Section: Schools, Sciences   |   School: School of Rhetoric

This is a rigorous physical science course intended for accelerated 9th grade students who have already completed Algebra I and are motivated toward honors-level study in science and mathematics. The course integrates history, mathematics, and technical communication skills. Through successful completion of this course, a student will be able to develop a mastery of the basic tools of physics and chemistry, including fundamental concepts and applications, computational skills, and analytical skills. Topics covered in this course are ideal for an honors-level freshman science course and include Newton’s laws of motion, energy, heat, waves, electricity, magnetism, physical and chemical properties, models of the atom, chemical bonding, and chemical reactions.

Prerequisites:  Algebra 1
Textbook:  Please see current book list.

2020-2021 Physics 1 (Honors) Book & Materials List