Jr High & High School Physical Science Classes

 

Physical Science

Note: Lab supplies will be provided when students are In-Person for class. For online students, a supply list will be provided so they may do the experiments with us. The cost of lab supplies should also be covered by charter school funds if purchased through an approved vendor.

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.- In Class Full - Online Available or Thursdays: 10:45 a.m-12:15 p.m.

1st Semester dates: PCLC - Sept. 15 - Jan. 21,  2nd Semester dates: Jan. 26 - May 27

EIE (Monrovia): Tuesdays: 3:30-5:00 p.m.-NOT CURRENTLY MEETING IN PERSON. MAY LIVE STREAM ON TUES OR THURS. AT 10:45 AM

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.

Textbook required:

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

Click on the link below to go to the List of Supplies you'll need for this class. You can purchase these items anywhere or use items you already have.  We have noted on the list an approximate price and if each item is available at www.homesciencetools.comItems highlighted in Orange will be shared in class and do not need to be purchased if you have chosen the In-Person option.

Physical Science 1st Semester Supply List

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