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1 Literacy Advantage Physical Science Physical Science Literacy Advantage offers a tightly focused curriculum designed to address fundamental concepts such as the nature and structure of matter, the characteristics of energy, and the overriding principles of force. Course topics include motion and forces, including two-dimensional motion and gravity; momentum; waves; electricity; atoms; the periodic table of elements; molecular bonding; chemical reactivity; gases; and an introduction to nuclear energy. All text is written with controlled vocabulary and syntax. This accessible text supports students in comprehending academic content. Literacy development is promoted through explicit instruction in active-reading and vocabulary strategies. Students also develop comprehension strategies unique to academic reading and learning in the sciences. Lab activities support the synthesis of scientific knowledge and the scientific process, teach critical thinking, writing, and communication skills, and help students develop a deeper understanding of the nature of science. Study Sheets support engagement with direct instruction and develop note-taking and study skills through the use of concept maps, illustrations, and graphic organizers. The content is based on the National Science Teachers Association (NSTA) standards and is aligned with state standards. Length: Two semesters Literacy Advantage Physical Science Physical Science Literacy Advantage offers a tightly focused curriculum designed to address fundamental concepts such as the nature and structure of matter, the characteristics of energy, and the overriding principles of force. Course topics include motion and forces, including two-dimensional motion and gravity; momentum; waves; electricity; atoms; the periodic table of elements; molecular bonding; chemical reactivity; gases; and an introduction to nuclear energy. All text is written with controlled vocabulary and syntax. This accessible text supports students in comprehending academic content. Literacy development is promoted through explicit instruction in active-reading and vocabulary strategies. Students also develop comprehension strategies unique to academic reading and learning in the sciences. Lab activities support the synthesis of scientific knowledge and the scientific process, teach critical thinking, writing, and communication skills, and help students develop a deeper understanding of the nature of science. Study Sheets support engagement with direct instruction and develop note-taking and study skills through the use of concept maps, illustrations, and graphic organizers. 1 o f 30

2 The content is based on the National Science Teachers Association (NSTA) standards and is aligned with state standards. Length: Two semesters UNIT 1: LEARNING ONLINE LESSON 1: READING AND VOCABULARY Study: Active Reading Learn skills and strategies that will help you be an active reader in this and other courses. Duration: 0 hrs 45 mins Scoring: 0 points Quiz: Active Reading Duration: 0 hrs 10 mins Scoring: 10 points Study: Building a Vocabulary Learn how to use words to express a variety of ideas, and study a few helpful vocabulary words and tips. Quiz: Building a Vocabulary Duration: 0 hrs 10 mins Scoring: 10 points LESSON 2: GETTING STARTED IN PHYSICAL SCIENCE Study: Reading Strategies in the Course Learn how the eight reading strategies will be useful in this course. Quiz: Reading Strategies in the Course Duration: 0 hrs 10 mins Scoring: 10 points LESSON 3: LEARNING ONLINE WRAP-UP Review: Learning Online Get ready for the unit test by reviewing important ideas and skills. Test (CS): Learning Online Take a computer-scored test to check what you have learned in this unit. Duration: 0 hrs 20 mins Scoring: 20 points Test (T S): Learning Online Take a teacher-scored test to check what you have learned in this unit. 2 o f 30

3 Duration: 0 hrs 30 mins Scoring: 20 points LESSON 4: DIAGNOST IC Diagnostic: Learning Online Diagnostic Take a diagnostic test that will create a study plan based on your answers. Duration: 0 hrs 20 mins Scoring: 10 points UNIT 2: INTRODUCTION TO PHYSICAL SCIENCE LESSON 1: KNOWING SCIENCE Study: Science and T his Course Learn about the nature of science and where physical science fits in. Checkup: Science and T his Course Quiz: Science and T his Course Duration: 0 hrs 10 mins Scoring: 10 points LESSON 2: DOING SCIENCE Study: Learning Facts and Experimentation Learn how to study science from the perspective of known facts and from the perspective of experimentation. Learn some math tools necessary to study physical science. Checkup: Learning Facts and Experimentation Quiz: Learning Facts and Experimentation Duration: 0 hrs 10 mins Scoring: 10 points Study: Measurement and Units Duration: 0 hrs 40 mins Scoring: 0 points Checkup: Measurement and Units Quiz: Measurement and Units 3 o f 30

