What Will We Learn About In Physical Science?

The Nature of Science

The Nature of Science

-Scientific Method

-Standards of Measurement

-Graphing

Motion and Forces

Motion and Forces

-Describing motion

-Acceleration

-Motion and forces

-Newton's laws of motion

-Gravity

Work and

Energy

Work and Energy

-Nature of energy

-Conservation of energy

-Work

Simple

Machines

Simple Machines

-Using machines

-Types of simple machines

Electricity and Magnetism

Electricity and Magnetism

-Electricity

-Electric current

-Electrical circuits

-Magnetism

-Electromagnets

Waves and the Electromagnetic

Spectrum

Waves and the Electromagnetic Spectrum

-Waves

-Features of waves

-Behavior of waves

-Electromagnetic spectrum

-Communicating with radio waves

Sound, Light, Mirrors and Lenses

Sound, Light, Mirrors,

and Lenses

-Sound

-Music and uses of sound

-Reflection and refraction of light

-Mirrors

-Lenses and optical instruments

Matter

Matter

-Composition of matter

-Types of mixtures

-Describing matter

-States of matter

-Changes in states of matter

-Fluids: Behavior of liquids and gases

Atoms and the Periodic Table

Atoms and the Periodic Table

-Atomic Structure

-Masses of atoms

-The periodic table

-Metals, nonmetals, and metalloids

Chemical Bonds and Equations

Chemical Bonds and Equations

-Types of chemical bonds

-Writing formulas and naming compounds

-Chemical equations

-Balancing chemical equations

-Chemical reactions

Solutions, Acids, and Bases

Solutions, Acids, and Bases

-Solutions, solubility, and concentration

-Acids, bases, and salts

-Strength of acids and bases

Thermal

Energy

Thermal Energy

-Temperature and heat

-Transferring thermal energy

-Using heat