The aims of this Chemistry Curriculum are to enable students to:


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

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

Ø appreciate and understand the evolutionary nature of science;

Ø develop skills for making scientific inquiries;

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

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

Ø make informed decisions and judgements on chemistry-related issues;

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

Ø show appropriate awareness of working safely;

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