Chemistry for the IB Diploma

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Oxford University Press, 2001 - Science - 185 pages
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This concise guide provides the content needed for the Chemistry IB diploma at both Standard and Higher Level. It follows the structure of the IB Programme exactly and includes all the options. Each topic is presented on its own page for clarity, Higher Level material is clearly indicated, and there are plenty of practice questions. The text is written with an awareness that English might not be the reader's first language
 

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Contents

Italics denote topics which are exclusively Higher Level
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ATOMIC THEORY IB TOPIC 2 AND TOPIC 12 Calculations involving pH and pOH 50 Calculations with weak acids and bases
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PERIODICITY IB TOPIC 3 AND TOPIC 13 Redox reactions 1
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Covalent bonding Properties of different functional groups
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Molecular orbitals and hybridization 2 24 Nucleophilic substitution
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Enthalpy changes Reaction mechanisms and the reactions and structure
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Reaction mechanisms and activation energy 40 Antacids
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Applications of the equilibrium law 44 Importance of stereochemistry in drug design and action I
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About the author (2001)

Geoff Neuss was in the development team who wrote the new Diploma Programme. He is a Deputy Chief Examiner in Chemistry for the IB, has taught HL and SL for many years, and runs IB workshops for teachers worldwide. He has been able to draw on this wide experience in writing this book.

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