Chemistry: propelling us into the future...part 2!

  • Posted on: 8 December 2017
  • By: ZackWilliams
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(Continued from T2.1)
We will first study atomic structure, quantum mechanics, and electron configuration. We will then apply that knowledge to better understand periodic trends (electonegativity, ionisation energy, atomic and ionic radii).
On top of that, we will expand upon our Level 2 knowledge of 3-D VSEPR molecular shapes and intermolecular forces, and apply that knowledge to study substances with useful properties and recent applications in our society, such as superconducting materials, nanomaterials, integrated-circuit chips, polymers, fuel cells, and more.
Finally, we'll heat things up a bit and explore thermodynamics in exciting contexts, such as fuel composition in the aerospace industry.

This course runs for the duration of Term 2, and will prepare you for an external assessment opportunity (91390 - 5 credits).

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