Sec 3 Chemistry Full-Year Course

Sec 3

Course Intro

  • Set the Chemistry Fundamentals strong. Covers whole MOE Sec-3 Chemistry Syllabus.
  • Develop a deep understanding of the fundamental principles that govern the behavior of atoms and molecules.
  • Gain practical skills in experimental design, analysis, and chemical calculations.

Course Description

Embark on a comprehensive journey through the Secondary 3 Chemistry syllabus in this full-year course. Explore a wide range of topics, including experimental design, the particulate nature of matter, chemical bonding, reactions, calculations, acid-base chemistry, qualitative analysis, and more. With engaging lessons, interactive Live classes and activities, and real-world examples, this course will equip you with the knowledge and skills to excel in chemistry.

Who is this Course for?

  • This course is designed for Secondary 3 students in Singapore who are studying Chemistry.
  • It is suitable for students who want to strengthen their understanding of key concepts, improve their problem-solving abilities, and achieve academic excellence in the subject.

What you will Learn?

  • Design and conduct scientific experiments, applying the principles of experimental design.
  • Learn how to purify substances using various methods of purification and analysis.
  • Understand the kinetic particle theory and the atomic structure of matter.
  • Investigate different types of chemical bonding and their impact on material properties.
  • Explore the different types of chemical reactions and learn how to balance chemical equations.
  • Master chemical calculations, including formulae writing, the mole concept, and stoichiometry.
  • Study acids and bases, their properties, and their reactions.
  • Learn qualitative analysis techniques to identify substances based on their characteristics.
  • Explore the concepts of oxidation, reduction, and redox reactions.
  • Investigate periodic trends, group properties, and the reactivity series in the periodic table.
  • Understand the energy changes in chemical reactions and their importance.
  • Explore factors influencing the rate of reactions and methods of measuring reaction rates.
  • Discover the applications of chemistry in addressing environmental issues, including maintaining air quality.
  • Study organic chemistry, including hydrocarbons, alcohols, polymers, and their relevance in everyday life.

Key Takeaways

  • Develop strong experimental design skills and scientific inquiry abilities.
  • Gain a deep understanding of the particulate nature of matter and atomic structure.
  • Master the concepts of chemical bonding and their influence on material properties.
  • Acquire problem-solving skills through balancing chemical equations and performing calculations.
  • Explore the practical applications of chemistry in everyday life, including environmental sustainability.

Why Learn from doerdo Tuition Course?

Experienced Teachers: Our expert ex-MOE teachers provide top-notch guidance and support.

Real-time Performance Tracking: Parents can monitor students’ progress through detailed insights.

After-Class Support: Students receive help and clarification from teachers beyond class hours.

Al-Based Assessments: Benefit from Al-generated tests and homework for personalized learning.

Engaging Content: Interactive learning resources make studying science enjoyable and effective.

Course Curriculum

Experimental Chemistry This topic covers designing scientific experiments. Example: Designing an experiment to test pH levels.
Methods of Purification and Analysis Students learn various methods for purifying substances and analyzing their properties. Example: Using distillation to purify water.
The Particulate Nature of Matter This topic delves into the kinetic particle theory and atomic structure. Example: Understanding how particles move in a gas.
Chemical Bonding and Structure Ionic and covalent bonding and the properties of materials are studied. Example: Explaining the bonding in NaCl (table salt).
Chemical Reactions Students explore different types of chemical reactions, such as combustion and precipitation. Example: Balancing a chemical equation for the combustion of methane.
Chemical Calculations Formulae and equation writing, along with the mole concept and stoichiometry, are covered. Example: Calculating the number of moles in a given mass of a substance.
Acid-Base Chemistry This topic involves the study of acids and bases and their reactions. Example: Understanding the neutralization reaction between an acid and a base.
Qualitative Analysis Students learn how to identify substances based on their characteristics. Example: Identifying metal ions in a solution through flame tests.
Redox Chemistry The concept of oxidation and reduction and their applications are explored. Example: Understanding the reaction between copper and oxygen.
Patterns in the Periodic Table Periodic trends, group properties, and the reactivity series of elements are studied. Example: Identifying trends in atomic radius across a period.
Chemical Energetics This topic covers energy changes in chemical reactions. Example: Calculating the enthalpy change of a reaction using bond energies.
Rate of Reactions Students learn about factors affecting the rate of reactions and how to measure reaction rates. Example: Investigating the effect of temperature on the rate of a reaction.
Chemistry in a Sustainable World This topic explores the application of chemistry in addressing environmental issues. Example: Studying the role of chemistry in waste management.
Organic Chemistry Various aspects of organic chemistry, such as fuels, hydrocarbons, alcohols, and polymers, are covered. Example: Identifying functional groups in an organic compound.
Maintaining Air Quality Students learn about the importance of maintaining air quality and the role of chemistry in achieving it. Example: Studying air pollutants and their sources.

Course Type

Tuition Course

Class Type

Small Group

Group Size



1.5 hrs

Num of Sessions

4 - 5 sessions



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