CHEMISTRY HOMEWORK & TESTS SCHEDULED FOR THIRD TERM 2018

GRADE 7 (FORM 1)

  1. Read and underline/highlight the main points in Unit 3: Sustainable Living—The Use of Resources. Work out the following questions at the end of Unit 3: Sustainable Living—The Use of Resources. Multiple Choice Questions 1, 5 and 7. Structured Questions 1, 2 and 3.
  2. A first written test is scheduled immediately after correcting the homework on Unit 3: Sustainable Living—The Use of Resources. Students are therefore advised to start revising this chapter as soon as the correction of its homework begins.
  3. Read and underline/highlight the main points in Unit 5: Science and Technology. Work out the following questions at the end of Unit 5: Science and Technology: Multiple Choice Questions 4, 5 and 6. Structured Questions 1(ii) and 4.
  4. A second written test is schedule immediately after correcting the homework on Unit 5: Science and Technology.
  5. Using the notes in your copybook and textbook, prepare a one page summary of the chapters: Sustainable LivingThe Use of Resources and Science and Technology. As a third test you will have to recite (learn by heart) your summary two to three weeks before the end of the third term. Your summary should be in question (in red ink) and answer (in blue ink) format and should answer at least the following questions:
    1. Explain the meaning of renewable resources, giving appropriate examples.
    2. Explain the meaning of non-renewable resources, giving appropriate examples.
    3. Explain the meaning of natural resources, giving appropriate examples.
    4. Explain the meaning of man-made materials, giving appropriate examples.
    5. State three ways of protecting the environment.
    6. In order to protect the environment, how can you
      1. reuse,
      2. reduce,
      3. recycle.
    7. What is meant by conservation of natural resources?
    8. What is a Periodic Table?
    9. What is ammonia and how is it important for plants?
    10. What is a greenhouse gas?
    11. What is global warming?
    12. Which greenhouse gases are responsible for global warming?
    13. How can we help to reduce global warming?
  6. A fourth, written test based on the notes in the book, copybook, exercise book and on the first term, second term and third term summaries is also scheduled two to three weeks before the end of the third term.
  7. Download, print and work out John Kennedy College Grade 7 (Form 1) Final Examination Paper 2016 under the strictest examination conditions.
  8. Download, print and work out John Kennedy College Grade 7 (Form 1) Final Examination Paper 2015 under the strictest examination conditions.
  9. Download, print and work out John Kennedy College Grade 7 (Form 1) Final Examination Paper 2014 under the strictest examination conditions.

GRADE 8 (FORM 2)

  1. Read and underline/highlight the main points in Unit 5: Science and Technology. Work out the following questions at the end of Unit 5: Science and Technology: Multiple Choice Questions 5, 6 and 10. Structured Questions 1 (to be done on graph paper or on Excel® sheet) and 3.
  2. A first written test is scheduled immediately after correcting the homework on Unit 5: Science and Technology. Students are therefore advised to start revising this chapter as soon as the correction of its homework begins.
  3. Using the notes in your copybook and textbook, prepare a one page summary of the chapter Science and Technology. As a second test, you will have to recite (learn by heart) your summary two to three weeks before the end of the third term. Your summary should be in question (in red ink) and answer (in blue ink) format and should answer at least the following questions:
    1. What information about an organism is carried in deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA)?
    2. How are the segments of the DNA called?
    3. What did the X-ray pattern show about the structure of DNA?
    4. What is genetics and how is it important to us?
  4. A third, written test based on the notes in the book, copybook, exercise book and on the first term, second term and third term summaries is also scheduled two to three weeks before the end of the third term.
  5. Download, print and work out John Kennedy College Grade 8 (Form 2) Final Examination Paper 2016 under the strictest examination conditions.
  6. Download, print and work out John Kennedy College Grade 8 (Form 2) Final Examination Paper 2015 under the strictest examination conditions.
  7. Download, print and work out John Kennedy College Grade 8 (Form 2) Final Examination Paper 2014 under the strictest examination conditions.

GRADE 9 (FORM 3 NATIONAL ASSESSMENT)

  1. Read and underline/highlight the main points in Chapter 5: Experimental Techniques in Chemistry. Pages 159-166 Section A Questions 1, 6, 11, 12 and 19. Section B Questions 5 and 6.
  2. A first written test is scheduled immediately after correcting the homework on Chapter 5: Experimental Techniques in Chemistry. Students are therefore advised to start revising this chapter as soon as the correction of its homework begins.
  3. Using the February 2018 Syllabus prepare a two pages (one sheet) summary of the chapter Experimental Techniques in Chemistry. As a second test, you will have to recite your summary two to three weeks before the third term examinations. Your summary should be in question (in red ink) and answer (in blue ink) format and should answer at least the following questions:
    1. Define the terms solute, solvent and solution.
    2. Draw a concept diagram to illustrate melting, freezing, boiling, condensation and sublimation.
    3. Define the terms melting point, boiling point and freezing point.
    4. With the help of a fully labelled diagram, use appropriate examples to show how you will separate a mixture using:
      1. magnetic separation,
      2. decantation,
      3. filtration,
      4. crystallisation,
      5. distillation,
      6. sublimation,
      7. chromatography
    5. How is each of the methods of separation outlined in (d) above used in everyday life?
  4. A third, written test based on the February 2018 Syllabus, on the notes in the book, copybook, exercise book and on the first term, second term and third term summaries is also scheduled two to three weeks before the end of the third term.
  5. Download, print and work out the National Assessment October 2013 Paper under the strictest examination conditions.
  6. Download, print and work out the National Assessment October 2015 Paper under the strictest examination conditions.
  7. Download, print and work out the National Assessment October 2016 Paper under the strictest examination conditions.

