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GCSE Chemistry 4402 gives students the opportunity to gain a good understanding of:
the nature of substances and how they react together
how Chemistry is used in business and industry
how our use of raw materials in fuels and manufacturing can affect the global and local environment.
The specification is designed to help students understand how to formulate a scientific approach to understanding and explaining the world and solving problems. This means that the 'How Science Works' approach is integrated throughout the specification.
The specification is structured in a way that starts with the fundamental ideas in Chemistry, putting the building blocks in place. This enables students to develop an understanding of topics such as chemical structures and their properties, chemical reactions and how to analyse substances.