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Form 4 - Key Stage 4 Year 10




Term Plans (2017-2018)


Syllabus:


Term 2




Term 1


Period
Topic
Content
References
Week 1-3
States of Matter
Particulate theory of Matter

Brownian motion

Change of states of matter

Diffusion

Lab:Investigating diffusion using NH4 and HCl

Topic test
Chapter 1
Week 4-6
Separating substances
Pure and impure substances

Methods of purification


Measurement apparatus

Lab:Paper chromatography
Chapter 2
Week 7-8
Atoms, elements and compounds
Atomic structure

Ionic bonding

Covalent bonding

Metallic bonding

Macro molecules

Lab

Topic test
Chapter 3
Week 9-12
Moles
The mole

Calculations from equations using the mole
Chapter 6
Week 13

Revision

Week 14

Exams








Term Plans (2016-2017)


Syllabus:


Term 3



Period
Topic
Content
References
Week 1-2
Acids,bases and salts
  • Characteristic properties of acids and reactions with metals,bases and carbonates.
  • Characteristic properties of bases and reactions with acids and ammonium salts
  • Neutrality and rel. acidity and alkalinity in terms of pH.
  • Importance of controlling acidity in soil
  • Types of oxides

Week 3-4
Preparation of salts and insoluble salts
  • Preparation,separation and purification of salts
  • Identification of ions and gases

Week 5-6
The Periodic Table
  • Periodic Trends
  • Group properties
  • Transition elements
  • Noble gases

Week 7-8
Metals
  • Properties of metals
  • Reactivity series
  • Extraction of metals
  • Uses of metals

Week 9
Air and water
Water
  • Chemical tests using Cobalt(ii) chloride and Copper (ii) sulphate.
  • Treatment of water
  • Uses of water in industry



Air
  • Composition of air
  • Common pollutants and sources of these pollutants.
  • Adverse effects of pollutants.
  • Conditions for rusting of iron.
  • Methods of rust prevention.

Week 10

Nitrogen and fertilisers
  • Need for fertilizers
  • Displacement of ammonia from its salts



Carbon dioxide and methane


Sulphur
  • Sources of sulphur
  • Uses of sulphur
  • Manufacture of sulphuric acid
  • Sulphur dioxide in the manufacture of wood pulp and food preservative.


Carbonates
  • Manufacture of lime from limestone
  • Uses of lime and slaked lime
  • Uses of calcium carbonate in the manufacture of iron and cement.



Term 2



Period

Topic

Content

References

Weeks 1-3

Stoichiometry

Write formula of simple compounds

Construct word equations

Balance chemical equations

Define and use rel. atomic mass & molecular mass


Weeks 4-6

Electricity and

Chemistry

Define electrolysis

Describe electrolysis of:

-molten Pb(II)Br

- Conc’n HCl

- conc’n NaCl

- Dil H2SO4

Predict the pdts of the electrolysis of a specified binary comp’d in the molten state


Weeks 7-8

Electricity and

Chemistry

Electroplating

- Desc.and uses

- Constructionic half

eq’ns for rxns @ the cathode

- Describe the prod’n

of electrical energy from simple cells

- Describe in outline

the manufacture of:Al,Cl2, H2 and NaOH


Weeks 9-12

Chemical Energetics

- Describe the meaning of exothermic and endothermic rxns

- Describe bond breaking as an endothermic process and bond forming as an exothermic process

- Draw and Label energy level diagrams for ego and end rxns

- Calculate the energy of a reaction using bond energies

- Describe the use of Hydrogen as a fuel reacting with oxygen to generate electricity in a fuel cell




Term 1



Period
Topic
Content
References
Weeks 1-3
States of Matter
Particulate theory of
Matter

