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Chemistry 401 - Electrons and Light (4 of 7) [Flex -> Self-Paced Science]

Dr. Jim Gifford, PhD-Chemistry, Physics, Science
Average rating:4.9Number of reviews:(855)
Science, Chemistry: (Part 4 of 7) In this class, students will gain a better understanding of electrons and the important role they play in the atom. They will also explore light and the electromagnetic spectrum.

Class experience

US Grade 6 - 9
7 lessons//5 Weeks
 Week 1
Lesson 1
Lesson 2
Review Valence Electrons
Review what valence electrons are and why they are important
 Week 2
Lesson 3
Quantum Numbers & Atomic Orbitals
Learn about the quantum numbers and atomic orbitals
 Week 3
Lesson 4
Electron Configurations
Learn about electron configurations and electron diagrams
 Week 4
Lesson 5
Covalent Bonding & Molecular Shapes
Revisit covalent bonding and learn about molecular shapes
 Week 5
Lesson 6
Light & the Electromagnetic Spectrum
Learn about the Electromagnetic Spectrum
Lesson 7
Students will have an better understanding of the electron and the vital role it plays in all atomic interactions
Students will have an understanding of light and how the electromagnetic spectrum works.
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.
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. Teacher will provide feedback on all submitted work.
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)
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


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

Completed by 115 learners
Ages: 12-18

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