Welcome to Chemistry
Welcome to Chemistry. The Standard Grade course is taught by Mr N. Finlayson, and is a 2 year course for S3 and S4 pupils. The course is available at General and Credit levels and is a mixture of practical and theoretical work. 15 topics are studied over the two years and they are listed below.
1.Introducing chemistry. 9. Reactions of acids
2. The speed of reactions 10. Making electricity
3.Atoms and the periodic table 11. Metals
4. How atoms combine 12. Corrosion
5. Fuels 13.. Plastics
6. Hydrocarbons 14. Fertilisers
7. Properties of substances 15. Carbohydrates and alcohols.
8. Acids and alkalis
The course also specifies a number of practical techniques and investigations which must be completed as part of the assessment over the two years.
www.evans2chemweb.co.uk - An excellent revision website which pupils are encouraged to drop in to throughout the course.