Physics: Semester 1

Required Resources:

  • Reliable access to a computer and internet connection

LAB MATERIALS:

  • Ruler
  • Paper
  • Pencil
  • Tape measure
  • Protractor (ideally, magnetic directional compass)
  • Ball or toy car (something that will easily roll)
  • Straight, flat board
  • Stopwatch
  • Bathroom scale
  • Access to an elevator
  • Access to stairs
  • Toy dart gun
  • Velcro
  • Kitchen (or postal) scale
  • Candy thermometer
  • 25 pennies
  • Pan
  • 2 styrofoam cups
  • Small strainer

Physical Science

Course Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, you will be able to do the following:

  1. Describe the motion of an object in terms of position, velocity, acceleration, and time.
  2. Describe forces acting on objects and how they affect the motion of objects.
  3. Explain the transformation of energy among various forms.
  4. Describe properties of matter and the structure of atoms.
  5. Balance basic chemical equations.
  6. Explain how electricity is produced.
  7. Describe properties of different kinds of waves.

Required Resources:

  • Reliable access to a computer and internet connection

Environmental Science

Required Resources:

  • Reliable access to a computer and internet connection