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Complete Chemistry for Cambridge IGCSE® Online Student Book

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Author RoseMarie Gallagher and Author Paul Ingram

Suitable for:  Cambridge IGCSE Chemistry (0620) students aged 14-16

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ISBN: 978-0-19-831034-1
Publication date: 23/10/2014
Online: 336 pages

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Table of Contents

1: States of matter
1.1: Everything is made of particles
1.2: Solids, liquids, and gases
1.3: The particles in solids, liquids, and gases
1.4: A closer Look at gases
Checkup on Chapter 1
2: Separating substances
2.1: Mixtures, solutions, and solvents
2.2: Pure substances and impurities
2.3: Separation methods (part I)
2.4: Separation methods (part II)
2.5: More about paper chromatography
The chromatography detectives
Checkup on Chapter 2
3: Atoms and elements
3.1: Atoms and elements
3.2: More about atoms
3.3: Isotopes and radioactivity
3.4: How electrons are arranged
How our model of the atom developed
The atom: the inside story
3.5: The metals and non-metals
Checkup on Chapter 3
4: Atoms combining
4.1: Compounds, mixtures, and chemical change
4.2: Why do atoms form bonds?
4.3: The ionic bond
4.4: More about ions
4.5: The covalent bond
4.6: Covalent compounds
4.7: Comparing ionic and covalent compounds
4.8: Giant covalent structures
4.9: The bonding in metals
Checkup on Chapter 4
5: Reacting masses, and chemical equations
5.1: The names and formulae of compounds
5.2: Equations for chemical reactions
5.3: The masses of atoms, molecules, and tons
5.4: Some calculations about masses and %
Checkup on Chapter 5
6: Using moles
6.1: The mole
6.2: Calculations from equations, using the mole
6.3: Reactions involving gases
6.4: The concentration of a solution
6.5: Finding the empirical formula
6.6: From empirical to final formula
6.7: Finding % yield and % purity
Checkup on Chapter 6
7: Redox reactions
7.1: Oxidation and reduction
7.2: Redox and electron transfer
7.3: Redox and changes in oxidation state
7.4: Oxidising and reducing agents
Checkup on Chapter 7
8: Electricity and chemical change
8.1: Conductors and insulators
8.2: The principles of electrolysis
8.3: The reactions at the electrodes
8.4: The electrolysis of brine
8.5: Two more uses of electrolysis
Checkup on Chapter 8
9: Energy changes, and reversible reactions
9.1: Energy changes in reactions
9.2: Explaining energy changes
9.3: Energy from fuels
9.4: Giving out energy as electricity
The batteries in your life
9.5: Reversible reactions
9.6: Shifting the equilibrium
Checkup on Chapter 9
10: The speed of a reaction
10.1: Rates of reaction
10.2: Measuring the rate of a reaction
10.3: Changing the rate of a reaction (part I)
10.4: Changing the rate of a reaction (part II)
10.5: Explaining rates
10.6: Catalysts
More about enzymes
10.7: Photochemical reactions
Checkup on Chapter 10
11: Adds, bases, and salts
11.1: Acids and alkalis
11.2: A closer look at acids and alkalis
11.3: The reactions of acids and bases

11.4: A closer look at neutralisation
11.5: Oxides
11.6: Making salts
11.7: Making insoluble salts by precipitation
11.8: Finding concentrations by titration
Checkup on Chapter 11
12: The Periodic Table
12.1: An overview of the Periodic Table
12.2: Group I: the alkali metals
12.3: Group VII: the halogens
12.4: Group VIII: the noble gases
12.5: The transition elements
12.6: Across the Periodic Table
How the Periodic Table developed
Checkup on Chapter 12
13: The behaviour of metals
13.1: Metals: a review
13.2: Comparing metals for reactivity
13.3: Metals in competition
13.4: The reactivity series
13.5: Making use of the reactivity series
Checkup on Chapter 13
14: Making use of metals
14.1: Metals in the Earth's crust
14.2: Extracting metals from their ores
14.3: Extracting iron
14.4: Extracting aluminium
14.5: Making use of metals and alloys
14.6: Steels and steel-making
Metals, civilisation, and you
Checkup on Chapter 14
15: Air and water
15.1: What is air?
15.2: Making use of air
15.3: Pollution alert!
15.4: The rusting problem
15.5: Water supply
Living in space
Checkup on Chapter 15
16: Some non-metals and their compounds
16.1: Hydrogen, nitrogen, and ammonia
16.2: Making ammonia in industry
16.3: Fertilisers
16.4: Sulfur and sulfur dioxide
16.5: Sulfuric acid
16.6: Carbon and the carbon cycle
16.7: Some carbon compounds
16.8: Greenhouse gases, and global warming
16.9: Limestone
Checkup on Chapter 16
17: Organic chemistry
17.1: Petroleum: a fossil fuel
17.2: Refining petroleum
17.3: Cracking hydrocarbons
17.4: Families of organic compounds
17.5: The alkanes
17.6: The alkenes
17.7: The alcohols
17.8: The carboxylic acids
Checkup on Chapter 17
18: Polymers
18.1: Introducing polymers
18.2: Addition polymerisation
18.3: Condensation polymerisation
18.4: Making use of synthetic polymers
18.5: Plastics: here to stay?
18.6: Natural polymers in food (part I)
18.7: Natural polymers in food (part II)
Checkup on Chapter 18
19: In the lab
19.1: Chemistry: a practical subject
19.2: Example of an experiment
19.3: Working with gases in the lab
19.4: Testing for ions in the Lab: cations
19.5: Testing for ions in the lab: anions
Checkup on Chapter 19
Answers for Chapters 1-19
Cambridge IGCSE Chemistry past exam questions
Exam questions for Paper 3
Exam questions for Paper 4
Exam questions from Paper 6
The Periodic Table and atomic masses