This is our catalog of courses. We will occasionally adjust the course listing to reflect the addition of new courses and the retirement of others.
Join this foundational chemistry course designed to help students understand basic chemical principles, both in a philosophical and scientific manner. If you would like your non-STEM student to take Apologia chemistry that satisfies the high school chemistry requirement, then this is the course for you.
This course is designed to help students understand basic chemical principles, both in a philosophical and scientific manner. Students will learn the beauty of the created, studying the smallest components of matter. This course is especially focused for students who are not planning on a STEM field but still desire a foundational knowledge of chemistry.
Week 1: The Two Tables
Week 2: Units and Measurement
Week 3: Atoms
Week 4: Molecules
Week 5: Atoms and Light
Week 6: Review Midterm I
Week 7: Quantum Mechanical Model
Week 8: Atomic Structure
Week 9: Molecular Geometry
Week 10: Changes in Matter
Week 11: Chemical Reactions
Week 12: Review for Final I
Course materials: Exploring Creation with Chemistry, 2nd Edition. By Dr. Jay L. Wile, ISBN:978-1932012262. Available from your favorite homeschool vendor or used through BookFinder.com.
Homework: Each week, students will be required to read a selection from the textbook, take a short quiz, and possibly watch or perform a simple experiment on their own. If students are having difficulties there are extra practice problems in the book they can do to shore up their knowledge.