Advanced Chemistry is a course for students with little or no previous experience in chemistry. Topics covered include basic chemical properties, principles and procedures, nomenclature, and chemical reactions, acids and bases, and an introduction to organic chemistry. Lab experiments provide an opportunity to work with standard lab ware and apparatus, observe a variety of chemical compounds and reactions, and perform some quantitative measurements.
Upon completion of Chemistry 52/53, students are ready to enter either Chemistry 62/63 - Provincial level or further post-secondary studies in chemistry.
Equivalent Courses: Chemistry 52/53 is equivalent to Chemistry 050, and each is equivalent to Grade 11 chemistry.
Prerequisites: MATH 49. Corequisites: MATH 52/53 should be taken concurrently.