Doc Brown's Chemistry  SQA SCOTTISH Science-CHEMISTRY

A quick overview of Scottish system

Separate page for SQA Advanced and Advanced Higher Chemistry

 

My 1st drafts of UNOFFICIAL SUPPORT for the CHEMISTRY of the courses outlined below by linking to potentially useful sections on my site. PLEASE REMEMBER it is your responsibility to know exactly what to revise (e.g. precisely which course/grade-level), not mine!, BUT I hope my little contributions help in parts of your studies.

 

The chemistry in Standard Grade SCIENCE (grades 1-6)

Standard Grade CHEMISTRY (grade 1-4, credit - general)

Intermediate Chemistry 1 * Intermediate Chemistry 2

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topThe chemistry in Standard Grade SCIENCE (grades 1-6)

Basic biology quizzes designed for 11-14 year olds

Basic chemistry quizzes designed for 11-14 year olds

Basic physics quizzes designed for 11-14 year olds

Earth Science homepage

Earth Science 'Notes' (note like answers to cue Q's, need to search around)

Topic 2: An Introduction to Materials

Oil Products (some notes on air pollution)

Topic 3: Energy and its uses

Oil Products (distillation, uses of fractions, fuels, pollution etc.)

Radioactivity (very detailed notes)

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Standard Grade CHEMISTRY (grades 1-4, credit 1-2, general 3-4)

General  Basic chemistry revision quizzes designed for 11-14 year olds

General  Variety of chemistry quizzes designed for 14-16 year olds

General  Chemical analysis (lots of tests for gases and ions etc.)

General  Types of Chemical Reactions QUIZ

General  ChemicalCalculations - examples and 14 exercises with built in quizzes

topTopic 1. Chemical Reactions

Elements, compounds and mixtures (definitions, procedures. introduction to formulae and equations etc.)

Topic 2. Speed of Reactions

Rates of reaction factors (theory, methods, graphs etc.) QUIZ

Extra Industrial Chemistry (section 2. enzymes)

Rates coursework help sheet of ideas

topTopic 3. Atoms and the Periodic Table

Gases, Liquids and Solids (States of Matter properties, changes etc.) QUIZ

Atomic Structure and the Periodic Table * harder QUIZ * easier QUIZ

The Periodic Table  (structure in groups and periods, metals, non-metals etc.) QUIZ

Group 1 The Alkali Metals (properties and chemistry) QUIZZES: easier and harder

Group 7 The Halogens  (properties, chemistry and uses) QUIZZES: easier and harder

top Group 0 The Noble Gases (properties and uses) QUIZ

Transition Metals  (properties and uses) QUIZ

Topic 4. How Atoms Combine

Atomic Structure and the Periodic Table * harder QUIZ * easier QUIZ

Bonding - ionic, covalent and metals * harder QUIZ * easier QUIZ

Topic 5. Fuels

The Products from oil QUIZZES: easier and harder

top Extra Organic Chemistry QUIZ

Some odd notes on fuels

Energy changes (exothermic/endothermic, calorimeter, calculations etc.) QUIZ

Topic 6. Structure and Reactions of Hydrocarbons

The Products from oil QUIZZES:easier and harder

Extra Organic Chemistry * QUIZ

Topic 7. Properties of Substances

Bonding - ionic, covalent and metals * harder QUIZ * easier QUIZ

Extra Electrochemistry (introduction to conduction and electrolysis, links to its uses)

topTopic 8. Acids and Alkalis

Elements, compounds and mixtures (including introduction to equations)

Acids, Bases, salts and pH QUIZZES: easier and harder

Extra Aqueous Chemistry

ChemicalCalculations - examples and 14 exercise ready

Topic 9. Reactions of Acids

Acids, Bases, salts and pH QUIZZES: easier and harder

The Reactivity Series of Metals (including reaction with acids) QUIZZES: easier and harder

Extra Aqueous Chemistry

ChemicalCalculations - examples and 14 exercise ready

Topic 10. Making Electricity

top Extra Electrochemistry (simple cells and fuel cells)

Topic 11. Metals and Topic 12. Corrosion

The Extraction of Metals (includes section on economics/environment) QUIZZES: easier and harder

Extra Industrial Chemistry (sections on metal properties/uses and economics/environment)

Group 1 The Alkali Metals (properties and chemistry) QUIZZES: easier and harder

Transition Metals (sections on properties and uses) QUIZ

Extra Electrochemistry (includes introduction to electrolysis and links to its uses)

The Reactivity Series of Metals QUIZZES: easier and harder

topTopic 13. Plastics and Synthetic Fibres

The Products from oil QUIZZES: easier and harder

Extra Organic Chemistry QUIZ

Bonding (section on giant covalent structures) QUIZ

Topic 14. Fertilisers

Nitrogen, Ammonia, Fertilisers and reversible reactions QUIZZES: easier and harder

Topic 15. Carbohydrates and Related Substances

Extra Organic Chemistry

Extra Industrial Chemistry (section 2. on enzymes)

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Intermediate Chemistry 1 (CO12 10)

General  Basic chemistry quizzes designed for 11-14 year olds

General  Chemical analysis (lots of tests for gases and ions, hazard warning symbols etc.)

