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Physical Science

Introduction to physical science 



Jennifer Madison


Class size:

minimum 8, maximum 16


Additional fees:

$50 lab fee/year 


Class time: (Meets once/week)

(Tues-1) 8:45-10:05,  (Tues-3) 12:05-1:25

(Wed-1) 8:45-10:05,  (Wed-3) 12:05-1:25


Pre-requisites for class:



Graduation requirement:


  • Course Description

The objective of this class is to equip students with a basic understanding of physical science concepts.

  • Machines and Motion: Understand simple machines such as levers and inclined planes. Learn about the laws of motion. Study friction, momentum, pendulums, and more.

  • Heat and Energy: From fossil fuels to nuclear power plants. Discover electricity, magnetism, light, and sound.

  • Inventions and Technology: Learn the physical science behind flight and the advances in communication. Study airplanes, rockets, telephones, and computers.

  • Classwork / Homework

Class time will consist of guided note taking, group discussions, and hands-on activities. Throughout the week, students will complete reading assignments, answer study questions, and record observations from class experiments. All of the material will first be introduced in class.  Students will print the homework that is posted to Google Classroom.

  • Required Books & Materials
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God’s Design - Physical World 

ISBN: 978-1-68344-131-1

*Student book only*

Publisher: Master Books

Recommended Retailers: & Mardel

  • textbook

  • composition notebook

  • folder or binder for graded work and handouts

  • colored pencils

  • (periodic) supervised internet access

Contact the instructor if you have additional questions.
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