Author(s): Philippa Gardom Hulme
This engaging course incorporates crucial challenge material right from the start, enabling students to confidently leap into Cambridge IGCSE (R) Science study with a solid foundation in Chemistry. It is the best preparation for our bestselling Complete Science for Cambridge IGCSE course, facilitating seamless progression from Cambridge Lower Secondary Stage 9 right into Complete Chemistry for Cambridge IGCSE. Complete Chemistry for Cambridge Lower Secondary covers all three years of Cambridge Lower Secondary Chemistry in the same book, flowing smoothly from one stage to the next. Regular revision and extension exercises will help consolidate learning and then stretch and challenge students to reach the next level. Plus, it's fully matched to the Cambridge syllabus, so you know it's comprehensive.
Stage 7 1 States of matter 1.1: The particle theory of matter 1.2: Boiling, evaporating and condensing 1.3: Enquiry: Questions, evidence and explanations 1.4: Melting, freezing and subliming 1.5: Extension: Energy and changes of state 1.6: Using particle theory to explain dissolving 1.7: Enquiry: Planning an investigation 1.8: Enquiry: Presenting evidence 1.9: Review: Checkpoint-style questions 2 Material properties 2.1: Introducing elements 2.2: Metals 2.3: Non-metals elements 2.4: Enquiry: Making conclusions from data 2.5: Extension: Metal alloys 2.6: Material properties 2.7: Extension: Polymers 2.8: Review: Checkpoint-style questions 3 Material changes 3.1: Acids and alkalis 3.2: The pH scale and indicators 3.3: Neutralisation 3.4: Enquiry: Planning investigations and collecting evidence 3.5: Review: Checkpoint-style questions 4 The Earth 4.1: The structure of the Earth 4.2: Igneous rocks 4.3: Sedimentary rocks 4.4: More on sedimentary rocks 4.5: Metamorphic rocks 4.6: Enquiry: Questions, evidence and explanations 4.7: Enquiry: Explaining predictions 4.8: Soil 4.9: More about soil 4.10: Fossils 4.11: Estimating the age of the Earth 4.12: Extension: Human fossils 4.13: Review: Checkpoint-style questions Stage 7 Review Stage 8 5 States of matter 5.1: States of matter revisited 5.2: Changing states revisited 5.3: Explaining diffusion 5.4: Explaining gas pressure 5.5: Enquiry: Asking scientific questions 5.6: Enquiry: Investigating trends 5.7: Review: Checkpoint-style questions 6 Material properties 6.1: Atoms 6.2: Elements 6.3: Discovering the elements 6.4: Organising elements - the periodic table 6.5: Enquiry: Interpreting data from secondary sources 6.6: Enquiry: Simple calculations 6.7: Explaining differences between metals and non-metals 6.8: Extension: What are you made of? 6.9: What are compounds 6.10: More on compounds 6.11: Naming compounds 6.12: Oxides and hydroxides 6.13: Chlorides, sulfates and carbonates 6.14: Mixtures 6.15: Separating mixtures - filtering and decanting 6.16: Separating mixtures - evaporation and distillation 6.17: Separating mixtures - chromatography 6.18: Enquiry: Communicating explanations to others 6.19: Extension: Explaining chromatography 6.20: Review: Checkpoint-style questions 7 Material changes 7.1: Reactions of metals with oxygen 7.2: Writing word equations 7.3: Corrosion 7.4: Enquiry: Planning investigations and controlling variables 7.5: Review: Checkpoint-style questions Stage 8 Review Stage 9 8 Material properties 8.1: Structure of atoms 8.2: Rutherford's work 8.3: Enquiry: How scientists work 8.4: The first 20 elements 8.5: Extension: Isotopes 8.6: Trends in properties of group 1 element 8.7: Trends in properties of group 2 element 8.8: Properties of group 7 elements 8.9: The group 0 elements 8.10: Enquiry: Questions, evidence and explanations 8.11: Review: Checkpoint-style questions 9 Energy changes 9.1: Energy changes in chemical reactions 9.2: Endothermic reactions 9.3: Exothermic reactions 9.4: Enquiry: Preliminary work 9.5: Extension: Calculating energy changes 9.6: Review: Checkpoint-style questions 10 The reactivity series 10.1: Reactivity of metals with oxygen 10.2: Enquiry: Questions, evidence and explanation 10.3: Reactivity of metals with water 10.4: Reactivity of metals with dilute acids 10.5: Extension: Writing symbol equations 10.6: Describing correlations, interpreting results and drawing conclusions 10.7: The reactivity series 10.8: Reactivity and the discovery of metals 10.9: Metal displacement reactions 10.10: Review: Checkpoint-style questions 11 Making salts 11.1: Making salts - acids and metals 11.2: Making salts - acids and carbonates 11.3: Extension: Making salts - acids and alkalis 11.4: Extension: Making salts - fertilizers 11.5: Review: Checkpoint-style questions 12 Rates of reaction 12.1: Reaction rates 12.2: Effect of concentration on reaction rates 12.3: Enquiry: Planning investigations 12.4: Effects of particle size and catalysts on reaction rates 12.5: Effects of temperature on reaction rates 12.6: Review: Checkpoint-style questions Stage 9 Review Reference pages Glossary Answers Index