IB Chemistry Study Guide: Table of Contents

This is the table of contents for IB Chemistry. IB Chemistry is a two year course that aims to prepare students for 1st year college. The course is constructed by the IBO. 

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IB Chemistry Table of Contents

First Examination: 2009

Unit 1: Quantitative Chemistry

1.1 The Mole Concept and Avagadro’s Constant

1.2 Formula

1.3 Chemical Equations

1.4 Mass and gaseous volume relationships in chemical reactions

1.5 Solutions

Unit 2: Atomic Structure

2.1 The Atom

2.2 Mass Spectrometer

2.3 Electron Arrangement

Unit 3: Periodicity

3.1 The Periodic Table

3.2 Physical Properties

3.3 Chemical Properties

Unit 4: Bonding

4.1 Ionic Bonding

4.2 Covalent Bonding

4.3 Intermolecular Forces

4.4 Metallic Bonding

4.5 Physical Properties of Bonding

Unit 5: Energetics

5.1 Exothermic and Endothermic Reactions

5.2 Calculation of Enthalpy Changes

5.3 Hess Law

5.4 Bond Enthalpies

Unit 6: Kinetics

6.1 Rates of Reaction

6.2 Collision Theory

Unit 7: Equilibrium

7.1 Dynamic Equilibrium

7.2 Position of Equilibrium

Unit 8: Acids and Bases

8.1 Theories of Acids and Bases

8.2 Properties of Acids and Bases

8.3 Strong and weak Acids and Bases

8.4 The pH Scale

Unit 9: Redox

9.1 Introduction to oxidation and reduction

9.2 Redox Equations

9.3 Reactivity

9.4 Voltaic Cells

9.5 Electrolytic Cells

Unit 10: Organic Chemistry

10.1 Introduction to Organic Chemistry

10.2 Alkanes

10.3 Alkenes

10.4 Alcohols

10.5 Halogenoalkanes

10.6 Reaction Pathways

The material covered below will only be examined in the HL paper. That said, if you’re a SL chem student who wants a bit of challenge, the units below may be appropriate.

Unit 12 (HL)

12.1 Electron Configuration

Unit 13 (HL)

13.1 Trends across Period 3

13.2 First Row D-block Elements

Unit 14 (HL)

14.1 Shapes and Molecules of Ions

14.2 Hybridization

14.3 Delocalization of Electrons

Unit 15 (HL)

15.1 Standard Enthalpy Changes of a Reaction

15.2 Born-Haber Cycle

15.3 Entropy

15.4 Spontaneity

Unit 16 (HL)

16.1 Rate Expressions

16.2 Reaction Mechanisms

16.3 Activation Energy

Unit 17 (HL)

17.1 Liquid Vapour Equilibrium

17.2 The Equilibrium Law

Unit 18 (HL)

18.1 Calculations involving acids and bases

18.2 Buffer solutions

18.3 Salt Hydrolysis

18.4 Acid-base Titrations

18.5 Indicators

Unit 19 (HL)

19.1 Standard Electrode Potentials

19.2 Electrolysis

Unit 20 (HL)

20.1 Introduction

20.2 Nucleophilic substitution reactions

20.3 Elimination reactions

20.4 Condensation reactions

20.5 Reaction Pathways

20.6 Stereoisomerism

Option E: Environmental Chemistry

SL

E1 : Air Pollution

E2: Acid Deposition

E3: Greenhouse effect

E4: Ozone Depletion

E5: Oxygen dissolved in water

E6: Water treatment

E7: Soil

E8: Waste

HL

E9: Ozone Depletion

E1o: Smog

E11: Acid Deposition

E12: Water and Soil

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