What makes this course interesting?

  • Work in groups to think analytically about problems, identify experimental questions, and design experiments to answer those questions
  • Engage in hands-on laboratory investigation to learn chemical concepts through direct experience and observations


Learn about the fundamental concepts of chemistry such as structure and states of matter, intermolecular forces, reactions, and how to use chemical calculations to solve problems.

Develop your ability to think clearly and express your ideas with clarity and logic, both orally and in writing. Work with classmates to conduct meaningful laboratory investigations that let you observe chemical reactions and substances, interpret your findings, and communicate your results.

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