(9 weeks, .5 credit)
This course is designed for students who plan to take a science or engineering major in college. Topics include equilibrium-related concepts in acid/base chemistry, thermodynamics, and electrochemistry. Atomic and molecular structure as it is related to organic chemistry will also be studied. Organic nomenclature and functional groups in organic molecules will be included, as well as important organic chemistry reactions. This course is intended for students who wish to prepare for the SAT Subject Test in Chemistry or for Chemistry placement exams given by colleges.