Conceptual Physical Science Explorations from Conceptual Academy – Grades 7 – 9
Full Version (25 – 36 weeks)
Recommended for Grades 7-9
Conceptual Physical Science Explorations
This comprehensive self-study course collates all 34 chapters of the Conceptual Physical Science Explorations textbook into 5 units and a total of 34 lessons (one lesson per chapter). Recommended for grade levels 7 ‘ 9. This is ample material for two semesters of study. Along with a library of video tutorials and reading assignments, included are worksheets, simulations, study advice from the authors, automated quizzes with grade book, complete labs using household materials, and unit exams. This course provides a strong and enjoyable introduction to physical science for the young and energetic adolescent. It also serves well as a precursor to our high school level Conceptual Physics or Conceptual Chemistry courses.
Physical Science (Explorations)
Our junior high school physical science explorations title is geared for grades 7 ‘ 9 actually covering a bit more breadth than our more sophisticated high school/college physical science titles. The depth of coverage, however, is lighter and the questions at the back of each chapter and the unit exams are not as challenging, though they still push the envelope for this younger age group. Our explorations titles make for a good introduction to the basic concepts while also nurturing an enthusiasm for learning more about science.
Conceptual Academy has 11 high school and middle school level science courses.
What You Need
The complete course includes the online course, the textbook, and the supplies needed for the labs. All the labs are designed to be safely performed using only materials from your household or a local discount store. Thank you for being responsible in following common sense safety precautions and procedures.
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Sample Video from Conceptual Physical Science Full Version
To learn more about implementing this Physical Science Explorations course, please download its teacher’s manual: Physical Science, Explorations Full Version Teachers Manual
5 Units; 33 Classes
Unit A: Mechanics
Unit B: Forms of Energy
Unit C: Chemistry
Unit D: Earth Science
Unit E: Astronomy