AUFBAU1: A TEACHING RESOURCE FOR 14-16 YEAR OLD CHEMISTRY STUDENTS

[Dr. Roger Peters: rpeters@wissensdrang.com]


CONTENTS' LIST

Whilst the separate files indicated below are only available in British orthography, the complete student's version is available as 100 separate files in one zipped directory [Am. (~1.0 MB, including graphics) Br.].

REFERENCE SECTION [Am. (~280 kB, including graphics) Br.]
01 Introduction Chemical Calculations (1)
02 Introduction Chemical Calculations (2)
03 Introduction Chemical Equations (1)
04 Introduction Chemical Equations (2)
05 Metals (Abundances / Alloys) ... [25 marks]
06 Salts (Formulae / Tests for Anions and Cations) ... [34]
07 Gases (Tests / Laboratory Preparations) ... [20]
08 Biological Terms ... [33]
09 Natural Cycles ... [20]
10 Pollution ... [15]
11 Industrial Chemicals (Uses / Manufacture) ... [23]
12 Redox Potentials ... [18]

SELECTED PRINCIPLES [Am. (~350 kB, including graphics) Br.]
01 Introduction Structure and Bonding (Preamble)
02 Introduction Electronic Structures of Atoms
03 Introduction Metallic Bonding
04 Introduction Localized Covalent Bonding (1)
05 Introduction Localized Covalent Bonding (2)
06 Introduction Ionic Bonding
07 Kinetic Theory ... [17 marks]
08 Chemical Energetics (1) ... [10]
09 Chemical Energetics (2) ... [12]
10 Rates of Reactions (1) ... [12]
11 Rates of Reactions (2) ... [17]
12 Equilibria Le Chatelier's Principle (1) ... [12]
13 Equilibria Le Chatelier's Principle (2) ... [23]
14 Acids & Bases (1) ... [19]
15 Acids & Bases (2) ... [18]
16 Redox Reactions (1) ... [14]
17 Redox Reactions (2) ... [13]
18 Electrolysis (1) ... [10]
19 Electrolysis (2) ... [16]
20 Electrochemical Cells ... [10]

ORGANIC CHEMISTRY [Am. (~200 kB, including graphics) Br.]
01 Introduction Diversity / Nomenclature
02 Introduction Petroleum / Reaction Types
03 Alkanes ... [22 marks]
04 Alkenes ... [14]
05 Alcohols ... [30]
06 Carboxylic Acids ... [23]
07 Biotechnology ... [17]
08 Catalytic Hydrogenation ... [23]
09 Isoprene ... [18]
10 Poly(chloroethene) ... [21]
11 Urea ... [30]
12 Biocides ... [16]
13 Detergents ... [16]
14 Male Contraceptives ... [20]

METALS [Am. (~450 kB, including graphics) Br.]
01 Introduction Reactivity (1)
02 Introduction Reactivity (2)
03 Displacement Reactions (1) ... [16 marks]
04 Extraction of Sodium ... [29]
05 Calcium & Magnesium ... [17]
06 Extraction of Aluminium ... [26]
07 Extraction of Zinc ... [27]
08 Extraction of Iron ... [24]
09 Cobalt ... [25]
10 Tin & Lead ... [25]
11 Extraction of Copper ... [17]
12 Displacement Reactions (2) ... [32]
13 Displacement Reactions (3) ... [26]
14 Precipitation Reactions ... [14]
15 Ligand-Exchange Reactions ... [15]
16 Displacement Reactions (4) ... [17]
17 Sodium Compounds ... [29]
18 Aluminium & Zinc Compounds ... [21]
19 Iron Compounds ... [28]
20 Copper Compounds (1) ... [21]
21 Copper Compounds (2) ... [17]
22 Mercury ... [22]
23 Silver ... [28]
24 Strontium ... [32]
25 Cadmium ... [30]
26 Molybdenum ... [24]
27 Vanadium ... [36]
28 Titanium ... [23]
29 Nickel ... [37]
30 Manganese ... [25]
31 Chromium ... [33]
32 Platinum ... [19]

EXPERIMENTAL SECTION [Am. (~135 kB, including graphics) Br.]
01 Preparation of water-soluble salts using neutralization and metal displacement reactions
02 The syntheses of compounds structurally related to catalase, chlorophyll, haemoglobin, and vitamin-B12
03 An investigation into the effect of acid concentration on the speed at which indigestion tablets dissolve in HCl(aq)
04 An investigation into relationship between concentration & conductance of NaCl(aq)
05 An investigation into relationship between the temperature changes of a black-bulb thermometer as its distance varies from a heat source
06 An investigation into relationship between the heat energy released in displacement reactions & the potential differences obtained in simple cells
07 An investigation into the dependence of electrical resistance on the diameter and on the length of nichrome wire
08 An investigation into to determine the relationship between temperature rise & time when a surface is heated by a radiant heat source
09 An investigation into the effect of temperature on the speed at which a brand of indigestion tablets dissolves in HCl(aq)
10 An investigation into the specific heat capacities of water-glycerol mixtures
11 An investigation into some variables involved in the inhibition of fungal growth
12 An investigation into relationship between energy released & the concentration of reactants in a displacement reaction [Al + Cu(II) sulfate (aq)]
13 An investigation into relationship between reaction speed & the concentration of reactants in a displacement reaction [Mg + HCl(aq)]
14 An investigation into one effect of temperature gradient
15 An investigation into elastic potential energy
16 An investigation into the effect of pH on the germination of seeds
17 An investigation into some variables involved in the heat capacities of solutions
18 An investigation into some variables involved in the cleaning action of detergents and soap powders
19 An investigation into some variables involved in the decomposition of aqueous hydrogen peroxide
20 An investigation into some variables involved in the conductivity and electrolysis of aqueous solutions of metal salts
21 An investigation into some variables involved in the absorption and/or emission of radiant heat energy
22 An investigation into some variables involved in the germination of seeds

APPENDIX: Including Comedy-Drama No. 1 [Am. (15 pp.) Br.]

[This contents' list presents the topics optimally ordered, as discussed in the Teacher's Notes; despite this optimized structure, each worksheet is self-contained because it makes no explicit reference to any other.]

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ADDITIONAL RESOURCES

Comedy-Dramas for Year 10-11 Students in American or British Orthography:

[Am. No. 1 (15 pp.) Br.] [Am. No. 2 (30 pp.) Br.] [Am. No. 3 (40 pp.) Br.]

[Am. Nos. 1-3 Br.] [Am. Nos. 4-6 Br.]

[Am. No. 4 (40 pp.) Br.] [Am. No. 5 (45 pp.) Br.] [Am. No. 6 (40 pp.) Br.]


Comedy-Dramas for Year 12 Students in American or British Orthography:

[Am. No. 7 (65 pp.) Br.] [Am. No. 8 (60 pp.) Br.] [Am. No. 9 (65 pp.) Br.]


A Porphyric Apocalypse
[A nominally self-contained drama, extracted from comedy-drama No. 6: Am. (25 pp.)]

Asymmetric Chinese Boxes
[A self-contained script, extracted from comedy-drama No. 11: Br. (40 pp.)]

Weihnachtstag-epigenom
[A multidisciplinary resource for Year 10-12 Students: Br. (35 pp.)]

Cancer Research and Pandora's Box
[Film & Introduction to 11 documents: Br. (2 pp.)]

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