Course: SC710 AP Chemistry

Grade: 11, 12

Subject Area: Science

Type: Accelerated, Advanced Placement, Articulated Credits

Credits: 1

Course Information:

This is a year-long course that requires selection of both semesters: S1 and S2 Advanced Program Accelerated Course AP Chemistry is designed to be the equivalent of the general chemistry course usually taken during the first college year. AP Chemistry contributes to the development of students’ abilities to think clearly and to express their ideas with clarity and logic. This course will fulfill the physical science credit for graduation. Students enrolling in AP Chemistry are expected to take the AP exam in May. Offered alternate years, 2019-2020, 2021-2022, 2023-2024.


  • Use representations and models to communicate scientific phenomena and solve scientific problems

  • Use mathematics appropriately

  • Engage in scientific questioning to extend thinking or to guide investigations within the context of the AP course

  • Plan and implement data collection strategies in relation to a particular scientific question

  • Perform data analysis and evaluation of evidence

  • Work with scientific explanations and theories

  • Connect and relate knowledge across various scales, concepts, and representations in and across domains

Prerequisites: Chemistry