Chemistry is both a quantitative and qualitative “study of matter and the chemical and physical changes that matter undergoes.” It requires high-level problem solving skills and the ability to apply mathematical concepts and skills to solve word problems. A solid understanding of algebra is required to be successful in this class. This is a one-year lab-based science course required for the University of California system and other colleges and universities. This course is intended for students who expect to attend college and/or pursue a health or science related career, as well as those who have an interest in learning chemistry.
Course Content: (Note: Due to the development of the Next Generation Science Standards, this course outline is subject to change)