PHYSCIAL SCIENCE 2012.13

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PHYSCIAL SCIENCE 2012.13




Unit 1: Cosmology


A.

Wave Mechanics

1.

Types of waves,

2.

Characteristics

3.

Interactions


B.

Sound Waves

1.

Doppler Effect


C.

Light Waves

1.

Electromagnetic Spectrum

i.

Atomic Structure

2.

Using spectra to identify
elements

3.

Origin of Universe

i.

Doppler Effect: Red
Shift, Blue
Shift

ii.

Inferences about the
Formation of the Solar
System


D.

Satellite Motion

1.

Centripetal Force

2.

Gravity


Unit 2
:
Motion, Forces, and Energy


A.

Motion, Acceleration and Forces

1.

Describing Motion

2.

Simple Vector Prob
l
ems

3.

Acceleration

4.

Motion and Forces

5.

Friction


B.
Newton’s Laws of Motion


1
. Gravity and Air Resistance


2
. Momentum and Collisions



C. Energy



1
. KE and PE



2

Work and Power


E.

Machines and Mechanical Advantage


E. Free Fall Project



Unit 3: Electromagnetism and Magnetism


A.

Electricity

1.

Charge
:
Coulomb’s

Law

2.

Ohm’s Law: Current, voltage
and resistance

3.

Conductors and Insulators

i.

Atomic Structure of
metals

4.

Circuits: parallel and Series

i.

Transistors

ii.

Power


B.

Magnetism

1.

Relationship between
Electricity and Magnetism

2.

Electromagnetic Project



Unit 4
:
Plate Tectonics


A.

Climate and Atmosphere

1.

Thermodynamics: Phase
Change

2.

Temperature

3.

Affects of Global Changes on
Climate



B.

Seismic Waves

1.

Evidence for Structure of the
Earth

2.

Seismog
raph Lab: Finding the
Epicenter


C.

Plate Boundaries

1.

Friction, Energy


D.

Geologic
Formations

1.

Rock types

2.

Rock Cycle

3.

Earth’s Magnetic Field

4.

Pressure


E.

Seismic Engineering Project


1.

How to build or retrofit
structures





PHYSCIAL SCIENCE 2012.13