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Year 13 Chemistry

Particles and Thermochemistry

Particles
Atomic structure
Periodicity
Lewis structures and shapes/polarity of molecules
Bonding and intermolecular forces
Transition metal chemistry

Thermochemistry

Calculating energy changes
Hess’ Law
Bond energy calculations

Assessment information:
AS90780 Describe properties of particles and thermochemical principles. External, Theory written assessment, part of 3 hour NZQA exam, 5 credits, Closed book


Redox Processes

Redox half equations
Electrochemistry and electrochemical cells
Redox titrations

Assessment information: 
AS90696 Describe oxidation-reduction processes. External, Theory written assessment, part of 3 hour NZQA exam, 3 credits, Closed book
AS90695 Determine the concentration of an oxidant or reductant by titration. Internal, Practical assessment, 2 hours, 2 credits, Closed book

Aqueous Systems
Equilibrium
Solubility
Acids and Bases
pH calculations
Titration Curves
Buffers

Assessment information:
AS90700 Describe properties of aqueous systems. External, Theory written assessment, part of 3 hour NZQA exam, 5 credits, Closed book


Organic Chemistry
Hydrocarbons and haloalkanes
Alcohols
Amines
Aldehydes and Ketone
Carboxylic acids and their derivitives
Polymers

Assessment information:
AS990698 Describe aspects of organic chemistry. External, Theory written assessment, part of 3 hour NZQA exam, 5 credits, Closed book

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