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Reaction Rates | Senior Chemistry | meriSTEM


About This Course

A closer look into the chemistry of reaction rates, rate laws, reaction energies and collision theory. Introduced by expert contributors and brought to life by your teacher.

Course sub-topics

  • Reactants and products
  • Experiments and rates
  • Rate laws
  • Enthalpy (also featured in Reactions course)
  • Change in enthalpy(also featured in Reactions course)
  • Reaction energies
  • Collision theory

Information for teachers

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Course Staff

Kathryn White

Dr Kathryn White

Kathryn White is a secondary school teacher in Canberra. She received a PhD in physical chemistry from the University of Sydney (2006) and worked in soft matter physics research at the University of Edinburgh (2006-2009). She has taught at Merici College since 2010, and additionally teaches the ANU Extension course in Chemistry. She holds a Highly Accomplished certification from the Teaching Quality Institute ACT and is the Program Director for the Junior Science Olympiad. She has been working on flipping her courses since 2013.

Sally Buck

Sally Buck

Sally is doing a PhD with Professor Spencer Whitney, at ANU. She previously studied at the University of Western Australia. Sally completed a summer scholarship at ANU in 2016/17 during which she studied the directed evolution of Rubisco.

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