& Chemistry Honors
course is designed to provide students knowledge of basic chemistry needed to
take AP Chemistry and College Chemistry.
following topics will be covered:
1. Introduction to Chemistry
Structure of the Atom
The Periodic Table
The Mathematics of Chemical Formulas
The Mathematics of Chemical Equations
Phases of Matter
The Gas Laws
Chemical Kinetics & Thermodynamics
Acids, Bases and Salts
Acid-Base Reaction 1
Oxidation & Reduction
A test will be given after each chapter. Make-up test will be given
excused absence only. Make-up test days are Thursday and
Friday. Make-up test must be done within a week after the students
back from an excused absence.
Daily assignments will be checked everyday. Late work will not be
except during excused absence.
Laboratory reports will be due on the dates noted in the monthly
syllabus. No late reports will be accepted.
Evaluation and Grading Policy:
Each student is expected to:
Attend class regularly and promptly.
Bring necessary instructional supplies (daily homework folder, lab
during lab days, pencil, black or blue pens and scientific
Turn in assignments on designated time.
Let the instructor know of anticipated/legitimate absences to
Have their parent or legal guardian sign their monthly calendar
Attend lunch tutorial sessions, if needed.
Grades will come from:
Chemistry Related current Events (Once every two weeks)
2 Term Papers (1sd Quarter-Chemistry related; 4the Quarter-
Science Project (2Nd Quarter-Science Project proposal; 3rd
Project final report and poster board)
for Chemistry Honors.
Vulgar, obscene, and sarcastic comments will not be tolerated.
No chewing gum in the classroom.
Be considerate and respectful to the teacher and fellow peers.
Follow all school and classroom rules.