• Chemistry Syllabus


    Instructor: Kyle T. Scott/ Teresa Lentz                           Text: Sapling Learning

    Room: 608                                                                            Google Class Code: ochfxyf        

    Email: kscott@calallen.org / tlentz@calallen.org        


    Course Description:

    Chemistry is the scientific discipline involved with elements and compounds composed of atoms, molecules and ions: their composition, structure, properties, behavior and the changes they undergo during a reaction with other substances. You will be involved in acquiring knowledge through reading and inquiry. Collaboration with lab partners may be required to produce products and papers.

    Tentative Course Outline:


    • Laboratory Safety & Measurement
    • Matter
    • Atomic Structure
    • The Periodic Table  
    • Chemical Bonding
    • Chemical Formulas
    • Chemical Equations & Reactions
    • Dimensional Analysis
    • The Mole
    • Stoichiometry
    • Solutions
    • Acids & Bases
    • Gases
    • Thermochemistry
    • Nuclear Chemistry

    Classroom Rules:

    • Be in class and seated when the bell rings (or logged in online).
    • Bring all required materials to class each day.
    • Keep hands, feet, and objects to yourself.
    • Respect yourself, your classmates, your teacher, and your school.


    • Cheating will not be tolerated: Students will receive a grade of zero.
    • Tardiness –as per student handbook
    • Disruptions – First offense verbal warning, Second offense – student conference, Third offense – parent contact, repeated offenses – Office Referral
    • Cell phones are to be used for academic purposes as directed by teacher. Violations will result in confiscation of phone.

    Recommended Supplies:

    • Binder or 3-ring notebook
    • Notebook(Spiral or composition)
    • Pencil/pen (Necessary)
    • Scientific calculator (or calculator)

    Classroom Expectations:

    • Students are to begin warm up activities each day that they enter class.
    • Cell phones should be put away unless in use for academic purposes.
    • Students will participate in note taking, lab activities, projects, and presentations throughout the year.
    • Homework and online assignments will be assigned throughout the grading periods.
    • Quizzes, unit tests, and benchmark tests will be administered.


                                    Daily Work                           20%

                                    Lab Work                              30%

                                    Major assessment                 50%

    Makeup Work Policy:

    • Excused Absences – If you are absent, it is your responsibility to check with lab members/online and see me your makeup work.
    • Makeup work should be turned in within two days of your return. Makeup tests and labs need to be arranged with the teacher.
    • Tutorials are available daily from 8:00-8:30 or after school upon appointment. My conference is 4th period.