The study of chemistry is concerned with the observations, theories and laws that give the other areas of Science a foundation from which to operate. Chemistry is a study of matter in all of its various combinations, such as elements, compounds and mixtures.
Quantitative measurements will be taken and problem-solving methods will be applied during laboratory experiments. In addition, students enrolled in this course are expected to: (1) gain an understanding of the history of chemistry, (2) explore the uses of chemistry in various careers, (3) investigate chemical questions and problems related to personal needs and societal issues, and (4) learn and practice laboratory safety. This is a Core 40 Physical Science course.