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16.1 Rate expression and reaction mechanism

Experiments

Here are experiments our science specialists have selected to support the IB* topic.

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The Decomposition of Hydrogen Peroxide

Experiment #12 from Advanced Chemistry with Vernier

In this experiment, you will

  • Conduct the catalyzed decomposition of hydrogen peroxide under various conditions.
  • Calculate the rate constant for the reaction.
  • Determine the rate law expression for the reaction.
  • Calculate the activation energy for the reaction.

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The Rate and Order of a Chemical Reaction

Experiment #25 from Advanced Chemistry with Vernier

In this experiment, you will

  • Conduct the reaction of KI and FeCl3 using various concentrations of reactants.
  • Determine the order of the reaction in KI and FeCl3.
  • Determine the rate law expression for the reaction.

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The Base Hydrolysis of Ethyl Acetate

Experiment #29 from Advanced Chemistry with Vernier

In this experiment, you will

  • Conduct the base hydrolysis of ethyl acetate under various conditions.
  • Calculate the rate law constant, k, for the reaction.
  • Determine the rate law expression for the reaction.

Educational Standard
International Baccalaureate (IB)
Subject
Chemistry
Section
Additional Higher Level (AHL)
Topic
16. Chemical Kinetics

* The IB Diploma Program is an official program of the International Baccalaureate Organization (IBO) which authorizes schools to offer it. The material available here has been developed independently of the IBO and is not endorsed by it.

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