• Chemistry
  • Year 11

Introduction to Acids and Bases

approx. 12 hrs

6 topics

32 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 6 topics, broken down into 32 concepts.

  • Resource: Periodic Table 1 concept

    1. The Periodic Table

  • Acids and Bases Intro 9 concepts

    1. Classifying Acids

    2. Arrhenius Acids and Bases

    3. Definitions of Acids

    4. Advances of Arrhenius Definitions

    5. Drawbacks of Arrhenius Definitions

    6. Acids

    7. Bases

    8. Ionisation vs. Dissociation

    9. Acids or Bases?

  • Brønsted/Lowry Acids and Bases 4 concepts

    1. Comparing Arrhenius and Brönsted/Lowry Definitions

    2. Conjugate Acid-Base Pairs

    3. Brönsted/Lowry Acids and Bases

    4. Hydronium Ions

  • Strength of Acids and Bases 10 concepts

    1. Strength vs. Concentration

    2. Common Strong Bases and Common Weak Bases

    3. Common Strong Acids and Common Weak Acids

    4. Direction of Acid-Base Reactions

    5. Strong Acids vs. Weak Acids

    6. Strength of Conjugate Acid-Base Pairs

    7. Distinguishing Strength with Hydrolysis Reactions

    8. Strong Bases vs. Weak Bases

    9. Magnitude of the Acid Ionisation Constant

    10. Acid Ionisation Constant

  • Polyprotic and Amphiprotic Species 2 concepts

    1. Amphiprotic Species

    2. Polyprotic Acids

  • Reactions of Acids 6 concepts

    1. Reactions of Acids

    2. Acid + Metal Hydroxide

    3. Acid + Metal Oxide

    4. Acid + Metal Carbonate

    5. Neutralisation Reactions

    6. Acid + Metal Reactions

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