Course involves the composition, properties, and reactions of substances. The behaviors of solids, liquids, and gases; acid/base and oxidation/reduction reactions; and atomic structure are typical concepts explored in Chemistry-First Year courses. Chemical formulas and equations and nuclear reactions are also studied.

NM 9-12 Science Standards. Strand I: Standard I (Benchmarks I, II, III).  Strand II: Standard I (Benchmarks I, II).  Strand III: Standard I (Benchmark I)