Leaving Cert Chemistry Mind Maps

Leaving Cert Chemistry Mind Maps 2017-07-08T03:18:29+00:00

General Chemistry

  • Chemistry Principles
  • Types of Reactions
  • Important Definitions
  • Important Experiments

Atomic Theory

  • History of the Atom
  • Variable Valency
  • Arrangements of Electrons
  • The Periodic Table
  • Trends in the Periodic Table
  • Test for Anions
  • Chemical Bonding
  • Radioactivity

Properties of Gases

  • The Gas Laws
  • The Kinetic Theory of Gases
  • The Equation of State for an Ideal Gas

Oxidation and Reductions

  • Electron Transfer
  • Oxidation Numbers
  • Balancing Redox Equations

Acids and Bases

  • Acid and Base Definitions
  • Arrhenius and Bronsted-Lowry Theories

Stoichiometry

  • The Mole Concept
  • Problems Given Balanced Equations
  • Percentage Composition
  • Empirical Formulae
  • Percentage Yield
  • The Limiting Reactant

Volumetric Analysis

  • Volumetric Analysis Basics
  • Expressing Concentrations
  • Acid/Base Titrations
  • Oxidation/Reduction Titrations
  • Volumetric Problems

Environmental Chemistry

  • Water Hardness
  • Water Treatment
  • Water Pollution
  • Sewage Treatment
  • Water Analysis

Rates of Reaction

  • Measuring Rates of Reaction
  • Factors Affecting Rates of Reaction
  • Rates of Reaction Mechanisms

Chemical Equilibrium

  • Le Chatelier’s Principle
  • Equilibrium Constant
  • Equilibrium Calculations
  • Industrial Applications

Electrochemistry

  • Electrochemical Series
  • Electrolysis
  • Electroplating

pH and Indicators

  • Ionic Product of Water
  • Strengths of Acids and Bases
  • Calculating pH of Strong Acids/Bases
  • Calculating pH of Weak Acids/Bases
  • Assigning Indicators

Organic Chemistry

  • The Hydrocarbons
  • Oil Refining and Fuels
  • Tetrahedral Carbon Compounds
  • Planar Carbon Compounds
  • Organic Chemistry Reactions
  • Organic Synthesis
  • Chromatography and Instrumentation
  • Thermochemistry

Optional Case Studies

  • Atmospheric Chemistry
  • Industrial Chemistry
  • Additional Electrochemistry
  • Materials

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