How does Science work? The Scientific Method from Mr Andersen:
Here Mr Pauller discusses key parts of the scientific method by introducing an experiment that students can conduct to determine the best survival strategy to delay hypothermia:
You’re Probably Using ‘Theory,’ ‘Hypothesis‘ and ‘Law‘ all wrong: a video from It’s Okay to be Smart:
Student guides for applying to Universities:
Applying to the UK
Here are some presentations to help you with the UCAS application process:
Top 10 Myths: The UK University Application Process
Applying to Australia or New Zealand
Here is some helpful information:
Applying to the USA
Here is some advice:
IB versus A levels – a research summary from the IB: IB vs A level
Preparing for the IELTS Academic. Here is a free online course, Inside IELTS: Preparing for the Test with the Experts.
Here are some key terms for this topic: Key Terms C14
IGCSE Chemistry: Topic 14 Organic Chemistry, a series of 11 lessons from Sal Sciab.
IGCSE Chemistry: Organic Chemistry – part 1, a 14m lesson from ChemistryKlipz.
GCSE Bitesize has revision pages (that take you through the topic), a test and an activity – just scroll down to ‘Crude oil & fuels’ and ‘Useful substances from crude oil’. GCSE s-cool – Products from Crude Oil includes polymerisation – revision notes & animations, practise exam questions & a revision summary. Skoool Chemistry – click on ‘2. Oil Products’ for excellent lessons that take you through the topic (including alkanes & alkenes); also a glossary of key terms. Chemactive worksheets & answers just click on Oil questions. For Doc Brown’s Chemistry quizzes, word-fills, crosswords and study notes go here and just scroll down.
Formula of organic compounds (The Virtual School):
Infographic from Compound Interest – just click on it to enlarge.
Fractional Distillation – The Virtual School (4m 6s):
Crude Oil Fractions & their Uses – The Virtual School (4m 6s):
Here is an animation to show the formation of coal and oil.
Fuels revision flash cards from Quizlet: