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Chemistry

In Year 12 the course includes the following topics of study and practical experiments related to:

  • Inorganic chemistry topics
    • periodicity;
    • the alkaline earth metals;
    • organic chemistry;
    • physical chemistry topics;
    • and a variety of relevant practical skills;
  • Physical chemistry topics
    • atomic structure;
    • amount of substance;
    • bonding;
    • energetics;
    • kinetics;
    • oxidation;
    • reduction;
    • redox equations;

In Year 13, these then develop into studying the following topics with their related practical experiments:

  • thermodynamics;
  • rate equations;
  • acids and bases;
  • transition metals;
  • alkanes;
  • optical isomerism;
  • aldehydes and ketones;
  • aromatic chemistry

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