"Science assumes the Universe is a vast single system in which basic laws are consistent"

Next Generation Science Standards, 2013

Constance McDonnell-Rice, Instructor

crice@srcs.k12.ca.us

Welcome to Chemistry!

To get started:

  • Keep an open mind
  • Engage yourself
  • Stay on task!

Please no food or snacks in class.

Please no phones in class

Please use the restroom on your own time, not during class instructional time.

Materials you will need include:

  • a scientific calculator (graphing is ok, but not required!)
  • a composition book
  • a binder

Class donations are needed!:

tissues

cleaning wipes

scissors

hand soap

Thank you!

Albert Einstein, 1879-1955

"The good thing about science is that it’s true whether or not you believe in it."

- Neil deGrasse Tyson

"We have to take things one atom at a time"

Paul Karol, chairman of the international panel that welcomed two new elements to the periodic table earlier this month; the elements, 114 and 116, still await official names. - Time, 6/27/2011

Resources:

Balancing Equations:

https://phet.colorado.edu/en/simulation/balancing-chemical-equations

cK12:

https://www.ck12.org/c/chemistry/#/

OpenStax:

https://cnx.org/contents/85abf193-2bd2-4908-8563-90b8a7ac8df6

Chemistry The Central Science (white text)

http://wps.pearsoncustom.com/pcp_brown_chemnogrtr_10/47/12132/3106029.cw/index.html

College Board

http://www.collegeboard.org/

American Chemical Society-including Molecule of the Week!:

http://portal.acs.org/portal/acs/corg/content

Khan Academy (a tutorial site):

www.khanacademy.org

Santa Rosa City Schools:

http://www.srcs.k12.ca.us/

Webelements:

http://webelements.com/

Quest Bridge

http://www.questbridge.org/

Marie Curie, 1867-1934