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; reduction/oxidation and other chemical reactions; acids and bases; organic chemistry; and other special topics in chemistry.
Prerequisite: Algebra I.
- Suchoki, John. Conceptual Chemistry, 5th ed. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall, 2013. ISBN 9780321804419
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.