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Homeschool Science Curriculum

Course Description




Exploration Education's Intermediate Level
Advanced Physical Science Curriculum 
(7th - 10th grades)

Course Description

This general physical science course uses a hands-on approach allowing students to explore the foundational principles of physical science. Using the text and lab activities, students study forces, machines, motion, energy, electricity, magnetism, sound, light, density and buoyancy. Students will also study general chemistry concepts including the structure of matter, the periodic table, chemical bonds and reactions, mixtures and compounds and the chemistry of food and living systems. In addition, students will learn the fundamental physics concepts of the earth and solar system, thermodynamics, and fluid dynamics. Throughout this course, students discover the relationship between science and daily life. The students will gain a solid understanding of the scientific method and learn to write thorough and accurate lab write-ups. 

Length of course: 36 weeks/one school year -- five lessons each week -- 50 minutes/lesson
Hours: 150 Instructional hours with 40 lab hours 
Prerequisites: None
Target grades: 7th - 10th 

Credit: Full year credit (if using for high school)


Physical Science Course  
Item #: A-21 Grades 7-10

Student Logbook Included
Comes complete with online access to the interactive student text, a student logbook, teacher’s manual and all necessary materials to complete each project and experiment.


Below are optional items to go with the above course if you have more than one student using the curriculum.

Item #: LBA-2

One Student Logbook is included with the curriculum. If you would like an additional logbook for a second student, choose this item.


Item #: AS-2

Intermediate Level -- ADVANCED
  Includes everything but the online interactive student text & Teacher's Manual. Comes with a student logbook and all necessary materials to complete each project and experiment.


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