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SOS & SJA Physical Science for 7th Grade

Difficulty Level: Advanced Created by: Melinda Mericle
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Table of Contents

  • 1.

    The World of Science

    An introduction to scientific investigation and the scope of physical science.

  • 2.

    Scientific Research and Technology

    An explanation about how scientific investigation is performed, as well as how technology and science go hand in hand.

  • 3.

    Metric Units

    The metric system is the most widely used system of measurement in the world. It is a more universal measurement standard as compared to the customary system used in the United States.

  • 4.


    Metric to metric conversions

  • 5.

    Metric to English and English to Metric Conversions

    To make sense of our data, we must be certain that we are using the correct system of measurement, or make the necessary conversions.

  • 6.


    A discussion of motion and related concepts, such as distance, speed, velocity, and acceleration.

  • 7.


    An explanation of forces and types of forces, including friction, gravity, and elastic force

  • 8.

    Newton's Laws of Motion

    An explanation of Newton's Laws, including the Law of Inertia, the relationship between force and acceleration, and the principle of equal and opposite forces.

  • 9.

    Work and Machines

    Information about simple and compound machines, including types of machines, work, efficiency, and mechanical advantage.

  • 10.

    Introduction to Energy

    An explanation of energy, its forms, conservation laws, and the available energy resources.

  • 11.

    Nuclear Chemistry

    An introduction to radioactivity and associated processes, including decay and producing nuclear energy.

  • 12.

    Thermal Energy

    A presentation about temperature, heat, and thermal energy.

  • 13.

    Introduction to Matter

    Explanation of matter, including its properties, states, and types of changes.

  • 14.

    States of Matter

    Description of the states of matter, behavior of gases, and changes of state.

  • 15.


    Explanation of the structure of an atom, including its parts, historical discovery process, and modern atomic theory.

  • 16.

    Fluid Forces

    A discussion about the properties of fluids, including pressure and buoyancy.

  • 17.

    Waves - Physical Science

    Description of waves, including their characteristics, measurement, and properties.

  • 18.

    Electromagnetic Radiation

    A chapter about electromagnetic waves, including their properties and sources, an explanation of the electromagnetic spectrum.

  • 19.

    Visible Light

    An explanation of the properties of light, including reflection, refraction, and how vision works.

  • 20.


    Information about sound, including how to hear it and produce it.

  • 21.

    Electromagnetism - Physical Science

    Information about the connection between electricity and magnetism, and technological applications of electromagnetism.

  • 22.

    Magnetism - Physical Science

    A presentation of magnetism, including magnetic materials, and the Earth's magnetic behavior.

  • 23.

    Electricity - Physical Science

    Information about electricity, including current, resistance, and circuits.

  • 24.

    Periodic Table

    An explanation of the periodic table of elements, including classes of elements and groups of elements.

  • 25.

    Chemical Bonding

    Information about chemical bonding, including ionic, covalent, and metallic bonds.

  • 26.

    Chemical Reactions

    Information about chemical reactions, including chemical equations (writing, balancing) and types of chemical reactions.

  • 27.

    Chemistry of Solutions

    Presentation about the properties of solutions, including solutes, solubility, and the nature of acids and bases.

  • 28.

    Chemistry of Carbon

    Information about carbon chemistry, including construction of long chain molecules, how carbon gives rise to living things, and biochemical reactions.

  • 29.


    Physical Science Flexbook glossary

  • 30.

    Carbon Monomers and Polymers

    Difference between a monomer and polymer and examples of natural and synthetic carbon polymers.

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Jul 28, 2012
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May 16, 2013
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