Instructor: Mrs. Lindsay Deibler-Wallace, LCDS faculty
Prerequisite(s): Full year of Algebra I and Honors Geometry with final grades of B or higher
For students entering grades: 9-12
- June 20 to July 22, 2022
- 8 AM to 12 PM each day.
Vodcasts will be assigned as daily homework in addition to some practice problems on corresponding worksheets. About 1 - 1.5 hours of homework each evening. Comprehensive weekly assessments on 2-3 units, laboratory activities, and a final exam will all contribute to the overall grade in the course.Week 1
Laboratory safety, equipment, and procedures.
Chemical measurements: Significant figures, conversions, factor-label method.
Introduction to Chemistry: Element names and symbols, classification of matter, chemical/ physical properties and changes, energy.
Atomic Structure: Atomic theory and structure, isotopes and average atomic mass, mole concept.Week 2
The Periodic Table: Development of the Periodic Table, periodic trends.
Chemical Bonding: Common ions, chemical bonding: covalent, ionic, metallic.
Chemical Names and Formulas: Naming chemical compounds, using chemical formulas.Week 3
Chemical Reactions and Equations: Writing and balancing equations, reaction types, predicting products.
Stoichiometry: Stoichiometric calculations, limiting reactant, percent yield.
Gases: Development of the gas laws, partial pressure, effusion and diffusion.
States of Matter: Properties of solids, liquids, gases, kinetic molecular theory, phase changes.
Aqueous Solutions: Concentration calculations, solution preparation and properties, colligative properties.
Thermochemistry/Thermodynamics: Phase change energy calculations, enthalpy, entropy, and free energy.
Advanced topics such as acids/bases and oxidation/ reduction as time permits.