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Chemistry 101 - Atoms to Molecules (1 of 7) [Flex -> Self-Paced Science]

Class
Dr. Jim Gifford, PhD-Chemistry, Physics, Science
Average rating:4.9Number of reviews:(855)
Chemistry 101 (Part 1 of 7) In this class, students will gain a basic understanding of atoms and how they make the molecules we see in daily life.

Class experience

US Grade 7 - 12
Beginner - Intermediate Level
7 lessons//5 Weeks
 Week 1
Lesson 1
Welcome
Welcome
Lesson 2
Matter & Atoms
Learn about the states of matter and atoms
 Week 2
Lesson 3
Periodic Table of Elements
Learn about the development of the Periodic Table and how to use it
 Week 3
Lesson 4
Chemical Bonding
Learn about covalent bonding and ionic bonding
 Week 4
Lesson 5
Lewis Structures
Learn how to draw Lewis Structures of simple molecules
 Week 5
Lesson 6
Naming Molecules
Learn how to name molecules, ionic compounds, and simple hydrocarbon chains
Lesson 7
Conclusion
Students will have a basic understanding of atoms and how they form the molecules in our world.  Students will be able to name simple chemical compounds and read the periodic table.
I have taught chemistry and chemical engineering at the college level, and have been teaching science to home school elementary, middle and high school students for 10 years.  I know how to present science in a fun way to boost students interest in the subject. 

I have a Bachelor's degree in chemistry from the United States Military Academy, a Master's degree in chemical engineering from M.I.T., and a Ph.D in nuclear engineering from NC State University.
Homework Offered
Each week a 1-2 page sheet of practice problems will be given for students to reinforce what they are learning in the class.
0 - 1 hours per week outside of class
Assessments Offered
Grades Offered
Notes pages for each lesson and practice problems will be provided by the teacher.
Learners will not need to use any apps or websites beyond the standard Outschool tools.
Average rating:4.9Number of reviews:(855)
Profile
I'm an MIT & NC State grad and a homeschool dad! I love all things science and want to help kids learn to love science as well. I've taught my own kids for years as well as Chemistry at the university level. I have a bachelor's degree in... 
Self-Paced Class

$17

weekly or $85 for all content
7 pre-recorded lessons
5 weeks of teacher feedback
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1 year of access to the content

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Ages: 11-18

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