HS Chemistry

Below is information on high school science offered at PCCA Eagle School.  Biology and General Science also available.  All classes subject to change based on enrollment. Please email jherron@pccaeagles.org with any questions!


 1.0 High School Credit with Lab Component

In order to be able to understand this text, the student needs to have completed algebra I. This course is designed to be a first-year high school chemistry course and gives the student a rigorous foundation in chemistry, in order to prepare him or her for a college-level course. The course covers significant figures, units, classification, the mole concept, stoichiometry, thermochemistry, thermodynamics, kinetics, acids and bases, redox reactions, solutions, atomic structure, Lewis structures, molecular geometry, the gas laws, and equilibrium.

Materials needed:


     Exploring Creation With Chemistry, 2nd Edition, Apologia


Solutions and Test Booklet

CD-ROM Companion

3-Ring Binder (1 ½”)

College Ruled Paper

Tab dividers numbered 1-16

100-3×5 lined index cards

Basic scientific calculator – Texas Instruments TI-30XIIS (about $15)



     Students will be expected to read the material and do some assignments in preparation for class.

Tutoring time will be spent discussing the more difficult concepts and performing experiments.

After class, students will be expected to review the material and check all of their assignments.

Tests will be taken at home and then brought back to class to the teacher for grading. In addition,

lab reports will be completed at home and then returned to the teacher for grading.

Grading Procedure:


     Test grades will comprise 65% of the grade.

Lab reports will comprise 35% of the grade.

Teacher Contact Information:


     Julie Brackin




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