Chemistry

Department:
Credit:
1.0
SCI/CELT
Length:
1 Year
Grade Level (s):
9
10
11
12

The general chemistry course at ASD aims to prepare students with the knowledge and ability to apply scientific reasoning to a host of applications in their everyday lives now and in the future. This is accomplished by integrating the course content (disciplinary core ideas) in a way that has students utilizing the science and engineering practice skills of questioning, modeling, analyzing data, constructing explanations, and communicating this information to their peers. Throughout the year, students apply these skills to the concepts of matter (structure and properties), chemical reactions, thermodynamics, stoichiometry, and waves. Students will be challenged and assessed through their ability to construct meaning from laboratory investigations, simulations, and data analysis and to apply this understanding to new scenarios.