Curriculum Objectives

The broad aims of the Chemistry Curriculum are to enable students to:

  • develop interest and maintain a sense of wonder and curiosity about chemistry;
  • construct and apply knowledge of chemistry, and appreciate the relationship between chemistry and other disciplines;
  • appreciate and understand the evolutionary nature of science;
  • develop skills for making scientific inquiries;
  • develop the ability to think scientifically, critically and creatively, and solve problems individually and collaboratively in chemistry-related contexts;
  • discuss science-related issues using the language of chemistry;
  • make informed decisions and judgements on chemistry-related issues;
  • develop open-mindedness, objectivity and pro-activeness;
  • show appropriate awareness of working safely;
  • understand and evaluate the social, ethical, economic, environmental and technological implications of chemistry, and develop an attitude of responsible citizenship.


Curriculum Content

Compulsory Part

I. Planet earth

II. Microscopic world I

III. Metals

IV. Acids and bases

V. Fossil fuels and carbon compounds

VI. Microscopic world II

VII. Redox reactions, chemical cells and electrolysis

VIII. Chemical reactions and energy

IX. Rate of reaction

X. Chemical equilibrium

XI. Chemistry of carbon compounds

XII. Patterns in the chemical world

Elective Part

XIII. Industrial chemistry

XIV. Materials chemistry

XV. Analytical chemistry

Investigative Study

XVI. Investigative study in chemistry



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