Brownian motion

Change of states of matter

Diffusion

Lab:Investigating diffusion using NH4 and HCl

Topictest
Chapter 1
Weeks 4-6
Separating substances
Pure and impure substances
Methods of purification Measurement apparatus Lab:Paper
chromatography
Chapter 2
Weeks 7-8
Atoms,elements and compounds
Atomic structure Ionic bonding Covalent bonding Metallic bonding Macro molecules Lab
Topic test
Chapter 3
Weeks 9-12
Moles
The mole

Calculations from equations using the mole
Chapter 6
Week 13

Revision

Week 14

Exams









Term Plans (2015-2016)



Term 3




TOPIC
CONTENT
PERIODS
DATE
Chemical energetics
  • Describe the meaning of exothermic and endothermic reactions
  • Interpret energy level diagrams showing exothermic and endothermic reactions
  • Describe bond breaking and bond forming
  • Draw and label energy level diagrams for
exothermic and endothermic reactions
  • Calculate the energy of a reaction using
bond energies
  • Describe the release of heat energy by burning fuels
  • State the use of hydrogen
  • Describe radioactive isotopes
  • Describe the use of hydrogen as a fuel
  • Lab
  • Topic Test
8

12th – 21st Apr.
Rate of reaction
  • Describe and explain the effect of concentration, particle size, catalysts and temperature on the rate of reactions
  • Describe the application of the above factors to the danger of explosive combustion with fine powders and gases
  • Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of a practical method for investigating the rate of a reaction involving gas evolution
  • Interpret data obtained from experiments concerned with rate of reaction
  • Devise and evaluate a suitable method for investigating the effect of a given variable on the rate of a reaction
  • Describe and explain the effects of temperature and concentration in terms of collisions between reacting particles
  • Describe and explain the role of light in photochemical reactions and the effect of light on the rate of these reactions
  • Describe the use of silver salts in photography as a process of reduction of silver ions to silver; and photosynthesis as the reaction between carbon dioxide and water in the presence of chlorophyll and sunlight to produce glucose and oxygen
  • Lab
  • Topic Test

13

22nd Apr. – 10th May
Acids, bases and salts
  • Describe the characteristic properties of acids
  • Describe the characteristic properties of bases
  • Describe neutrality and relative acidity and alkalinity in terms of pH measured using Universal Indicator paper
  • Describe and explain the importance of controlling acidity in soil
  • Define acids and bases in terms of proton transfer, limited to aqueous solutions
  • Describe the meaning of weak and
strong acids and bases
  • Classify oxides as either acidic or basic, related to metallic and non-metallic character
  • Further classify other oxides as neutral
  • or amphoteric
  • Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of
preparation, separation and purification of
salts
  • Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the preparation of insoluble salts by precipitation
  • Suggest a method of making a given salt
from a suitable starting material, given
appropriate information
  • Describe the tests to identify: aqueous cations, cations, anions, gases
  • Lab
  • Topic Test
14
10th May – 3rd June
Stoichiometry
  • Define the mole and the Avogadro
Constant, Use the molar gas volume, Calculate stoichiometric reacting masses, volumes of gases and solutions, and concentrations of solutions
  • Calculate empirical formulae and molecular formulae
  • Calculate percentage yield and percentage purity
  • Lab
  • Topic Test
10
7th – 17th June



Term 2




TOPIC
CONTENT
PERIODS
DATE

  • Correction of end of term I exam
2
5th Jan
Stoichiometry
  • Write formula of simple compounds
  • Construct word equations
  • Balance chemical equations
  • Define and use relative atomic mass and molecular mass
  • Calculations
  • Lab
  • Topic Test
20

7th – 29th Jan.
Electricity and chemistry
  • Define electrolysis
  • Describe electrolysis of:
    • o molten lead(II) bromide
    • o concentrated hydrochloric acid
    • o concentrated aqueous sodium chloride
    • o dilute sulfuric acid
    • Predict the products of the electrolysis of a specified binary compound in the molten state
    • Electroplating – description and uses
      • Construct ionic half-equations for reactions at the cathode
      • Describe the production of electrical energy from simple cells
      • Describe, in outline, the manufacture of: aluminium, chlorine, hydrogen and sodium
hydroxide
  • Lab
  • Topic Test
20

