Thorp High School - Mrs. Steinbach

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Welcome to Advanced Chemistry!

COURSE DESCRIPTION

ADVANCED CHEMISTRY (THS)/
806-186 GENERAL CHEMISTRY (CVTC)
Credit: 1.o THS Credit and 4.0 CVTC Credits
Grade level: 11-12
Prerequisite: Chemistry & Algebra II with a grade of B or better
Length: one year

Advanced Chemistry is a one-year course designed to be a continuation and expansion of Chemistry.  General chemistry topics covered will include: atomic theory, atomic and electronic structure, chemical bonding, mole concept, stoichiometry, state of matter, formulas and equations, solutions, colloids, chemical equilibrium basics, and oxidation-reduction basics. Emphasis is placed on developing college level problem-solving techniques and strategies.  A college preparatory delivery, as well as college level textbooks and publications, will be provided.

This course will appeal to students with a high interest in studying and learning chemistry concepts, as well as those that wish to earn Chippewa Valley Technical College and college transferrable credit while in high school. Use the UW System Credit Transfer Wizard to see how your credits will transfer.

FYI, programs at CVTC that require this course include: Agronomy Management; Animal Science Management; Individualized Technical Studies; Landscape, Plant, and Turf Management; Manufacturing Engineering Technologist; and Technical Studies – Journeyworker.

NECESSARY SUPPLIES

  • your notebook(s) from Chemistry class
  • new composition notebook
  • scientific calculator

SYLLABUS

2018-2019 Course Syllabus (pdf)

CORE COMPETENCIES

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  • Use appropriate scientific equipment, methods, and safety precautions
  • Solve problems using measurements and conversions
  • Explain the characteristics of matter and the changes it undergoes
  • Analyze the periodic relationships of elements
  • Explore chemical bonding
  • Explain the behavior of matter during a chemical reaction
  • Calculate quantities of reactants and products using balanced chemical equations
  • Calculate the concentration of aqueous solutions
  • Explain chemical equilibrium
  • Compare the characteristics of acids, bases, salts, and buffers
  • Solve problems involving gas laws

ADVANCED CHEMISTRY

Course Details

Assignment
Board

Lab
Resources

Google Classroom

Units:

Basic Tools of Chemistry
(1-4 | 5-6 | 7-9)

The Structure of Atoms and Molecules
(10-11)

States of Matter
(12-14)

The Control of Chemical Reactions
(15-17)

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Questions?
Email Mrs. Steinbach
tsteinbach@thorp.k12.wi.us