Chemistry program

Chemistry: Inorganic chemistry.

Brief syllabus (first semester)
1. What does Chemistry study. Pure substances and mixtures. Elements, simple substances and compounds.
2. Difference between physical processes and chemical reactions. Types of chemical reactions and their traits.
3. Dalton’s theory. Atoms and molecules. Structure of molecules. Valence.
4. Oxygen and combustion. Oxides.
5. Hydrogen. Water.
6. Solutions and solubility.
7. Acids and acidic oxides.
8. Bases and basic oxides. Metals and non-metals.
9. Antagonism between acids and bases. Neutralization. Salts.
10. Basic classes of inorganic compounds.

(second semester)
1. Properties of acids and bases. Strong and weak acids, and strong and weak bases.
2. Soluble and insoluble salts. Qualitative analytical reactions.
3. Commonalities and differences between chemical elements. Halogens.
4. Alkaline metals: lithium, sodium, potassium.
5. Alkaline earth metals: calcium, magnesium.
6. Copper and noble metals.
7. Composition of chemical compounds. Stoichiometry.
8. Atomic and molecular mass. Mole.
9. Chemical periodicity.

General Chemistry

Prerequisite: Completion of Inorganic Chemistry at SchoolNova

Brief syllabus (first semester):

Atoms and chemical bonds.
Chemical bond types.
Electronic structure of molecules.
Valence and oxidation states.
Redox reactions.
Ionic compounds and dissociation.
Solutions, chemical kinetics and equilibrium.

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