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CK-12 Physical Science Concepts For Middle School

Difficulty Level: At Grade Created by: CK-12
Table of Contents

  • 1.

    Introduction to Physical Science

    Introduction to scientific thinking and inquiry; technology and its role and uses in society; technology and the design process; using measurement, mathematics, and graphing in science.

  • 2.


    Introduction to matter: its properties, measurement, changes, and energy; states of matter: solids, liquids, and gases; atoms, atomic structure, atomic theory, and atomic models; elements and the periodic table.

  • 3.

    Chemical Interactions

    Introduction to chemical bonds, chemical reactions, carbon chemistry, organic chemistry, biochemistry, energy and biological food chains, photosynthesis, cellular respiration, solution chemistry, and nuclear chemistry.

  • 4.

    Motion and Forces

    Introduction to motion, forces, Newton's Laws of Motion, fluid forces, work, and machines.

  • 5.


    Introduction to types and characteristics of energy, thermal energy, waves, sound, electromagnetic radiation, visible light, electricity, magnetism, and electromagnetism.

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Difficulty Level:
At Grade
7 , 8
Date Created:
Nov 01, 2012
Last Modified:
Jan 06, 2016
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