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By Drew Chan, Richard Hecker, Bob Hogendoorn, Kathryn Hillier, Louise Lennard, Mick Moylan, Pat O'Shea, Maria Porter, Patrick Sanders, Jim Sturgiss, Paul Waldron, Elissa Huddart
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Introducing the Pearson Chemistry 11 for New South Wales Student Book. Fully aligned to the Stage 6 Senior Science Syllabuses.


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Table of contents from Pearson Chemistry 11 New South Wales Student Book
  • Working scientifically
  • 1.1 Questioning and predicting
  • 1.2 Planning investigations
  • 1.3 Conducting investigations
  • 1.4 Processing data and information
  • 1.5 Analysing data and information
  • 1.6 Problem solving
  • 1.7 Communicating
  • Properties of matter
  • 2.1 Types of matter
  • 2.2 Physical properties and changes of state
  • 2.3 Separating mixtures
  • 2.4 Calculating percentage composition
  • 2.5 Elements and the periodic table
  • Atomic structure and atomic mass
  • 3.1 Atoms
  • 3.2 Classifying atoms
  • 3.3 Masses of particles
  • 3.4 Electronic structure of atoms
  • 3.5 Electronic configuration and the shell model
  • 3.6 The Schrodinger model of the atom
  • Periodicity
  • 4.1 The periodic table
  • 4.2 Trends in the periodic table – Part 1
  • 4.3 Trends in the periodic table – Part 2
  • Bonding
  • 5.1 Metallic bonding
  • 5.2 Ionic bonding
  • 5.3 Covalent bonding
  • 5.4 Intermolecular forces
  • 5.5 Covalent network lattices
  • Chemical reactions and stoichiometry
  • 6.1 Writing chemical equations
  • 6.2 Problems involving conservation of mass
  • The mole concept
  • 7.1 Introducing the mole
  • 7.2 Molar mass
  • 7.3 Percentage composition and empirical formulae
  • 7.4 Calculations based on the amount of a reactant or product
  • 7.5 Calculations based on the amounts of two reactants
  • Concentration and molarity
  • 8.1 Concentration of solutions
  • 8.2 Molar concentration
  • 8.3 Dilutions
  • 8.4 Standard solutions
  • Gas laws
  • 9.1 Introducing gases
  • 9.2 The gas laws
  • 9.3 The ideal gas law
  • 9.4 Stoichiometric calculations involving gases
  • Chemical reactions
  • 10.1 Chemical change
  • 10.2 Synthesis reactions
  • 10.3 Decomposition reactions
  • 10.4 Combustion reactions
  • 10.5 Precipitation reactions
  • 10.6 Reactions of acids and bases
  • 10.7 Removing toxins from food
  • Predicting reactions of metals
  • 11.1 Reactions of metals
  • 11.2 The activity series of metals
  • 11.3 Metal activity and the periodic table
  • Redox reactions and galvanic cells
  • 12.1 Introducing redox reactions
  • 12.2 Oxidation numbers
  • 12.3 Galvanic cells
  • 12.4 The electrochemical series
  • Rates of reactions
  • 13.1 Collision theory
  • 13.2 Measuring reaction rate
  • 13.3 Effect of concentration or pressure and surface area on reaction rate
  • 13.4 Effect of temperature on reaction rate
  • 13.5 Catalysts
  • Energy changes in chemical reactions
  • 14.1 Endothermic and exothermic reactions
  • 14.2 Thermochemical equations and energy profile diagrams
  • 14.3 Heat of combustion
  • 14.4 Determining the heat of combustion
  • 14.5 Enthalpy of dissolution
  • 14.6 Catalysts
  • Enthalpy and Hess’s law
  • 15.1 Latent heat
  • 15.2 Enthalpy of formation
  • 15.3 Hess’s law
  • Entropy and Gibbs free energy
  • 16.1 Entropy changes in chemical reactions
  • 16.2 Enthalpy and entropy
  • 16.3 Gibbs free energy
Table of contents from Pearson Chemistry 11 New South Wales Skills & Assessment Book
  • Chemistry toolkit
  • Module 1: Properties and structure of matter
  • Module 2: Introduction to quantitative chemistry
  • Module 3: Reactive chemistry
  • Module 4: Drivers of reactions
Features & benefits
  • High quality, current content that supports learners.
  • Developed by highly experienced, well-known and expert author teams.
  • Each Student Book comes with Reader+, the digital version of the student book.
  • Module openings link to the broader outcomes from the Stage 6 Syllabus.
  • Chapter openings link the Stage 6 Syllabus to the chapter content.
  • Chemistry Inquiry activities. Inquiry based activities that allow students to engage with key concepts through a simple activity. Students discover the science before they learn about it.
  • Chemistry in Action sections places biology in context.
  • Worked Examples scaffold problems and guide students through solving them. Each worked example is followed by a Try Yourself. This allows students to immediately test their understanding.
  • Chem Files scattered throughout include interesting facts and real world examples
  • Skill builders step students through key scientific and mathematical skills that are essential for learning.
  • Additional content goes beyond the core content of the Syllabus. This content is intended for students who wish to expand their depth of understanding
  • Section review. Each section includes a summary to assist students consolidate key points and concepts. Each section finishes with questions to test students’ understanding and ability to recall the section’s key concepts.
  • The NSW Stage 6 Syllabus Learning across the curriculum and General capabilities content are addressed throughout the series.
  • Module review. Each module finishes with a comprehensive set of exam style questions, including multiple choice and extended response. These assist students in drawing together their knowledge and understanding and applying it.
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  • Reader+ for teachers unlocks content available to educators only.
  • Teacher resources include editable syllabus grids, scope and sequence charts, and fully worked solutions.
Skills and Assessment features:
  • Fully aligned to the new Stage 6 Senior Science Syllabuses.
  • Toolkit
  • Key knowledge
  • Worksheets
  • Practical activities
  • Depth studies
  • Module review questions
  • Designed so that they are able to be used independently from the Student Books.
  • Solutions and suggested answers for all worksheets, practical activities, depth studies and module review questions are available for teachers online via the Teacher Support.
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