Two Terms Grades 9, 10 Required
In Physical Science, students will explore the areas of Physics and Chemistry. Specifically, in Physical Science A, students will study the scientific method, measurement, energy, motion, sound, and electricity. In Physical Science B, students will study the classification of matter, states of matter, properties of atoms and the periodic table, chemical bonds, chemical reactions, and acids & bases.
Physical science (honors) will cover all of the concepts in the regular class along with additional concepts in greater depth.
Quarters 1 and 3 focus on Physics concepts while Quarters 2 and 4 focus on Chemistry.
The emphasis is on critical thinking skills and advanced concepts.