Chemistry

Chemistry (1 credit, double mod)
This class is part of the normal sequence of science courses for graduation and college preparation. The course combines theory, mathematical applications, and experimentation to explore concepts relating to matter and the world around us.

Required coursework/Comments: Biology, Algebra I - Both classes completed; C or better recommended.

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AP Chemistry (1 credit, single mod)
This course follows the syllabus of the national Advanced Placement curricula. Recommended experiments are performed and practice questions from previous exams are used for review. Experiments utilizing chemical instrumentation are conducted after the May exam.

Required coursework/Comments:  Chemistry, Algebra I -Both courses completed; B or better recommended. Consult AP instructor for recommendation.

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AP Chemistry/Independent Study (2 credits, double mod all year)
This course follows the syllabus of the national Advanced Placement curricula. Double mod all year allows for additional experiments and individual attention. After the May AP exam, the course will focus on research techniques and instruction for the independent study credit. This course is excellent preparation for future studies in engineering, medicine, or other sciences.

Required coursework/Comments:  Chemistry, Algebra I -Both courses completed; B or better recommended. Consult chemistry teacher for recommendation.

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Organic Biochemistry (I credit, single mod)
The reactions of all major functional groups are studied and several representative synthesis experiments are performed. In addition a major unit on the application of spectroscopy to chemical structure determination is included. The year ends with the fourth quarter devoted to each student determining the identification of an individual unknown using chemical analysis.

Required coursework/Comments: Chemistry - Completed; B or better recommended.

 

Class Syllabus

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