| Grade 10
||Course # 1522
Students completing this course will have a foundation in chemical concepts needed for a first year college course. The class includes lectures, activities, cooperative and inquiry-based laboratories, creative projects, and homework assignments. Students will take notes, participate in class discussions, solve algebraic problems dealing with chemistry, balance equations, interpret laboratory data, increase research skills using the internet, and write formal and informal laboratory reports including error analysis. Safety in handling equipment and chemicals is stressed. Everyday applications and the role of chemistry in society are discussed.
Topics include: Physical and Chemical Properties and Changes, Metric Problems, Atomic Theory, Electron Notations, Formula Writing and Nomenclature, Mole Concept, Chemical Equations, Stoichiometry, Gas Laws, Acid Base Theories, Renewable/Non-renewable Resources.