SCH4U University Preparation

Course Summary

Subject Area Subject: Science

Grade 12


1 Credit

5 Units, 32 learning activities

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.

Course outline

Learning Activity 1 A whole field dedicated to carbon!

Learning Activity 2 What's in a name


Learning Activity 3 Saturated or unsaturated

Learning Activity 4 A group that gives function – A functional group!

Learning Activity 5 Drawing compounds

Learning Activity 6 Molecular shapes

Learning Activity 7 Shape = function

Learning Activity 8 How intermolecular forces really MATTER?

Learning Activity 9 Organic compound reactions

Learning Activity 10 Unit 1 Assessments