Chemistry

Age Range:

15+

Hour:

1&2

Class Fees:

$10

Number of Semesters

2 Semesters

Maximum Students

10

Instructor

Amy Eversole

Pre-Requisites

Algebra 1. Students may take Chemistry while concurrently enrolled in Algebra 1.

Required Materials

NOTE: We use the 2nd edition of this book. (The current edition is the 3rd edition.) You can find used 2nd editions on ebay, Half Price Books, etc.

Text: Exploring Creation with Chemistry, 2nd Edition (Apologia)
Solutions Manual: Solutions and Tests for Exploring Creation with Chemistry, 2nd Edition (Apologia)
Lab Kit: Student Lab Kit (you do NOT need the micro-chem kit); available online at various locations such as: https://www.apologia.com/product/chemistry-glassware-set/ or https://www.workshopplus.com/products/chemistry-lab-equip-set?_pos=5&_sid=5b8b92609&_ss=r
2 binders/notebooks: 1 for On Your Owns, Practice Problems, notes, etc.; 1 for lab reports. Traditionally, lab notebooks are marble composition books (stitched notebook, not spiral), but I’m flexible on this.
Pencil
Scientific calculator (can do scientific notation, does not need to graph); phone app okay
Hair tie for students with long hair

Homework Required - 5 Hours per Week

Food or Other Allergens Frequently Used; Contact Needed with Students Outside of Class (Text, Email, Zoom); Will Require Meetings Outside of Regular Co-op Schedule; Assignments Begin Before Co-op Begins

Homework Required - 5 Hours per Week

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About the course

Gain a firm understanding of the basics of chemistry, covering measurement & units, atoms & molecules, atomic structure, molecular structure, polyatomic ions and molecular geometry, stoichiometry, acid-base chemistry, thermodynamics, kinetics, chemical equilibrium, and more.