Chemistry 5th Year Weekly Grinds
What will be covered in these 5th Year Chemistry Grinds?
Topics in these Leaving Cert Chemistry grinds are specifically chosen to ensure maximum preparation for the exam in June 2021. Past and possible Leaving Certificate questions will be provided, along with solutions. Strategies to maximise grades will be given, with particular emphasis on the marking scheme. The following topics will be covered:
- Atomic Theory
- The Periodic Table and Trends in the Periodic Table
- Chemical Bonding
- Anion Analysis
- The Gas Laws
- Oxidation & Reduction
- Volumetric Analysis – Acid & Base / Redox
- Acids & Bases
- Rates of Reactions
- Mandatory experiments will be covered within the above topics as they arise.
Meet your Chemistry Teacher – Dr. Nichola Walsh: Nichola Walsh has a first class honours degree in chemistry and Ph.D. from U.C.D. and she completed her Postgraduate Certificate in Education at the University of Oxford. She is an experienced teacher who has taught G.C.S.E, A-level, and Leaving Certificate chemistry and was an undergraduate chemistry tutor and lab demonstrator in U.C.D. She is a passionate teacher who loves teaching science and this comes across in her classes. Nichola is also an examiner for higher level chemistry, which has given her an invaluable insight into grading the chemistry paper. She regularly incorporates this knowledge into her classes to ensure students maximise their marks.