Course Title: Investigate atomic structure and bonding

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C3399 Certificate III in Science

Course Title: Investigate atomic structure and bonding

Portfolio: SEH Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 50

Regardless of the mode of delivery, represent a guide to the relative teaching time and student effort required to successfully achieve a particular competency/module. This may include not only scheduled classes or workplace visits but also the amount of effort required to undertake, evaluate and complete all assessment requirements, including any non-classroom activities.

Terms

Course Code

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

CHEM5031

City Campus

TAFE

174T School of VE Engineering, Health & Science

Face-to-Face

Term1 2018,
Term2 2018,
Term1 2019

Course Contact: Namrita Kaul

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4837

Course Contact Email: namrita.kaul@rmit.edu.au



Course Description

This unit describes the skills and knowledge to investigate the application of atomic structure, bonding and the periodic table.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

None



National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

VU22076 Investigate atomic structure and bonding

Elements:

1. Apply the particle theory of matter

2. Use the Bohr-Rutherford model to explain the structure of an atom

3. Use knowledge of periodicity and bonding to explain the chemical and physical properties of common elements and compounds

4. Derive systematic names and formulae for simple inorganic compounds


Learning Outcomes


Overview of Assessment

Assessment for this course may include tests, worksheets, practical reports and assignments