4 Duration: 0 hrs 20 mins Scoring: 20 points Practice: Two Sides of Learning Science Duration: 0 hrs 40 mins Scoring: 25 points LESSON 3: INTRODUCTION TO PHYSICAL SCIENCE WRAP-UP Review: Introduction to Physical Science Get ready for the unit test by reviewing important ideas and skills. Test (CS): Introduction to Physical Science Take a computer-scored test to check what you have learned in this unit. Test (T S): Introduction to Physical Science Take a teacher-scored test to check what you have learned in this unit. LESSON 4: DIAGNOST IC Diagnostic: Introduction to Physical Science Diagnostic Take a diagnostic test that will create a study plan based on your answers. Duration: 0 hrs Scoring: 0 points UNIT 3: MOVING OBJECTS LESSON 1: CHARACTERISTICS OF MOVING OBJECTS Study: Understanding Moving Objects Learn how distance, speed, and time are related and about the difference between distance and displacements. Differentiate between scalar and vector quantities. Checkup: Understanding Moving Objects Quiz: Understanding Moving Objects Duration: 0 hrs 10 mins Scoring: 10 points Study: Velocity and Acceleration Learn the difference between velocity and speed, and learn what acceleration is and how to calculate it. 4 o f 30

5 Checkup: Velocity and Acceleration Quiz: Understanding Velocity and Acceleration Duration: 0 hrs 10 mins Scoring: 10 points LESSON 2: UNDERSTANDING GRAVIT Y Study: Gravity Learn about gravity and the value of the acceleration due to gravity on Earth. Checkup: Gravity Quiz: Gravity Study: Air Resistance Learn how air resistance affects the speed of falling objects. Checkup: Air Resistance Quiz: Air Resistance Practice: Understanding Gravity Practice problem-solving skills related to concepts in the lesson. Duration: 0 hrs 40 mins Scoring: 25 points LESSON 3: VECTORS AND PROJECTILES Study: Vectors Learn about vectors. Checkup: Vectors 5 o f 30

6 Quiz: Vectors Study: Projectile Motion Learn how to apply the concept of vectors to projectile motion. Checkup: Projectile Motion Quiz: Projectile Motion LESSON 4: DOING SCIENCE: MOTION AND GRAVITY Study: Graphing Motion Lab: Gravity and Falling Objects Perform a lab on Gravity and falling objects. Discuss: Motion and Gravity Discuss the results of your lab. Duration: 0 hrs 20 mins Scoring: 15 points LESSON 5: MOTION AND GRAVITY WRAP-UP Review: Motion and Gravity Get ready for the unit test by reviewing important ideas and skills. Test (CS): Motion and Gravity Take a computer-scored test to check what you have learned in this unit. Test (T S): Motion and Gravity Take a teacher-scored test to check what you have learned in this unit. LESSON 6: DIAGNOST IC Diagnostic: Motion and Gravity Diagnostic Take a diagnostic test that will create a study plan based on your answers. 6 o f 30

7 Duration: 0 hrs Scoring: 0 points UNIT 4: FORCES AND NEWTON''S LAWS LESSON 1: NEWTON''S LAWS OF MOTION Study: Balancing Forces Learn about inertia and Newton''s first law of motion. Checkup: Balancing Forces Quiz: Balancing Forces Study: Newton''s Second and T hird Laws Learn about Newton''s second and third laws and about a special kind of force called friction. Checkup: Newton''s Second and T hird Laws Quiz: Newton''s Second and T hird Laws LESSON 2: CENT RIPETAL FORCE Study: Circular Motion Learn how circular motion results from a force perpendicular to the direction of motion of an object, and learn about centripetal force and acceleration. Checkup: Circular Motion Quiz: Circular Motion Study: Universal Law of Gravitation Learn how the force of gravity between two objects depends on their masses and the 7 o f 30

8 distance between them. Checkup: Universal Law of Gravitation Quiz: Universal Law of Gravitation Practice: Newton''s Laws and Centripetal Force Practice problem-solving skills related to concepts in the lesson. Duration: 0 hrs 40 mins Scoring: 25 points LESSON 3: DENSIT Y AND BUOYANCY Study: Density Learn the definition of density and how to calculate it. Checkup: Density Quiz: Density Study: Buoyancy Learn about buoyant force and how it allows things to float. Checkup: Buoyancy Quiz: Buoyancy LESSON 4: DOING SCIENCE: FORCES AND NEWT ON''S LAWS Lab: Doing Science: Forces and Newton''s Laws Perform a lab on forces. Discuss: Doing Science: Forces and Newton''s Laws Discuss the results of your lab. 8 o f 30

