L2 Chemistry - Semester B

2CHEB
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr R. Limmer

Level 2 Chemistry - Semester B

This course looks at how we can understand all the materials that make up our world if we can understand their underlying structure. Why have humans developed as carbon based life forms? Why is water and liquid and why has this shaped the evolution of all life on this planet?

Curriculum Skills:

  • Model making and evaluation of models in science.
  • Communicating in language, symbols and text.
  • Participating and contributing.
  • Analysis of exam questions and evaluation of answers.
  • Use of observable patterns and behavior to infer underlying structure.

Students will need to have studied Semester A Level 2 Chemistry in order to gain a Course Endorsement.


Pathway

L3 Chemistry - Semester A, L3 Chemistry - Semester B

Prior Learning & Prerequisites

Ideally, students choosing this course should have passed a Science external paper at Level 1. However, due to the COVID-19 situation, entry to this course will be on a case by case basis.


Credit Information

This course is eligible for subject endorsement, however, you will need to select both Semester A and B.

Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91164 v2 Chemistry 2.4 - Demonstrate understanding of bonding, structure, properties and energy changes
2
E
5
Y
A.S. 91165 v2 Chemistry 2.5 - Demonstrate understanding of the properties of selected organic compounds
2
E
4
Y
Total Credits

Total Credits Available: 9 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 9 credits.

Disclaimer

Selection of a course does not guarantee entry into the course. Courses may not run due to low numbers and timetable clashes may occur. In both of these situations, the student will be consulted about alternative courses during the Course Confirmation process.