Length/Credits: 2 semesters – 2 credits
Open to: Grades 10, 11, 12
Prerequisite: Algebra I
This college preparation course meets the needs of students with average and above average skills in science and mathematics and introduces them to the world of chemistry.
Topics covered include: general concepts, S-I system of measurement, mathematics of chemistry, reactions, chemical shorthand, atomic structure, bonding, kinetic theory, physical states of matter, solutions, energy, acid-base theories, organic and nuclear chemistry and laboratory techniques.
A special effort is made to relate these concepts to students’ everyday lives.