Chemistry is the last course in NGSS science sequence. Students will study how matter and energy act in the universe. This course will emphasize a conceptual approach to understanding these actions and how they affect the world around us. The student’s critical thinking skills will be developed and challenged through the use of many hands on activities, labs and projects.
A laboratory science course emphasizing the experimental approach to the learning of fundamental chemical concepts with a working knowledge of the scientific method. A rigorous course designed for high ability students. Select Sophomores who are highly capable and have passed Honors Biology or Honors Conceptual Physics may take chemistry with the permission of the Science Department.