AQA GCSE Chemistry Topic 6 – The Rate and Extent of Chemical Change

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

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 calculate the mean rate of a reaction

 

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I can recall ways to measure the quantity of a reactant of product

 

 

I can recall the units for measuring rate of reaction

 

 

I can give the quantity of a reactant in moles

 

 

I can draw a graph to show the progress of a reaction by showing the reactant being used up or a product being formed

 

 

I can draw tangents to curves and interpret the slope of these

 

 

I can calculate the gradient of a curve from the tangent

 

 

 

I can describe how to investigate the rate of a reaction

RP; https://youtu.be/SXUWo-V-WgQ

 

https://youtu.be/0RUYNpdnALg

 

https://youtu.be/CwK4-_Xq2yI

 

I can describe and explain how a change in temperature will affect a rate of a reaction

 

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I can describe and explain how a change in pressure will affect a rate of a reaction

 

I can describe and explain how a change in concentration will affect a rate of a reaction

 

I can describe and explain how a change in surface area will affect a rate of a reaction

https://youtu.be/IdVJpLQEFKw

 

https://youtu.be/IdVJpLQEFKw

I can describe and explain how catalyst will affect a rate of a reaction

 

I can use collision theory to explain how different factors (temperature/ pressure/ concentration/ surface area) will affect the rate of a reaction

 

I can describe how a catalyst lowers activation energy

 

I can draw an energy profile diagram for a catalysed and an uncatalysed reaction

 

 

I can use symbols to represent a reversible reaction

 

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I can describe what happens to ammonium chloride upon heating and cooling

 

 

I can describe what happens to copper sulfate upon addition and removal of water

https://youtu.be/Ie2P68YfYWIv

 

I can describe what happens to the energy in a reversible reaction, where one direction is exothermic and the other is endothermic

Higher tier only

 

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I can describe what is happening to the rate of reactions when they have reached equilibrium

Higher tier only

 

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I can determine the effects that a change in temperature will have on the system, according to Le Chatelier’s Principle

Higher tier only

 

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I can determine the effects that a change in concentration will have on the system, according to Le Chatelier’s Principle

Higher tier only

 

 

I can determine the effects that a change in pressure will have on the system, according to Le Chatelier’s Principle

Higher tier only

 

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