GCSE: Organic Chemistry

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336 GCSE Organic Chemistry essays

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    Reaction of Alcohol Lab

    5 star(s)

    Awarded 5 stars for excellent scientific knowledge and well planned out methods. Great detailed predictions at the start and clear analysis of the results. Only one improvement would be to…

    • Essay length: 699 words
    • Submitted: 08/11/2010
    • Marked by teacher: (?) Patricia McHugh 01/12/2012
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    What an ester is, how it is made, examples of esters, animal testing issues and ethics.

    4 star(s)

    This report starts off with a fairly basic, but well written, account of esters. It then goes on to discuss in detail the ethical issues surrounding animal testing. Many good…

    • Essay length: 4112 words
    • Submitted: 28/05/2011
    • Marked by teacher: (?) Brady Smith 17/06/2012
    • Reviewed by: (?) 10/08/2012
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    Experiment to investigate the heat of combustion of alcohols.

    4 star(s)

    Good calculation methods used and an excellent hypothesis, however the portrayal of the results could be improved. There are also mistakes in the units used with numerical answers.

    • Essay length: 3115 words
    • Submitted: 16/08/2001
    • Marked by teacher: (?) Brady Smith 02/06/2012
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    Hydrocarbons and the importance of oil as a power source.

    3 star(s)

    This is a fairly simplistic report, and does not go into much detail. It does however give a good argument against non-renewable resources like crude oil.

    Overall, this piece…

    • Essay length: 1682 words
    • Submitted: 10/01/2010
    • Marked by teacher: (?) Brady Smith 17/06/2012
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    Investigating the rate of reaction between magnesium and hydrochloric acid

    3 star(s)

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    This is a straightforward task with limited complexity, but it does require good precision and a wide range of data. The use of technique and equipment was well justified…

    • Essay length: 2555 words
    • Submitted: 27/01/2009
    • Marked by teacher: (?) Cornelia Bruce 17/03/2013
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    Chemistry SCIEP

    3 star(s)

    This report describes two good ways of measuring the rate of a reaction. It collects reliable results and draws good graphs. It is, however, written very poorly, with lots of…

    • Essay length: 1935 words
    • Submitted: 10/03/2008
    • Marked by teacher: (?) Brady Smith 01/12/2012
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    Iron ore: processes and History

    3 star(s)

    This is a factual account of the history of iron production. It is not written very clearly, with the author often writing incomplete sentences. It uses simple, easy to understand…

    • Essay length: 1454 words
    • Submitted: 09/02/2005
    • Marked by teacher: (?) Brady Smith 17/06/2012
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    Viscosity of Alkanes

    3 star(s)

    The preliminary experiment was limited and the laboratory report lacked some structure and background research. However, the second experiment was much improved and gave usable results that a conclusion could…

    • Essay length: 1538 words
    • Submitted: 20/08/2003
    • Marked by teacher: (?) Cornelia Bruce 17/03/2013
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    Hydrochloric acid

    This report has lots of interesting and useful details, however also has lots of mistakes and repeats itself on occasion

    Overall this report would be 2*…

    • Essay length: 507 words
    • Submitted: 19/03/2011
    • Marked by teacher: (?) Jo Wilcox 15/03/2012
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    Design- Rate of Reaction

    This is a very well written laboratory report. If complete it would gain high marks. The limiting factor here is that it is incomplete. There are improvements suggested throughout and…

    • Essay length: 864 words
    • Submitted: 10/03/2010
    • Marked by teacher: (?) Cornelia Bruce 18/04/2013

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