9 Duration: 0 hrs 20 mins Scoring: 15 points LESSON 5: FORCES AND NEWT ON''S LAWS WRAP-UP Review: Forces and Newton''s Laws Get ready for the unit test by reviewing important ideas and skills. Test (CS): Forces and Newton''s Laws Take a computer-scored test to check what you have learned in this unit. Test (T S): Forces and Newton''s Laws Take a teacher-scored test to check what you have learned in this unit. LESSON 6: DIAGNOST IC Diagnostic: Forces and Newton''s Laws Diagnostic Take a diagnostic test that will create a study plan based on your answers. Duration: 0 hrs Scoring: 0 points UNIT 5: ENERGY AND MOMENTUM LESSON 1: MOMENT UM Study: Understanding Momentum and Impulse Learn how to define, calculate, and relate momentum and impulse. Checkup: Understanding Momentum and Impulse Quiz: Understanding Momentum and Impulse Study: Conservation of Momentum Learn about the law of conservation of momentum and how to apply it to collision problems. Checkup: Conservation of Momentum Quiz: Conservation of Momentum 9 o f 30

10 LESSON 2: WORK AND POWER Study: Work and Power Learn how to define, calculate, and relate work and power. Checkup: Work and Power Quiz: Work and Power Study: Simple and Complex Machines Learn about the types of simple machines, the mechanical advantage and efficiency of such machines, and how complex machines are built of simple machines. Checkup: Simple and Complex Machines Quiz: Simple and Complex Machines Practice: Work and Power Practice problem-solving skills related to concepts in the lesson. Duration: 0 hrs 40 mins Scoring: 25 points LESSON 3: ENERGY Study: Potential and Kinetic Energy Learn how to define and calculate kinetic and potential energy. Checkup: Potential and Kinetic Energy Quiz: Potential and Kinetic Energy Study: Transfer of Energy 10 o f 30

11 Learn how work and energy are related, and learn about conservation of mechanical energy. Checkup: Transfer of Energy Quiz: Transfer of Energy LESSON 4: DOING SCIENCE: ENERGY AND MOMENT UM Lab: Doing Science: Energy and Momentum Perform a lab on energy and momentum. Discuss: Doing Science: Energy and Momentum Discuss the results of your lab. Duration: 0 hrs 20 mins Scoring: 15 points LESSON 5: ENERGY AND MOMENT UM WRAP-UP Review: Energy and Momentum Get ready for the unit test by reviewing important ideas and skills. Test (CS): Energy and Momentum Take a computer-scored test to check what you have learned in this unit. Test (T S): Energy and Momentum Take a teacher-scored test to check what you have learned in this unit. LESSON 6: DIAGNOST IC Diagnostic: Energy and Momentum Diagnostic Take a diagnostic test that will create a study plan based on your answers. Duration: 0 hrs Scoring: 0 points UNIT 6: WAVES, SOUND, AND LIGHT LESSON 1: TYPES OF WAVES Study: Properties of Waves Learn the definition, characteristics, and properties of waves. 11 o f 30

12 Checkup: Properties of Waves Quiz: Properties of Waves Study: Types of Waves Learn about the different types of waves. Checkup: Types of Waves Quiz: Types of Waves LESSON 2: SOUND WAVES Study: Understanding Sound Waves Learn about the characteristics of sound waves, how to calculate the intensity and speed of a sound wave, and the Doppler effect. Checkup: Understanding Sound Waves Quiz: Understanding Sound Waves Study: Collision of Sound Waves Learn about collisions of sound waves with solid objects and with other sound waves. Checkup: Collision of Sound Waves Quiz: Collision of Sound Waves Practice: Sound Waves 12 o f 30

13 Practice problem-solving skills related to concepts in the lesson. Duration: 0 hrs 40 mins Scoring: 25 points LESSON 3: ELECT ROMAGNET IC WAVES Study: Understanding Electromagnetic Waves Learn about the electromagnetic spectrum, the speed of light, and common examples of electromagnetic waves. Checkup: Understanding Electromagnetic Waves Quiz: Understanding Electromagnetic Waves Study: Visible Light Learn how to describe visible light, how a prism can separate a light wave into different colors, and how the color of a visible light wave depends on its frequency. Checkup: Visible Light Quiz: Visible Light LESSON 4: LIGHT WAVES AND OPTICS Study: Light Waves and Mirrors Learn about the law of reflection, the different types of mirrors, and how to use ray diagrams. Checkup: Light Waves and Mirrors Quiz: Light Waves and Mirrors Study: Light Waves and Lenses Learn about the law of refraction, the different types of lenses, and the different types of images created by lenses. 13 o f 30

