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KS3 Science: Acids and Alkalis (1/6)

22 February @ 10:00 am - 10:50 am GMT



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In this KS3 Science topic students will explore the basics of acids and alkalis.

This topic follows part of the KS3 National Curriculum and will help prepare students for GCSE Chemistry or a similar qualification.

Students are advised to take all lessons in a topic but each lesson can be taken as a stand alone if preferred.

The lessons are typically suited to students aged approximately 10-14 years of age.

All lessons are live, interactive and delivered to small groups (a maximum of 8). If you have questions about this topic or any other, please don’t hesitate to get in touch.

Prior Learning: No specialist prior learning is required but age appropriate maths skills will be helpful.

Lesson 1 (Mon 22nd Feb): Introduction to acids and alkalis

Lesson 2 (Mon 1 Mar): pH scale and indicators

Lesson 3 (Mon 8 Mar): Neutralisation reactions

Lesson 4 (Mon 15 Mar): Acids and metal oxides

Lesson 5 (Mon 22 Mar): Acid rain

Lesson 6 (Mon 29 Mar): FIZZ – fab reactions

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Andy Milson BSc, PGCE

Andy is a qualified and experienced science teacher who has worked as both a secondary school teacher and a private tutor since 2009. Andy’s love of science started as a child when he used to create fact files about plants and animals. Andy is interested in all types of science from Astronomy to Zoology and likes to help his students link their learning to everyday life. Andy is a co-founder of Tutor Led Learning.

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22 February
10:00 am - 10:50 am GMT
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Suggested age group
KS3: 10-14
Lesson dates
Lessons can be taken as a full topic block or individually (while stocks last) Mon 22 Feb, Mon 1 Mar, Mon 8 Mar, Mon 15 Mar, Mon 22 Mar, Mon 29 Mar