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macromolecules - giant covalent/plastics/polymers etc. : GCSE-AS giant covalent structuresGCSE formation-uses- products from oil : GCSE using plastics-problems : GCSE extra organic man-made polymers : GCSE poly(ethene) : GCSE poly(propene) : GCSE poly(chloroethene) PVC : GCSE extra organic notes - natural polymers : GCSE-ADVANCED (basic) bonding, structure and properties

magma : GCSE molten rock from mantle

magnesium and compounds, Mg : GCSE-reactivity-reactions involving oxygen/water/acids/displacement : GCSE-ADVANCED (basic) use in rust protection : GCSE-ADVANCED data : ADVANCED detailed notes s-block Gp 1/2 elements/compounds : ADVANCED data-graphs Gps 1/2 :

magnesium chloride MgCl2(s) : GCSE-ADVANCED (basic) bonding-structure-physical properties

magnesium hydroxide, Mg(OH)2 (see also magnesium above) : ADVANCED use in volumetric titrations :

magnesium oxide MgO(s) (see also magnesium above) : GCSE-ADVANCED (basic) bonding-structure-physical propertiesGCSE from burning magnesiumADVANCED use in volumetric titrations :

magnet : KS3-GCSE use in separating mixtures

magnetic pole reversal patters : GCSE Earth Science - plate tectonics

magnetic shape memory alloys : Smart materials - MAGNETIC SHAPE MEMORY ALLOYS :

magnetostrictive matertials : Smart materials - MAGNETOSTRICTIVE MATERIALS :

making... : KS3-GCSE-AS salt preparations(1) and salt preparations(2)

manganese, Mn : GCSE-notes-transition metals : GCSE-position in periodic table : GCSE transition metals - use in steel : GCSE-ADVANCED data : ADVANCED detailed notes 3d-block Transition Metals : ADVANCED Manganese :

manganese(IV) oxide, MnO2(s) : ADVANCED conversion to manganate(VI) and (VII) :

mantle of Earth : GCSE Earth science - geology notes

manufacture of ? : GCSE lime/cement/glass : GCSE-ADVANCED (basic) sulphuric acid : GCSE-ADVANCED (basic) ammonia/fertilisers : GCSE-ADVANCED (basic) plastics and extra organic : GCSE-ADVANCED (basic) chemical economics : GCSE-ADVANCED (basic) chlorine/hydrogen/sodium hydroxide/bleach : GCSE-ADVANCED (basic) titanium : GCSE-ADVANCED (basic) 'man-made/artificial' radioisotopes : GCSE-ADVANCED (basic) summary of links to process and products from electrolysis : GCSE-ADVANCED (basic) metal extraction Fe, Al, Cu, Zn, Ti, Cr

marble - metamorphic rock : KS3-GCSE rock formation

margarine : GCSE extra organic chemistry

Markownikoff/Markownikov/Markovnikov rule : ADVANCED explained for organic reactions - links to mechanisms

Mars : GCSE atmosphere

Marsden-Rutherford, early 20th C scientists : GCSE-AS model of atom - alpha particle scattering by nucleus expt.

mass of ... : GCSE-AS relative mass of atom/isotope

mass/charge of ... : GCSE-AS sub-atomic particles i.e. proton/neutron/electron

mass/nucleon number : GCSE-AS definition, atomic structure

mass spectroscopy/spectrometry/spectra ('mass-spec' 'MS') - instrumental method of analysis : GCSE a few comments and examples of useADVANCED detailed notes on how it works and determination of relative atomic mass from mass spectrum

Maxwell-Boltzman : ADVANCED distribution of particle kinetic energies : ADVANCED mathematical computer model of Maxwell-Boltzman distribution of particle speeds and energy :

measuring : GCSE-ADVANCED (basic) rates of reaction notes

mechanism : ADVANCED organic reactions - explained - links to detailed examples

medicines, drugs : GCSE extra organic chemistry

meitnerium, Mt :

melamine : GCSE plastics

manganate(VII) ion, MnO4-(aq) : ADVANCED examples of oxidising action 6.7/6.8/6.11 : ADVANCED detailed notes manganese 3d-block Transition Metals :

melting (physical state change) and melting/freezing points data : KS3-GCSE melting explained : GCSE Group 1 Alkali Metal data : ADVANCED groups1/2 Alkali/Alkaline Earth Metal data : GCSE Group 0/8 Noble Gas data : ADVANCED group 0/8 Noble Gas data : GCSE Group 7 Halogen data : ADVANCED group 7 Halogen data : GCSE-ADVANCED transition Metal data (Sc-Zn, 3d block) : GCSE-AS properties of ionic/covalent compoundsPeriodicity plots of melting points Z = 1 to 20 plots * Z = 1 to 38 plots * Z = 1 to 96 plots * DATA