14 Checkup: Light Waves and Lenses Quiz: Light Waves and Lenses LESSON 5: DOING SCIENCE: WAVES, SOUND, AND LIGHT Lab: Doing Science: Waves, Sound, and Light Perform a lab on waves. Discuss: Doing Science: Waves, Sound, and Light Discuss the results of your lab. Duration: 0 hrs 20 mins Scoring: 15 points LESSON 6: WAVES, SOUNDS, AND LIGHT WRAP-UP Review: Waves, Sound, and Light Get ready for the unit test by reviewing important ideas and skills. Test (CS): Waves, Sound, and Light Take a computer-scored test to check what you have learned in this unit. Test (T S): Waves, Sound, and Light Take a teacher-scored test to check what you have learned in this unit. LESSON 7: DIAGNOST IC Diagnostic: Waves, Sound, and Light Diagnostic Take a diagnostic test that will create a study plan based on your answers. Duration: 0 hrs Scoring: 0 points UNIT 7: ELECTRICITY AND MAGNETISM LESSON 1: ELECTRICITY Study: Electrical Charge Learn the definitions of charge and current and how static electricity can arise, and solve problems using Coulomb'' s law. 14 o f 30

15 Checkup: Electrical Charge Quiz: Electrical Charge Study: Electricity and Objects Learn about conductors, insulators, and electric fields. Checkup: Electricity and Objects Quiz: Electricity and Objects LESSON 2: CURRENT AND CIRCUIT S Study: Understanding Circuits Define a circuit and understand characteristics of circuits. Learn how to apply Ohm'' s law. Checkup: Understanding Circuits Quiz: Understanding Circuits Study: Types of Circuits Learn about some types of circuit elements, and understand series, parallel, and combination circuits. Checkup: Types of Circuits Quiz: Types of Circuits Practice: Electricity, Current, and Circuits 15 o f 30

16 Practice problem-solving skills related to concepts in the lesson. Duration: 0 hrs 40 mins Scoring: 25 points LESSON 3: MAGNET ISM Study: Magnets: Part I Learn about magnetic fields and their sources. Checkup: Magnets: Part I Quiz: Magnets: Part I Study: Magnets: Part II Learn about the relationship between electricity and magnetism and how electromagnets work. Checkup: Magnets: Part II Quiz: Magnets: Part II LESSON 4: DOING SCIENCE: ELECTRICITY AND MAGNETISM Lab: Doing Science: Electricity and Magnetism Perform a lab on electricity and magnetism. Discuss: Doing Science: Electricity and Magnetism Discuss the results of your lab. Duration: 0 hrs 20 mins Scoring: 15 points LESSON 5: ELECTRICITY AND MAGNETISM WRAP-UP Review: Electricity and Magnetism Get ready for the unit test by reviewing important ideas and skills. Test (CS): Electricity and Magnetism Take a computer-scored test to check what you have learned in this unit. 16 o f 30

17 Test (T S): Electricity and Magnetism Take a teacher-scored test to check what you have learned in this unit. LESSON 6: DIAGNOST IC Diagnostic: Electricity and Magnetism Diagnostic Take a diagnostic test that will create a study plan based on your answers. Duration: 0 hrs Scoring: 0 points UNIT 8: FINAL REVIEW AND EXAM LESSON 1: FINAL REVIEW AND EXAM Review: Prepare for the Exam Get ready for the exam by reviewing important ideas and skills covered in this semester. Exam: Computer-Scored Exam Take a computer-scored exam to show what you have learned in this semester. Duration: 0 hrs 50 mins Scoring: 100 points Final Exam: Teacher-Scored Final Take a teacher-scored exam to show what you have learned in this semester. Duration: 0 hrs 50 mins Scoring: 100 points UNIT 9: ATOMS AND THE PERIODIC TABLE LESSON 1: MATTER AND ATOMS Study: Understanding Matter Learn about the states and classifications of matter. Learn about elements and compounds. Checkup: Understanding Matter Quiz: Understanding Matter Study: Atoms Learn how the current atomic theory developed, and learn about the constituents of atoms (protons, neutrons, and electrons). 17 o f 30

