Cambridge IGCSE™ Chemistry Coursebook with Digital Access (2 Years) – Print/Online Bundle


Skills focussed series, working towards endorsement, for examination from 2023; inspired by teachers, for teachers

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This print and digital coursebook has been developed from extensive research through lesson observations, interviews and work with our research community (the Cambridge Panel) to meet specific needs. Activities and questions develop students’ essential science skills. Accessible language and features support English as a second language learners. Exam-style questions build student confidence. Projects provide opportunities for assessment for learning, cross-curricular learning and developing skills for life. There are multiple opportunities to engage in active learning, such as discussions and debates, and self-assessment and reflection activities. Answers for all questions and exercises can be found online at


  • Endorsed by Cambridge Assessment International Education for full syllabus coverage
  • Develops student scientific enquiry skills such as making predictions, recording observations, handling data, interpreting data and evaluating methods through the ‘Experimental skills’ feature
  • Project feature at the end of each chapter supports assessment for learning, cross-curricular learning, skills for life and differentiation
  • End of chapter exam-style questions build student confidence
  • Answers for all questions and exercises can be found online at
  • ‘Experimental Skills’ feature gives students hands on experience and builds student understanding so they can put theory into a practical context
  • Features such as summaries and reflection boxes provide opportunities for students to focus on what they have learnt and practise their metacognitive skills
  • ‘Science in Context’ features with open-ended discussion questions enable students to practise their English skills, interpret ideas in a real-world context, and debate concepts with other learners
  • Varied opportunities for learners to engage in active learning such as scripting a podcast or voiceover for a video, to creative work such as a comic strip poster, or oral work such as a debate or speech!
  • Activities build in complexity to support students’ learning journeys, and worked examples help them whenever they need to use an equation. All our resources are written in accessible language with features to support our English as a second language learners.


  • 1. States of matter
  • 2. Atomic bonding
  • 3. Chemical bonding
  • 4. Chemical formulae and equations
  • 5. Chemical calculations
  • 6.Electrochemistry
  • 7. Chemical energetics
  • 8. Rates of reaction
  • 9. Reversible reactions and equilibrium
  • 10. Redox reactions
  • 11. Acids and bases
  • 12. Preparation of salts
  • 13. The Periodic Table
  • 14. Metallic elements and alloys
  • 15. Reactivity of metals
  • 16. Extraction and corrosion of metals
  • 17. Chemistry of our environment
  • 18. Introduction to organic chemistry
  • 19. Reactions of organic compounds
  • 20. Petrochemicals and polymers
  • 21. Experimental design and separation techniques
  • 22. Chemical Analysis.