Aims of the Chemistry Curriculum are to enable students to:

-         develop interest and maintain a sense of wonder and curiosity about chemistry;

-         construct and apply knowledge of chemistry, and appreciate the relationship between chemistry and other disciplines;

-         appreciate and understand the evolutionary nature of science;

-         develop skills for making scientific inquiries;

-         develop the ability to think scientifically, critically and creatively, and solve problems individually and collaboratively in chemistry-related contexts;

-         discuss science-related issues using the language of chemistry;

-         make informed decisions and judgments on chemistry-related issues;

-         develop open-mindedness, objectivity and pro-activeness;

-         show appropriate awareness of working safely;

-         understand and evaluate the social, ethical, economic, environmental and technological implications of chemistry, and develop an attitude of responsible citizenship

 

Source: Chemistry Curriculum and Assessment Guide from EDB

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