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Curriculum content descriptions

Chemical reactions involve rearranging atoms to form new substances; during a chemical reaction mass is not created or destroyed (ACSSU178)

Elaborations
  • identifying reactants and products in chemical reactions
  • modelling chemical reactions in terms of rearrangement of atoms
  • describing observed reactions using word equations
  • considering the role of energy in chemical reactions
  • recognising that the conservation of mass in a chemical reaction can be demonstrated by simple chemical equations
ScOT terms

Chemical reactions,  Molecular structure

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