Physical Science-Grade 9

Duration

10 Months

Prerequisites

Student Must Have Completed Grade 8

Requirements

None

Course Summary

This course is designed as an interactive introduction to basic physics and chemistry. Topics include forces and motion, energy through waves, electricity and magnetism, the matter around us, chemical bonding and reactions. This course also serves as a foundation for the study of physical sciences. Students use scientific inquiry and higher-order problem solving as they explore these topics through interactive simulations, and both virtual and hands-on experiences.

MAJOR TOPICS AND CONCEPTS

Semester One:

  • Motion
  • Waves
  • Electricity

Honors:

  • Speed, Velocity and Acceleration
  • Sound

Semester One:

  • Classifying Matter
  • Chemical properties
  • Reactions

Honors:

  • Atomic Theory
  • Regulating Nuclear Power
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