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Honors Chemistry Topics

Semester 1

Safety

  • safety contract
  • safety quiz
  • lab tour

Introduction and Matter

  • relevant math
  • significant figures
  • rounding
  • metric system / SI units
  • unit analysis
  • measurements
  • density
  • types of matter
  • classification of matter
  • separation techniques

Atom

  • history of the atom
  • structure of the atom
  • atomic mass
  • isotopes
  • electron configuration
  • Lewis structures
  • Periodic Trends
  • atomic radius
  • ionization energy
  • electronegativity
  • ions

Bonding

  • ionic bonding
  • molecular bonding
  • Nomenclature
  • binary ionic
  • transition metals
  • polyatomic ions
  • molecular compounds
  • acids

Moles

  • molar mass
  • Avogadro’s number
  • mole – mass/volume/particles conversion
  • mass percent/percent composition

Reactions

 

  • balancing equations
  • combination reaction
  • decomposition reaction
  • single replacement
  • double replacement (acid/base neutralization as special case)
  • combustion