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Complete Chemistry for Cambridge Lower Secondary: Print and Online Student Book (First Edition)

Support for the previous Cambridge Lower Secondary Science curriculum

Philippa Gardom Hulme

Suitable for:  Cambridge Lower Secondary Science learners

Price:  £31.99 +VAT

ISBN: 978-0-19-837949-2
Publication date: 17/03/2016
Pack: 256 pages

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The Complete Chemistry Print & Online Student Book Pack provides support for the chemistry element of the previous Cambridge Lower Secondary Science curriculum. The pack covers all three years of Cambridge Lower Secondary Chemistry, flowing smoothly from one stage to the next.


  • Fully supports the chemistry element of previous curriculum
  • Build learners' confidence with consolidation-focused activities and regular review sections
  • Prepare learners for long-term assessment success using extension material
  • Encourage critical thinking and practical investigation, using engaging scientific enquiry sections
  • Support all learners with a clear layout, accessible language and regular summaries of key information
  • Access resources using an online platform that is compatible with PCs, Macs, iPads, tablets and more
  • Your first login to your Online Student Book is facilitated by a printed access card that is sent to you in the mail. If you are unable to receive a printed access card, please contact us

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Table of Contents

Stage 7
1 States of matter
1.1: The particle theory of matter
1.2: Boiling, evaporating and condensing
1.3: Enquiry: Questions, evidence and explanations
1.4: Melting, freezing and subliming
1.5: Extension: Energy and changes of state
1.6: Using particle theory to explain dissolving
1.7: Enquiry: Planning an investigation
1.8: Enquiry: Presenting evidence
1.9: Review: Checkpoint-style questions
2 Material properties
Introducing elements
Non-metals elements
Enquiry: Making conclusions from data
Extension: Metal alloys
Material properties
Extension: Polymers
Review: Checkpoint-style questions
3 Material changes
3.1: Acids and alkalis
3.2: The pH scale and indicators
3.3: Neutralisation
3.4: Enquiry: Planning investigations and collecting evidence
3.5: Review: Checkpoint-style questions
4 The Earth
4.1: The structure of the Earth
4.2: Igneous rocks
4.3: Sedimentary rocks
4.4: More on sedimentary rocks
4.5: Metamorphic rocks
4.6: Enquiry: Questions, evidence and explanations
4.7: Enquiry: Explaining predictions
4.8: Soil
4.9: More about soil
4.10: Fossils
4.11: Estimating the age of the Earth
4.12: Extension: Human fossils
4.13: Review: Checkpoint-style questions
Stage 7 Review
Stage 8
5 States of matter
5.1: States of matter revisited
5.2: Changing states revisted
5.3: Explaining diffusion
5.4: Explaining gas pressure
5.5: Enquiry: Asking scientific questions
5.6: Enquiry: Investigating trends
5.7: Review: Checkpoint-style questions
6 Material properties
6.1: Atoms
6.2: Elements
6.3: Discovering the elements
6.4: Organising elements – the periodic table
6.5: Enquiry: Interpreting data from secondary sources
6.6: Enquiry: Simple calculations
6.7: Explaining differences between metals and non-metals
6.8: Extension: What are you made of?
6.9: What are compounds?
6.10: More on compounds
6.11: Naming compounds
6.12: Oxides and hydroxides

6.13: Chlorides, sulfates and carbonates
6.14: Mixtures
6.15: Separating mixtures – filtering and decanting
6.16: Separating mixtures – evaporation and distillation
6.17: Separating mixtures – chromatography
6.18: Enquiry: Communicating explanations to others
6.19: Extension: Explaining chromatography
6.20: Review: Checkpoint-style questions
7 Material changes
7.1: Reactions of metals with oxygen
7.2: Writing word equations
7.3: Corrosion
7.4: Enquiry: Planning investigations and controlling variables
7.5: Review: Checkpoint-style questions
Stage 8 Review
Stage 9
8 Material properties
8.1: Structure of atoms
8.2: Rutherford's work
8.3: Enquiry: How scientists work
8.4: The first 20 elements
8.5: Extension: Isotopes
8.6: Trends in properties of group 1 elements
8.7: Trends in properties of group 2 elements
8.8: Properties of group 7 elements
8.9: The group 0 elements
8.10: Enquiry: Questions, evidence and explanations
8.11: Review: Checkpoint-style questions
9 Energy changes
9.1: Energy changes in chemical reactions
9.2: Endothermic reactions
9.3: Exothermic reactions
9.4: Enquiry: Preliminary work
9.5: Extension: Calculating energy changes
9.6: Review: Checkpoint-style questions
10 The reactivity series
10.1: Reactivity of metals with oxygen
10.2: Enquiry: Questions, evidence and explanation
10.3: Reactivity of metals with water
10.4: Reactivity of metals with dilute acids
10.5: Extension: Writing symbol equations
10.6: Describing correlations, interpreting results and drawing conclusions
10.7: The reactivity series
10.8: Reactivity and the discovery of metals
10.9: Metal displacement reactions
10.10: Review: Checkpoint-style questions
11 Making salts
11.1: Making salts – acids and metals
11.2: Making salts – acids and carbonates
11.3: Extension: Making salts – acids and alkalis
11.4: Extension: Making salts – fertilizers
11.5: Review: Checkpoint-style questions
12 Rates of reaction
12.1: Reaction rates
12.2: Effect of concentration on reaction rates
12.3: Enquiry: Planning investigations
12.4: Effects of particle size and catalysts on reaction rates
12.5: Effects of temperature on reaction rates
12.6: Review: Checkpoint-style questions
Stage 9 Review
Reference pages

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