• Chemistry
  • Year 12

Oxidation and Reduction

approx. 10 hrs

8 topics

37 concepts

Master redox reactions and electrochemical cells, and integral component of Senior Chemistry

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The Oxidation and Reduction program is aligned to Unit3: Topic 2 of the QCAA syllabus and investigates the concepts of oxidation and reduction, different types of electrochemical cells, cell potential and predicting the products of electrolysis.

Topics & Concepts We Cover

This learning program is made up of the following 8 topics, broken down into 37 concepts.

  • Resource: Periodic Table 1 concept

    1. The Periodic Table

  • Resource: Table of Standard Reduction Potentials (QCAA) 1 concept

    1. Resource: Table of Standard Reduction Potentials (QCAA)

  • Basic Redox 9 concepts

    1. Rules to Determine Oxidation States

    2. Oxidation States

    3. Half Equations

    4. Determining Half Equations from the Balanced Chemical Equation

    5. Redox Reactions

    6. Terminology in Redox Reactions

    7. Adding Half Equations

    8. Using Oxidation States to determine Oxidising and Reducing Agents

    9. Oxidation and Reduction

  • Complex Half Equations 1 concept

    1. Constructing Complex Half Equations

  • Electrochemical Cells Intro 3 concepts

    1. Active vs. Inactive Electrodes

    2. Electrochemical Cells

    3. An Ox & Red Cat

  • Galvanic Cells 7 concepts

    1. Table of Standard Reduction Potentials (HSC)

    2. Calculating the Cell Potential of a Galvanic Cell

    3. Standard Hydrogen Reference Electrode

    4. Predicting Spontaneous Reactions from Reduction Potentials

    5. Components of a Galvanic Cell

    6. Cell Notation

    7. Basis of a Galvanic Cell

  • Electrolysis QLD 14 concepts

    1. Predicting Products of Electrolysis: Aqueous Salts

    2. Predicting Products of Electrolysis

    3. Memory Trick: What Happens in Electrolysis

    4. Electroplating

    5. Predicting Products of Electrolysis

    6. Nature of Electrolyte

    7. Nature of Electrodes

    8. Electrorefining of Copper

    9. Electrolysis of Water

    10. Concentration of Electrolyte

    11. Electrolytic Cells

    12. Predicting Products of Electrolysis: Pure Molten Salts

    13. Predicting Products of Electrolysis: Aqueous Salts

    14. Other Factors affecting Electrolysis

  • Amounts in Electrolysis 1 concept

    1. Predicting Amounts in Electrolysis

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