have a Noble gas configuration
    •  predict whether an element will form a cation or an anion
    •  explain the characteristics of ionic bonding
    •  read and write the chemical formula of ionic compounds
    •  name simple binary ionic compounds according to IUPAC nomenclature
    •  explain how covalent molecules are bonded together and how they differ from ionic compounds
    •  draw simple Lewis dot and line diagrams showing single, double and triple bonds and lone pairs
    •  read and write the chemical formula of covalent compounds
    •  use molecular formula, empirical formula and structural formula
    •  name simple covalent compounds using IUPAC nomenclature
    •  predict the polarity of the bonds in molecules
    •  list the properties of metallic, ionic and covalent solids
  • Chemical Equations
    •  explain what chemical reactions are and why they occur
    •  identify reactions as being combination, precipitation, decomposition, replacement or acid/base
    •  write balanced chemical equations for reactions of neutral species, including physical states
    •  write balanced chemical equations for reactions involving charged species, including physical states
    •  write balanced ionic equations for reactions without spectator ions, including physical states
    •  list the characteristics of acids including their reactions

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Molecules and Ions -  
  Common cation and anion flashcards  
 
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Chemical Equations -  
  Balancing chemical equations  
 
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  Overview of chemical equations  
 
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  Chemical equation balancer  
 
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