Mendeleev, Dmitri : GCSE-AS history of Periodic TableADVANCED periodic Table History :

mendelevium, Md :

mercury, Hg :

metallic bonding : GCSE-ADVANCED (basic) detailed notes

metalloids/semi-metals : GCSE-AS properties/uses notes :

metals (see also reactivity series of metals) : KS3 m/c quiz on metal properties/compounds/reactivity : KS3-GCSE position in the Periodic Table - typical physical/chemical properties : GCSE Alkali Metals : GCSE Transition Metals : KS3-GCSE Reactivity Series : GCSE Extraction of Fe/Al etc. : GCSE chemistry of rusting and its prevention : GCSE-ADVANCED (basic) metal-bonding-structure-properties : GCSE using metals steel/titanium/aluminium/alloysGCSE worksheet based on reactivityGCSE word-fill worksheet on metal extraction : GCSE word-fill worksheet on reactivity : GCSE word-fill worksheets on rustingADVAN-redox theory of metal-acid reactions :

metal ions : GCSE-ADVANCED (basic) ionic bonding : ADVANCED enzyme function and inhibition :

metamorphic rocks : GCSE Earth Science notes :

methane, CH4(g), natural gas : GCSE-AS covalent molecule-bondingGCSE-ADVANCED (basic) oil-fractions-uses : GCSE alkanes-structure-uses : GCSE alkanes-extra organic chemistryGCSE in Earth's early atmosphere : : ADVANCED molecule shape, bond angle, dot & cross electronic diagram : ADVANCED alkane structure and naming

methanoic acid (formic acid) HCOOH(l,aq) : GCSE ant sting : ADVANCED homologous series/functional groups : ADVANCED structure-names of carboxylic acid and derivatives : ADVANCED shape-bond angles

methanol, CH3OH(l)GCSE-AS covalent molecule-bonding

methoxymethane : ADVANCED shape-bond angles : ADVANCED structure and naming of ethers : ADVANCED Intermolecular forces and boiling point of organic compounds

methylbenzene, C7H8 : ADVANCED shape-bond angles :

methyl orange indicator : GCSE-ADVANCED pH-coloursADVANCED use in volumetric titrations :

methyl red indicator : GCSE-ADVANCED pH-colours

microorganisms : 

mid-Atlantic Ridge : GCSE Earth Science

Milkankovitch Cycles : GCSE-ADVANCED significance explained for glaciation/global warming/Greenhouse effect :

mild steel : GCSE using metals

mining : KS3-GCSE-AS environmental impact-metal extraction : KS3-GCSE-AS impact of limestone quarrying

miscible liquids : KS3-GCSE separation described : GCSE explained-examples particle pictures : ADVANCED solubility/miscibility of organic compounds (Equilibria section 8.7) :

mixtures : GCSE-KS3 explained-examples/methods separation : KS3 quiz on atoms/elements/compounds/mixtures

molar volume gas calculations : GCSE-AS examples-QuizMolar Volume periodicity plot Z = 1 to 96 :

molarity calculations - reacting solution volumes/titrations : GCSE-AS basic examples-Quiz : GCSE-ADVANCED (basic) volumetric/titration calculations

mole calculations : GCSE-ADVANCED (basic) introduction and types :

molecular/empirical formula calculations : GCSE-AS definitions-simple examples-Quiz and using moles

molecular formula : GCSE hydrocarbons : GCSE extra organic - variety of typesADVANCED functional groups :

molecular ion : ADVANCED In mass spectroscopy :

molecular mass, Mr, based on 12C scale : GCSE-AS definition-examples-calculations-QuizADVANCED Mr of an organic by volumetric titration :

molecularity : ADVANCED explained for organic reaction mechanisms

molecule : GCSE-KS3 introduction-definition-examples

molecule shapes : GCSE-AS examples, names, ox electron diagrams, bond angles

molybdenum, Mo :

monatomic : GCSE Noble Gases

monobasic/monoprotic acid : ADVANCED examples - theory of acids and bases (also use the 5. sub-index  near top of page) :

monomer : GCSE oil products-polymers : GCSE extra organic chemistry - plastics

monosaccharide - natural organic sugar molecule : GCSE structure

moulding : GCSE plastics

mudstone - sedimentary rock : GCSE rock formation

Muller, scientist : GCSE-AS radioactivity detector

multiple choice quizzes : KS3 Science : GCSE Chemistry, Radioactivity, Earth Science : ADVANCED chemistry

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