The Importance Of Physical Science

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Physical science is a required freshman level class. The physical science curriculum will be filled with a great variety of activities. Students will be expected to think, reason, and solve problems using the scientific method. Notes, charts, graphs, concept mapping and lab work will be used to explore all areas of physical science. The first through the third nine weeks will be dedicated to Chemistry, the fourth nine weeks to Physics. The course will provide an introduction to both subjects and facilitate the students ' understanding of the connective quality the subjects have to each other and the other sciences. Student Chrome Books and Internet research will be included throughout the curriculum.

Grading
Grading per nine weeks will be based on total points. At the end of the first semester and at the end of the year there will be cumulative semester exams that will be twenty percent of the semester grade. There will
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Notebook, paper, and pencil
2. Red pen and blue or black pen
3. Calculator (as long as it can add, subtract, multiply and divide it will work for this class.)

GRADING: Grading per nine weeks will be based on total points. Quarter grades will be determined by dividing the total number of points earned by the total number of points possible. At the end of the first semester and at the end of the year there will be cumulative semester exams that will be twenty percent of the semester grade. There will not be a cumulative exam at the end of the first and third nine weeks. Points will be assigned for classwork, homework, labs, projects, and tests

All grades will be recorded on a computer grade book eSchool. This will allow any student or parent to assess a grade report at any time.
GRADING SCALE: A = 100% - 90% B = 89% - 80% C = 79% - 70%, D = 69% - 60%, F = 59% and

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