• Chemistry
  • Year 11

Predicting Reactions of Metals

approx. 10 hrs

7 topics

32 concepts

Gain confidence in Redox Chemistry and Galvanic Cells as a foundation for Year 12 Chemistry

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The Year 11 Predicting Reactions of Metals program is aligned to the NSW Chemistry curriculum within Module 3: Reactive Chemistry. This topic investigates redox reactions, oxidation states, half equations, galvanic cells and cell potential.

Topics & Concepts We Cover

This learning program is made up of the following 7 topics, broken down into 32 concepts.

  • Resource: Periodic Table 1 concept

    1. The Periodic Table

  • Resource: Activity Series 1 concept

    1. RESOURCE: The Activity Series

  • Resource: HSC Reduction Potentials 1 concept

    1. Resource: Standard Reduction Potentials (HSC)

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

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