Presentation on theme: "Ms. Ferguson Open House Presentation. What is Honors Chemistry? Honors Chemistry is an elective course which is a traditional book based chemistry curriculum."— Presentation transcript:
What is Honors Chemistry? Honors Chemistry is an elective course which is a traditional book based chemistry curriculum designed to provide students with a solid foundation of the major principles of this discipline. In this course, students will learn about the major concepts of chemistry by building upon the basic knowledge they have acquired in previous courses
What do we cover? Dimensional Analysis The Periodic Table Nomenclature Chemical Equations and Reactions Stoichiometry Properties of Gases Solution Chemistry Chemical Equilibria Acids and Bases Thermodynamics
What have we done so far? Memorization of Elements of the Periodic Table Dimensional Analysis (Ch 2) Organization of the Periodic Table Nomenclature (Ch 7) Ionic & Covalent
What’s coming up? First Test next week (DA and Naming) Chemical Formulas Chemical Reactions Stoichiometry Labs, Labs, Labs...
Overview of Grading 30% Formative (PROCESS) This may include but is not limited to: homework, class work, participation, quizzes, lab participation 70% SUMMATIVE (PRODUCT) This may include but is not limited to: quizzes, tests, essays, projects, rubric scored presentations, lab reports
Grading Continued… For excused absences, work may be completed for full credit. Check the homework website frequently for information regarding assignments. http://appohigh.org/apps/pages/index.jsp?uR EC_ID=43877&type=d&pREC_ID=classes http://appohigh.org/apps/pages/index.jsp?uR EC_ID=43877&type=d&pREC_ID=classes Additional Help is available afterschool, please schedule in advance
Questions? If you have any questions or concerns the best way to contact me is through the school e-mail: Kara.Ferguson@appo.k12.de.us