GRADE 10 (FORM 4)

  1. Read and underline/highlight the main points in Unit 7.3: Properties and Uses of Ammonia. Pages 425-428 Exercise 19 Foundation Questions 1, 6 and 21. Challenge Question 4.
  2. A first written test is scheduled immediately after correcting the homework on Unit 7.3: Properties and Uses of Ammonia. Students are therefore advised to start revising this chapter as soon as the correction of its homework begins.
  3. Read and underline/highlight the main points in Unit 7.4: Sulfuric Acid. Pages 425-428 Exercise 19 Foundation Questions 8 and 16. Challenge Question 5.
  4. A second written test is scheduled immediately after correcting the homework on Unit 7.4: Sulfuric Acid. Students are therefore advised to start revising this chapter as soon as the correction of its homework begins.
  5. Read and underline/highlight the main points in Unit 8: The Periodic Table. Pages 350-353 Exercise 16 Foundation Questions 1, 2, 3, 7, 13, 18 and 22. Challenge Question 3.
  6. A third written test is scheduled immediately after correcting the homework on Unit 8: The Periodic Table. Students are therefore advised to start revising this chapter as soon as the correction of its homework begins. Students are therefore advised to start revising this chapter as soon as the correction of its homework begins.
  7. Read and underline/highlight the main points in Unit 10: Atmosphere and Environment. Pages 449-451 Exercise 20 Foundation Questions 1, 3, 6, 8, 11 and 13. Challenge Question 3.
  8. On a sheet of paper, prepare and update your summary containing all Chemistry Formulae covered during the first, second and third terms.
  9. On another sheet of paper, prepare and update your summary containing Chemistry Definitions covered during the first, second and third terms.
  10. In a small copybook, prepare and update your Chemistry Experiments and Labelled Diagrams covered during the first, second and third terms.
  11. On still another sheet of paper, recopy Test for Anions, Test for Cations, Identification of Gases and Chemical Test for Water.
  12. As a fourth test, you will have to recite (learn by heart) the above Chemistry Summaries (stated in parts 8, 9 and 10 above) two to three weeks before the end of the third term.
  13. A fifth, written test based on Chemistry Experiments and Labelled Diagrams is also scheduled two to three weeks before the end of the third term.
  14. Download, print and work out John Kennedy College Final Examinations 2016 Paper 1 (Multiple Choice & Alternative-to-Practical) and Paper 2 (Structured Questions).

GRADE 11 (FORM 5)

  1. During the period 6 August to 7 September 2018, written class tests may be given at any time and without prior notice. You may even be asked to work out in class an entire past paper question or a specimen paper. The purpose of this exercise is to prepare you to cope with examination stress. If you are absent for such test you will not be awarded any mark.
  2. Students notes copy-books will be collected to check whether they have all (Grade 10 and Grade 11) notes. Your forecast grades will depend on the completion of your notes and homework during the two-year course.
  3. In your textbook read and underline/highlight the main points in all units of the School Certificate Syllabus.
  4. Using the notes in the copybook and your textbook, prepare a short summary of each chapter of the 2015 syllabus.
  5. On a sheet of paper, prepare and update your summary containing all Chemistry Formulae based on the School Certificate 2015 Syllabus.
  6. On another sheet of paper, prepare and update your summary containing Chemistry Definitions based on the School Certificate 2015 Syllabus.
  7. In a small copybook, update your Chemistry Experiments and Labelled Diagrams based on the School Certificate 2015 Syllabus.
  8. On still another sheet of paper, update Test for Anions, Test for Cations, Identification of Gases and Chemical Test for Water based on the School Certificate 2015 Syllabus.
  9. Bring your Paper 1 (Multiple Choice) Question Paper which you worked on for Mock Examinations 2018. We will see together why you did not score in some questions and what were the thinking skills involved in reaching the correct answer. Examination tips and tricks for Paper 1 will also be revealed.
  10. Your Paper 2 (Theory) script for Mock Examinations 2018 will be shown to you. We will see together why you did not score in some questions and what were the thinking skills involved in reaching the correct answer. We will also see how you should have chosen those Section B questions that would bring you more marks. Examination tips and tricks for Paper 2 will also be revealed.
  11. Your Paper 4 (Alternative-to-Practical) script for Mock Examinations 2018 will be shown to you. We will see together why you did not score in some questions and what were the thinking skills involved in reaching the correct answer. We will also see how you should have answered the questions in order to finish the paper fast and with the highest marks. Other examination tips and tricks for Paper 4 will also be revealed.
  12. Download, print and Work out Cambridge School Certificate 'O' Level paper November 2008 Paper 1 (Multiple Choice), Paper 2 (Theory) and Paper 4 (Alternative-to-Practical).
  13. Download, print and work out Cambridge School Certificate 'O' Level paper November 2009 Paper 1 (Multiple Choice), Paper 2 (Theory) and Paper 4 (Alternative-to-Practical).

