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Ch 33: ILTS Biology: Kinetics

About This Chapter

Use our study materials to review facts about kinetics, which involves measuring and analyzing rates of reactions. Our video lessons will help you answer questions on these topics when you take the ILTS Biology test.

ILTS Biology: Kinetics - Chapter Summary

The lessons in this chapter look at theories and calculations dealing with kinetics. Concepts covered in this chapter can prepare you for ILTS Biology questions on these subjects:

  • Chemical reaction rates and laws governing chemical reactions
  • Significance of collision theory
  • Activation energy
  • Catalysts
  • Reaction mechanisms
  • The rate determining step
  • Equilibrium constant and rate constants

These lessons are not very long, about five minutes on average, and you can watch them on various mobile devices. Every lesson includes a written transcript that identifies important aspects regarding this topic. There is also a printable sheet of quiz questions that you can use for study offline.

ILTS Biology: Kinetics - Chapter Objectives

The ILTS Biology test measures understanding of biology fundamentals, and Illinois uses it as a requirement for teacher certification. The exam's questions are divided into six subareas. Questions on kinetics are part of the physical science subarea.

All questions on the ILTS Biology test are multiple-choice, as are the questions in our lesson quizzes. Completing the quizzes will give you an idea of what types of questions you'll face on the exam and also show you where you need additional focus. If you miss a quiz question, the answer key makes it easy to jump to the part of the video that shows the correct answer.

5 Lessons in Chapter 33: ILTS Biology: Kinetics
Test your knowledge with a 30-question chapter practice test
Rate Constant and Rate Laws

1. Rate Constant and Rate Laws

Learn what the rate law is and how the rate constant relates to it. Learn what reaction order is and how to determine reaction order when given experimental data containing concentration and reaction rate.

Collision Theory: Definition & Significance

2. Collision Theory: Definition & Significance

This lesson will define and explain collision theory and explore how it is related to chemical reactions and reaction rates. So if you've ever wondered how two particles combine to form a new product, read on!

Activation Energy and Catalysts

3. Activation Energy and Catalysts

Learn how to define activation energy and how it relates to a reaction's energy. Learn what an activated complex is and where it fits into an activation energy diagram. Discover how a catalyst works to change the activation energy of a reaction and what this means to metabolism in the body.

Reaction Mechanisms and The Rate Determining Step

4. Reaction Mechanisms and The Rate Determining Step

This lesson explores what a reaction mechanism is and how it relates to the speed of a reaction. You'll discover how to pinpoint the rate-determining step and learn how to write a rate law based on the rate-determining step.

Chemical Kinetics, Reaction Rate Constant & Equilibrium Constant

5. Chemical Kinetics, Reaction Rate Constant & Equilibrium Constant

Are formulas, rate constants, and chemical reactions getting you down? Don't worry, this lesson will explain how reaction rate and equilibrium constants are related to chemical reactions.

Chapter Practice Exam
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Practice Final Exam
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