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Prerequisites: Minimum of 16 credits in any Level 1 Science subject
Course Description
This course includes practical laboratory work and experimentation. Students will gain fundamental knowledge of chemical vocabulary and measurement; types of particles; the bonds between particles; energy change and Organic chemistry.
Leads to Level 3 Chemistry.
Qualifications: Credits towards NCEA
Contact: Sam Currie
Level 2 credits (AS)LevelCreditNumLit
91161 Carry out quantitative analysisL2/Int4L1
91162 Carry out procedures to identify ions present in solutionL2/Int3
91164 Demonstrate understanding of bonding, structure, properties and energy changesL2/Ext5L1
91165 Demonstrate understanding of the properties of selected organic compoundsL2/Ext4L1
91166 Demonstrate understanding of chemical reactivity L2/Ext4L1
Prerequisites: Minimum 12 Level 2 credits in Chemistry or HOD approval
Course Description
Students will study the structure of atoms and molecules and how they interact including: Particles and the forces between them; Thermochemical calculations, enthalpy and entropy; Dissolving and equilibrium; Oxidation and reduction in cells, batteries and electrolysis; Organic chemistry and spectroscopic techniques.
Qualifications: Credits towards NCEA and University Entrance
Contact Sam Currie
Level 3 Credits (AS)LevelCreditNumLit
91388 Demonstrate understanding of spectroscopic data in chemistry L3/Int3
91390 Demonstrate understanding of thermochemical principles and the properties of particles and substancesL3/Ext5L1
91391 Demonstrate understanding of the properties of organic compoundsL3/Ext5L1
91392 Demonstrate understanding of equilibrium principles in aqueous systemsL3/Ext5L1L1
91393 Demonstrate understanding of oxidation-reduction processesL3/Int3L1