Physical Science

  • Topics Overview:

    1st Quarter
    Unit 1: Motion (2 weeks)
    Unit 2: Newton's Laws (2 weeks)
    Unit 3: Momentum (1 week)
    Unit 4: Types of Forces (2 weeks)
    Unit 5: Energy (2 weeks)         

    2nd Quarter 
    Unit 1: Thermo Energy (2 weeks) 
    Unit 2: Atomic Structure (2 weeks) 
    Unit 3: Periodic Trends (2 weeks)
    Unit 4: Nuclear Energy (1 week) 

    3rd Quarter
    Unit 1: Types of Bonds (1 week)
    Unit 2: Nomenclature (2 weeks)
    Unit 3: Reaction Types (2 weeks)
    Unit 4: Balancing Equations (2 weeks)
    Unit 5: Equilibrium (1 week)
    Unit 6: Bond Energy (1 week)             

    4th Quarter: 
    Unit 1 Electromagnetism (1 week) 
    Unit 2 Wave properties (2 weeks) 
    Unit 3 Wave Interactions (2 weeks) 
    Unit 4: Photoelectric Effect /Light (1 week) 
    Unit 5 Real World Problems (1 week)

    Google Classroom:
    Google Classroom will be used to post notes, worksheets, labs/activities, and projects.

    Supplies:
    Notebook for notes, observations, or discussion
    Binder/folder for handouts and returned work
    Pen/Pencil (colored pencils)
    Calculator

    Availability for Help:
    Students can make an appointment during flex time on Wednesday or after school for individual help.

    Communication:
    Please feel free to contact me if you have any questions or concerns throughout the year:
    Email: coxhh@haslett.k12.mi.us
    Phone: 517-339-8249 ext. 7308
    4th hour conference period