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California Focus On Physical Science Ц Interactive Student Edition (2007)

 
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"Focus On Physical Science" covers physical science topics comprehensively and accurately. It integrates a wide range of hands-on experiences, critical thinking opportunities, and real-world applications. Labs, content area reading, and activities provide students with multiple experiences.

Reading age for native speakers: Middle School students (8th grade)

CONTENTS

Introduction to Investigation and Experimentation

Unit 1: Motion and Forces
Chapter 1: Motion
- Lesson 1: Determining Position
- Lesson 2: Speed, Velocity, and Acceleration
- Lesson 3: Graphing Motion
Chapter 2: Forces
- Lesson 1: Combining Forces
- Lesson 2: Types of Forces
- Lesson 3: Unbalanced Forces and Acceleration
Chapter 3: Density and Buoyancy
- Lesson 1: Density
- Lesson 2: Pressure and the Buoyant Force
- Lesson 3: Sinking and Floating

Unit 2: Structure of Matter
Chapter 4: Understanding the Atom
- Lesson 1: Atoms—Basic Units of Matter
- Lesson 2: Discovering Parts of the Atom
- Lesson 3: Elements, Isotopes, and Ions—How Atoms Differ
Chapter 5: Combining Atoms and Molecules
- Lesson 1: How Atoms Form Compounds
- Lesson 2: Forming Solids
Chapter 6: States of Matter
- Lesson 1: Solids, Liquids, and Gases
- Lesson 2: Changes in States of Matter
Chapter 7: The Periodic Table and Physical Properties
- Lesson 1: Organization of the Periodic Table
- Lesson 2: Isotopes and Radioactivity
- Lesson 3: Physical Properties and Changes

Unit 3: Chemical Interactions
Chapter 8: Chemical Reactions
- Lesson 1: Chemical Properties and Changes
- Lesson 2: Chemical Equations
- Lesson 3: Energy and Chemical Changes
Chapter 9: Acids and Bases in Solution
- Lesson 1: Solutions
- Lesson 2: Acidic, Basic, and Neutral Solutions
Chapter 10: Chemistry of Living Systems
- Lesson 1: Chemistry of Life
- Lesson 2: Carbon Compounds
- Lesson 3: Compounds of Life

Unit 4: Earth in Space
Chapter 11: Our Solar System
- Lesson 1: Structures of the Solar System
- Lesson 2: The Sun-Earth-Moon System
- Lesson 3: The Planets and Their Moons
- Lesson 4: Asteroids, Comets, and Meteoroids
Chapter 12: Stars and Galaxies
- Lesson 1: Stars
- Lesson 2: How Stars Shine
- Lesson 3: Galaxies

Student Resources
Science Safety Skill Handbook
Technology Skill Handbook
Math Skill Handbook
- Math Review
- Science Applications
Reference Handbook
- Using a Calculator
- Understanding Scientific Terms
- Science Reference Guide
- Physical Science Reference Tables
- Periodic Table of the Elements
English/Spanish Glossary
Index
Credits

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See MIRRORS for additional instructional materials (Active Reading and Note-Taking Guide, 4-in-1 Lab Manual, Reading Essentials) for "California Focus On Physical Science".

 




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