Science & Nature

Chemistry Part 1 (5 Week)

In this 5 week course, students will explore some of the fundamentals of high school chemistry. This course is part 1 of a 3 part, comprehensive chemistry course.
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50 minutes

per class

Twice per week

over 5 weeks

14-17

year olds

2-10

learners per class

per learner - per class

How does aMulti-Daycourse work?

Meets multiple times at scheduled times
Live video chats, recorded and monitored for safety and quality
Discussions via classroom forum and private messages with the teacher
Great for engaging projects and interacting with diverse classmates from other states and countries

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Class Experience

This class is taught in English.
By the end of this course students will be able to...

Evaluate and interpret graphical representation of experimental results
Differentiate between qualitative and quantitative assessments
Use scientific notation and dimensional analysis to convert between units of measurement
Explain and give examples for types of changes that matter undergoes, such as physical and chemical changes
Differentiate between mass and weight, and explain the relationship between mass and density
Create models of atoms including subatomic particles
Identify element isotopes
Calculate average atomic mass for given elements
Identify an element by its electron configuration and use electron configurations to create Lewis dot structures for elements
Understand the organization of the periodic table and the information it contains about each element
Students may intermittently be given short assignments to complete outside of class meeting times.  These assignments will be given to help introduce new topics, practice skills learned, and/or reinforce learning goals. 
Students will benefit from having but are not required to have:
-paper and pencil/pen
-a calculator
In addition to the Outschool classroom, this class uses:
Formative assessments will be given regularly in each class meeting to assess student learning and connections.  Formative assessment information will be available upon parent request. The grade for this course will be determined by an optional Final Exam at the end of the 5 week class.
1 hour 40 minutes per week in class, and an estimated 0 - 1 hours per week outside of class.
There are no materials that you need to buy for this course.  This course was created using the text reference: Constructing Chemistry (2nd edition) by Jason Neil

Teacher

Amy Davis M.Ed. (she/her)
🇺🇸
Lives in the United States
BS Chemistry; MS Secondary Education
81 total reviews
65 completed classes

About Me

I have a bachelor of science degree in chemistry with a minor in mathematics, and a master of science degree in secondary education with a minor in chemistry.  I have been a certified 8-12 science teacher in Texas for the past 10 years, spending 5... 
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