The broad aims of this curriculum are that students should:

    • develop interest and maintain a sense of wonder and curiosity about chemistry;

    • construct and apply the knowledge of chemistry and appreciate the relationship between chemistry and other disciplines;

    • appreciate and understand the evolutionary nature of science;

    • develop skills for making scientific inquiries;

    • develop the ability to think scientifically, critically and creatively, and solve problems individually and collaboratively in chemistry-related contexts;

    • discuss science-related issues using the language of chemistry;

    • make informed decisions and judgments on chemistry-related issues;

    • develop open-mindedness and objectivity;

    • show appropriate awareness of work safely;

    • understand and evaluate the social, ethical, economic, environmental and technological implications of chemistry as well as develop an attitude of responsible citizenship.