• 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. How the Metallic Bonding Model explains Mechanical Properties

    2. Electron Sea Model

    3. Physical Properties of Metals

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

    5. Metallic Bonding

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

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

    8. How the Metallic Bonding Model explains Lustre

  • Reactions of Metals 10 concepts

    1. Displacement Reactions

    2. Relating Trends in the Periodic Table to Metal Activity

    3. The Reactivity of Metals

    4. When Metals were Discovered

    5. Using Practical Data to Rank Metals

    6. Metal + Acid

    7. The Activity Series

    8. Metal + Oxygen

    9. Metal + Water

    10. Reactions of Metals

  • Iron Extraction 5 concepts

    1. Iron Ore

    2. Abundance of Iron

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

    4. Uses of Iron

    5. Extraction of Iron from its Ore

  • Modifying Metals 5 concepts

    1. Alloys

    2. Work Hardening and Heat Treatment

    3. Properties of Alloys

    4. Types of Alloys

    5. Coatings

  • Metallic Nanoparticles 6 concepts

    1. Uses of Silver Nanoparticles

    2. Uses of Iron Nanoparticles

    3. Uses of Gold Nanoparticles

    4. Uses of Copper Nanoparticles

    5. Different Types of Metallic Nanomaterials

    6. Metallic Nanoparticles

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