Unit I: Chemical Substances - Nature and Behaviour
Chemical reactions: Chemical equation, Balanced
chemical equation, implications of a balanced chemical equation,
types of chemical reactions: combination, decomposition,
displacement, double displacement, precipitation, neutralization,
oxidation and reduction.
Acids, bases and salts: Their definitions in terms
of furnishing of H+ and OH– ions, General properties, examples
and uses, concept of pH scale (Definition relating to logarithm not
required), importance of pH in everyday life; preparation and uses
of Sodium Hydroxide, Bleaching powder, Baking soda, Washing soda and
Plaster of Paris.
Metals and nonmetals: Properties of metals and
non-metals; Reactivity series; Formation and properties of ionic
compounds; Basic metallurgical processes; Corrosion and its
Carbon compounds: Covalent bonding in carbon
compounds. Versatile nature of carbon. Homologous series.
Nomenclature of carbon compounds containing functional groups
(halogens, alcohol, ketones, aldehydes, alkanes and alkynes),
difference between saturated hydrocarbons and unsaturated
hydrocarbons. Chemical properties of carbon compounds (combustion,
oxidation, addition and substitution reaction). Ethanol and Ethanoic
acid (only properties and uses), soaps and detergents.
Periodic classification of elements: Need for
classification, Early attempts at classification of elements
(Dobereiner's Triads, Newland's Law of Octaves, Mendeleev's Periodic
Table), Modern periodic table, gradation in properties, valency,
atomic number, metallic and non-metallic properties.
Our team at your doorstep
Descriptive demo of our software
Our team will help you to choose course
Free trial and home Demo
Request a call back
I stood 1st in Inter School Bio Quiz. #ScoreKaroPotentialSeZayda