GRADE 11: MATTER AND MATERIALS
Section
Level
Sub-section
ELECTRICAL PROPERTIES OF MATERIAL
Principles of electrical conduction
Grade 11
Electrical conductors and insulators
Conduction in ionic solutions
Semiconductors
Grade 11
1. Introduction
2. Intrinsic semiconductors
3. Doping
4. The p-n junction
MOLECULAR STRUCTURE
Covalent bonds
Grade 11
1. Introduction and revision
2. Multiple bonds
3. Bond energies
4. Bond length
5. Electronegativities of atoms
Oxidation numbers
Grade 11
1. Oxidation numbers and oxidation states
2. Rules for determining oxidation numbers
3. Applying the oxidation number rules
Balancing redox reactions
Grade 11
1. Using the ion-electron method
2. Using the oxidation number method
The shape of molecules
Grade 11
1. Molecular shape
2. The VSEPR theory
ATOMIC NUCLEI
Nuclear structure and stability
Grade 11
1. Revision
2. Nuclear stability
3. Radioactive decay
4. α-Particle emission
5. β-Particle emission
6. The half-life of radioisotopes
Nuclear fission and nuclear fusion
Grade 11
1. Nuclear fission
2. Nuclear fusion
Radioisotopes
Grade 11
1. Dangers associated with radioisotopes
2. Uses for radioisotopes
IDEAL GASES AND THERMAL PROPERTIES
The kinetic theory
Grade 11
1. What is the kinetic theory?
2. Pressure in terms of the kinetic theory
3. Ideal and real gases
4. Liquefaction of gases
Boyle's law
Grade 11
1. General properties of gases
2. Boyle's law
3. The kinetic theory explains Boyle's law
4. Experimental results
Charles' law
Grade 11
1. Influence of temperature on gas volume
2. The kinetic theory explains Charles' law
3. The Kelvin temperature scale
The generalised gas law
Grade 11
1. The generalised gas law
2. Deviations from the gas laws
3. Numerical problems involving the gas laws
4. Using the generalised gas law
Dalton's law of partial pressures
Grade 11
1. Dalton's law of partial pressures