Introductory Chemistry

An introduction to the chemical and physical properties of matter. Topics include atomic structure, properties of elements and compounds, reactions, the periodic table, chemical thermodynamics, solution chemistry,reaction rates, and chemical equilibria. This course is recommended for students interested in entering a competitive college, a science or science-related career, and for those students who plan to take AP Biology or AP Chemistry. Emphasis is placed on development of good qualitative and quantitative skills.