IB Chemistry SL | Guerin Catholic High School


IB Chemistry SL
Grades 11-12
3 credits
Prerequisite: Biology I, Chemistry I, and Algebra II (may be taken concurrently with this course)

Standard level IB Chemistry is a rigorous course in chemistry. The course places particular emphasis on laboratory work. Students will use scientific inquiry and model the scientific method throughout the course. They will design their own experiments, do their own research and generate their own scientific questions. Topics covered include, but are not limited to, stoichiometry, atomic theory, chemical bonding theory, states of matter, the periodic table and carbon chemistry. This course is designed to help prepare students for success in both the lab and lecture aspects of college sciences.