Stage 2 Chemistry

LENGTH OF COURSE:Full Year

ASSUMED BACKGROUND: Successful Completion of Stage 1 Chemistry Semester 1 and 2, with B grades or better

CURRICULUM CHARGES:  Nil

CONTENT
Course content will be a selection of the following:

1. Monitoring the Environment – understanding of atmosphere as an earth system, the sources of anthropogenic change, and the means by which the environment can be monitored
2. Managing Chemical Processes – understanding of the production of important chemicals, the manipulation of processes to achieve specific objectives, and considerations of scale when working industrially
3. Organic and Biological Chemistry – understanding of the structure and function of organic molecules and functional groups, and the means by which organic molecules can be synthesised
4. Managing Resources – understanding of human use of earth resources, the means by which resources can be changes and utilised, and problems arising from these human activities

ASSESSMENT TYPES

Investigations Folio [30%]:
Includes practical and Science as a Human Endeavour activities, with written reports

Skills and Applications Tasks [40%]:
Includes supervised tasks and activities

External Examination [30%]
Written examination