Chemistry: SCH4C (Grade 12, College Preparation)

Availability
Semester 2
Prerequisite
Science, Grade 10, Academic or Applied
Credit Value
1.0

This course enables students to develop an understanding of chemistry through the study of matter and qualitative analysis, organic chemistry, electrochemistry, chemical calculations, and chemistry as it relates to the quality of the environment. Students will use a variety of laboratory techniques, develop skills in data collection and scientific analysis, and communicate scientific information using appropriate terminology. Emphasis will be placed on the role of chemistry in daily life and the effects of technological applications and processes on society and the environment.

SCH4C is based on Chemistry, The Ontario Curriculum, Chemistry, Grade 12, Ministry of Education, 2008. It is comprised of five units, each of which has from 6-9 activities.

Unit 1: Matter and Qualitative Analysis

Activity 1
Introduction: Safety Training
Activity 2
Introduction: Does it Really Matter?
Activity 3
Shedding some Light on Matter
Activity 4
Identity Crisis
Activity 5
Matter—Test # 1
Activity 6
A Chemical Cookbook!

Activity 7

Trading Up!
Activity 8
Snowball!
Activity 9
Matter—Test # 2

Unit 2: Electrochemistry

Activity 1
Introduction: Electrifying
Activity 2
Canned Thunder?

Activity 3

Quiz
Activity 4
Batteries Included
Activity 5
It’s Only As strong As it Looks
Activity 6
Corrosion Busters
Activity 7
Unit Summative Evaluation

Unit 3: Organic Chemistry

Activity 1
The Star of the Show
Activity 2
Getting Connected
Activity 3
Excuse Me, Do I Know You?
Activity 4
Quiz
Activity 5
Chain Gang
Activity 6
All-Stars!
Activity 7
Summative Evaluation

Unit 4: Chemical Calculations

Activity 1
Introduction: Counting Sheep
Activity 2
The Mole
Activity 3
Weight Watchers
Activity 4
Calculations Test #1
Activity 5
Chemical Splash Pad
Activity 6
Give it up for Chemistry
Activity 7
Calculations Unit Test

Unit 5: Chemistry in the Environment

Activity 1
Introduction: Chemical Soup
Activity 2
Corrosive Personalities
Activity 3
Quiz
Activity 4
Basic Number Sense
Activity 5
Something is in the Water

Activity 6

Environmental Chemistry Unit Test

Unit 6: Summative Evaluation

Activity 1
Final Exam