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NSW Syllabuses

Objectives

Skills

Students:

  • develop skills in applying the processes of Working Scientifically.

Knowledge and Understanding

Year 11 students:

  • develop knowledge and understanding of the fundamentals of chemistry
  • develop knowledge and understanding of the trends and driving forces in chemical interactions.

Year 12 students:

  • develop knowledge and understanding of equilibrium and acid reactions
  • develop knowledge and understanding of the applications of chemistry.

Values and Attitudes

Students:

  • develop positive, informed values and attitudes towards chemistry
  • recognise the importance and relevance of chemistry in their lives
  • recognise the influence of economic, political and societal impacts on the development of scientific knowledge
  • develop an appreciation of the influence of imagination and creativity in scientific research.