Class Instructor: Stephanie Estes »
Class Grade Level(s) Offered: 7-9th
Credit Hours: 2
Class Day(s): Monday and Wednesday
Class Period(s): Third Period 10:30-11:30am
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Additional Cost: $20.00 student lab fee
Minimum Number of Students: 4
Maximum Number of Students: 15
An in-depth introduction to the following major concepts in the study of Chemistry and Physics include:
Unit 1: Chemical Building Blocks
Matter, Solids, Liquids and Gases, Elements and the Periodic Table, Atoms and Bonding, Chemical Reactions, and Acids, Bases, and Solutions
Unit 2: Motion, Forces and Energy
Motion, Forces, Work and Machines, and Energy
Unit 3: Sound and Light
Characteristics of Waves, Sound and Light
Unit 4: Electricity and Magnetism
Magnetism, Electricity and its uses
Students will complete a wide variety of assignments including in-class note taking, reading and completion of comprehension questions, completing in-class and at home labs and model building, study of and implementation of the scientific method and laboratory write-up procedures, quizzes and quarterly exams.
This can be taken as a Jr. High class and/or count toward high school credit.
Science Explorer Physical Science by Prentice Hall, 2007
Basic Metric and English units conversion skills. Typing and basic word processing skills for lab write-up essential.
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