Apologia’s award-winning homeschool chemistry curriculum offers in-depth discussions and explanations of concepts, a user-friendly flow of topics, as well as biographical sketches of Christian scientists who have made a difference in the field while giving glory to God through their work.
This homeschool course provides a rigorous foundation in chemistry that will prepare students for college-level science.Shop Now
“Our family enjoys Apologia’s conversational style, familiar to students raised on Charlotte Mason-style living books. We also appreciate the seamless addition of Scripture and Creation information in Exploring Creation with Chemistry; it better prepares us to give solid scientific answers to support our Biblical beliefs without compromising our faith or scientific integrity. Ultimately, there is no better reason to study chemistry, and this is where Apologia excels. Overall, we appreciate how well Apologia’s award-winning chemistry program plucks panicked parents out of the quicksand and sets them on solid Biblical and scientific ground.”
– Christy Bagasao
Exploring Creation with Chemistry provides the homeschool high school student with a detailed introduction to the methods and concepts of general chemistry, as well as a multitude of chemistry lab experiments that develop the concepts further.
The 16 modules and their experiments in this course cover:
This course is written to your student in a conversational way that makes the textbook the topic expert, your student the independent learner, and you, the parent, the ultimate mentor.
Our high school chemistry science curriculum helps homeschool students investigate, discover, recognize, appreciate, discuss, and understand the wonders of Creation. High school students are equipped for college studies with our academically rigorous science curriculum because we aren’t just a textbook. Below are the components of this homeschool high school chemistry curriculum:
Using a conversational tone, we present challenging science concepts and thought-provoking experiments in an easily navigated, personalized format to help students methodically learn, self-check, and master difficult concepts before moving on.
Below we have outlined how this chemistry course fits into your high school student’s work plan:
As a creation-based science course, this text goes beyond the facts and figures found in a typical high school chemistry course. Say the term, “Chemistry” and the first thing that pops into most people’s minds is the periodic table. Take a moment to look at this simple version of the periodic table and answer honestly when asked, “What do you see?”
Most people would answer that they see colorful boxes with numbers and letters arranged in a peculiar way. They know that the numbers are important, that the letters are abbreviations, and that the particular arrangement of the boxes is significant.
Every high school chemistry textbook will instruct students on how to interpret the periodic table. At the end of any good chemistry course, a student should be able to know what those colored boxes, numbers, letters, and arrangements mean. And while this is all very correct and important, there’s something more to this periodic table of the elements that most typical high school chemistry textbooks fail to discuss. Apologia designs its courses to help students make real-world connections. We also give all the glory back to God.
Think about our universe, our planet, our homes, and our very lives. What do all of these have in common? The chemistry answer is “the elements.” The elements listed in the periodic table constitute all of the ordinary matter, visible and invisible, that we know about. That means that both the stars that we can’t even see with our eyes and our eyes themselves are composed of elements.
Paper, computers, dirt, and puppies are all composed of elements in the periodic table. Air, distant planets, water, and rockets—all composed of elements. Plants, bugs, and people—elements!
We stand on the elements and breathe them in with every breath. We build with the elements. We eat the elements in every meal. From galaxies in the vast universe to the tiniest microscopic cell, we experience the elements. Viruses that make you sick, and the researchers that develop cures, as well as the equipment that they use, are all composed of the elements. Our bodies are created from the elements. And because our brains are made from the elements, even our thoughts and opinions can be considered to be properties of the elements. Take another moment to look at the periodic table. What do you see this time?
Does the periodic table now call you in a new way to explore creation? We think it should, and we invite you to explore creation with Apologia. Our award-winning, creation-based science curriculum helps students investigate, discover, recognize, appreciate, discuss, and understand the wonders of Creation. We take students on a journey through science; other typical science textbooks just give students facts to learn for exams.
High school students who study chemistry with Apologia’s Bible based curriculum are equipped not only for future college studies but more importantly, life! We aren’t just an academically rigorous textbook. Using a conversational tone, we present challenging science concepts and thought-provoking experiments in an easily navigated, personalized format to help students methodically learn, self-check, and master difficult concepts before moving on. We keep science relevant as well as in its proper place as the means to explore creation!
Apologia understands that through scientific study we are given a glimpse of God’s thoughts. What a wonderful gift that is to pass to your children, and Apologia Science is honored when you choose our award-winning curriculum to help them learn about God’s creation. We realize that God alone rules over all aspects of our universe, and we will always give glory to Him as we give you and your student the best scientific curriculum to inspire your student to investigate, discover, and discuss His creation.
One generation will commend your works to another; they will tell of your mighty acts.
Psalm 145:4 NIV
Apologia Student Notebooks for our homeschool chemistry curriculum are specifically designed to help homeschool students be independent and take responsibility for their science studies as they gain and maintain the personal abilities to create structure and logic through note-taking.
Being able to take helpful notes while completing a science course can make the difference between mastering a concept and not quite understanding it. Good notes provide the following advantages:
Apologia Student Notebooks are strongly linked to their corresponding textbooks. They Provide Structured Space for: