OCR A2 Chemistry A Student Book and Exam Cafe CD

OCR A2 Chemistry A Student Book and Exam Cafe CD

Book rating: 05 Mixed media product

By (author) Dave Gent, By (author) Rob Ritchie

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  • Publisher: Heinemann
  • Format: Mixed media product | 272 pages
  • Dimensions: 221mm x 279mm x 13mm | 808g
  • Publication date: 24 December 2008
  • Publication City/Country: Harlow
  • ISBN 10: 0435691988
  • ISBN 13: 9780435691981
  • Illustrations note: full colour illustrations
  • Sales rank: 57,284

Product description

Produced in partnership with OCR for the 2008 OCR A Level Chemistry A specification, this Student Book offers accessible and engaging material, and focuses on the integration of How Science Works to help students understand the underlying principles of science. *Structured in line with the OCR specification with exciting content presented as double page spreads to help students easily assimilate and locate information. *Plenty of worked examples and exam-style questions demonstrate how to approach complex questions. *Practice exam questions provided at the end of each module, aid exam preparation. *Contains learning objectives within the spreads taken from the specification, as well as questions to test understanding and knowledge. *FREE Exam Cafe CD-ROM containing an array of student-friendly study, revision and exam preparation tools to support students and enable them to prepare thoroughly for their exams. *Stretch and Challenge sections throughout the book support this part of the specification.

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By Daniel Gray 10 Sep 2010 5

This A2-Level Chemistry Study Guide is jam-packed with relevant knowledge that students need to know for exams but it set out in an easy-to-understand and clear way.

Illustrations and the colourful prints really help us students to revise easily without being bored to death reading paragraphs on end.

As well as this, there are summary questions on EVERY page of this book, so as you read through a page, you can answer the questions linked to what you've just read. Also, this book is split up into Units, and then sub divided further into Modules - and at the end of each and every module there is a page of dedicated questions, with further pages of real exam questions (don't worry, there's answers in the back!)

This book should not be used to learn yourself some of the details in A2 Chemistry. This sort of book needs some kind of pre-teaching from a lecturer as you will not understand and figure it all out yourself.

Overall, Exam Board OCR have really done well with this book, making it easy to read and understand on some levels. The pictures and definition boxes really break up the long-winded text that students don't want to read. Along with questions and exam tips, this book is a MUST-BUY for all potential chemists studying A2-Level Chemistry.

I give it a 5 Star Rating [ * * * * * ]