There are 8 worksheets, 8 homework tasks, and an examination-style assessment test, each with answers included in this unit.
* These topics contain content suitable for separate Chemistry students only.
Each topic is designed for teaching over roughly 1-2 lessons.
This unit develops further ideas introduced at Key Stage 3 on the particulate nature of matter. An essential unit for students to master, the journey begins with the development of ideas relating to states of matter, then moves rapidly onto a study of the various key structural types. The ability for students to compartmentalise different substances into one of the main structural types is a key skill, and also highly useful, as it offers the ability to predict physical properties of materials. This is a beautifully illustrated unit consisting of highly interesting and engaging examples, including mention of useful and innovative modern-day materials. The unit concludes by delving into the fascinating world of metals and finishes with an exciting and highly contemporary focus on nanoparticles.
The complete series covers the AQA GCSE (9-1) Chemistry 8462 and combined science (Trilogy) 8464 specifications for Chemistry. Content relating to the separate Chemistry specification or Higher level material is indicated throughout for easy identification.
What's included in the toolkit?
The GCSE units have been written to satisfy the specification for the separate Chemistry 8462 and Trilogy 8464 specification for the new AQA 9-1GCSEs. Each unit contains:
PowerPoint slides for each topic
Detailed lesson plans
Learning objectives and outcomes
Worksheets and homework activities with answers
End-of-unit, exam-style assessment test with answers
Other material and links to online resources
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