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Syllabus

Page history last edited by Latoya Pitts 8 years, 4 months ago

 

Physical Science

Miss Pitts

Room 240

 

Course Outline

 

1st 9 weeks – chemistry

measurement, mass density, volume, scientific method

phases of matter

physical and chemical changes

mixtures, elements and compounds

parts of an atom and atomic models

the periodic table

atomic bonding

chemical reactions and rates of reactions

acids and bases

2nd 9 weeks- physics

motion, momentum

forces and newton’s laws

work, power, and simple machines

forms of energy

nuclear energy

electricity and magnetism

heat

waves, light and sound

 

Supplies needed for class:

Textbook, binder, paper, pencil or pen (blue or black please), and a calculator

It is each student’s responsibility to keep up with his or her textbook.

The replacement fee of this book is $79.95.

Please keep textbooks at home. In class, we will be using the set provided.

 

Grading Policy:

1/3 Test Average

1/3 Quiz Average *Projects and labs will be graded as quizzes

1/3 Daily Average

 

Assessments:

We will be taking an SOL test at the end of the course (first semester will be in January)

 

Important Information:

-Since this is only a semester course, students must be prepared to work at a faster pace than most are used to.

-No late work will be accepted. Homework is to be turned in at the beginning   

  of the class period.

-Any assignment turned in with no name will receive a zero.

-Make up work is to be turned in within 5 days as per the student handbook.   

  Do not place any work to be graded in or around my desk. Please place 

  work in my hand.

 

 

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