• Physical Setting/Chemistry               

    Recommended Prerequisite: Successful completion of Algebra.

    The major topics of chemistry are studied from the forces that create atoms, molecules and our world to the energy involved in physical and chemical changes.  Connections to other sciences and daily life are stressed.  Problem-solving skills are applied throughout the course. Laboratory exercises are often quantitative in nature and are designed to familiarize the student with techniques and apparatus used in chemistry labs.