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, and salts, understanding chemical reactions, thermodynamics, kinetics, and oxidation reduction. Students will be exposed to a wide variety of laboratory experiences and techniques and will 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 and supporting materials to be provided by the student:

"Exploring Creation with Chemistry, 3rd. Edition" by Plourde, Apologia...ISBN:978-1-940110-25-7....It has a white cover with a steaming red flask on it and a molecular model!

(Teacher key may be helpful for parent to help, but not required.  Key should not be given to student.)

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

Lab Fee: $155 Due  Aug 17th due to earlier start date (includes all lab materials)