AQA GCSE Chemistry Topic 10 – Using Resources

I have gone through the specification and these are the bits the examiners want you to know with links to my YouTube videos and other websites to help you understand any bits that are confusing. 

 

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AQA Chemistry

1 – Atomic Structure and the Periodic Table

2 – Bonding, Structure and the Properties of Matter

3 – Quantitative Chemistry

4 – Chemical Changes

5 – Energy Changes

6 – The Rate and Extent of Chemical Change

7 – Organic Chemistry

8 – Chemical Analysis

9 – Chemistry of the Atmosphere

10 – Using Resources

Specification statement

 

These are the bits the exam board wants you to know, make sure you can do all of these…

Bits to help if you don’t understand

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I can describe the different ways humans use the Earth’s resources, including warmth, shelter, food and transport

 

 

I can state the resources we get from the Earth come from a range of sources including the land, oceans and atmosphere

 

 

I can differentiate between finite and renewable resources

 

 

I can state the importance of water to human life

 

 

I can recall the methods used to produce portable water

 

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I can describe the ways of sterilising water

 

 

I can describe the process of desalination

 

 

I can recall the difference between pure and portable water

 

 

I can describe the process of waste water treatment

https://youtu.be/xJkKCzApbhM

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I can describe different method for purifying water

 

 

I can explain the reasons for developing new method to extract metals from the Earth

 

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I can describe the process of bioleaching

 

 

I can describe the process of phytomining

 

 

I can assess the impact of raw materials, manufacturing, packaging, uses and disposal of an object

 

 

I can analyse Life Cycle Assessments

 

 

I can describe ways of reducing the amount of resources used.

 

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I can describe the process of rusting

Chemistry only

https://youtu.be/LQ-prcAHM_U

 

I can describe ways to prevent corrosion

Chemistry only

 

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I can interpret result that show which factors affect rusting

Chemistry only

https://youtu.be/LQ-prcAHM_U

 

I can describe the structure of an alloy

Chemistry only

 

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I can describe how the structure of an alloy relates to its properties

Chemistry only

 

 

 

I can state the composition of most of the glass we use

Chemistry only

 

 

I can describe the makeup of clay ceramics

Chemistry only

 

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I can link the properties of polymers to their structure

Chemistry only

 

https://youtu.be/bPFn7Lehr6s

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I can define the term composite and describe some uses

Chemistry only

 

 

I can recall what the Haber process is used for

Chemistry only

https://youtu.be/0Yz1EgqfxAk

 

https://youtu.be/sqq8iSFH4KU

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I can state the source of nitrogen and hydrogen

Chemistry only

 

I can state the conditions needed for the Haber process

Chemistry only

 

I can apply the principles of dynamic equilibrium to the Haber process

Chemistry only

 

I can describe the production and uses of NPK fertilisers

Chemistry only

 

TuitionKit http://bit.ly/2wFjb6E

 

AQA Biology

1 –  Cell biology

2 –  Organisation

3 –  Infection and response

4 –  Bioenergetics

5 –  Homeostasis and response

6 –  Inheritance, variation and evolution

7 –  Ecology

 

 

AQA Physics

1 –  Energy

2 –  Electricity

3 –  Particle Model of Matter

4 –  Atomic Structure

5 –  Forces

6 –  Waves

7 –  Magnetism and Electromagnets

8 –  Space Physics