11 Chemistry 1

SACE Stage 1: 10 Credits / 1 Semester1 / Advanced Technologies

SACE Website:  https://www.sace.sa.edu.au/web/chemistry/stage-1

Pre-Requisite: An achievement level of 'B' or better in year 10 Science and year 10 Advanced Scientific Studies


This subject provides chemistry knowledge for students intending to study SACE Stage 2 Chemistry and at the same time, a more general experience for students who may want to continue with other Stage 2 Science subjects. Many students choosing chemistry go on to tertiary studies, and for some of these courses, chemistry is a pre-requisite. This course is based on the new Australian Curriculum documents which started in 2017. 

Topics may include

  • topic 1 - materials and their atoms
  • topic 2 - combination of atoms
  • topic 6 - redox reactions

Semester 2

  • topic 3- molecules
  • topic 4- mixtures and solutions
  • topic 5- acids & bares


Skills and application task (test on topics 1 & 2)

  • practical investigation
  • science as a muman endeavour investigation
  • end of semester examination

A variety of tasks allow students to develop knowledge, skills and understanding through:

  • teamwork and collaboration
  • critical thinking and problem solving
  • effective oral and written communication

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