Chemistry (0620)


Cheap IGCSE Chemistry Tutoring. Our Tutors Have Expert Knowledge of the Syllabus and Can Help With Paper 1,2, 3&4 or Your Coursework.

Tutor: Mathlide Fameli, Ella Drummond

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Mathlide Fameli, Ella Drummond

1) IGCSE Chemistry: Aims 

The aims describe the purposes of a course based on this syllabus. You can deliver some of the aims using suitable local, international or historical examples and applications, or through collaborative experimental work.

The aims are to:

    • provide an enjoyable and worthwhile educational experience for all learners, whether or not they go on to study science beyond this level
    • enable learners to acquire sufficient knowledge and understanding to:
      • become confident citizens in a technological world and develop an informed interest in scientific matters
      • be suitably prepared for studies beyond Cambridge IGCSE
    • allow learners to recognise that science is evidence-based and understand the usefulness, and the limitations, of scientific method
    • develop skills that:
      • are relevant to the study and practice of chemistry
      • are useful in everyday life – encourage a systematic approach to problem-solving
      • encourage efficient and safe practice
      • encourage effective communication through the language of science
    • develop attitudes relevant to chemistry such as:
      • concern for accuracy and precision
      • objectivity
      • integrity
      • enquiry
      • initiative
      • inventiveness
    • enable learners to appreciate that:
      • science is subject to social, economic, technological, ethical and cultural influences and limitations
    • the applications of science may be both beneficial and detrimental to the individual, the community and the environment.

2) Syllabus Outline: 

Candidates study the following topics:
    • 1 The particulate nature of matter
    • 2 Experimental techniques
    • 3 Atoms, elements and compounds
    • 4 Stoichiometry
    • 5 Electricity and chemistry
    • 6 Chemical energetics
    • 7 Chemical reactions
    • 8 Acids, bases and salts
    • 9 The Periodic Table
    • 10 Metals
    • 11 Air and water
    • 12 Sulfur
    • 13 Carbonates
    • 14 Organic chemistry

3) Assessment Outline: 

Core candidates take: 

    • Paper 1: Multiple Choice (45 minutes)
    • Paper 3: Theory – Extended response (75 minutes)
    • Paper 5: Practical test or Paper 6: Alternative to practical (75 minutes/60 minutes)

Extended candidates take: 

    • Paper 2: Multiple Choice (45 minutes)
    • Paper 4: Theory – Extended response (75 minutes)
    • Paper 5: Practical test or Paper 6: Alternative to practical (75 minutes/60 minutes)

For more information check out the: IGCSE Chemistry Guide

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