Eduqas AS & A Level Chemistry Revision Notes & Resources

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​Topic​

​Eduqas specification

​Reference document

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​Core Ideas, Principles and Concepts

​C1

​The language of chemistry and structure of matter

​C1.1

​Formulae and equations

​C1.2

​Basic idea about atoms

​Radioactivity, atomic emission spectrum of the hydrogen atom, order of increasing energy of infrared, visible and ultraviolet light &
Lyman series

​C1.3

​Chemical calculations

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​C1.4

​Bonding

​intermediate character of many bonds between purely ionic and purely covalent

​C1.5

​Solid structures

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​C1.6

​The periodic table

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​C2

​Chemical change

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​C2.1

​Simple equilibria and acid-base reactions

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​C2.2

​Thermochemistry

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​C2.3

​Rates of reaction

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​C2.4

​The wider impact of chemistry

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​C3

​Chemistry of carbon compounds

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​C3.1

​Organic compounds

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​C3.2

​Hydrocarbons

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​C3.3

​Halogenoalkanes

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​C3.4

​Alcohols and carboxylic acids


​reaction of carboxylic acids with hydrogen carbonates

​C3.5

​Instrumental analysis

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​Physical and Inorganic chemistry

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PI1

Electrochemistry

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PI1.1

​PI1.2

​Redox and standard electrode potential

​Redox reactions

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​PI2

​More complex patterns of the Periodic Table

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​PI2.1

​Chemistry of the p-block

​Group 3 elements, properties of CO2 and PbO, Bonding in group 4 chlorides and their reaction with water

​PI2.2

​Chemistry of the d-block transition metals

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​PI3

​Chemical kinetics

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​PI4

​Energy changes

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​PI4.1

​Enthalpy changes for solids and solutions

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​PI4.2

​Entropy and feasibility of reactions

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​PI5

​Equilibria

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​PI5.1

​Equilibrium constants

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​PI5.2

​Acid-base equilibria

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​ORGANIC CHEMISTRY AND ANALYSIS

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​OA1

​Higher concepts in organic chemistry

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​OA1.1

​Stereoisomerism

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​OA1.2

​Aromaticity

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​OA2

​Organic compounds containing oxygen

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​OA2.1

​Alcohols and phenols

​FeCl3(aq) test for phenols

​OA2.2

​Aldehydes and ketones

​addition of HCN to propanone

​OA2.3

​Carboxylic acids and their derivatives

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​OA3

​Organic compounds containing nitrogen

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​OA3.1

​Amines

​reaction of primary amines (aliphatic) with cold nitric(III) acid,
origin of colour in terms of the wavelengths of visible light absorbed

​OA3.2

​Amino acids, peptides and proteins

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​OA4

​Organic synthesis and analysis

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