AP Chemistry

Course
Advanced Placement Chemistry

Teacher
Ms. Lozano – Melizza.Lozano@sweetwaterschools.org

Course description
AP Chemistry will meet the objectives of a good college general chemistry course.  Students in such a course should attain a depth of understanding of fundamentals and a reasonable competence in dealing with chemical problems. The course should contribute to the development of the students’ abilities to think clearly and to express their ideas, orally and in writing, with clarity and logic .

The recommended prerequisites for this class are:
The completion of the following courses with a grade of B or higher: Chemistry and Algebra II

Expectations
Students are expected to be proficient in mathematics to be able to use it appropriately to solve scientific problems.  They must be able to use models to effectively communicate scientific phenomena.  During laboratory investigations, students must be able to plan, collect data, and perform data analysis to evaluate the evidence.  In addition, they must be able to relate knowledge across various chemistry concepts and across other subjects in science.

  • How many hours of homework are given per week? 5-6 hours
  • How often are we tested? Every 2-3 weeks
  • How often do we submit problem sets? Every class session