Physical Science


    Length of Course: One Year (Lab Science)

    Credit: 1.0 Credit

    Grade Placement: 10

    Prerequisite: Biology or DC recommendation

    State Code: 03159A000

    Course Description: This course is designed to provide introductory and foundational studies into chemistry, physics and earth science. Students will perform activities, laboratories and assessments that focus on content knowledge and the Science and Engineering practices of developing and using models, analyzing and interpreting data, using mathematics and computational thinking. Topics covered in this course include the scientific method, atoms and molecules, solutions, nuclear chemistry, motion, forces, energy, electricity, climate, geology and astronomy.