Assessment on Chapter 4 on 11/18 along with binder check
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.