​​College Prep Physical Science is a yearlong, rigorous course, which involves the exploration of matter and energy as they relate to Chemistry and Physics. The first semester covers an overview of Chemistry, including topics such as atomic structure, the organization of the periodic table, different states of matter, chemical bonds, chemical reactions, and solutions.  The second semester covers the fundamental areas of Physics, such as forces, motion, work, power, machines, energy, and waves. Students will be taught science concepts, science skills, and technical writing (lab reports) related to these subject areas. The material in this course will be introduced through multiple learning modalities, which include note-taking, hands-on activities, labs, and projects.

This class will be utilizing google classroom where all weekly schedules and at home assignments will be posted. 

 

Instructor:

Mr. Petrosky

 

Physical Science

Course Description

Physical Science is a 2 semester course, which involves the exploration of matter and energy as they relate to Chemistry, Physics, and Earth & Space Sciences. The first semester covers an overview of Chemistry including the following topics: Atomic Structure, Organization of the Periodic Table, States of Matter, Chemical Bonds, Chemical Reactions, and Solutions. The second semester covers fundamental Physics concepts including the following topics: Forces, Motion, Work, Power, Simple Machines, Energy, Waves, Sound, Light, Electricity, and Magnetism.Students are taught these concepts through science skills, laboratory skills, technical writing, and inquiry-based learning. The material is introduced through a variety of modalities including note-taking, hands-on activities, labs, and projects.

 
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