Intro to Chemistry and Ecology
Properties of matter, atoms, molecules, and intro to ecology
minimum 8, maximum 16
$50 lab fee/year
Class time: (Meets once/week)
(Tues-1) 8:45-10:05, (Tues-4) 1:30-2:50
(Wed-1) 8:45-10:05, (Wed-3) 12:05-1:25
Pre-requisites for class:
Students will engage in class discussions, independent study, and weekly hands-on experiments using the scientific method.
Properties of Matter: Learn the scientific method. Explore physical and chemical properties, states of matter, and different types of solutions.
Properties of Atoms and Molecules: Investigate atomic structure, the Periodic Table, atomic bonding, and chemical reactions.
Properties of Ecosystems: Learn about food chains, biomes, ecosystems, animal behaviors, and conservation.
Classwork / Homework
Class time will consist of guided note taking, group discussions, and hands-on activities. Throughout the week, students will complete reading assignments, answer study questions, and record observations from class experiments. All of the material will first be introduced in class. Students will print the homework that is posted weekly to Google Classroom.
Students will have 2-3 at-home projects during the year.
Required Books & Materials
folder or binder for graded homework and handouts (kept at home)
God’s Design for Chemistry & Ecology
Publisher: Master Books
Recommended Retailers: Masterbooks.com & Mardel