Physical Science

Full Year - One Credit

Junior Science

This course gives the student a basic background in chemistry and physics. First semester is a study of physics topics including motion, forces, work and energy and waves. Second semester is a study of chemistry topics including: classification of matter, atomic structure, chemical formulas and chemical reactions. 

The Nature of Science 


Forces & Newton's Laws

Work & Energy

Thermal Energy 


Magnetism & Its Uses

Energy Sources & The Environment

Introduction to Waves


Electromagnetic Waves


Mirrors & Lenses

Solids, Liquids, and Gases

Classification of Matter

Properties of Atoms and the Periodic Table

Elements and Their Properties

Chemical Bonds

Chemical Reactions 


Acids, Bases, and Salts

Final Review