• Mrs. Piersa's Chemistry Class
     A copy of the course contract and lab safety contract can be found below:
    You will receive a copy of both contracts in class. Both contracts must be signed and returned by the assigned date in order to conduct laboratory experiments in Chemistry.
    Click below to view the required laboratory safety video:
    The following worksheet should be completed while viewing the lab safety video in class. A lab entrance exam will be taken sometime after viewing the video. If absent the day the video is viewed it will be your responsibility to watch the video on your own and complete the worksheet to prepare for the lab entrance exam.


    As a prerequisite for admission to the Physical Setting/Chemistry Regents Examination, students must have successfully completed 1200 minutes of laboratory experience:

                          Units of Study

                         1. Physical Behavior of Matter

                         2. The Atom
         3. Nuclear Chemistry
    4. The Periodic Table
                         5. Bonding
                         6. Formulas and Equations

             7. The Mathematics of Formulas and
                         8. Solutions
                         9.  Kinetics and Equilibrium
                         10. Oxidation – Reduction
                         11.  Acids, Bases and Salts
                         12. Organic Chemistry
                          Chemistry Reference Table Tips 

  • Grading Policy

    Tests and Quizzes: 85%
    Labs: 10%
    Homework: 5%
    Textbook: World of Chemistry by Zumdahl
    ISBN# 0-618-13496-4
  • Contact Me
    Mrs. Piersa
    Email Address: piersaa@gcufsd.net
    Phone Number: 516-478-2537
    Ms. Colwell
    Email Address: colwellj@gcufsd.net
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