Chemistry with Lab - For Credit Course
Age Appropriate for: 9th - 12th
Teacher: Sherri Robbins
One time fee: $40 for lab supplies
Prerequisites: Successful completion of Biology or comparable course, Algebra 1, grade level reading and writing abilities
Homework: 4-5 hours/wk
Student Supplied Materials: Textbook: Apologia Exploring Creation with Chemistry, 3rd edition, Plourde & Hughes, Calculator, notebook, paper, pencil or pen, and safety glasses.
Description: Give your student a firm understanding of the basics of Chemistry with Apologia’s Exploring Creations with Chemistry, 3rd edition. The sixteen modules in this course will cover measurement & units, atoms & molecules, atomic structure, molecular structure, polyatomic ions and molecular geometry, stoichiometry, acid-base chemistry, thermodynamics, kinetics, chemical equilibrium, and more.Students will be completing a variety of labs while in class. Experiments include measuring specific heat, measuring the width of a molecule, using the ideal gas equation, recognizing the effects of catalysts, and more.
Modules will be completed at an average rate of 2 weeks per module. Students will be graded on a combination of in class work and homework. Teacher will grade homework submitted and grades will be posted via the school online gradebook.
Note: Please provide your student with a basic Algebra calculator that they know how to use. The math/logic requirement need to be considered, as this curriculum assumes the student understands proportions, solving for x, ratios, and using mathematical formulas.
SKU: Chemistry with Lab