Chemistry

Matter is the most tangible and observable of all scientific entities.  Chemistry is the study of matter—its composition and its behavior.  Chemistry explores and explains the relationship between matter and energy.  This course is designed to be a comprehensive study in the various facets and applications of Chemistry, with an emphasis on both concepts and problem solving.  Live class sessions will reinforce concepts found in the text and will focus largely on problem solving.  The class will meet for two one-hour sessions each week.

Students will be assigned reading and homework questions/problems to be completed independently.  Limited homework help will be offered during class sessions.  Students will also complete laboratory experiments independently, with thorough instruction provided prior to each assigned lab.

A few of the topics covered in this course:

               -Scientific measurement
               -Atomic structure
               -Periodic table and trends
               -Chemical bonding
               -Naming chemical formulas
               -Chemical reactions
               -Stoichiometry
               -Gases
               -Thermochemistry
               -Oxidation-reduction reactions

Fall 2020 Registration for this Course Opens on February 27.

“REGISTER” buttons for 2018-2019 will become active on 7 February 2018.


Prerequisites: Algebra I. Physical Science is preferred, but not required.  
Instructor: Ryan Jawad, B.A.
ryanjawad.clrc@gmail.com
Age Level: 15 - 19 years
Minimum Enrollment: 6
Maximum Enrollment: 20
Tuition per Semester: $360
Early Registration Discount (before June 1): 10% off!
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Class Meets: TBD
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Ryan Jawad, B.A.

Ryan B. Jawad is a Texas-certified teacher. He has taught in the classroom for 14 years at the middle and high school levels. He was voted ‘Teacher of the Year’ (Student Vote) in 2018. He is also a certified GATE (Gifted And Talented Education) instructor.

Mr. Jawad graduated high school from the Texas Academy of Mathematics and Science at UNT. He studied at the Johns Hopkins University, the Peabody Institute, and the Independent University of Moscow and holds a B. A. from Johns Hopkins in Mathematics. He is a member of Phi Beta Kappa and received the J. J. Sylvester Award for Excellence in Mathematics.

In addition to teaching, Mr. Jawad has active interests in classical and early music. He has worked as music director for young adult and adult choirs and is currently the organist at Saint Peter Orthodox Church in Fort Worth. His recent projects include “The Abelard Hymnal: Medieval Christian Songs Translated Into English” (2020), editor and “Ten Alleluias: For Voice – SATB” (2021), composer.

 

Textbooks

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Prentice Hall Chemistry
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MicroChem Kit
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A scientific calculator (e.g., a TI-30X IIS) is required. Graphing calculators are permitted, but not required.
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