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Welcome to Chemistry! 

On this page there are links to some very helpful chemistry Web sites. I strongly suggest that you browse the sites. Preparation will help you be successful. Please see me for extra help.

Helpful review websites:

Glossary -   Type the term your looking for into the search bar. This can be a VERY helpful site.  


Naming Organic Compounds-


Go to alkanes and alkenes pages

alkanes    http://www.docbrown.info/page06/DFalkanes/DFalkaneQmc.htm

alkenes http://www.docbrown.info/page06/PRalkenes/alkeneQmc.htm



Go to Organic Nomenclature Quizzes


Dynamic periodic table -







Flash animations





Castle Learning



Review materials:


Surviving Chemistry - One Concept at a Time review book

Prentice Hall Chemistry review book

Text and materials – Prentice Hall Chemistry (2005). A Regents review book will be provided. Students will be required to keep a 3 ring binder to hold the provided notes packets. Please bring homework, notebook, and sharpened pencils or pens to class every day.

            **** Suggested review book - Barron's Regents Exams and Answers: Chemistry-The Physical Setting. This book has past regents exams with answers!

            Can be purchased on amazon.com, < $10


Grading – Student’s grades will be based on points earned divided by total possible points. Points earned will be earned on participation, homework, in class assignments, labs, tests and quizzes. The midterm in January will be worth 5% of the overall grade. The Regents final will be 15% of the overall grade.

      Late work – Class assignments turned in one day late will receive half credit. No credit will be given to work later than one day.

      Make –up work- A student will be given as many days as they are absent to make up missed homework, labs, quizzes, and tests.

Student responsibilities –

      a) Work safely in lab, be polite, help others.

b) Come to class prepared with all materials and completed homework.

c) Be an active participant in class and work cooperatively with others when asked to do so.

d) Complete all lab work when assigned and schedule time to make up missed lab work.

e) Any missed handouts will be stored in a designated folder for the week. It is the responsibility of the student to complete missed assignments, lab activities, quizzes, and tests.

f) Seek out extra help when needed. I will be available 12th period for help.

We will have tests approximately every two weeks covering one chapter. During the two weeks there will be graded homework, quizzes and labs to complete. The tests will contain Regents questions to help prepare for the Regents examination in June.

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