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High School


Course Description:

Chemistry covers the topics: atomic and molecular structure, chemical bonds, conservation of matter and stoichiometry, gasses and their properties, acids and bases, solutions, chemical thermodynamics, reaction rates, chemical equilibrium, organic chemistry and biochemistry, and nuclear processes.

Semester 1

Unit 1: Introduction to Chemistry and Engineering
Exploring Matter
Chemistry and the Engineering Design Process

Unit 2: Atoms and Elements
Modeling Atomic Structure
Investigating Patterns in the Periodic Table
Analyzing Nuclear Reactions

Semester 2

Note: if the following section is blank the course is 1 semester long

Unit 3: Compounds and Mixtures
Investigating Chemical Compounds
Analyzing the Properties of compounds and Solutions
Engineering Materials

Unit 4: Chemical Reactions
Observing and Modeling Chemical Reactions
Analyzing Chemical Reactions
Investigating Energy in Chemical Reactions

Unit 5: Reaction Rates and Equilibrium
Investigating Reaction Rates
Exploring Chemical Equilibrium
Analyzing Chemical Systems

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