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Physical Science
Credit 1.00

Essential Standards

Distinguish between various types, properties, and structures of matter. Recognize the difference between atoms, elements, compounds, and mixtures. 

Recognize both physical and chemical properties of elements based on their position on the periodic table.

Describe different types of chemical bonding and chemical interactions and discuss why each occurs based on atomic structure. 

Measure motion using speed, velocity, acceleration and momentum, represented by proper units of both metric and imperial systems.

Perform experiments making accurate and descriptive observations, analyzing data, and forming a conclusion using the scientific method. 

Solve problems by using equations for work, energy, and power and explain how these terms are interdependent on one another.