18 Checkup: Atoms Quiz: Atoms LESSON 2: THE PERIODIC TABLE Study: Elements on the Periodic Table Learn about the history of the periodic table and the information it gives. Checkup: Elements on the Periodic Table Quiz: Elements on the Periodic Table Study: Organization of the Periodic Table Learn about the groups, periods, and families of elements on the periodic table. Checkup: Organization of the Periodic Table Quiz: Organization of the Periodic Table Practice: T he Periodic Table Practice problem-solving skills related to concepts in the lesson. Duration: 0 hrs 40 mins Scoring: 25 points LESSON 3: TRENDS ON THE PERIODIC TABLE Study: Electrons and the Periodic Table Learn about valence electrons and shells and electron configuration trends in the periodic table. Checkup: Electrons and the Periodic Table 18 o f 30

19 Quiz: Electrons and the Periodic Table Study: Other Trends on the Periodic Table Learn about electronegativity and ionization energy. Checkup: Other Trends on the Periodic Table Quiz: Other Trends on the Periodic Table LESSON 4: DOING SCIENCE: ATOMS AND THE PERIODIC TABLE Lab: Doing Science: Atoms and the Periodic Table Perform a lab on atoms and the periodic table. Duration: 1 hr Scoring: 50 points Discuss: Doing Science: Atoms and the Periodic Table Discuss the results of your lab. Duration: 0 hrs 20 mins Scoring: 15 points LESSON 5: ATOMS AND THE PERIODIC TABLE WRAP-UP Review: Atoms and the Periodic Table Get ready for the unit test by reviewing important ideas and skills. Test (CS): Atoms and the Periodic Table Take a computer-scored test to check what you have learned in this unit. Duration: 0 hrs 50 mins Scoring: 40 points Test (T S): Atoms and the Periodic Table Take a teacher-scored test to check what you have learned in this unit. LESSON 6: DIAGNOST IC Diagnostic: Atoms and the Periodic Table Diagnostic Take a diagnostic test that will create a study plan based on your answers. Duration: 0 hrs Scoring: 0 points 19 o f 30

20 UNIT 10: CHEMICAL BONDS LESSON 1: CHEMICAL BONDING Study: Types of Chemical Bonds Learn how elements bond to create covalent molecules and ionic crystals. Checkup: Types of Chemical Bonds Quiz: Types of Chemical Bonds Study: Electronegativity and Bonding Learn how electronegativity affects how elements bond. Understand the difference between polar and nonpolar bonds. Checkup: Electronegativity and Bonding Quiz: Electronegativity and Bonding LESSON 2: BOND ENERGY AND ARRANGEMENT Study: Bond Energy Learn about the energy stored in a chemical bond, bond order, and the difference between endothermic and exothermic reactions. Checkup: Quiz: Bond Energy Study: T he Shape of the Molecule Learn about the role of electrons in determining electron geometry, and learn how to draw a Lewis dot structure for molecules. 20 o f 30

21 Checkup: T he Shape of the Molecule Quiz: T he Shape of the Molecule Practice: Chemical Bonding, Bond Energy, and Arrangement Practice problem-solving skills related to concepts in the lesson. Duration: 0 hrs 40 mins Scoring: 25 points LESSON 3: COVALENT AND IONIC COMPOUNDS Study: Neutral Compounds Learn about oxidation states and how to write formulas for covalent compounds. Checkup: Neutral Compounds Quiz: Neutral Compounds Study: Naming Ions and Compounds Learn about different types of ionic and nonmetal compounds and how to name them by using the Stock system. Checkup: Naming Ions and Compounds Quiz: Naming Ions and Compounds LESSON 4: DOING SCIENCE: CHEMICAL BONDS Lab: Doing Science: Chemical Bonds Perform a lab on chemical bonds. Duration: 1 hr Scoring: 50 points Discuss: Doing Science: Chemical Bonds Discuss the results of your lab. Duration: 0 hrs 20 mins Scoring: 15 points 21 o f 30

