Chemical Reactions involve rearrangement of atoms in substances to form new substances.
This topic looks at how to measure and alter the speed of chemical reactions (Rate of reaction).
Rates of reaction can be explained by Collision Theory. This states that in order for any particles to react they must collide with each other with enough energy to cause a reaction. The greater the number of collisions the more chance of a reaction and the harder the collisions the greater the chance of a reaction. You must be able to explain how to change the rate of reaction be linking it to collision theory.
Make sure you can explain why each of these factors alters rate of reaction.
Temperature, concentration, pressure, surface area and catalysts.
You must also know how to plan and evaluate experiments to measure rate of reaction when concentration of a reactant is changed.
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