Physical Science incorporates concepts from Chemistry, Earth and Space Science as well as Physics. This is an introductory course designed to prepare you for future work in science. This course is offered at three different levels: Academic, College Prep and Honors. While the competencies and content are similar, the depth of knowledge and pace are different.
Quarter 1: Lab Safety and Skills, Measurement and Data, Experimental Design, Properties of Matter and Thermodynamics
Quarter 2: Atomic Structure, Periodic Table, Chemical Bonding, Reactions and Properties of Water
Quarter 3: Linear Motion, Newton's Laws (Engineering Design Component)
Quarter 4: Work, Power, Energy, Waves and Origins of the Universe