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Physical Science

By the end of this course, the successful student will be able to:

1. Explain the relationship between the structure and properties of matter

2. Explain that matter is made out of atoms and that atoms are composed of even smaller particles

3. Use the periodic table to understand the characteristics of an atom or element

4. Analyze energy and the conservation of energy

5. Use Ohm’s law to find resistance and current in an electrical system

6. Use the principles of motion and force to solve real-world problems

7. Evaluate simple systems that incorporate the principles of force and motion

8. Explain that acceleration is the rate that the velocity of an object is changing

9. Describe electricity and explain how it flows and what it is made of

10. Correlate force, motion, and energy with processes around us