Chemistry (9701)

About Chemistry (9701):

A-Level-ChemistryCambridge International AS and A Level Chemistry builds on the skills acquired at Cambridge IGCSE (or equivalent) level. The syllabus includes the main theoretical concepts which are fundamental to the subject, a section on some current applications of chemistry, and a strong emphasis on advanced practical skills. Practical skills are assessed in a timetabled practical examination.

The emphasis throughout is on the understanding of concepts and the application of chemistry ideas in novel contexts as well as on the acquisition of knowledge. The course encourages creative thinking and problem-solving skills which are transferable to any future career path. Cambridge International AS and A Level Chemistry is ideal for learners who want to study chemistry or a wide variety of related subjects at university or to follow a career in science.


Learner Guide for AS and A Level Chemistry

Cambridge International AS and A Level Chemistry Coursebook eBook

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AS Level Practical Paper 3:

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Theory Section Notes:

AS Level:

  • Chapter 1_Atomic Structure
  • Chapter 2_ Atoms, Molecules and Stoichiometry
  • Chapter 3_ Electrons in Atoms
  • Chapter 4_ Chemical Bonding
  • Chapter 5_ States of Matter
  • Chapter 6_ Chemical Energetics
  • Chapter 7_ Redox Reactions and Electrolysis
  • Chapter 8_ Chemical Equilibria
  • Chapter 9_ Rate of Reaction
  • Chapter 10_ Chemical Periodicity
  • Chapter 11_ Group II
  • Chapter 12_ Group VII
  • Chapter 13_ Nitrogen and Sulfur
  • Chapter 14_ An Introduction to Organic Chemistry
  • Chapter 15_ Hydrocarbons
  • Chapter 16_ Halogen Derivatives
  • Chapter 17_ Hydroxy Compounds
  • Chapter 18_ Carbonyl Compounds
  • Chapter 19_ Carboxylic Acids and Derivatives


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