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Essential Chemistry

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Essential Chemistry is a brand new unique collection of more than 60 simulations, interactive topics and experiments suitable for GCSE and KS3 level Chemistry. Main topic areas:

• Properties of Matter
• Atoms and Elements
• Compounds
• Structure and Bonding
• Periodic Table
• Chemical Analysis
• Acids, Bases and Salts
• Electrolysis
• Extraction of Metals
• Rates of Reaction
• Energy Changes in Reactions
• Organic Chemistry
• Interactive Activities

Windows software single user licence: £29.95
Windows software site licence: £99.95
Online version 1 year whole school licence: £24.00
Atoms and Elements Atomic Structure
  • Historical timeline
  • Elements
  • Atomic structure
  • Isotopes and relative atomic mass
Compounds Compounds and Mixtures
  • What is a compound?
  • Compounds and mixtures
  • Formula of compounds
  • Chemical equations
Properties of Matter Changes of State
  • Particle model
  • Changes of state
Structure and Bonding Covalent Bonding
  • Electron shells
  • Types of bonding
  • Properties of ionic compounds
  • Properties of covalent compounds
Periodic Table interactive Periodic Table
  • History
  • Periodic table
  • Group 1
  • Group 7
Chemical Analysis Test for Negative Ions
  • Tests for gases
  • Flame test for metal ions
  • Precipitation test for metal ions
  • Test for negative ions
Acids, Bases and Salts Acids, Bases and Salts: Neutralisation
  • The pH scale and indicators
  • pH values
  • Neutralisation
  • Reactivity series
  • Making salts
  • Hazard symbols
Electrolysis Electrolysis: Purification of Copper
  • Molten lead bromide
  • Sodium chloride solution
  • Purification of copper
Extraction of Metals Extraction of Aluminium
  • Metal ores
  • Extraction of aluminium
  • Extraction of iron
Rates of Reation Rates of Reaction
  • Introduction to rates of reaction
  • Measuring reaction rates
  • Collision theory
Energy Changes in Reactions Haber Process
  • Heat and temperature
  • Energy changes in reactions
  • Reversible reactions
  • Dynamic equilibrium
  • Factors affecting equilibrium
  • The Haber process
Organic Chemistry Organic Chemistry:Alkenes
  • What is organic chemistry?
  • Alkanes
  • Alkenes
  • Alcohols
  • Carboxylic acids
  • Crude oil and fractional distillation
  • Cracking
  • Polymers
Interactive Activities Match the Name to the Chemical Formula
  • Chemical calculations
  • Chemical symbol quiz
  • Atomic structure quiz
  • Name - formula match
  • Relative atomic mass
  • Balancing equations
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