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Fundamentals of Chemistry


Fundamentals of Chemistry

Fundamentals of Chemistry

Learn about the basics of chemistry


Students: 10,615
Course Description

This free online course offers a simple introduction to basic chemistry and is ideal as a study aid for secondary school students or anyone interested in learning the basics of chemistry.


Topics covered include the periodic table, atoms and molecules, the pH scale and experimental design and techniques.
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Learning Outcomes

After completing this course you will understand the periodic table including groups, compounds, metals and non-metals. You will learn the reasons for using various symbols in chemistry.
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You will understand atoms. You will be able to classify elements and compounds. You will learn about chemical bonds including ionic and covalent bonding. This course will help you to gain a good knowledge of the reactions between acids and metal carbonates. It will teach you the meaning of ions, particles, gases, liquids, solids, soluable and insoluable mixtures. You will understand the pH scale, evaporation, filtration and many more interesting areas of chemistry.
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Module Title
The periodic table
Using symbols
Atoms
Molecules
Elements and compounds
Chemical bonds
Chemical reactions
Reactions
Atoms and molecules - summary
Atoms and molecules glossary
Ions
Particles
Gases, liquids and solids
Mixtures
Acids
Bases
pH scale
pH meters
Acid-base indicators
Acids and bases - summary
Chromatography
Solidification
Decanting to separate liquids
Dissolving and precipitation
Evaporation and distillation
Evaporation
Filtration
Detecting gases
Separation techniques
Sublimation
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Course Title Fundamentals of Chemistry
Course # 181
Course Publisher XSIQ
Course Category 85
Content Origin Australian School Curriculum
Course Description 

This free online course offers a simple introduction to basic chemistry and is ideal as a study aid for secondary school students or anyone interested in learning the basics of chemistry.


Topics covered include the periodic table, atoms and molecules, the pH scale and experimental design and techniques.

License 
Release Date 18 April 2013
   
Content  
Course Duration (Avg Learner) 3-4 Hours
Video/Audio None
Audio Only Low
Animation Low
Assessments Yes
 
Education Level
Age appropriateness 14+ Years
Minimum Grade/Class Level Lower High/ Secondary School
 
Validation Level 5
ALISON Testing Yes
Certification Availability
PDF Download Yes
Parchment Yes
Framed Certification Yes
   
Merchandise Availability Yes
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  • Stephan Heim United States of America The Fundamentals of Chemistry course made the topic very easy to understand. I recommend it's use to any individual needing a primer on the subject. 2014-12-11 21:12:14
  • Paul Silva Nigeria Very good GCSE material. 2014-11-19 18:11:20
  • Fatma Ragab Egypt thank you very much it was an awesome course 2014-10-31 18:10:31
  • Joan Corrons Lopez Spain It was pretty interesting. 2014-09-25 22:09:04
  • Graeme Caselton United Kingdom be useful to have a sequential course list to follow. 2014-09-17 22:09:06
  • Rebekah Sutherland United States of America This is a fun way to review my chemistry. No instructions about how to print the results. Prints a blank page. 2014-08-28 19:08:50
  • Nusrat Khan United States of America A great quick prep. 2014-08-07 21:08:54
  • Andrew Duperval United States of America The best course I've taken so far. I've written a lot of notes and I'm ready to take and ace chemistry in college now. Thank You. 2014-06-19 06:06:55
  • Mark Dixon United Kingdom Thank you for a good introduction into chemistry. Using animations and demonstrations helped visualise what was going on and the information was enough to gain an appreciation of the science. 2014-05-18 18:05:31
  • Scott Feeney Japan This was a good course, I think that the atom section not functioning was dissappointing, though. I would prefer the printables were linked to online ( instant ) self testing.. Thanks for the course, it was a good review, and helped me pick up stuff and correct myself.. 2014-05-14 10:05:43
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