CHEMISTRY I (CY1-A)

CHEMISTRY I (CY1-A)

COURSE OVERVIEW

Part I of II: The first part of our study of Exploring Creation with Chemistry 3e and Conceptual Chemistry.  Before ordering your books and materials carefully read the course notes to determine which version of this course your student will be pursuing: With Lab, Without Lab Option 1 or 2, or Honors.

 

ORDERING INFORMATION

Basic information about the books and materials for this course follows; see your Academic Packet or STAA Study Guide for full ordering details and commentary about each resource.

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STAA Study Guide: Chemistry IA and IIA

  • Author: St. Thomas Aquinas Academy
  • Publisher/Copyright: St. Thomas Aquinas Academy, . Softcover coil-bound workbook.
  • ISBN:        
  • Supplier: St. Thomas Aquinas Academy
Single-subject booklet that includes the study guides for two semesters of science.

Exploring Creation with Chemistry (3rd Edition) set: Textbook and Solutions-Test Book

  • Author: Apologia Educational Ministries
  • Publisher/Copyright: Apologia Educational Ministry, 2014. 3rd edition. Print..
  • ISBN: B00ORZD5AG        
  • Supplier: Rainbow Resource
Bundle that includes the textbook, solutions, and test book. The first book is the student text, which contains all student material, 'on your own' questions and solutions, laboratory exercises, and module study guides. Color photos and illustrations. The second book is the solutions and tests manual, which contains answers to module study guides, tests, and test solutions. The third edition is not compatible with the second edition as it is a revised and updated version of a previous edition authored by Jay. L. Wile. Be sure to match the editions of the student text and the solutions book if you order this resource used.

Conceptual Chemistry: Understanding Our World of Atoms and Molecules (3rd Edition) [ORDER USED]

  • Author: John Suchocki
  • Publisher/Copyright: Pearson College Div, 2007. Print.
  • ISBN: 0805382216        978-0805382211
  • Supplier: USED book sources
Order this book used from Amazon or another used textbook source, spending no more than $30.00 to $35.00 on the book. The third, fourth, or fifth edition will serve. Hardcover; 673 pages.

Chemistry Lab Materials

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  • Supplier: Rainbow Resource
Includes mass scale, red and blue litmus paper, Celsius thermometer, 6 test tubes, plastic funnel, alcohol burner with stand, 250 ml beaker, 100 ml beaker, watch glass, 2 dropper pipettes, stirring rod, 50 ml graduated cylinder, filter paper, test tube cleaning brush, 50 mL plastic graduated cylinder and safety goggles.

STAA Student Zone

  • Author: St. Thomas Aquinas Academy
  • Publisher/Copyright:
  • ISBN: n/a        
  • Supplier: St. Thomas Aquinas Academy Student Zone
There are online resources such as weekly reading quizzes, special downloads, advisor support through the Q & A forum, occasional slide shows or videos, and more for this course. To activate your student's online access, 1) submit the Course Registration form after your annual planning appointment, 2) register for the live class, or 3) register for the "Independent Study with Online Support Option." After completing one of the registration options, students (and teaching-parents) may use their usernames and passwords to sign into the member site. The STAA Student Zone is available each school year from August 1 to July 15.
OPTIONAL RESOURCE

Khan Academy (www.khanacademy.org)

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  • Supplier: Khan Academy
Quality, free math videos are available at www.khanacademy.org. This is an excellent resource to reference when studying new concepts, reviewing concepts, or practicing taking math notes from lecture.
OPTIONAL RESOURCE

DOWNLOAD: Science Lab Reports

  • Author: St. Thomas Aquinas Academy
  • Publisher/Copyright: St. Thomas Aquinas Academy, 2009. PDF download.
  • ISBN: n/a        
  • Supplier: St. Thomas Aquinas Academy Student Zone
Available as a download from the STAA Student Zone. Log in with your username and password to look for it in the APPENDIX OF FORMS.
OPTIONAL RESOURCE

MicroChem Experiment Lab Kit

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  • Supplier: Rainbow Resource
Manual and materials to perform seventeen different experiments at least five times.
OPTIONAL RESOURCE

Mystery of the Periodic Table, The

  • Author: Benjamin D. Wiker
  • ISBN: 188393771X        978-1883937713
  • Supplier: Rainbow Resource
170 pages; Bethlehem Books; 18 chapters

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