Physical Science

Course #:

SCI

3-144

Division:

Natural Science

Department:

Middle School Science

Suggested Age:

13-14

Prerequisites:

Pre-algebra

Physical Science

Course Description:

Purpose

The goal of this class is to inspire students to pursue learning about God’s creation.   Science Project Required

A middle school course designed to be taken before Biology 1, usually 8th grade.

Physical Science is an overview of earth science and basic chemistry and physics.

  • Content covered:  basics of scientific investigation, states of matter, atomic structure, periodic table, chemical reactions, motion, forces, energy, sounds, light, electricity, magnetism, earth science, research and analysis.   Safety protocol and best lab practices will be emphasized.

Labs will include a PowerPoint lecture over material covered at home prior to class. Students perform hands-on experiments.  Students will take notes in the course supplement and the instructor will determine quizzes and exams.


Module Tests are taken at home under parent supervision.

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