Chemistry 

Outline - Quarter 1

Nature of Science

  • the scientific method

  • philosophy/nature of science

  • history of chemistry

  • types of chemistry

  • experimental methods; best practices

  • lab equipment

Matter & Energy

  • Law of Conservation of Mass/Matter

  • physical vs. chemical changes

  • mixtures vs. pure substances

  • models of the atom, atomic structure

  • the periodic table

  • atomic spectra

Naming Chemicals & Balancing Equations

  • monatomic vs. polyatomic ions

  • writing formulas of & naming ionic compounds

  • writing formulas of & naming covalent/molecular

  • compounds

  • writing & balancing chemical equations

  • identifying & predicting chemical reactions

Poster Presentation

  • a famous chemist

  • a famous chemistry experiment or discovery

  • an element