22 LESSON 5: CHEMICAL BONDS WRAP-UP Review: Chemical Bonds Get ready for the unit test by reviewing important ideas and skills. Test (CS): Chemical Bonds Take a computer-scored test to check what you have learned in this unit. Duration: 0 hrs 50 mins Scoring: 40 points Test (T S): Chemical Bonds Take a teacher-scored test to check what you have learned in this unit. LESSON 6: DIAGNOST IC Diagnostic: Chemical Bonds Diagnostic Take a diagnostic test that will create a study plan based on your answers. Duration: 0 hrs Scoring: 0 points UNIT 11: CHEMICAL REACTIONS LESSON 1: CHEMICAL REACT IONS Study: Understanding Chemical Reactions Learn about the nature of chemical reactions and the factors that affect reaction rates. Checkup: Understanding Chemical Reactions Quiz: Understanding Chemical Reactions Study: Balancing Chemical Reactions Learn how the laws of conservation of mass and energy apply to chemical reactions, and learn how to write balanced chemical equations. Checkup: Balancing Chemical Reactions Quiz: Balancing Chemical Reactions 22 o f 30

23 LESSON 2: REACTION TYPES AND SOLUBILITY Study: Types of Chemical Reactions Learn about the different types of chemical reactions and the standard chemical equations for each type. Checkup: Types of Chemical Reactions Quiz: Types of Chemical Reactions Study: Solubility and Separation Learn about mixtures and solutions, solubility rules, and separation procedures for mixtures and solutions. Checkup: Solubility and Separation Quiz: Solubility and Separation Practice: Chemical Reactions, Reaction Types, and Solubility Practice problem-solving skills related to concepts in the lesson. Duration: 0 hrs 40 mins Scoring: 25 points LESSON 3: ACIDS AND BASES Study: Understanding Acids and Bases Learn the definitions and properties of acids and bases, how the ph scale is used to measure the strength of acids and bases, and common examples of acids and bases. Checkup: Understanding Acids and Bases Quiz: Understanding Acids and Bases Study: Acid and Base Strength 23 o f 30

24 Learn about the characteristics of strong and weak acids and bases, and learn about neutralization of acids and bases. Checkup: Acid and Base Strength Quiz: Acid and Base Strength LESSON 4: DOING SCIENCE: CHEMICAL REACT IONS Lab: Doing Science: Chemical Reactions Perform a lab on chemical reactions. Duration: 1 hr Scoring: 50 points Discuss: Doing Science: Chemical Reactions Discuss the results of your lab. Duration: 0 hrs 20 mins Scoring: 15 points LESSON 5: CHEMICAL REACT IONS WRAP-UP Review: Chemical Reactions Get ready for the unit test by reviewing important ideas and skills. Test (CS): Chemical Reactions Take a computer-scored test to check what you have learned in this unit. Duration: 0 hrs 50 mins Scoring: 40 points Test (T S): Chemical Reactions Take a teacher-scored test to check what you have learned in this unit. LESSON 6: DIAGNOST IC Diagnostic: Chemical Reactions Diagnostic Take a diagnostic test that will create a study plan based on your answers. Duration: 0 hrs Scoring: 0 points UNIT 12: GAS LAWS AND THERMODYNAMICS LESSON 1: PHASES OF MATTER Study: Temperature and T hermal Energy Learn about temperature, temperature scales, specific heat capacity, thermal expansion, 24 o f 30

25 Learn about temperature, temperature scales, specific heat capacity, thermal expansion, and heat conduction. Checkup: Temperature and T hermal Energy Quiz: Temperature and T hermal Energy Study: Phase Changes Learn how thermal energy is related to the motion of atoms and molecules. Understand the four phases of matter and how to solve problems involving phase changes. Checkup: Phase Changes Quiz: Phase Changes LESSON 2: GAS LAWS Study: Gas Laws: Part I Learn how volume, pressure, and temperature are related in gas, and understand Boyle'' s law. Checkup: Gas Laws: Part I Quiz: Gas Laws: Part I Study: Gas Laws: Part II Learn about moles and Avogadro''s number, and understand Charles''s law and the ideal gas law. Checkup: Gas Laws: Part II Quiz: Gas Laws: Part II 25 o f 30

