GCSE Chemistry: OCR C1

This course follows the OCR specification and is targeted at students ranged A* - E for the OCR GCSE C1 specification
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  • Lectures 19
  • Length 1 hour
  • Skill Level All Levels
  • Languages English
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Published 4/2014 English

Course Description

This course is aimed at those taking C1 GCSE for the OCR B Specification. It is aimed at students A* - C.

The whole specification has been covered and supplementary material, including questions, mark schemes and quizzes have been added to help the learning more interactive.

The materials are video, power points and quizzes. All you need is a computer with volume to complete the course.

Topics included are Fractional Distillation, cooking, atmosphere, paints, Crude oil, polymers, Emulsifiers, fuels, cracking etc. 100% of the C1 Specification is covered in this course. You can see the titles of the lectures for yourself

What are the requirements?

  • Sitting the OCR GCSE exam

What am I going to get from this course?

  • to improve confidence
  • to gain further knowledge
  • to improve exam technique
  • to improve GCSE grade by at least one grade

Who is the target audience?

  • GCSE Students who are studying GCSE Science

What you get with this course?

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Section 1: Cooking and food additives

The reasons why we cook food


Covers Chemical changes and denaturing proteins


More on cooking and looking at the differences between raw and cooked potatoes


Word Equations for the thermal Decomposition of baking powder


Outlining the test for Carbon Dioxide gas

Cooking and Food additives
7 questions
Section 2: Food additives and emulsifiers

Looking at food additives, anti oxidants, colouring and emulsifiers


How Emulsifiers work plus key terms explained


How Emulsifiers work plus key terms explained continued

Section 3: Smells: Esters and perfumes

Looking at terms such as Solute, Solvent, Solutions etc


Looking at how esters are made and the properties of perfumes

6 questions
Section 4: Animal testing

Pros and cons of testing cosmetics on animals

Section 5: Making crude oil useful: Hydrocarbons and crude oil

Looking at Alkanes and Alkenes


How fractional Distillation works


Higher material on fractional distillation

Section 6: Making crude oil useful: Cracking

The process and importance of cracking

17 questions

Quiz on the Topics covered in C1

Section 7: Making and designing Polymers

Polymers including GORETEX, Kevlar, addition polymerisation, Polymers, monomers etc

Making Polymers
8 questions
Designer Polymers
7 questions
Section 8: Combustion

Complete and Incomplete combustion

11 questions

Energy value, Availability, Storage, Cost, Toxicity, Pollution (e.g. greenhouse effect), Ease of use are not important when choosing a fuel

Section 9: Paints and pigments

Colloids, thermochromic and phosphoescent pigments

Paints and Pigments
6 questions
Section 10: Clean air: The atmosphere and pollution
Atmosphere and pollution
Clean air
8 questions

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Instructor Biography

Noel Herbert, Science Teacher

I am a current Science Teacher with three years experience in a thriving School in London. I have many responsibilities at my School such as;

- Developing literacy in Science

- Associate member of the Teaching and Learning team

- Science Champion between Head of Years and Head of department in Science

- Controlled assessment coordinator in Science

- PSHE planning for Science related topics

- Pastoral role as Form Tutor

I have decided that to help my students reach their full potential, I would use ICT to deliver content to their homes. This is why I joined UDEMY as it allows me to upload content and deliver it to as many students as possible. My only goal is to help you pass your exams. If you have any questions, I regularly login to this account and can help you with any queries

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