Prosser, WA (PRWEB) February 12, 2013
Red Comet’s enhanced and updated online high school Science core course in Chemistry takes the student on a journey of the basic and advanced concepts of chemistry. The course allows students to explore issues and ideas related to chemical reactions, equations and formulas. The flexible, learner-centered approach offers a portfolio of innovative concepts designed to help the student understand that chemistry is a part of every aspect of our life. Our life functions depend on chemistry and every activity involves some form of chemical reaction.
The course explores chemical reactions that are of particular importance to humans. Students study examples of common solutions and know the differences among the processes of dissolving, melting, and reacting. Students create and interpret graphs of data and demonstrate an understanding of the scientific method. They learn about scientific equipment, materials and techniques and learn the importance of working safely and effectively in a chemistry laboratory. Communicating scientific investigations and information clearly is emphasized. The course explores changes in heat energy that occur during chemical reactions and discusses the differences between exothermic and endothermic chemical reactions.
Red Comet offers a complete online program that is both rigorous and engaging. Red Comet is approved by the Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction (OSPI) in Washington State as a “Multi-District Online Course Provider” and as a “Multi-District Online School Program Provider”. Red Comet’s online program excels not only in the breadth of its offering but also has received the best ratings for student satisfaction in Washington State. Red Comet’s online learning is engaging and presents even the most challenging topics in a way that students can understand. Students taking Red Comet's online high school classes are challenged using a variety of learning techniques which makes learning interesting while keeping them motivated to complete their courses within the allotted schedule.
Students throughout the country use Red Comet’s high school classes that include all core subjects – Language Arts, Science, Mathematics and Social Studies, as well as numerous high school electives. A variety of students use Red Comet’s online learning program – students in need of credit recovery, students attending public high schools who cannot attend all of their high school classes, students attending private schools who are looking for electives or Advanced Placement classes, home school high school students who need help in specific subject areas, athletes, students with part-time jobs etc.