The major goals of the Chemistry 20-30 curriculum are to:
- Enable students to use science and technology to acquire new knowledge and solve problems so that they may improve the quality of their lives and the lives of others
- Prepare students to critically address science-related societal, economic, ethical and environmental issues
- Provide students with a foundation in science that creates opportunities for them to pursue progressively higher levels of study, prepares them for science-related occupations and engages them in science-related hobbies appropriate to their interests and abilities
- Develop in students of varying aptitudes and interests - a knowledge of the wide spectrum of careers related to science, technology and the environment.
Chemistry 20 a 5 credit course which consists of four units of study:
A. The Diversity of Matter and Chemical Bonding
B. Forms of Matter: Gases
C. Matter as Solutions, Acids and Bases
D. Quantitative Relationships in Chemical Changes
Chemistry 30 a 5 credit course which consists of four units of study:
A. Thermochemical Changes
B. Electrochemical Changes
C. Chemical Changes of Organic Compounds
D. Chemical Equilibrium Focusing on Acid-Base Systems
Check out the Edmonton Public Schools High School Program Guide to learn more.