Red Comet, an Accredited, Self-Paced, Online High School Launches a Revised and Restructured Version of a Popular Science Core Course titled Chemistry I. Students can Now Take this Core Science Course for High School Credit at the Red Comet Online Program.
Prosser, WA (PRWEB) December 27, 2012
Red Comet’s enhanced and updated online high school Science core course 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.
This course explains the basics of chemistry, from the discoveries of the properties of the atom and its components to balancing chemical equations. It incorporates information on the periodic table and its structure, elements, types of bonding, chemical reactions, radioactive decay mechanisms, and acid-base reactions. Relevance and applications are highlighted in the study of the chemical properties of earth materials. This course introduces chemical bonding, solutions, and organic chemistry and relates them to properties of atoms. The scientific method and investigation is linked to the content. Ideal gas laws are discussed and used to calculate unknown quantities. Students explore the lives of several prominent scientists who helped advance knowledge in the field of chemistry.
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.