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Chemistry 1&2

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Paige Maccabee Chemistry 12
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In VCE Chemistry, students consider the relationship between materials and energy and explore the key processes related to the behaviour of matter. Students develop a range of inquiry skills involving practical experiments and research. This subject can lead to a variety of career pathways, including engineering, dietetics, forensic science, medicine, pharmacy and veterinary science. Please note there will be some on-campus elements to this subject.

Unit focus areas

Chemistry Unit 1 - How can the diversity of materials be explained?

Chemistry Unit 2- What makes water such a unique chemical?


Students undertaking Units 1 and 2 Chemistry need to have completed Year 10 Science (or equivalent).


For Units 1 and 2, a variety of assessment tasks contribute to the student’s overall level of achievement. This includes laboratory reports, research investigations and tests.

Enrolments and assessments

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