• Chemistry
  • Year 11

Acid-base Reactions in Water

approx. 12 hrs

7 topics

49 concepts

Develop critical skills and understanding of Acids and Bases

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In this learning program, students will cover the Arrhenius and Bronsted/Lowry definitions of Acids and Bases, reactions and strength. This is a critical component of the final examinations for Chemistry. 

Topics & Concepts We Cover

This learning program is made up of the following 7 topics, broken down into 49 concepts.

  • Resource: Periodic Table 1 concept

    1. The Periodic Table

  • Acids and Bases Intro 9 concepts

    1. Advances of Arrhenius Definitions

    2. Drawbacks of Arrhenius Definitions

    3. Bases

    4. Definitions of Acids

    5. Arrhenius Acids and Bases

    6. Acids

    7. Classifying Acids

    8. Acids or Bases?

    9. Ionisation vs. Dissociation

  • Brønsted/Lowry Acids and Bases 4 concepts

    1. Conjugate Acid-Base Pairs

    2. Brönsted/Lowry Acids and Bases

    3. Hydronium Ions

    4. Comparing Arrhenius and Brönsted/Lowry Definitions

  • Strength of Acids and Bases 10 concepts

    1. Strength vs. Concentration

    2. Acid Ionisation Constant

    3. Magnitude of the Acid Ionisation Constant

    4. Strength of Conjugate Acid-Base Pairs

    5. Direction of Acid-Base Reactions

    6. Strong Bases vs. Weak Bases

    7. Distinguishing Strength with Hydrolysis Reactions

    8. Strong Acids vs. Weak Acids

    9. Common Strong Bases and Common Weak Bases

    10. Common Strong Acids and Common Weak Acids

  • Polyprotic and Amphiprotic Species 2 concepts

    1. Amphiprotic Species

    2. Polyprotic Acids

  • Reactions of Acids 6 concepts

    1. Reactions of Acids

    2. Acid + Metal Oxide

    3. Neutralisation Reactions

    4. Acid + Metal Hydroxide

    5. Acid + Metal Carbonate

    6. Acid + Metal Reactions

  • pH Scale and Calculations 17 concepts

    1. Calculating pH, pOH, [H3O+] and [OH?]

    2. pH and Strength of Acids and Bases

    3. pH after Dilution

    4. pH after Neutralisation Reactions

    5. pH of Combined Solutions of Strong Acids or Strong Bases

    6. Calculating pH of Strong Acids and Bases

    7. Calculating pOH

    8. Relationship between pH and pOH

    9. Calculating [H3O+] and [OH?] using pH

    10. Calculating pH using [H3O+]

    11. Calculating [H3O+] and [OH?] using Kw

    12. Ion-Product Constant Kw

    13. The pOH Scale

    14. The pH Scale

    15. The pH Scale and Significant Figures

    16. Autoionisation of Water

    17. pH of Common Substances

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