Welcome to the Robert Service High School Chemistry Web page. Read below to learn about our classs and policies.
Conceptual Chemistry: An introductory course, requiring basic math but no algebra
Chemistry I: An introductory course,requiring solid algebra skills
Applied Chemistry: An intoductory course requiring solid algebra skills and an interest in using critical thinking to solve real-world chemistry-related problems.
Advanced Placement Chemistry: An advanced course requiring a grade of A or B in Chemistry I,
Homework: Homework is worth is worth 5 to 10 points and will be given daily. A quiz consisting of 1 or 2 homework problems from the previous week may be given in the place of homework.
Tests and Quizzes: Quizzes are worth 10 to 25 points and will be given at least once a month. Tests are worth up to 100 points and will be given three times a quarter.
Labs: Labs are worth 10 to 30 points and will be graded on safety, participation, and write up. Reports should be neatly written or typed.
Research projects: will also be assigned throughout the year.
You can meet with Mr. Dubé's before or after school or during most lunch hours in room H113. Do not hesitate to ask for help! It can be very hard to catch up if you fall behind.
Because of the potential danger of any lab exercise, you will be held to the highest standards of behavior, and will be removed from the class if you pose a threat to yourself or other students.
Follow the instructor's wriiten and oral directions carefully and immediately. Never perform any procedure that the instructor does not specifically direct you to do. No playful behavior is permitted in the lab. You must wear safety quipment as directed at all times, even if you found it uncomfortable or unbecoming. No food, drinks, or loose clothing are permitted in the lab.
Chemistry with Dubé is like medicine with a spoonful of C12H22O11!