26 Practice: Phase Changes and Gas Laws Practice problem-solving skills related to concepts in the lesson. Duration: 0 hrs 40 mins Scoring: 25 points LESSON 3: T HERMODYNAMICS Study: T he First Law of T hermodynamics Learn about the different types of energy and global conservation of energy. Understand the difference between open and closed systems and the relationship between work and heat. Checkup: T he First Law of T hermodynamics Quiz: T he First Law of T hermodynamics Study: T he Second Law of T hermodynamics Learn the definition of entropy, and understand that the total entropy in the universe always increases. Learn about efficiency and other consequences of the second law. Checkup: T he Second Law of T hermodynamics Quiz: T he Second Law of T hermodynamics LESSON 4: DOING SCIENCE: CHEMICAL REACT IONS Lab: Doing Science: Gas Laws and T hermodynamics Perform a lab on gas laws and thermodynamics. Duration: 1 hr Scoring: 50 points Discuss: Doing Science: Gas Laws and T hermodynamics Discuss the results of your lab. Duration: 0 hrs 20 mins Scoring: 15 points LESSON 5: GAS LAWS AND T HERMODYNAMICS WRAP-UP 26 o f 30

27 Review: Gas Laws and T hermodynamics Get ready for the unit test by reviewing important ideas and skills. Test (CS): Gas Laws and T hermodynamics Take a computer-scored test to check what you have learned in this unit. Duration: 0 hrs 50 mins Scoring: 40 points Test (T S): Gas Laws and T hermodynamics Take a teacher-scored test to check what you have learned in this unit. LESSON 6: DIAGNOST IC Diagnostic: Gas Laws and T hermodynamics Diagnostic Take a diagnostic test that will create a study plan based on your answers. Duration: 0 hrs Scoring: 0 points UNIT 13: RADIOACTIVITY AND NUCLEAR REACTIONS LESSON 1: RADIOACT IVIT Y Study: Radioactivity Learn about the forces involved in holding the nucleus together and about the nature of radioactive isotopes. Checkup: Radioactivity Quiz: Radioactivity Study: Transmutation Learn about alpha, beta, and gamma radiation. Checkup: Transmutation Quiz: Transmutation LESSON 2: NUCLEAR T RANSMUTAT IONS 27 o f 30

28 Study: Conservation Laws and Nuclear Reactions Learn about conservation of charge and nucleon numbers. Understand equations for alpha and beta decay, and learn how to balance nuclear equations. Checkup: Conservation Laws and Nuclear Reactions Quiz: Conservation Laws and Nuclear Reactions Study: Energy in Nuclear Reactions and Half-Life Learn about the relationship between mass and energy and why nuclear reactions release more energy than chemical reactions. Understand the concept of half-life and applications of half-life. Checkup: Energy in Nuclear Reactions and Half-Life Quiz: Energy in Nuclear Reactions and Half-Life LESSON 3: SOURCES OF ENERGY Study: Nuclear Power Learn about nuclear chain reactions and understand the difference between nuclear fusion and fission. Learn how fission is used in nuclear reactions and how fusion powers the sun and other stars. Checkup: Nuclear Power Quiz: Nuclear Power Study: Natural Energy Sources Learn about the limitations of fossil fuels and about the different types of natural energy sources available. 28 o f 30

29 Checkup: Natural Energy Sources Quiz: Natural Energy Sources Practice: Sources of Energy Practice problem-solving skills related to concepts in the lesson. Duration: 0 hrs 40 mins Scoring: 25 points LESSON 4: DOING SCIENCE: RADIOACT IVIT Y Lab: Doing Science: Radioactivity Perform a lab on radioactivity. Duration: 1 hr Scoring: 50 points Discuss: Doing Science: Radioactivity Discuss the results of your lab. Duration: 0 hrs 20 mins Scoring: 15 points LESSON 5: RADIOACT IVIT Y WRAP-UP Review: Radioactivity Get ready for the unit test by reviewing important ideas and skills. Test (CS): Radioactivity Take a computer-scored test to check what you have learned in this unit. Duration: 0 hrs 50 mins Scoring: 40 points Test (T S): Radioactivity Take a teacher-scored test to check what you have learned in this unit. LESSON 6: DIAGNOST IC Diagnostic: Radioactivity Diagnostic Take a diagnostic test that will create a study plan based on your answers. Duration: 0 hrs Scoring: 0 points UNIT 14: SEMESTER WRAP-UP LESSON 1: SEMEST ER WRAP-UP Review: Semester Review Get ready for the exam by reviewing important ideas and skills covered in this semester. 29 o f 30

30 Get ready for the exam by reviewing important ideas and skills covered in this semester. Exam: Physical Science Take a computer-scored exam to show what you have learned in this semester. Duration: 0 hrs 50 mins Scoring: 100 points Final Exam: Physical Science Take a teacher-scored exam to show what you have learned in this semester. Duration: 0 hrs 50 mins Scoring: 100 points 30 o f 30

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