Teaching AP Chemistry next year? Get your students off on the right foot with this summer assignment. This assignment is designed to allow students to prepare or review introductory concepts from the first year chemistry course so that they can hit the ground running in August/September. The topics correspond to the first 1-3 chapters of any college-level chemistry textbook, or most first year chemistry textbook.
Topic 1: Significant Figures
Topic 2: Metric and Temperature Conversions
Topic 3: Nomenclature (inorganic, covalent and acids)
Topic 4: Atomic Structure
Topic 5: Writing and Balancing Chemical Equations
Topic 6: Moles and Stoichiometry
Topic 7: Graphing and Data Analysis
Topic 8: Particulate Diagrams
Topic 9: Elements and Ions to Memorize
You can assign any or all of these worksheets, due all at once at the beginning of the school year or due at various checkpoints over the summer.