Course: Chemistry 12

 

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Prerequisites

Chemistry 11

Chemistry 11

Description

Chemistry 12 builds upon the measurement and quantitative methods covered in Chemistry 11. Units in Chemistry 12 include reaction kinetics, equilibrium, solubility equilibrium, acid, bases and salts, and electrochemistry. Students enrolling in Chemistry 12 need to have completed Chemistry 11. Mandatory course material includes the Hebden 12 workbook. If you do not have one already, you may borrow one from us. Simulations and supplementary readings are provided throughout the course.

Chemistry 12 is a lab-oriented course that explores the nature of chemical reactions. Students will investigate how this can be applied to produce useful chemical products or generate energy such as heat or electricity. Concepts of chemical reactions such as collision theory, solubility, catalysts and chemical equilibrium are included. Primary areas of investigation relate to Acid/Base reactions, electrochemistry (chemical reactions that use or produce electricity) and common chemical processes such as oxidation.  Pre-recorded data are used for the labs.

Course Topics/Modules

Module 1: Reaction kinetics

 

Module 2: Equilibrium

 

Module 3: Solubility equilibrium

 

Module 4: Acids, bases, and salts

 

Module 5: Electrochemistry

Module 1: Reaction Kinetics and Equilibrium

 

Module 2: Solubility Equilibrium

 

Module 3: Acid, Bases and Salts

 

Module 4: Electrochemistry

Assessment

Exams (midterm/final exam): 60%

Assignments/quizzes: 40%

4 Module Exams (17.5% Each): 60%

Assignments/quizzes: 40%

Resources

Required Textbook: Hebden 12 workbook

Varies supplementary readings will be provided within the course.

Required Textbook: Heath Chemistry

Deposit

$20.00 refundable deposit

$90.00 refundable deposit

Teacher Support

Students have access to the course teacher through email, phone and in-person.

Credits

4

Prescribed Learning Outcomes

See the Ministry’s document here:

http://www.bced.gov.bc.ca/irp/course.php?lang=en&subject=Sciences&course=Chemistry_11_and_12&year=2006

Teacher

Once you are in the active course you will be able to see who your teacher is by going to the Classlist tab and then clicking on Teacher.

Completion Date

Go to our school website http://vlns.ca and click on Students and then the Enroll tab to see the exact dates of each Session offered at the VLN.