All components include synoptic assessment.
Students must complete all components (01, 02, 03, and 04) to be awarded the OCR A Level in Chemistry B (Salters).
There are three sections.
The following storyline modules introduce a range of relevant chemical ideas in structured and engaging contexts to illustrate the role of chemistry in our daily life and in understanding the world around us. In the exams students will be expected to apply their learning to unfamiliar contexts.
‘Chemical literacy’ is ability to understand a passage of text, extract information from it and use this information, e.g. in a calculation or to construct an argument. Students are expected to be able to answer questions logically and with due regard to the correct use of technical terms. It is assessed in all three written components (01, 02 and 03).
Students gain practical skills as they work through the storyline modules. These are assessed in the written examinations and in the practical endorsement (component 04). Activities that could count towards the practical endorsement are indicated in the specifications.
Both components include synoptic assessment.
Students must complete both components (01 and 02) to be awarded the OCR A Level in Chemistry B (Salters).
There are two sections.