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Metals Unit Guide

This Salters’ Chemistry Course unit from the University of York Science Education Group covered:

  • The importance of metals
  • The characteristics of metals
  • The relationship between the properties of metals and their uses
  • Problems of corrosion

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Drinks Unit Guide

This Salters’ Chemistry Course unit from the University of York Science Education Group covered:
* The provision of a safe water supply
* The production of different kinds of drink

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Clothing Unit Guide

This Salters’ Chemistry Course unit from the University of York Science Education Group covered:
* The properties and structures of the fibres used to make clothing
* The care of fabrics
* Modification of the properties of fabrics.

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Warmth Unit Guide

This Salters’ Chemistry Course unit from the University of York Science Education Group covered:
* The use of fuels in keeping warm
* The chemical changes when fuels burn
* Some consequences of the large scale use of fuels.

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Food Unit Guide

This Salters’ Chemistry Course unit from the University of York Science Education Group covered:
* The concept of foods as mixtures of chemical substances
* A comparison of foods and fuels
* The energy content of different foods
* The role and...

Transporting Chemicals Unit Guide

This Salters’ Chemistry Course unit from the University of York Science Education Group covered:
* The range of properties of chemicals.
* The use of symbols, formulas and balanced equations.
* The commercial importance of chemicals.
* Factors...

Plastics Unit Guide

This Salters’ Chemistry Course unit from the University of York Science Education Group covered:
* The preparation of plastics by polymerization.
* The importance of ethene as a source of plastics.
* The uses and properties of plastics.
* The use of...

Growing Food Unit Guide

This Salters’ Chemistry Course unit from the University of York Science Education Group covered:
* The use of relative atomic masses in determining the masses of reactants and products.
* The manufacture, properties and uses of fertilizers.
* Soil...

Food Processing Unit Guide

This Salters’ Chemistry Course unit from the University of York Science Education Group covered:
* Chemical aspects of some food processes in the home.
* Chemical aspects of food processing in industry.

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Minerals Unit Guide

This Salters’ Chemistry Course unit from the University of York Science Education Group covered:
* The extraction and production of important materials from sulphide ores, iron ore and limestone.
* The use of relative atomic masses for determining the masses...

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