Chemistry

Faculty of Science:    Chemistry

1. Objectives

The broad aims of the Chemistry Curriculum are to enable students to:

  • develop interest and maintain a sense of wonder and curiosity about chemistry;
  • construct and apply 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 judgements on chemistry-related issues;
  • develop open-mindedness, objectivity and pro-activeness;
  • show appropriate awareness of working safely;
  • understand and evaluate the social, ethical, economic, environmental and technological implications of chemistry, and develop an attitude of responsible citizenship.

2. Panel member list

  • Mr. Lau Kan Lung              (Team Leader, Chemistry Department Head, Form 5 and Form 6 Form Coordinator)
  • Mr. Leung King Cheung     (Form 4 Form Coordinator)
  • Mr. Li Chung Pang             (Form 3 Form Coordinator)
  • Mr. Wong Chi Chung         (Laboratory Technician)

3. Life-wide learning activity/activities

  • Visit
  • STEM Week
  • Science Talk
  • Australian National Chemistry Quiz (Royal Australian Chemical Institute)
  • Secondary School Mathematics and Science Competition (Hong Kong Polytechnic University)

4. Useful links

Basic

Professional Bodies and Science Association

Teaching References