General Science introduces the students to the physical world and prepares them for future science courses. General Science is an inquiry-based course consisting of two semesters. One semester will include scientific inquiry and Earth/space science. The topics include but are not limited to: scientific method, experimentation, plate tectonic forces, earthquakes, volcanoes, tsunamis, erosion, and celestial bodies. The other semester will include chemistry and physics topics. Such as: matter, the Periodic table, chemical bonds and reactions, motion, forces, fluids, simple machines, waves and electricity.
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