AQA GCSE Chemistry Topic 8 – Chemical Analysis

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

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 recall the difference between a pure substance and a mixture

 

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I can define the term formulation

 

I can use the melting point of a substance to determine if it is pure or a mixture

 

 

I can give everyday example of formulations

 

 

I can describe how chromatography can be used to identify if a compound is pure or a mixture

 

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I can calculate Rf values

 

 

I can recall the test for hydrogen

https://youtu.be/wuNB1n5z9QM

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I can recall the test for oxygen

 

I can recall the test for carbon dioxide

https://youtu.be/QR6GsydYUSI

I can recall the test for chlorine

 

I can recall the colours of the flame test (lithium, sodium, potassium, calcium, copper)

Chemistry only

https://youtu.be/i3fEVB9VN0Y

 

https://youtu.be/LC4Nxd5dwEM

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I can recall the result for testing with sodium hydroxide (aluminium, calcium, magnesium, copper (II), iron (II), iron (III))

Chemistry only

https://youtu.be/ESQYWh02Ykg

           

TuitionKit http://bit.ly/2xv04QR

I can write balanced equation for reactions with sodium hydroxide (aluminium, calcium, magnesium, copper (II), iron (II), iron (III))

Chemistry only

 

 

I can recall the test for carbonate ions

Chemistry only

https://youtu.be/7AGBLbl7AHE

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I can recall the test for halide ions

Chemistry only

https://youtu.be/XtQ4hHZzX2k

 

I can recall the test for sulfate ions

Chemistry only

https://youtu.be/k5qMGgmQDwo

 

I can give the advantages and disadvantages of using instrumental method to identify ions rather than the ones used in class

Chemistry only

 

 

I can describe the use of flame emission spectroscopy

Chemistry only

 

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I can interpret results of flame test emission spectroscopy

Chemistry only

 

 

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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