Aaron J. Powner, M.Ed.
High School Science Teacher

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Online PDF Textbook
Extended Time Request (for assignments)
Problem Solving Pattern
DOK Grading Scale
Math Handbook | Scientific Calculator Online
Periodic Tables: Trends, Visual Element, Online Data, Videos, Printable
Crash Course Chemistry | ALISON Free Online Chemistry Course
Orbitron (Electron Orbitals Visualization Tool)
Polyatomic Ions (reference sheet)
Molar Conversions Cheat Sheet | Molar Relationships
Labs: Template | Rubric | Glenco Virtual | ACS Virtual
Dangers of Dihydrogen Monoxide


Term 1

Aug 22-25: Welcome / Chemistry Syllabus

  Aug 28-29: Tree of Knowledge

Nature of Science:

Aug 30-Sep 2: Basics of Philosophy

Aug 30-Sep 2: Knowledge Theory - World Views

Sep 5-8: Truth Theory

Sep 8 (A) / Sep 1 (B): Science Current Event - Use Template


Sep 11-12: Truth Theory Test | Makeup Assignment for Test

Sep 13-15: Nature of Science (Conclusion)

Demarcation, Required Assumptions, and Limitations of Science

Degrees of Certainty

Scientific and Engineering Practices

Sep 18-22: Safety and Measurement

Lab Safety Lesson | Safety Test | Safety Contract - The safety contract must be signed and the safety test must be past with an 80% to participate in labs.

Languages of Science || Assignment: Worksheet

Metric System || Assignment: Group Exercises


Oct 2-6

Ch 2: Analyzing Data
Math Handbook for Chemistry Students


Oct 9-13


Demonstrate Procedure for Solving Scientific Math Problems

Atomic Theory Unit: Read Chapters 3 - 6

Oct 16-18 (Fall Break This Week)

Ch 3: Properties and Changes of Matter


Ch 4: The Structure of the Atom


Ch 5: Electrons in Atoms


Ch 6: The Periodic Table and Periodic Law

Term 2

Ch 7: Ionic Compounds and Metals


Ch 8: Covalent Bonding


Ch 9: Chemical Reactions


Ch 10: The Mole

Term 3

Ch 11: Stoichiometry


Ch 12: States of Matter


Ch 13: Gasses


Ch 14: Mixtures and Solutions

Term 4

Ch 15: Energy and Chemical Change


Ch 16: Reaction Rates


Ch 17: Chemical Equilibrium


Ch 18: Acids and Bases