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Complete Chemistry for Cambridge IGCSE ® Teacher Resource Pack

Invaluable support for your classroom teaching, now with lesson plans

Author RoseMarie Gallagher and Author Paul Ingram

Suitable for:  Teachers of Cambridge IGCSE Chemistry (0620)

Price:  £65.50 +VAT

ISBN: 978-0-19-830876-8
Publication date: 12/02/2015
Pack: 128 pages

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This new edition of the Teacher's Resource Pack offers expert support for the Cambridge IGCSE Chemistry syllabus. It now includes lesson plans for some of the toughest topics as well as updated classroom support, including worksheets and ideas for practicals.


  • Support exam confidence - sample exam papers and class tests help students approach assessment with confidence
  • Plan outstanding lessons - includes lesson ideas and planning advice from examiners and experienced teachers
  • Save time with ready-to-use lesson plans for some of the trickiest topics
  • Make it relevant -customizable practical activities and worksheets are ideal for the classroom, or independent study
  • Bring science to life - animations and PowerPoints help to explain key concepts, and bring the subject to life in your classroom
  • Student Book, Revision Guide and Oxford Kerboodle Online Practice and Assessment also available

This page was last updated on 10 November 2019 at 04:30 GMT


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Table of Contents

About this course
Using the course components
Knowing the 0620 IGCSE Chemistry syllabus
Definitions in IGCSE Chemistry
Knowing how to answer exam questions
Assessing your students
The final assessment: the exam
Lesson plans
Atoms and isotopes
Covalent bonds
Giant covalent structures
Ions and ionic bonds
The masses of atoms, molecules and ions
Writing equations for chemical reactions
Oxidation and reduction
Using electrolysis
Alkali elements
Transition elements
Reactivity of metals
Air pollutants
Organic chemistry
Refining petroleum
Synthetic polymers
About the practicals
2A: Separating salt and sand
2B: Distilling cola
2C: Separating the colours in ink
5: Changing the quantity of a reactant
6: The composition of magnesium oxide
8A: Electrolysis of sodium chloride solution
8B: Electroplating copper with nickel
9A: Exothermic and endothermic reactions
9B: Comparing two fuels
9C: Investigating two reversible reactions
10A: Reaction rate and surface area
10B: Reaction rate and concentration
10C: Reaction rate and temperature

10D: Reaction rate and quantity of catalyst
11A: Comparing the reactions of two acids
11B: Neutralising vinegar with slaked lime
11C: Making Epsom salts
11D: Comparing antacid tablets
13: Arranging metals in order of reactivity
14: Extracting copper from copper(II) oxide
15: Investigating rusting
16: Making a fertiliser
17: Cracking hydrocarbons
19A: Testing for anions
19B: Testing for cations
Answers for questions in the practicals
1: States of matter
2: Separating substances
3: Atoms and elements
4: Atoms combining
5: Reacting masses and chemical equations
6: Using moles
7: Redox reactions
8: Electricity and chemical change
9: Energy changes, and reversible reactions
10: The speed of a reaction
11: Acids and bases
12: The Periodic Table
13: The behaviour of metals
14: Making use of metals
15: Air and water
16: Some non-metals and their compounds
17: Organic chemistry
18: Polymers
19: In the lab
Answers for worksheet questions
Answers for questions in the student book
Answers for Chapters 1-19
Answers for past exam questions
Answers to test assessments (on the CD)