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Overview

Framework:
Access to HE
Level:
Level 3
Unit No:
QU006301
Credits:
6
Guided learning hours:
Not available

Qualification Grading Type

Graded

Grade Descriptors

  • GD2-Application of knowledge
  • GD3-Application of skills
  • GD4-Use of information
  • GD7-Quality

Unit Learning Outcomes

1

Understand chemical nomenclature both inorganic and organic.

Assessment Criteria

  • 1.1
    Identify and explain chemicals from chemical formulae and structures.

2

Understand the techniques of chemical analysis.

Assessment Criteria

  • 2.1
    Explain spectroscopy and chromatography in simple terms.
  • 2.2
    Explain different types of spectroscopy.

3

Understand how to balance chemical equations.

Assessment Criteria

  • 3.1
    Explain chemical equations.

4

Understand basics of bonding.

Assessment Criteria

  • 4.1
    Explain four main types of bonding and relate them to the position of the elements in the periodic table.

5

Understand how to use chemical equipment.

Assessment Criteria

  • 5.1
    Explain a variety of equipment found in a chemistry lab.
  • 5.2
    Critically analyse the faults in an experiment and suggest ways of improvement.

6

Understand how to relate chemistry to own life.

Assessment Criteria

  • 6.1

    Explain chemistry in everyday situations such as the home or body.

  • 6.2

    Explain examples of applications of chemistry in everyday life.


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