Complete course for students
- Full coverage of every topic in the core, AHL and the four options.
- Learning outcomes laid out clearly for each sub-topic.
- Relationships between each sub-topic and nature of science and international-mindedness stressed.
- Key vocabulary listed.
- Syllabus content comprehensively covered in illustrated slide galleries together with worked examples for each and every sub-topic.
- One or more examples to challenge you to think critically about each sub-topic.
- Brand new short-answer questions with worked answers on each sub-topic.
- Quizzes (ten questions with the answered explained) for each sub-topic including all the options to test your knowledge and understanding of concepts.
- Many extra resources, such as short videos, provided for each sub-topic to support your learning.
The purpose of this section is to provide complete syllabus coverage specifically for students who have been signed up to student access by their teacher in a subscribing school. It is designed to be used both as the course is being taught and as a review (revision) aid to you the student before you take your final examinations. It contains all the subject knowledge and explanation of concepts required by both Standard Level and Higher Level students covering the complete content of the core, the AHL and the four options of the IB Chemistry Diploma Programme. Remember that the order in which the topics appear here is not necessarily the order in which you will cover them in class.
Format of each sub-topic page
Each topic is broken down into its individual sub-topics. with a common format.
This states what you need to understand and the skills and applications required.
Relationships & vocabulary
Links to the nature of science and international-mindedness together with key vocabulary.
A gallery of slides covering all the key information and concepts with questions (tasks) followed by worked answers.
Something to think about
This challenges you to think critically about some of the underlying issues and assumptions made in the sub-topic.
Test your understanding of this topic*
Ten quiz questions and several short answer (Paper 2 or 3 type) questions together with fully worked answers. This will test your knowledge and understanding and improve any weaknesses.
These include videos and other resources that you will find useful to look at in your own time.
* Please note that your teacher will need to allow you access to the questions links. They may wish to use these as tests or assignments in class so may block them while they are teaching the topic. However you should ask them to unblock all of the quizzes and questions once they no longer need them and certainly when it comes to reviewing (revising) the course. (Your teacher can give you access by ticking the relevant boxes for each sub-topic in 'Add/Remove' content for your class in 'Student Access'.)
You can also visit any of the other pages on the site your teacher gives you access to in order to find information and help on all aspects of The Practical scheme of work including the IA, Exams (including Data response questions and Experimental work questions for Section A of Paper 3), Extended Essays, Theory of Knowledge, The Nature of Science, Approaches to learning, Incorporating IM, TOK, 'Utilization', Critical thinking etc. etc.