This module is concerned with the Inorganic part of Chemistry. In this module we will have a detailed look at the elements, starting with Hydrogen followed by the main group elements and in the end we will learn about the d and f block elements, too. This module is based on the book “Shriver & Atkins’ Inorganic Chemistry” written by P.W. Atkins who is an world-famous chemistry professor in Oxford, whose book is a compensatory reading at Cambridge NatSci as well.
One aim of this module is also to prepare students for interviews at UK universities like Cambridge and Oxford, since the interview questions in Chemistry/Natural Sciences are frequently drawn from Inorganic Chemistry. For more detailed description, please look at the Section ”Lesson Plans”.