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Get Better Grades - Study IB Chemistry with Dr Uma Sharma.

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    Gain clear understanding of basics of topics so that complete comprehension is achieved.

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    Very interactive sessions customized as per needs of the student

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    All Sessions are recorded for review any time later. Review the recorded  sessions from your I-pad or your mobile also.

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    Practice Quizzes based on IB Chemistry Syllabus to hone your skills after every session.

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My Teaching Style


For best comprehension, I like to divide my session into two parts:

Teaching Using Digitized Content

I use my own training content which has been specially prepared keeping the needs of students in mind. I focus upon clearing the basics of the subject first before moving on. Detailed explanations provided in a easy to understand manner forms the key to understanding.

Chemistry Quizzes

At the end of each session I go over thew quizzes on the topic with the student which ensures correct assimilation by the student and any gaps in knowledge that may be there are clarified. I also provide Chemistry Quizzes for IB Chemistry Exam which students can attempt in their own time and discuss with me during the sessions. Please feel free to Contact Me for any clarifications.

A sample presentation and its associated quiz is given below. Please feel free to go over the presentation and attempt the quiz.

Study Topics

The study topics as per the IB Chemistry Syllabus have been given out below.
Few Questions on Stoichiometry you can attempt here

Stoichiometry Quiz

 

IB Chemistry Exam


Assessment in the IB Chemistry exam is by means of examination and practical for both higher and standard level chemistry courses.

Examination weightage 76%
Practical work weightage 24%

Examination (Higher Level)


There are three papers:

Paper 1 Multiple choice 20%
Paper 2 Structured questions 36%
Paper 3 Options questions 20%
  Total 76%

Paper 1 (High Level) : Duration - 1 hour. The paper consists of 40 multiple choice questions. Calculators are not allowed. A periodic table is provided


Paper 2 (High Level) : Duration - 2 hours 15 minutes. The paper consists of five structured questions and a choice of two from four longer answer questions. Calculators are allowed and a data booklet is provided


Paper 3 (High Level) : Duration - 1 hour 15 minutes The paper consists of three questions form each of two selected options. The paper presents eight option choices. Calculators are allowed and data booklets are provided.



Examination (Standard Level)


There are three papers:

Paper 1 Multiple choice - 20%
Paper 2 Structured questions - 36%
Paper 3 Options questions - 20%
  Total - 76%

Paper 1 (Standard Level) : Duration - 45 minutes The paper consists of 30 multiple choice questions. Calculators are not allowed. A periodic table is provided


Paper 2 (Standard Level) : Duration - 1 hours 15 minutes The paper consists of some structured questions and a choice of one from three longer answer questions. Calculators are allowed and a data booklet is provided


Paper 3 (Standard Level) : Duration - 1 hour The paper consists of two questions from each of two selected options. The paper presents eight option choices. Calculators are allowed and data booklets are provided.


Final grades


The final grade awarded for an IB subject is from 1-7. The schools receive a breakdown of the grade achieved in each part of the exam.

IB Chemistry Syllabus


CORE LEVEL


Topic 1: Stoichiometry (Core Level)

  1. Mole concept and Avogadro's constant
  2. Formulas
  3. Chemical equations
  4. Moles and gaseous volume relationships in chemical 
  5. Reactions
  6. Solutions

Topic 2: Atomic theory (Core Level)

  1. The atom
  2. The mass spectrometer
  3. Electron arrangement

Topic 3: Periodicity (Core Level)

  1. The periodic table
  2. Physical properties
  3. Chemical properties

Topic 4: Bonding (Core Level)

  1. Ionic bonding
  2. Covalent bonding
  3. Intermolecular forces
  4. Metallic bonding
  5. Physical properties

Topic 5: Energetics (Core Level)

  1. Exo and endothermic reactions
  2. Calculation of enthalpy changes
  3. Hess' law
  4. Bond enthalpies

Topic 6: Kinetics (Core Level) - Summary

  1. Rates of reaction
  2. Collision theory

Topic 7: Equilibrium (Core Level)

