This honors-level course covers principles of chemistry, including atomic theory and chemical bonding, the periodic table, unit conversions, chemical formulas, the mole concept, and stoichiometry. It includes extensive use of algebraic concepts throughout each lesson. This course is taught by an award-winning chemistry teacher and includes use of the Virtual ChemLab software. This course is an honors-level chemistry course. This is the first course in a two-part Honors Chemistry series (CHEM 061 and CHEM 063).
Students will need a scientific calculator and a computer with CD-ROM drive (Windows 2000/Mac OS X or above).
Prerequisite: 
Algebra 1, Part 2 (ALG 053) or equivalent.
Course Outline: 
1. Inorganic Chemical Nomenclature
2. Inorganic and Hydrocarbon Nomenclature
3. The Mathematics of Chemistry
4. The Mole Concept
5. Using the Mole Concept
6. Chemical Reactions and Equations
7. Stoichiometry
8. Atomic Theory
9. Electron Clouds and Probability
10. The Periodic Table and Chemical Bonding