Mr. Strickland's Chemistry     pi-sigma

IB Topics for Year One

 

Internal Assessments

 

Topic 1: Stoichiometry

  • Introduction to the particulate nature of matter and chemical change
  • The mole concept
  • Reacting masses & volumes

 

Topic 2: Atomic Structure

  • The Nuclear Atom
  • Electron Configuration

 

Topic 3:  Periodicity

  • The Periodic Table
  • Periodic Trends

 

Topic 4: Chemical bonding and structure

  • Ionic Bonding & Structure
  • Covalent Bonding
  • Covalent Structures
  • Intermolecular Forces
  • Metallic Bonding

 

Topic 5: Energetics/Thermochemistry

  • Measuring Energy Changes
  • Hess's Law
  • Bond Enthalpies

 

Topic 6: Chemical kinetics

  • Collision theory and rates of reaction

 

Topic 7: Equilibrium

  • Equilibrium

 

Topic 8: Acids & Bases

  • Theories of Acids and Bases
  • Properties of Acids and Bases
  • The pH Scale
  • Strong and Weak Acids and Bases
  • Acid deposition

 

Topic 9: Redox Processes

  • Oxidation and reduction
  • Electrochemical cells

 

Topic 10: Organic Chemistry

  • Fundamentals of organic chemistry
  • Functional group chemistry

 

Topic 11: Measurement and Data Processing

  • Uncertainty and Errors in Measurement and Results
  • Graphical Techniques
  • Spectroscopic Identification of Organic Compounds

 

Option: Medicinal Chemistry