Physical Science 8

Credit Hours: 1

Course Length:  2 Semesters

Semester 1

Course Description

This is an introduction to the Physical Sciences and scientific methodology. The objectives are to impart a basic knowledge of the physical properties and chemistry of matter. Skills are developed in the classroom, and reinforced through homework reading, and interesting labs that relate to everyday life.

Course Prerequisites

None

Required Textbook(s) and/or Materials

Basic Kitchen Lab Supplies

Major Concepts

  • Energy
  • Force
  • Newton’s Laws
  • Machines
  • Waves
  • Light

Semester 2

Course Description

This is an introduction to the Physical Sciences and scientific methodology. The objectives are to impart a basic knowledge of the physical properties and chemistry of matter. Skills are developed in the classroom, and reinforced through homework reading, and interesting labs that relate to everyday life.

Course Prerequisites

None

Required Textbook(s) and/or Materials

Basic Kitchen Lab Supplies

Major Concepts

  • Lenses
  • Electricity
  • Matter
  • Modern Machines
  • Physical Science and the Environment