  1. Dynamic equilibrium
  2. The position of equilibrium

Topic 8: Acids and Bases (Core Level)

  1. Theories of acids and bases
  2. Properties of acids and bases
  3. Strong and weak acids and bases
  4. The pH scale
  5. Strong and Weak Acids and Bases
  6. Acid deposition

Topic 9: Oxidation and reduction (Core Level)

  1. Introduction to oxidation and reduction
  2. Redox equations
  3. Reactivity
  4. Voltaic cells
  5. Electrolytic cells

Topic 10: Organic Chemistry (Core Level) - Summary

  1. Introduction
  2. Alkanes
  3. Alkenes
  4. Alcohols
  5. Haloalkanes
  6. Reaction pathways

Topic 11: Measurement and Data processing

  1. Uncertainty and error in measurement
  2. Uncertainty in calculated results
  3. Graphical techniques
  4. Spectroscopic identification of organic compounds



HIGH LEVEL


Topic 12: Atomic Structure (High Level) -

  1. Electron configuration

Topic 13: Periodicity- Transition Metals(High Level) -

  1. Trends across period 3
  2. First row "d" block elements
  3. Coloured Complexes

Topic 14: Bonding (High Level)

  1. Shapes of molecules and ions
  2. Covalent bonding and electron domain and molecular geometries
  3. Hybridization
  4. Delocalisation of electrons

Topic 15: Energetics (High Level)

  1. Standard enthalpy changes of reaction
  2. Born-Haber cycle
  3. Entropy
  4. Spontaneity

Topic 16: Kinetics (High Level) - Summary

  1. Rate expression
  2. Reaction mechanism
  3. Activation energy

Topic 17: Equilibrium (High Level)

  1. Liquid-vapour equilibrium
  2. The Equilibrium law

Topic 18: Acids and Bases (High Level)

  1. Calculations involving acids and bases
  2. Buffer solutions
  3. Salt hydrolysis
  4. Acid-base titrations
  5. Indicators

Topic 19: Oxidation and Reduction(High Level)

  1. Standard electrode potentials
  2. Electrolysis

Topic 20: Organic Chemistry (High Level) - Summary

  1. Introduction
  2. Nucleopshilic substitution reactions
  3. Elimination reactions
  4. Condensation reactions
  5. Reaction pathways
  6. Stereoisomerism

Topic 21: Measurement and Analysis(High Level)

  1. Spectroscopic identification of organic compounds

OPTIONS


A: Materials -

Core Level Topics
  • Materials science introduction
  • Metals and inductively coupled plasma (ICP) spectroscopy
  • Catalysts
  • Liquid crystals
  • Polymers
  • Nanotechnology
  • Environmental impact—plastics
Additional higher level topics
  • Superconducting metals and X-ray crystallography (HL only)
  • Condensation polymers (HL only)
  • Environmental impact—heavy metals (HL only)

B: Biochemistry -

Core Level Topics
  • Introduction to biochemistry
  • Proteins and enzymes
  • Lipids
  • Carbohydrates
  • Vitamins
  • Biochemistry and the environment
Additional higher level topics
  • Proteins and enzymes (HL only)
  • Nucleic acids (HL only)
  • Biological pigments (HL only)
  • Stereochemistry in biomolecules (HL only)

C: Energy -

Core Level Topics
  • Energy sources
  • Fossil fuels
  • Nuclear fusion and fission
  • Solar energy
  • Environmental impact—global warming
Additional higher level topics
  • Electrochemistry, rechargeable batteries and fuel cells (HL only)
  • Nuclear fusion and nuclear fission (HL only)
  • Photovoltaic and dye-sensitized solar cells (HL only)

D: Medicinal chemistry -

Core Level Topics
  • Pharmaceutical products and drug action
  • Aspirin and penicillin
  • Opiates
  • pH regulation of the stomach
  • Anti-viral medications
  • Environmental impact of some medications
Additional higher level topics
  • Taxol—a chiral auxiliary case study (HL only)
  • Nuclear medicine (HL only)
  • Drug detection and analysis (HL only)