Apologia’s award-winning chemistry curriculum is written to your student in a conversational tone and cultivates independent learning. Our Exploring Creation with Chemistry, 3rd Edition, course is designed to provide them with a working understanding of chemistry while also preparing them for college-level studies and the ACT. Because math is a big part of chemistry, we recommend that students who take this course be proficient in algebra.
Apologia’s Exploring Creation with Chemistry curriculum is written to your student in a conversational tone. They will be intellectually challenged but also supported as they work through science concepts and thought-provoking experiments. Guided through a personalized format, they methodically learn, self-check, and master difficult concepts before moving on.
This chemistry course provides an in-depth introduction to the methods and concepts of general chemistry, as well as a ton of chemistry lab experiments that will help take your student’s learning even further!
In this course they will learn:
- Measurement, Units, and the Scientific Method.
- Atoms and Molecules
- Atomic Structure
- Molecular Structure
- Polyatomic Ions and Molecular Geometry
- Changes in Matter and Chemical Reactions
- Describing Chemical Reactions
- Acid-Base Chemistry
- The Chemistry of Solutions
- The Gas Phase
- Energy, Heat, and Temperature
- Chemical Equilibrium
- Reduction-and-Oxidation Reaction
This softcover student textbook, Exploring Creation with Chemistry, 3rd Edition, is designed to be taken in high school.
Lesson Plans and Materials
The Exploring Creation with Chemistry, 3rd Edition, Student Textbook is written in a conversational format with the author talking directly to your student. Your student is guided through key learning strategies like how to think critically about what they are learning, identify important parts of the information presented, take meaningful notes, and complete experiments. The Student Notebook (sold separately) pairs perfectly with this process, providing easy-to-understand graphics where students fill in the blank spaces as they read.
This course is designed to be done 4 days a week. A suggested daily schedule is included in the student notebook (sold separately) so your student easily understands what is expected of them each day, while also providing flexibility to meet the needs of your student and family.
Throughout this module your student will connect textbook instruction with hands-on experiments to maximize their learning. To be able to complete some of the experiments in this course your student will need the Chemistry Glassware Set. Other than that, this course utilizes easy-to-obtain household materials.
Complete, step-by-step grading rubrics are provided to you as the parent, guiding you as you calculate your student’s module grade from their test, lab work, and character.