Middle School Chemistry Add-on – 12pm


    NEW Course! “When I was taking chemistry for the first time, I was really curious about a lot of the topics. Unfortunately, we weren’t able to cover those concepts in depth because we had so much to cover! I wasn’t able to learn a lot of the most interesting details much later on in my education. This add-on course dives deeper into the material so you can learn even more advanced information right away!” ~ “Prof.” Patrick



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    Chemistry – Middle School Add On molecule at Athena's
    Novice EducatorProf. Patrick Stein
    Content LevelsGrades 6-7 • Middle School
    Course Length16 Weeks
    Live Webinars Held OnMondays, 12:00 - 12:25 PM Pacific - 8/12/24 - 12/13/24

    What exactly is energy? What fills all the empty space in atoms? Can we make compounds with oganesson?

    Chemistry is a very broad topic, and sometimes we aren’t even able to answer every question! This course complements the Middle School Chemistry course at Athena’s and adds even more in-depth concepts.

    Students will get to learn more interesting details about chemistry that are normally not covered in traditional middle school chemistry courses. They will also question the material they have learned and research what they find to be most interesting.

    Chemistry Add-On allows students to foster their knowledge of chemistry and enhance their education!

    Note to Parents: 

    • This course is supplemental for the Middle School Chemistry course with Dr. Kirsten. It is highly suggested that students be taking Middle School Chemistry concurrently with this course, or have taken Middle School Chemistry in the past.
    • Webinars follow Middle School Chemistry webinars and last for 25 minutes.
    • As with all the courses at Athena’s, this course is presented from a secular standpoint.

    What to expect in the Required section in the classroom each week:

    • At least two activities related to the material every week
    • Explore one or two resources explaining the most crucial concepts in depth
    • Develop curious questions about the content and then research them

    What to expect in the Highly Suggested & Optional sections in the classroom each week:

    • Curated resources, including websites & videos, are provided to excite learners and to add depth to the subject matter.

    What to expect during the weekly webinar:

    • Weekly webinars are 25 minutes long. Webinars are recorded and are available for students with schedule conflicts.
    • Primary instruction and guided discussions are provided during live webinars.
    • Active Participation (via the microphone and chat) in online class discussions.

    Before taking this course, students should be able to: 

    • Read nonfiction at a solid 5th-grade level or above.
    • Write a few sentences independently.

    Students should be willing to:

    • Be prepared for the webinar.
    • Actively participate (via the microphone and chat) in the class discussion.
    • Respond with positive and encouraging comments on their classmates’ posts in the classroom forums.

    Required books & materials:

    • None.