Chemistry@LV

Objective: To provide engaging content for students to interact with the world of chemistry. To grow vocabulary and knowledge in preparation for high school courses.

Registration: Each session lasts 8 weeks (4 topics)

Fee: Members: Included. Materials fee applies.
Non-members: $299 for 8 sessions. Materials fee applies.

For each topic

Week 1:
  • Introduction of Topic + Experiment
  • Present Knowledge and Vocabulary (20 min)
  • Real World Experiment (40 min)
Week 2:
  • VR Based Presentation/Experiment
  • Scientific Method (20 min)
  • VR Presentation and Activity (30 min)
  • Present Results (10 min)

TOPICS (Each topics lasts 2 weeks)

Session I

  • 1. Chemistry: Why Chemistry? Starting with what Matters
  • 2. The Periodic Table: Elements, Atoms, and Ions
  • 3. Chemical Reactions: Fun & Safe Experiments to see how Different Chemicals React
  • 4. Energy: Nature of Energy, Temperature and Heat


Session II

  • 5. Modern Atomic Theory: Atomic Theory, Periodic Table, Atomic Properties
  • 6. Chemical Bonding: Let’s Join Together
  • 7. Multi-Dimensional Visualization of Chemical Bonds: Ball and Stick, VSEPR
  • 8. Gases: Pressure, Volume, Temperature, Moles


Session III

  • 9. Electrochemistry: Electrolysis, The Electrochemical Cell
  • 10. Organic Chemistry: Carbon and Our World
  • 11. Biochemistry: The Chemistry of Life
  • 12. Nuclear Chemistry: Radioactivity and Nuclear Energy