• Chemistry
  • Year 11


approx. 5 hrs

6 topics

35 concepts

Learn about the structure of Metals, a prerequisite for Senior Chemistry

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Metals is a program aligned to Unit 1: Area of Study 1 in VCE Chemistry and explores the concept of metallic bonding, the extraction of iron and metallic nanoparticles

Topics & Concepts We Cover

This learning program is made up of the following 6 topics, broken down into 35 concepts.

  • Resource: Periodic Table 1 concept

    1. The Periodic Table

  • Metallic Bonding 8 concepts

    1. Physical Properties of Metals

    2. How the Metallic Bonding Model explains Melting and Boiling Points

    3. How the Metallic Bonding Model explains Lustre

    4. Metallic Bonding

    5. How the Metallic Bonding Model explains Physical Properties of Metals

    6. How the Metallic Bonding Model explains Mechanical Properties

    7. How the Metallic Bonding Model explains Electrical and Thermal Conductivity

    8. Electron Sea Model

  • Reactions of Metals 10 concepts

    1. When Metals were Discovered

    2. Metal + Oxygen

    3. Using Practical Data to Rank Metals

    4. Metal + Water

    5. Metal + Acid

    6. Displacement Reactions

    7. Reactions of Metals

    8. Relating Trends in the Periodic Table to Metal Activity

    9. The Reactivity of Metals

    10. The Activity Series

  • Iron Extraction 5 concepts

    1. Iron Ore

    2. Extraction of Iron from its Ore

    3. Uses of Iron

    4. Environmental, Social and Economic Issues associated with Extraction of Iron

    5. Abundance of Iron

  • Modifying Metals 5 concepts

    1. Alloys

    2. Work Hardening and Heat Treatment

    3. Coatings

    4. Types of Alloys

    5. Properties of Alloys

  • Metallic Nanoparticles 6 concepts

    1. Uses of Iron Nanoparticles

    2. Uses of Silver Nanoparticles

    3. Uses of Gold Nanoparticles

    4. Metallic Nanoparticles

    5. Different Types of Metallic Nanomaterials

    6. Uses of Copper Nanoparticles

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