Physical Science

Full Year - One Credit

Sophomore or Junior Science

This course gives the student a basic background in chemistry and physics. First semester is a study of chemistry topics including: scientific process, properties of matter, atomic structure, the periodic table, chemical bonds, nomenclature, chemical reactions, and acids and bases. Second semester is a study of physics topics including: motion, forces, work, power and machines.

Science Skills

Properties of Matter

States of Matter

Atomic Structure

Electrons

Periodic Table

Chemical Bonds

Chemical Reactions

Energy of Reactions

Solutions

Acids/Bases

Nuclear Chemistry

Motion

Forces and Motion

Forces in Fluids

Work and Machines

Energy

Final Review