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    Science Courses
   TITLE
 COURSE #
    GRADE
     SEMESTERS
    CREDITS
   Introduction to Physical Science
 400
  9
   2
  1
    This course is designed to give students an understanding of the interrelationship between matter and energy. Students will learn how to make observations and record data in the different measurement systems. They will also learn about the scientific method, atomic structure and how to use the periodic table. The fundamentals of chemistry will be explored: properties of matter, the differences between elements and compounds, acid/base chemistry, and how chemicals react. The fundamentals of physics will be explored: motion, force, work and energy. Hands-on activities, computer activities, and laboratory work will be used to reinforce these concepts. This course is designed to prepare students for Chemistry and Physics.
PREREQUISITE: Student must have the following:
● Teacher Recommendation.
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