Advanced Higher Chemistry

The aims of this course are:

 i)       To acquire knowledge and understanding of chemical facts, ideas and theories and their application in society.

 ii)      To enhance skills of analysis and problem solving and also those skills associated with experimental work

 iii)     To develop informed attitudes towards all aspects of Chemistry

 There are 4 mandatory units:

 Electronic Structure and the Periodic Table

Principles of Chemical Reactions

Organic Chemistry

Chemical Investigation

In addition to these there are 12 Prescribed Practical Activities which pupils carry out either in school or in collaboration with Adam Smith college, Glenrothes.