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Science Basics - Introduction to Chemistry II

This 6-week course is a continuation of my Introduction to Chemistry course. We continue to look at essential chemistry concepts more visually to encourage and prepare your student for high school coursework.
Ashley McLaurin, BS Biology
514 total reviews for this teacher
15 reviews for this class
Completed by 81 learners
50 minutes
per class
Once per week
over 6 weeks
year olds
learners per class
per learner - per class

How does a "Multi-Day" course 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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Available Times


Mon, Oct 24

Oct 24 – Nov 28 (6 weeks)
8:00 – 8:50 AM
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Class Experience

This class is taught in English.
At the end of this course, your student will be able to:
- Create Lewis Electron Dot Diagrams for elements and compounds.
- Describe the bonding differences between ionic and covalent bonds.
- Explain the polar nature of water and describe how it gives it unique properties. 
- Investigate the properties of different substances and how they affect their ability to dissolve.
- Identify what will cause a reaction to release (exothermic) or absorb (endothermic) energy using the reaction's chemical equation. 
- Describe what makes a substance acidic or basic and how to neutralize those substances. 
I will provide OPTIONAL practice sheets to reinforce concepts from class. 
 1 file available upon enrollment
Guided notes are sent on Sundays. Optional: Paper, colored pencils, markers, or pens for notes. *There will be the option for lab activities at home with simple ingredients and household products. These are not mandatory and will be demoed in a class by the teacher. **I will upload a periodic table each student can print and use, or they can bring their own.
In addition to the Outschool classroom, this class uses:
Formative: Frequent questions and prompts to engage in discussion and determine the level of understanding.
Summative: Quiz with an answer key provided at the end of class.
50 minutes per week in class, and an estimated 0 - 1 hours per week outside of class.


Ashley McLaurin, BS Biology
Lives in the United States
Experienced Science Educator
514 total reviews
585 completed classes

About Me

Hi, and thank you for stopping to look into my courses! 

I am excited to share that this is my 11th year of teaching! I live in Indiana with my husband, son, and dog. I hold a bachelor's degree in biology, a Texas teaching certificate, and an... 
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