High School Chemistry (part 1) Study Guide

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In this high school chemistry study guide, students will be introduced to the principles and tools of the study of chemistry through the use of the following items:

  • Reading assignments
  • Activities related to the reading
  • Narration and discussion prompts
  • Recommended supplemental books, videos, and articles
  • Suggested leisure reading options
  • Links to current events
  • Exam questions

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This study guide accompanies the living book Wonders of Chemistry by A. Frederick Collins (Forgotten Books, 2016/1922) available on Amazon, or for a more extensive used copy search, try used.addall.com.

  • 282 pages, 20 chapters *completed over 3 terms
  • Reading Level: grade 8-12
  • Prerequisites: none

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This study guide includes 33 lessons, each requiring approximately 30-40 minutes. You can either schedule it:

  • Three times a week for 11 weeks allowing for exams during the 12th week, or
  • Once a week for an entire year, allowing time for exams at the end of each term, and including other science subjects on the other days of the week.

Sample Lessons:

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