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Re: Any KY high school chemistry teachers out here?
Paula Davis

    On 8/27/02, Adawn wrote:
    > Hi,
    >
    > I would like to hear from some Ky high school chemistry
    > teachers. How much of your time is spent on core content?
    > I think that the majority of the core content would be
    > covered in freshman science (introduction to
    > chemistry/physics) and biology. The chemistry class should
    > reinforce chemical reactions/atomic structure and continue
    > to provide inquiry/measurment/process instruction.
    >
    > If I cover only what the very basics on the CATS test,
    > students will be woefully unprepared to enter any type of
    > pre-professional, pre-engineering, or science major in
    > college (and nursing, and dental hygiene).
    >
    > How do you handle this?
    I am a new teacher struggling with this also. I feel that
    the core content does not address chemistry adequately. Love
    to know if you've gotten any ideas.