MATH & SCIENCE PRE-VIEW

The purpose of this class is to allow you to easily follow your school curriculum and maintain a high GPA.

It is not possible to cover all the contents of 1 year curriculum in eight weeks. BLUEKEY selected eight most important core chapters for each week.

Schedule

8 weeks of SUMMER (July ~ August)        Monday ~ Thursday (32 days in total)

* HONORS GEOMETRY WEEKLY SYLLABUS

1st week Segment and Angles, Parallel and Perpendicular Lines
2nd week Triangle Relationships, Congruent Triangles
3rd week Quadrilaterals
4th week Similarity
5thweek Polygons and Area
6th week Surface Area and Volume
7th week Right Triangles and Trigonometry
8th week Circles

* HONORS ALGEBRA 2 WEEKLY SYLLABUS

1st week Matrices
2nd week Quadratic Functions
3rd week Exponential and Logarithmic Functions
4th week Polynomial Functions
5th week Rational Functions and Radical Functions
6th week Counting Principles and Probability
7th week Series and Patterns
8th week Trigonometric Functions

* HONORS BIOLOGY WEEKLY SYLLABUS

1st week Biochemistry – Biological Processes, Chemistry of Life, Proteins Molecules
2nd week Biological Principles – Cell Structure, Function of Cells, Cell Transport and Communication
3rd week Bioenergetics – Cellular Respiration, Photosynthesis, Plant Reproduction
4th week Mendelian Genetics – Types of Dominance, Genetic Crosses/Pedigrees
5th week Mendelian Genetics – Mutations, Cell Reproduction, Meiosis
6th week Molecular Genetics – Chromosomes & Genes, Structure DNA
7th week Molecular Genetics – Function of DNA, RNA and proteins
8th week Molecular Genetics – Gene Expression, Genomics, Meiosis

* The chapters listed below are not part of our 8 weeks course. These are the last chapters you will learn in your school. During the SPRING RECESS in April, a special class on the following chapters will be opened. Students who have a lot of help with the 8 week of SUMMER class should participate in SPRING special class.

  • Evolution – Taxonomy, Origin of Species, Tracing Evolutionary History, How Populations Evolve
  • Ecology – Population Ecology, Community Ecology, Ecosystems

* HONORS CHEMISTRY WEEKLY SYLLABUS

1st week Scientific notation, Metric system, Significant figures, Measurement,
Dimensional analysis, Properties of matter, Classifying matter, Conservation of Mass
2nd week Density, Specific heat, Endo/Exothermic, Atomic history, Nuclear model of the atom, Subatomic particles, Average atomic mass, The mole, Avogadro's number, Molar mass, Mole dimensional analysis
3rd week Bohr Model of the atom, Quantum Mechanical model, Electron configurations, Electron dot diagrams, Ionic charge/valence number, Periodic trends, Naming ions, Monatomic formula naming/writing, Polyatomic formula naming/writing
4th week Naming acids, Percent composition/hydrates, Empirical/molecular formulas, Electronegativity bond type, Metallic bonding, Ionic bonding, Covalent bonding, Lewis structures
5thweek Writing reactions, Identifying types of reactions, Balancing reactions, Predicting products w/ complex synthesis and oxy-acid decomposition, Activity series, Solubility/phase notation, Stoichiometric quantities, Limiting reactants
6th week Percent yield, Excess Reactants, Kinetic theory of gases, Temperature/pressure scales and conversions, Ideal gas law, Dalton’s Law, Formula weight w/ideal gas law, Gas stoichiometry at STP, Gases stoichiometry not at STP

7th week Behaviors of gases, Boyle/Charles/Gay-Lussac gas laws, Combined gas law, Solution terms, Molarity/dilutions, Percent solutions,
8th week Molality, Solubility curves, Colligative properties, Formula weight determination, Naming acids/bases, Acid/base properties, Arrhenius acids/bases, pH/pOH calculations, Ka/Kw/Keq, Neutralization w/net ionic equations, Titrations

* The chapters listed below are not part of our 8 weeks course. These are the last chapters you will learn in your school. During the SPRING RECESS in April, a special class on the following chapters will be opened. Students who have a lot of help with the 8 week of SUMMER class should participate in SPRING special class.

Redox reactions, Oxidation numbers, Half reactions, Balancing, Nuclear properties, Alpha/beta decay, Organic chemistry, Properties of organics, Naming/drawing alkanes/alkenes/alkynes