Chemistry is a branch of science concerned with the properties and interactions of the substances of which matter is composed. This CAPE Chemistry Syllabus provides the specific knowledge base and the skills and attitudes associated with advanced study of the subject. It is structured to ensure that students become aware of their moral, social and ethical responsibilities, as well as the benefits to be derived from the practical application of scientific knowledge. Completion of the course of study outlined in this syllabus will enable persons to apply chemical principles to societal concerns such as birth control, communicable diseases, environmental pollution, global warming and the depletion of natural resources.
This syllabus is arranged into TWO Units, each made up of three Modules.
Unit 1: Chemical Principles and Applications I
|Module 1||Fundamentals in Chemistry|
|Module 2||Kinetics and Equilibria|
|Module 3||Chemistry of the Elements|
Unit 2: Chemical Principles and Applications II
|Module 1||The Chemistry of Carbon Compounds|
|Module 2||Analytical Methods and Separation Techniques|
|Module 3||Industry and the Environment|