Chemistry is the study of matter through observation and experimentation. In this syllabus, students get a rigorous hands-on introduction to the tools, terms, and practices of the study of Chemistry. The syllabus includes 36 engaging and thought-provoking lessons, affording students a chance to read, write, and reflect on chemistry principles and their real-world applications. The syllabus features 32 laboratory activities, ranging from simple calculations and graphs to full-featured experiments with solutions, gases, and electrochemical cells. Algebra I is a prerequisite.
Labs are found in the manual included in the MicroChem Lab Kit (2nd Edition).
Course Length: Full year
Suggested Grade Level(s): 10, 11
Materials required for use with this coursebook:
- Chemistry Textbook (Prentice Hall) 9780132512107
- The Joy of Chemistry
- Oak Meadow Chemistry Lab Kit
View samples of our high school curriculum here.
High School Teacher Manuals are available only for families who use our curriculum independently (non-enrolled). Enrolled students and families should contact their Oak Meadow teacher directly for questions regarding course work.