πŸ§ͺ 2023 AP Chemistry Study Plan

Welcome to this plethora of resources that cover everything! This toolkit is constantly being updated with more resources! AP Chemistry is a college-level course where you will develop an understanding of important chemistry topics like scale, proportion, and quantity, substance structures and properties, and energy through inquiry-driven labs.

AP Chemistry Exam

A breakdown of the exam content by percentage.

Unit Exam Weighting (MCQ)
Unit 1: Atomic Structure and Properties 7%–9%
Unit 2: Molecular and Ionic Compound Structure and Properties 7%–9%
Unit 3: Intermolecular Forces and Properties 18%–22%
Unit 4: Chemical Reactions 7%–9%
Unit 5: Kinetics 7%–9%
Unit 6: Thermodynamics 7%–9%
Unit 7: Equilibrium 7%–9%
Unit 8: Acids and Bases 11%–15%
Unit 9: Applications of Thermodynamics 7%–9%

Science Practices

By taking AP Chemistry, you’ll gain a variety of skills that will help you think and practice like a chemist.

Skill Description Exam Weighting (MCQ) Exam Weighting (FRQ)
1. Models and Representations Describe models and representations, including across scales. 8%–12% 2%–4%
2. Question and Method Determine scientific questions and methods. 8%–12% 10%–16%
3. Representing Data and Phenomena Create representations or models of chemical phenomena. Not assessed in multiple-choice section. 8%–16%
4. Model Analysis Analyze and interpret models and representations on a single scale or across multiple scales. 23%–30% 5%–9%
5. Mathematical Routines Solve problems using mathematical relationships. 35%–42% 43%–53%
6. Argumentation Develop an explanation or scientific argument. 8%–12% 15%–24%

Study Guides for Every Unit

βš›οΈ Unit 1 - Atomic Structure and Properties

πŸ€“ Unit 2 - Molecular and Ionic Compound Structure and Properties

πŸŒ€ Unit 3 - Intermolecular Forces and Properties

πŸ§ͺ Unit 4 - Chemical Reactions

πŸ‘Ÿ Unit 5 - Kinetics

πŸ”₯ Unit 6 - Thermodynamics

βš–οΈ Unit 7 - Equilibrium

🍊 Unit 8 - Acids and Bases

πŸ₯΅ Unit 9 - Applications of Thermodynamics

AP Chem MCQ & FRQs

  • ✍🏽 AP Chemistry MCQs: A complete breakdown of the multiple-choice process, including tips and advice from previous AP Chem students.
  • ✍🏽 AP Chemistry FRQs: A complete breakdown of the FRQ writing and thinking process. Examples and practice prompts are included.

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