SCH4U: Chemistry - Grade 12

Credit Value:


Course Description:

This course enables students to deepen their understanding of chemistry through the study of organic chemistry, the structure and properties of matter, energy changes and rates of reaction, equilibrium in chemical systems, and electrochemistry. Students will further develop their problem-solving and investigation skills as they investigate chemical processes, and will refine their ability to communicate scientific information. Emphasis will be placed on the importance of chemistry in everyday life and on evaluating the impact of chemical technology on the environment.


Chemistry, Grade 11, University Preparation.

Ministry Policy Documents:

The Ontario Curriculum, Grades 11 and 12: Science, 2008 (revised)

Text Resources:

All resources provided and referenced within the modules are available online.

Required Software/Equipment:

Students should have access to internet-connected computers, word processors, and desktop publishing software. In addition, some of the activities in this course will require the installation of some free software "plugins" on your computer: Apple QuickTime; Adobe Acrobat Reader; Real Networks RealPlayer; Microsoft Media Player.