Course curriculum

  • 1

    QotW & Short Tutorials

    • Scientific Method M/C 2017 Q23

    • Scientific Method Summary

    • Fuels Revision: VCAA Exam 2015 Q.9a

    • Short Tutorial - Unit Conversion using Ratios

    • Electrolysis & Faraday's Laws M/C - VCAA 2013 - Q30

    • Faraday's Laws - VCAA 2012 (2) Q9

    • Electrolysis - VCAA 2014 Q9 (6:44)

    • Equilibrium - VCAA Exam 2015 Q7 (7:28)

    • Reaction Rates - VCAA Exam 2014 Q1 (4:34)

    • Reaction Rates: M/C - VCAA 2010 (2) Q3

    • Batteries & Fuel Cells - VCAA 2016 Q8 (3:07)

    • Secondary Cells & Fuel Cells - VCAA Exam 2010 M/C Q19

    • Electrochemical Series - VCAA 2011(2) Q4 (6:01)

    • Galvanic Cells M/C VCAA 2015 Q26

    • Redox QotW - VCAA 2011(2) Q4

    • Gases M/C VCAA 2015 Q4

    • Thermochemistry M/C VCAA 2016 Q24

    • Thermochemistry M/C VCAA 2010 Q15

    • Fuels - VCAA 2016 Q3

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    3b. Thermochemistry

    • Thermochemistry Summary

    • 1. Enthalpy, Endothermic, Exothermic, Activation Energy

    • 2. Combustion Reactions

    • 3. Thermochemical Equations, Calculating Enthalpy Change

    • 4. Molar Heat of Combustion

    • 5. Hess's Law, Thermochemical Calculations

    • 6. Specific Heat Capacity

    • Thermochemistry: VCAA Exam Multiple Choice Questions

    • Thermochemistry: Exam M/C Question 15 - 2010 (2) (4:25)

    • Thermochemistry: 1: VCCA Multiple Choice Questions

    • Thermochemistry: Worksheet 1: Answers

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    3c. Gases

    • Gases Summary

    • 1. Properties of Gases

    • 2. Kinetic Theory of Gases

    • 3. Units of Measurement - Pressure

    • 4. Units of Measurement - Temperature

    • 5. Units of Measurement - Volume

    • 6. Partial Pressures (Dalton's Law)

    • 7. Pressure: Volume Relationship (Boyle's Law)

    • 8. Volume: Temperature Relationship (Charles' Law)

    • 9. Combined Gas Law

    • 10. Ideal Gas Equation (pV=nRT)

    • 11. Molar Volume (STP_SLC)

    • 12. Gas Stoichiometry

    • 13. Gas Stoichiometry - Excess Reactants : Calculation

    • VCAA Exam Multiple Choice Questions

    • Worksheet 1: VCCA Multiple Choice Questions

    • Worksheet 1: Answers

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    3d. Redox Reactions and Galvanic Cells

    • Redox Reactions and Galvanic Cells Summary

    • 1. Oxidation, Reducation, Half Equations, Overall Equations

    • 2. Oxidation Numbers

    • 3. Balancing Half Equations, Writing Full Redox Reactions

    • 4. Redox Terms, Reductant, Oxidation, Oxidant, Reduction

    • 5. Galvanic (Electrochemical) Cells

    • 6. Reactivity of Metals

    • 7. Electrochemical Series

    • 8. Eo Values - Predicting Spontaneous Reactions

    • VCAA Exam Multiple Choice Questions

    • VCAA 2011(2) Q4 (6:01)

    • Worksheet 1: VCCA Multiple Choice Questions

    • Worksheet 1: Answers

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    3e. Batteries and Fuel Cells

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    3f. Reaction Rates

    • Reaction Rates Summary

    • 1. Collision Theory

    • 2. Calculating Reaction Rates

    • 3. Energy Profile Diagrams, Activation Energy, Transition States

    • 4. Factors Affecting Reaction Rates: Concentration, Temperature, Pressure

    • 5. Factors Affecting Reaction Rates: Catalysts

    • Reaction Rates: VCAA Exam Multiple Choice Questions

    • Reaction Rates: VCAA Exam 2014 Q1 (4:34)

    • Reaction Rates: Worksheet 1: VCCA Multiple Choice Questions

    • Reaction Rates: Worksheet 1: Answers

    • Reaction Rate Experiment Video

    • Reaction Rate Experiment - Questions

    • Reaction Rate Experiment - Worked Solutions

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    3g. Equilibrium

    • Equilibrium Summary

    • 1. Reversible Reactions, Open and Closed Systems, Dynamic Equilibrium

    • 2. Concentration Fractions, Equilibrium Constant

    • 3. Equilibrium Constant Calculations

    • 4. Calculating Equilibrium Quantities using ICE box Method

    • 5. Le Chatelier's Principle

    • 6. Concentration Change - Effect on Equilibrium

    • 7. Changing Pressure - Effect on Equilibrium

    • 8. Dilution - Effect on Equilibrium

    • 9. Temperature Change - Effect on Dilution

    • 10. Addition of Catalysts - Effect on Equilibrium

    • 11. Mole Ratios in Concentration Time Graphs

    • Equilibrium: VCAA Exam 2015 Q7 (7:28)

    • Equilibrium: VCAA Exam Multiple Choice Questions

    • Equilibrium: Worksheet 1: VCCA Multiple Choice Questions

    • Equilibrium: Worksheet 1: Answers

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    3h. Electrolysis

    • Electrolysis Summary

    • 1. Eo Values, Non-Spontaneous Redox Reactions, Electrolytic Cells

    • 2. Predicting Electrolytic Reactions - Molten Solutions

    • 3. Predicting Electrolytic Reactions - Aqueous Solutions

    • 4. Factors Affecting Electrolysis, Detecting Products of Electrolysis

    • 5. Examples of Electrolysis eg. Downs Cell, Electroplating

    • VCAA Exam Multiple Choice Questions

    • VCAA 2014 Q9 (6:44)

    • Worksheet 1: VCCA Multiple Choice Questions

    • Worksheet 1: Answers

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    3i. Faraday's Laws

    • Faraday's Laws Summary

    • 1. Faraday's 1st Law, Faraday's Constant

    • 2. Faraday's 2nd Law

    • 3. Calculating Mass of Deposited Metal

    • 4. Calculating Mass of Metal Deposited, Volume of Gas Produced

    • 5. Calculating Time Needed to Produce Volume of Gas

    • 6. Calculating Charge on a Metal Ion

    • 7. Calculating Electroplating Quantities (Using Density)

    • VCAA 2012 (2) Q9 (4 mins)

    • VCAA Exam Multiple Choice Questions

    • Worksheet 1: VCCA Multiple Choice Questions

    • Worksheet 1: Answers

  • 11

    Revision Webinars

    • Revision Webinar: 1. Fuels & Thermochemistry

    • Revision Webinar 2. Gases Laws & Stoichiometry

    • Revision Webinar 3: Electrochemistry, Batteries & Fuel Cells

    • Revision Webinar 5: Equilibrium

    • Revision Webinar 6. Electrolysis & Faradays Laws