South High Chemistry
Welcome to a new school year! Expect that students will be challenged to think in my classroom. I will joke with the students that the answer is never 42, because the simple answer is never nearly enough. In a world of change, especially in Science and Technology, what we ask of our students is:
I really like teaching Chemistry because it is the foundation for many of my own interests. These interests, whether it is cooking, art or the environment often provide the examples used in class.
Ultimately, you are responsible for you own learning. Help yourself by paying attention to the following details:
Top 5 Reasons Why Students Fear Chemistry
From Anne Marie Helmenstine, Ph.D.
Chemistry is a subject many students prefer to avoid, even if they have an interest in science, because of its reputation for lowering grade point averages. However, it isn't as bad as it seems, especially if you avoid these common mistakes.
Textbook - Chemistry: Matter and Change
Use VD4N-9N1H-5TLQ as the key code - Note: Do not use your school login information.
Course Website - Moodle
The enrollment key is Tigger303 - Note you will need to use your school login for this one.
Grades - Student Portal
Lab Journal - Composition notebook
A scientific calculator
Pencil or pen
A 30 cm ruler, colored pencils, a highlighter, post-its, a thumb drive
Honors Chemistry Syllabus
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