General  Types of Chemical Reactions

Unit 1 Chemistry in action (DO63 10)

(a) Substances

Elements, compounds and mixtures (some important definitions etc.)

The Periodic Table  (structure in groups and periods, metals, non-metals etc.)

Extra Aqueous Chemistry

Types of Chemical Reactions

top(b) Chemical reactions

Chemical analysis - tests for ions, gases etc.

Types of Chemical Reactions

Elements, compounds and mixtures (introduction to formulae and equations etc.)

Rates of reaction factors (theory, methods, graphs etc.)

Extra Industrial Chemistry (section 2. enzymes)

Rates coursework help sheet of ideas

Bonding - ionic, covalent and metals

(c) Bonding

Elements, compounds and mixtures

(d) Acids and alkalis

Acids, Bases, salts and pH

The Products from oil (section on acid rain)

topUnit 2 Everyday Chemistry (DO63 11)

(a) Metals

Extra Industrial Chemistry (sections on metal properties/uses and economics/environment)

Group 1 The Alkali Metals (properties and chemistry)

Transition Metals (sections on properties and uses)

Extra Electrochemistry (includes introduction to electrolysis and links to its uses)

The Reactivity Series of Metals (includes section on corrosion)

(b) Personal needs

Extra Aqueous Chemistry

Extra Organic Chemistry

top(c) Fuels

The Products from oil

Extra Organic Chemistry

Some odd notes on fuels

Energy changes (exothermic/endothermic, calorimeter, calculations etc.)

(d) Plastics

The Products from oil

Extra Organic Chemistry

Bonding (sections on giant covalent structures)

topUnit 3 Chemistry and Life (DO63 12)

(a) Photosynthesis and respiration

Earth Science homepage

Earth Science 'Notes' (note like answers to cue Q's, need to search around, bits on atmosphere)

(b) The effects of chemicals on the growth of plants

Nitrogen, Ammonia, Fertilisers

Extra Aqueous Chemistry

(c) Food and diet

Extra Organic Chemistry

Extra Industrial Chemistry (section 2. enzymes)

top(d) Drugs

Extra Organic Chemistry

Extra Industrial Chemistry (section 2. enzymes)


Intermediate Chemistry 2 (CO12 11)

General  Variety of chemistry quizzes designed for 14-16 year olds

General  Chemical analysis (lots of tests for gases and ions, hazard warning symbols etc.)

General  Types of Chemical Reactions

General  ChemicalCalculations - examples and 14 exercise ready

topUnit 1 Building Blocks (D066 11)

(a) Substances

Gases, Liquids and Solids (States of Matter properties, changes etc.)

The Periodic Table  (structure in groups and periods, metals, non-metals etc.)

Group 1 The Alkali Metals (properties and chemistry)

Group 7 The Halogens  (properties, chemistry and uses)

Group 0 The Noble Gases  (properties and uses)

Transition Metals

top(b) Reaction rates

Rates of reaction factors (theory, methods, graphs etc.)

Extra Industrial Chemistry (section 2. enzymes)

Rates coursework help sheet of ideas

(c) The structure of the atom

Atomic Structure and the Periodic Table

(d) Bonding, structure and properties

Bonding - ionic, covalent and metals

Extra Electrochemistry (introduction to conduction and electrolysis, links to its uses)

(e) Chemical symbolism

Elements, compounds and mixtures (definitions, introduction to formulae and equations etc.)

top(f) The mole

ChemicalCalculations - examples and 14 exercise ready

Unit 2 Carbon Compounds (DO67 11)

(a) Fuels

The Products from oil

Extra Organic Chemistry

Some odd notes on fuels

(b) Nomenclature and structural formulae

The Products from oil

Extra Organic Chemistry

top(c) Reactions of carbon compounds

The Products from oil

Extra Organic Chemistry

(d) Plastics and synthetic fibres

The Products from oil

Extra Organic Chemistry

Chemical Bonding and Structure  (sections on giant covalent structures)

topUnit 3 Acids, Bases and Metals (D068 11)

(a) Acids and Bases

Acids, Bases, salts and pH

Extra Aqueous Chemistry

ChemicalCalculations - examples and 14 exercise ready

top(b) Salt preparation

Acids, Bases, salts and pH

Extra Aqueous Chemistry

The Products from oil (section on acid rain)

ChemicalCalculations - examples and 14 exercise ready

top(c) Metals

The Reactivity Series of Metals (section on redox reactions)

The Extraction of Metals (includes section on economics/environment)

Extra Industrial Chemistry (sections on metal properties/uses and economics/environment)

Group 1 The Alkali Metals (properties and chemistry)

Transition Metals (sections on properties and uses)

Extra Electrochemistry (includes introduction to electrolysis and links to its uses, simple cells and relationship with the reactivity series of metals)


topPHYSICS

Basic physics quizzes designed for 11-14 year olds

Comprehensive notes on Radioactivity


Appendix 1: Q quick overview of the Scottish System


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