Chemistry A

Course Description:

This is the first course in a two-course sequence. This course is designed to meet both the Michigan Content Standards for Chemistry (Michigan Merit Curriculum) and the literacy standards of Common Core State Standards for Science and Technical Subjects. In this course, students will learn about the composition of matter, its chemical and physical properties, and how these change in chemical reactions. Other topics include measurement and calculations, the scientific method, chemical nomenclature, and energy changes that accompany physical and chemical changes. Each lesson includes a variety of sources of information, including text, videos, interactive simulations and self-check exercises. Students will have hands-on opportunities to conduct investigations at home. Practice exercises are included as well as graded assignments.

Course Details:

Course Title (District): Chemistry A
Course Title (NCES SCED) : Chemistry
Course Provider : Whitehall District Schools
Content Provided By : Michigan Virtual
Online Instructor Provided By : Whitehall District Schools
Standards Addressed : CCSS, MMC, NCAA
Ailgnment Document :
Academic Terms : Accelerated, Semester, Trimester
Subject Area : Life and Physical Sciences
Course Identifier : Chemistry
Course Level : (G) General or Regular
Available Credit : 0.5
Sequence : 1 of 2

How To Enroll:

Enrollment Website :
Email : [email protected]
Phone : (888) 889-2840

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Additional Course Information:

By the end of this course, students will be able to
Explain what chemistry is about in terms of a study of the natural world by making clear distinctions from other science disciplines
Solve simple scientific problems by applying the understanding of scientific inquiry, identifying appropriate science principles.
Solve simple scientific problems by using a scientific calculator and by interpreting given data.
Explain and describe matter in terms of its composition, its structure at the particle level and the sub-atomic level, its chemical and physical properties, scientific measurements, chemical reactions and the chemical nomenclature.
Utilize the Periodic Table to retrieve information on elements, to solve problems including electron configurations.

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Date of Review : 08/02/2016

  • Unit 1- The Science of Chemistry
  • Unit 2- Matter and Its Changes
  • Unit 3- Atoms and Electrons
  • Unit 4- Electrons and The Periodic Table
  • Unit 5- Compounds and Their Bonds
  • Unit 6- Chemical Names and Formulas
  • Unit 7- Chemical Quantities
  • Unit 8- Chemical Reactions
Term Type Enrollment Opens Enrollment Ends Random Draw Date Enrollment Drop Date Course Starts Course Ends # of Seats Course Fee Potential Additional Costs
Semester 08/01/2020 10/15/2020 07/01/2020 08/31/2020 01/15/2021 35 $0.0000 0.0000
Drop Policy Completion Policy Term Type Enrollment Opens Enrollment Ends
Consult counselor Consult counselor Semester 08/01/2020 10/15/2020

Students can use chat, email or private message system within the course to access highly qualified teachers when they need instructor assistance.