Even if chemistry tormented you in high school or college, you can master its principles! In this course, you'll gain a solid foundation in the basics of chemistry. Along the way, you'll learn how everything that goes on in your body depends on a chemical reaction.
You'll gain interesting insights about your body's use of food, the role of isotopes in the diagnosis and treatment of disease, nutritional deficiencies, the importance of enzymes, and the function of many specific chemicals in your body. This course also prepares you for a health-related career or for success in a college chemistry course.
1 Understanding Matter
2 Understanding Energy
3 Measurements in Chemistry
4 The Structure of an Atom
5 The Periodic Table of the Elements
6 Chemical Bonds
7 Chemical Equations
8 Chemical Kinetics
9 Stoichiometry: The Arithmetic of Chemistry
11 Acids, Bases, and Salts
12 Organic Molecules
Instructional Material Requirements:
The instructional materials required for this course are included in enrollment and will be available online.