GRADE 12 (LOWER 6)

  1. Read and underline/highlight the main points in Unit 13: Nitrogen and Sulfur. Topic 11: Nitrogen and Sulfur Section A Questions 15, 29 and 37. Section B Questions 5 and 24. Section C Questions 10 and 28.
  2. A first written test is scheduled immediately after correcting the homework on Unit 12: Nitrogen and Sulfur. Students are therefore advised to start revising this chapter as soon as the correction of its homework begins.
  3. Read and underline/highlight the main points in Unit 7.1: Chemical Equilibria. Topic 7 Part I: Chemical Equilibria Section A Questions 5, 7 and 18. Section B Questions 2 and 12. Section C Questions 6 and 11.
  4. A second written test is scheduled immediately after correcting the homework on Unit 7 Part I: Chemical Equilibria. Students are therefore advised to start revising this chapter as soon as the correction of its homework begins.
  5. Read and underline/highlight the main points in Unit 14: An Introduction to Organic Chemistry. Topic 14 Section A Questions 11, 45 and 46. Section B Questions 6 and 8. Section C Questions 3 and 7.
  6. Read and underline/highlight the main points in Unit 15: Hydrocarbons. Topic 15 Section A Questions 4, 42 and 68. Section B Questions 21 and 30. Section C Questions 30 and 44.
  7. Read and underline/highlight the main points in Unit 16: Halogen Derivatives. Topic 16 Section A Questions 28, 46 and 65. Section B Questions 3 and 13. Section C Questions 12 and 17.
  8. Read and underline/highlight the main points in Unit 17: Hydroxy Compounds. Topic 17 Section A Questions 1, 2 and 8. Section B Questions 2 and 16. Section C Questions 20 and 33.
  9. On a sheet of paper, prepare and update all your Chemistry Formulae covered during the first, second and third terms.
  10. On another sheet of paper, prepare and update all your Chemistry Definitions and Terms covered during the first, second and third terms.
  11. On still another sheet of paper, prepare and update your Chemistry General Equations covered during the first, second and third terms.
  12. In a small copybook, prepare and update your Chemistry Descriptions & Mechanisms and Labelled Diagrams covered during the first, second and third terms.
  13. As a third test, you will have to recite (learn by heart) the above Chemistry Summaries (stated in parts 9, 10 and 11 above) two to three weeks before the end of the third term.
  14. A fourth, written test based on Chemistry Descriptions & Mechanisms and Labelled Diagrams is also scheduled two to three weeks before the end of the third term.
  15. Download, print and work out John Kennedy College Grade 12 (Lower 6) Final Examination Paper 2015 Paper 1 (Multiple Choice) under the strictest examination conditions
  16. Download, print and work out John Kennedy College Grade 12 (Lower 6) Final Examination Paper 2015 Paper 2 (Structured and Descriptive Questions) under the strictest examination conditions

GRADE 13 (UPPER 6)

  1. Read and underline/highlight the main points in Unit 12: An Introduction to the Chemistry of Transition Elements. Topic 13 Section A Questions 1, 2 and 16. Section B Questions 1 and 6. Section C Questions 13 and 22.
  2. During the period 6 August to 7 September 2018, written class tests may be given at any time and without prior notice. You may even be asked to work out in class an entire past paper question or a specimen paper. The purpose of this exercise is to prepare you to cope with examination stress. If you are absent for such test you will not be awarded any mark.
  3. Students notes copy-books will be collected to check whether they have all (Grade 12 and Grade 13) notes. Your forecast grades will depend on the completion of your notes and homework during the two-year course.
  4. Bring your Paper 1 (Multiple Choice) Question Paper which you worked on for Mock Examinations 2018. We will see together why you did not score in some questions and what were the thinking skills involved in reaching the correct answer. Examination tips and tricks for Paper 1 will also be revealed.
  5. Your Papers 2 (AS Level Structured Questions), 3 (Advanced Practical Skills), 4 (A Level Structured Questions) and 5 (Planning, Analysis and Evaluation) scripts for Mock Examinations 2018 will be shown to you. We will see together why you did not score in some questions and what were the thinking skills involved in reaching the correct answer. Examination tips and tricks will also be revealed. Download or view your John Kennedy College Mock Examinations Papers with Mark Schemes: Paper 2 (AS Level Structured Questions), Paper 3 (Advanced Practical Skills) and Paper 5 (Planning, Analysis and Evaluation).
  6. Download, print and Work out Cambridge Higher School Certificate 'O' Level paper November 2016 Paper 12 (Multiple Choice), Paper 22 (AS Level Structured Questions), Paper 33 (Advanced Practical Skills), Paper 42 (A Level Structured Questions) and Paper 52 (Planning, Analysis and Evaluation).