Chemistry & Lab: HS General

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Teacher: David Cain
Date/Time: Monday & Wednesday - 9:00 AM to 10:30 AM
Recommended Grades: 10th, 11th, 12th
Department: Science
Grade Level: High School (9th-12th)

General H.S. Chemistry and Lab is designed as an introductory course with focus on the concepts and practices of modern chemistry. The course includes general problem-solving techniques; physical concepts (phases of matter, etc.); Periodic Law; gas laws; chemical formulas and equations; atomic structure with an introduction to quantum mechanics; solutions; acids, bases, & salts; understanding chemical reactions; thermodynamics; kinetics; and oxidation reduction. Students will be exposed to a wide variety of laboratory experiences and techniques learn through weekly at home textbook assignments, in-class labs and demonstrations, and instructor led discussions. This course meets twice weekly on both Mondays and Wednesdays from 9:00-10:30 am. Pre-requisite: Algebra I, Physical Science, and Geometry (may be taken concurrently).

Text & supporting materials to be provided by the student:

Exploring Creation with Chemistry, 2nd edition, Apologia Educational Ministries

(Teacher key may be helpful, but not required.)

NOTE:  Should a new edition Chemistry book be released , we will use it instead.

Tuition: $130/mo OR $580/sem OR $1050/yr

Lab Fee: $155 Due Sept 1 (includes Engrade, all lab materials, including goggles & gloves)