Chemistry – Syllabus
Instructor: Ms. Eubanks School Phone: 901-416-3760
Planning Block: 2nd Block(T,Th) e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Tutoring: Monday and Tuesday - 2:30 - 4:00 p.m.
Text Used: Holt Chemistry
Authors: R. Thomas Meyers, PhD. & Keith B. Oldham D.Sc.
Additional Resource: Tennessee Electronic Library
- To study atomic structure, matter and energy, and their interactions.
- To investigate the properties of solutions and acids and bases.
- 1.1 Compare and contrast various models of the atom as they have emerged historically from the Greeks to the modern electron-cloud model.
- 1.2 investigate the basic organization of the modern periodic table, including atomic number and atomic properties.
- 1.3 describe models of the atom in terms of orbital, electron configuration, orbital notation, quantum numbers and electron-dot structures.
- 1.4 investigate the composition of the nucleus so as to explain isotopes and nuclear reactions.
- 1.5 relate the spectral lines of an atom’s emission spectrum to the transiton of electrons between different energy levels within an atom.
- 2.1 the students will investigate the characteristics of matter.
- 2.2 the students will explore the interactions of matter and energy.
- 3.1 investigate chemical bonding
- 3.2 analyze chemical reactions.
- 3.3 explore the mathematics of chemical formulas and equations.
- Research Papers
- Classroom Participation
- Laboratory Experiments/Inquiry Labs
- Scientific Notebook
- Chemistry Brochure
- Exhibition Project
- Article Responses
- Tests – 20% Class work – 45% Homework –10%
- Quizzes –15% Bell work – 10%
Students will be evaluated using formal and alternative assessments, teacher observation, class room participation, and performance tasks.