Full-year course. This course will provide a survey of basic principles in chemistry. Course content includes but is not limited to the fundamental principles of subatomic, atomic, and molecular structure and bonds; properties of different phases of matter; types of chemical reactions; acids and bases; organic and biochemistry; and other special topics in chemistry.

Prerequisite: Algebra I.

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    • Conceptual Chemistry, 5th edition
  • Class meets twice per week for 50-55 minutes.
  • Class cap: 15 students.
  • Designed for grades 9-12.
  • Students in grades 9-12 may be awarded 1 Non-Lab Science credit upon completion of this course.
  • A student will earn a full laboratory science credit if taking a non-lab science and the corresponding lab together. For example, if a student takes Biology and one-semester of Biology lab, she will earn 1.5 laboratory science credits.
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