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Jr High & High School Physical Science Classes

 

Physical Science

Jr. High/High School – Grade Level 8-9
Cost of class: $375/semester.

Instructor: Jill Wilcox

PCLC (Westminster): Tuesdays: 10:45 a.m.-12:15 p.m. or Thursdays: 10:45 a.m-12:15 p.m.

1st Semester dates: PCLC-Sept. 15-Dec. 15th,  2nd Semester dates: Jan. 12-May 27

EIE (Monrovia): Tuesdays: 3:30-5:00 p.m.

1st Semester dates EIE: Sept. 15-Jan. 19th , 2nd Semester dates: Jan. 26-May 25th

This class will cover material in the following areas: 

  • Method of scientific study
  • Energy and motion
  • Acceleration and momentum
  • Matter (solid, liquid, gas)
  • Atomic structure and chemical bonds
  • Properties of substances
  • Light
  • Sound waves
  • Electrical phenomena
  • Electronics
  • Nuclear reactions
  • Energy sources

The class will meet for 90 minutes once a week. This course includes lectures, hands-on labs, homework assignments, tests, and a science fair project.

 Lab book will be provided on the first day of class. Cost is included in the tuition.

Textbook required:

 Glencoe Physical Science
Textbook: ISBN13: 9780028275673, ISBN10: 0028275675
Publisher: GLEN, 1999

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