AQA GCSE Chemistry Topic 5 – Energy Changes

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. 

 

Whole topic summary video

Quick fire questions for this topic

 

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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

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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Other places

I can describe the energy changes in an exothermic or and endothermic reaction

RP4; https://youtu.be/Bz0C9mmF2tw

TuitionKit http://bit.ly/2xe67a7 

I can give uses for endothermic and exothermic reactions

 

 

I can draw the reaction profiles for endothermic and exothermic reactions

https://youtu.be/bMndHV8m-w8

TuitionKit http://bit.ly/2ybyoxk

I can determine the energy change in a reaction

https://youtu.be/kvxTE-U-oZY

TuitionKit http://bit.ly/2xjL8ob

I can recall that energy is needed to break bonds

Higher tier only

https://youtu.be/0HxSWa_36_s

 

I can recall that energy is released when bonds are made

Higher tier only

 

 

I can calculate the energy change in a reaction

Higher tier only

https://youtu.be/B3hs4GEgJQc

 

I can describe how a simple cell works

Chemistry only

 

TuitionKit http://bit.ly/2f81p5A

I can recall that a battery is two or more cells

Chemistry only

 

 

I can describe the difference between rechargeable and non-rechargeable batteries

Chemistry only

 

 

I can describe the reaction in a hydrogen fuel cell Chemistry only

https://youtu.be/sO4uUdKpDEo

TuitionKit http://bit.ly/2w51Gx2

I can evaluate the use of hydrogen fuel cells

Chemistry only

 

I can write half equations for the reactions that take place

Chemistry only

 

 

6 – The Rate and Extent of Chemical Change

7 – Organic Chemistry

8 – Chemical Analysis

9 – Chemistry of the Atmosphere

10 – Using Resources

 

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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