1st – 26th Feb.
Chemical energetics
  • Describe the meaning of exothermic and endothermic reactions
  • Interpret energy level diagrams showing exothermic and endothermic reactions
  • Describe bond breaking and bond forming
  • Draw and label energy level diagrams for
exothermic and endothermic reactions
  • Calculate the energy of a reaction using
bond energies
  • Describe the release of heat energy by burning fuels
  • State the use of hydrogen
  • Describe radioactive isotopes
  • Describe the use of hydrogen as a fuel
  • Lab
  • Topic Test

10

1st – 11th Mar.





Term 1





TOPIC

CONTENT

PERIODS

DATE

The particulate nature of matter

  • Properties of solids, liquids and gases

  • Changes of state

  • Kinetic theory

  • Brownian motion

  • Diffusion

  • Lab

  • Topic Test

20

8th Sept. – 2nd Oct.

Experimental techniques

  • Measurement apparatus

  • Chromatography

  • Pure and Impure substances

  • Methods of purification

  • Lab

  • Topic Test

20

6th – 30th Oct.

Atoms, elements and compounds

  • Atomic structure

  • Ionic bonding

  • Covalent bonding

  • Metallic bonding

  • Macromolecules

  • Lab

  • Topic Test

20

3rd – 27th Nov.

Revision for end of term examinations


4

1st – 4th Dec.






Term Plans (2014-2015)




Term 3




MONTH
WEEK
TOPIC

APR

1

Chemical Energetics – energetics of a reaction: exothermic and endothermic reactions, bond breaking and bond forming

2

Chemical Energetics – Production of energy: by burning fuels, hydrogen as a fuel, radioactive isotopes, electrical energy from simple cells

3

Chemical reactions – reversible reactions , shifting the equilibriun

MAY

4

Chemical reactions – rate of reaction: effect of concentration and particle size on rates

5

Chemical reactions – rate of reaction: effect of catalysts and temperature on rates

6

Acids, bases and salts – characteristic properties of acids and bases

7

Acids, bases and salts – types of oxides

JUN

8

Acids, bases and salts – preparation of salts, identification of ions and gases

9

Stoichiometry – The mole concept

10

Stoichiometry – The mole concept

11

Revision and Preparations for examinations

12

End of Year Examinations

JUL

13

Last week of school






Term 2





MONTH
WEEK
TOPIC

JAN

1

Review of Term I exam papers

2

Stoichiometry - formulae, equations

3

Stoichiometry - masses, calculations

4

Stoichiometry - Review and Topic Test

FEB

5

Redox Reactions – redox, electron transfer

6

Redox Reactions – oxidation state, oxidizing & reducing agents

7

Carnival & Mid-Term

8

Redox Reactions - Review and Topic Test

MAR

9

Electricity and chemical change – conductors, insulators, principles

10

Electricity and chemical change – reactions, electrolysis, uses

11

Electricity and chemical change - Review and Topic Test

12

Last week of school





Term 1





MONTH
WEEK
TOPIC
SEPT
1
The particulate nature of matter – Everything is made of particles
2
The particulate nature of matter – Solids, liquids and gases
3
The particulate nature of matter –Brownian Motion
4
The particulate nature of matter – lab, review, end of topic test
OCT
5
Experimental techniques – Measurement
6
Experimental techniques – Criteria of purity
7
Experimental techniques – Methods of purification
8
Experimental techniques – lab, review, end of topic test
NOV
9
Atoms, elements and compounds – Atomic structure and the Periodic Table
10
Atoms, elements and compounds – Atomic structure and the Periodic Table (Cont’d)
11
Atoms, elements and compounds – Bonding: the structure of matter
12
Atoms, elements and compounds – lab, review, end of topic test
DEC
13
End of term assessments
14
Last week of school




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