Teaching AP® Chemistry

EDUC X 394.12

This online course includes intensive sessions for teachers who are designing an AP® Chemistry course for their high school or planning to take over an existing program.

Starting at $775.00
As few as 6 weeks

What you can learn.

  • Understand the benefits and challenges of an AP® Chemistry course
  • Learn about the AP® program, timing, and scheduling decisions that must be made when offering the course
  • Get tips on establishing a classroom experience that inspires students to do their best work
  • Learn strategies for teaching and testing AP®-quality, multiple-choice questions, and free-response essays
  • Create your own syllabus for a two-semester AP® Chemistry course
  • Get recommendations on curriculum and book selection, source books, audiovisuals, and web-based learning opportunities

About this course:

This course includes intensive sessions for teachers who are designing an AP® high school chemistry course or teaching existing courses. Initially, participants are introduced to the AP® chemistry course requirements and the format of the AP® chemistry exam through The College Board materials. The AP® curriculum is organized into Six Big Ideas. Modules on the Six Big Ideas form the heart of the course. Problems and questions from previously released AP® exams are used to relate the course content to the concepts and principles addressed by the exams. Participants interact with each of these Big Ideas by working through released AP® problems, gathering and sharing resources from the instructor and other participants, and completing assignments that are useful for developing an AP® course syllabus. Participants are also required to consider an experiment that can be performed in a laboratory at their schools or at home and modify the experiment to demonstrate guided-inquiry principals as required by the AP® curriculum.

Summer 2022 Schedule

Date & Time
This section has no set meeting times.
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Instructor: Paul Groves
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ENROLL BY: Jun 20, 2022
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Registration for the AP courses is a two-step process:

Step 1: Register for your AP® Summer Institute course(s) on the UCLA Extension Online College Board website.

Step 2: Once registered with the College Board, please click “Enroll Now”, above and follow the prompts to checkout and pay for your course. You will be enrolling in the course and paying the course fee to UCLA Extension.

A digital, downloadable version of the College Board workbook will be provided prior to the class start date. The cost of the digital text is included in the course fee.

If hardcopies are preferred, teachers can purchase hard copies of CED on CB Public store for $35 at the College Board Store, here: https://store.collegeboard.org/sto/enter.do

In the event of refunding out of the class, there is a $70 nonrefundable amount to cover the cost of workbook, in addition to the standard $30.00 nonrefundable amount, totaling a $100.00 nonrefundable amount.

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If you have any questions about this registration process, please email onlineccc@unex.ucla.edu.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after June 24, 2022

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