• Chemistry
  • Year 11

Redox Reactions in Water

approx. 8 hrs

5 topics

36 concepts

Develop an understanding of Oxidation and Reduction Reactions in Water

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The Redox Reactions in Water program is aligned to Unit 2: Area of Study 1 of the VCE syllabus. It explores oxidising and reducing agents, writing balanced half equations, oxidation states and the reactions of metals.

Topics & Concepts We Cover

This learning program is made up of the following 5 topics, broken down into 36 concepts.

  • Resource: Periodic Table 1 concept

    1. The Periodic Table

  • Resource: Activity Series 1 concept

    1. RESOURCE: 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

  • 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

  • Corrosion 15 concepts

    1. Preventing Corrosion

    2. Corrosion

    3. Process of Corrosion: Step 2 - Precipitate Formation

    4. Sacrifical Anode

    5. Impressed Current

    6. Acidic Environments

    7. Alloys

    8. Electroplating

    9. Conditions that Accelerate Corrosion

    10. Contact between Dissimilar Metals

    11. Paint

    12. Areas of Stress

    13. Presence of Electrolyte

    14. Process of Corrosion: Step 1 - Redox Reaction

    15. Impure Regions

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