Class is appropriate for grades: 10th – 12th grades
Hour: 3rd Hour (10:30-11:25)
Teacher: Sherri Robbins
Room Number: 207
Prerequisites: Successful completion of Biology or comparable course, Algebra 1, grade level reading and writing abilities
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.
** 10th – 12th grade students may receive full credit upon completion of course **
Materials to be supplied by the student:
Textbook: Apologia Exploring Creation with Chemistry, 3rd edition, Plourde & Hughes, Calculator, notebook, paper, pencil or pen, and safety glasses.
One-time fee, due directly to the teacher.
One-time fee for this class (in addition to monthly class fee): $40.00
The one-time fee is for: Lab supplies (it does NOT cover the textbook)
Approximate hours of homework per week: 4+ hours
SKU: Chemistry with Lab