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Kilroy's College

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Leaving Certificate Chemistry course

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Please note the content shown below is 2021 syllabus. This course is also available for 2022 syllabus. Please contact college for details.

Higher Level

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The Mole

Acids & Bases

Hydrocarbons

Alkanes

Alkenes


Detailed Content

Elements of the Periodic Table

  • Elements of the Periodic Table
  • Atomic Structure
  • Radioactivity
  • Radioisotopes
  • Electronic Structure
  • Spectra of Light
  • Electronic Configuration
  • Orbitals

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Ionic Bonds & Ionisation Energy

  • Chemical compounds
  • Ionic bonds
  • Qualitative analysis
  • Tests for Anions
  • Ionisation Energy
  • Molecular Compounds
  • Shapes of Molecules VSEPR

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Redox as Electron Transfer

  • Redox as Electron Transfer
  • Oxidation and reduction
  • Electochemical Series
  • Electrolysis
  • Uses of electrolysis
  • Oxidation Number
  • Naming of transition metal compounds

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The Mole

  • The Mole
  • The Molar Mass
  • States of Matter
  • Kinetic Theory
  • Gas Laws
  • Stoichiometry
  • Molecular formula
  • Chemical Calculations

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Acids & Bases

  • Acids & Bases and Salts
  • Uses of acids and bases
  • Concentrations of Solutions
  • Units of concentration
  • Volumetric Analysis
  • Redox Titrations
  • Standardizing a solution of sodium thiosulphate

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Hydrocarbons

  • Fuels and Thermochemistry
  • Organic Chemistry
  • Alkanes,Alkenes and Alkynes
  • Nomenclature of Organic Compounds
  • Cyclic and Aromatic Hydrocarbons
  • Oil refining
  • Thermochemistry
  • Alternative fuels

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Rates of Reaction

  • Rates of Reaction
  • Altering the rate of a reaction
  • Catalysts
  • Equilibrium Reactions
  • Intermediate Compound Formation
  • Yield of reaction
  • Le Chatelier's Principle

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Alkanes

  • Alkanes
  • Chloroalkanes
  • Alcohols
  • Aromatics

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Alkenes

  • Alkenes
  • Aldehydes & Ketones
  • Carboxylic Acids
  • Esters
  • Spectrometry

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pH of Strong Acids & Bases

  • pH of Strong Acids & Bases
  • pH of Weak Acids & Bases
  • Hard Water
  • Water Pollution
  • Water Treatment & Sewage Treatment

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