• Chemistry
  • Year 11


approx. 3 hrs

3 topics

37 concepts

Explore the Periodic Table and Periodicity to understand the prerequisites for Senior Chemistry.

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The Year 11 Periodicity program is aligned to the New South Wales Chemistry curriculum within Module 1: Properties and Structure of Matter. This topic explores the Periodic Table in the context of electron configurations, patterns and trends in atomic and ionic radii, ionisation energy, electronegativity and metallic character of the elements.

Topics & Concepts We Cover

This learning program is made up of the following 3 topics, broken down into 37 concepts.

  • Periodic Table 20 concepts

    1. Using the Period Number

    2. Development of the Periodic Table

    3. Mendeleev's Periodic Table

    4. Classifying Elements

    5. Properties of Metals, Nonmetals and Semi-metals

    6. Alkali Metals

    7. Alkaline Earth Metals

    8. Halogens

    9. Noble Gases

    10. Organisation of the Periodic Table

    11. Periods of the Periodic Table

    12. Groups of the Periodic Table

    13. Chemical Families

    14. Elements and the Periodic Table

    15. Main Group and Transition Elements

    16. Viewing s, p, d, f Blocks

    17. Activity Series of Metals

    18. Classification of Elements based on Observable Properties

    19. Classification of Elements based on Physical Properties

    20. Elements

  • Periodicity 16 concepts

    1. Electronegativity Trend in the Periodic Table

    2. What is Periodicity?

    3. Ionisation Energy

    4. Evidence For Presence Of Subshells

    5. Successive Ionisation Energies

    6. Trends in Ionisation Energy

    7. Metallic Character

    8. Atomic Radii of Main Group Elements

    9. Atomic Radii of Transition Elements

    10. Ionic Radii

    11. Main Group Metals And Non-Metals

    12. Periodicity Review

    13. Effective Nuclear Charge

    14. Competition between Electrostatic Effects

    15. Quantifying Effective Nuclear Charge (Core Charge)

    16. Determining Electron Configurations of Ions

  • Resource: Periodic Table 1 concept

    1. The Periodic Table

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