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2023-2024
Course Offerings

Physical Science

Tuesdays, August 15– May 14

Our classes are designed so that you can place your students based on ability and interest, not age.

 

 


       

 

 

 

 

 

 

Course Description (For Lab Rats Level)

The Physical Science curriculum is designed to continue student investigations of the physical sciences that began in grades K-8 and provide students the necessary skills to have a richer knowledge base in physical science.  This course is designed to provide a review of the concepts learned in Earth Science and offer an introduction to concepts for Chemistry.  This curriculum covers concepts in Earth and Space Science, Chemistry, Motion, Forces and Motion, Forces in Fluids, Work, Power, and Machines, Energy, Thermal Energy and Heat, Mechanical Waves and Sound, The Electromagnetic Spectrum and Light, Optics, Electricity, and Magnetism includes the more abstract concepts such as the conceptualization of the structure of atoms, motion and forces, and the conservation of energy and matter, the action/reaction principle, and wave behavior.  Students further explore these physical science concepts through experience in weekly laboratory investigations and field work using the processes of inquiry and scientific method.

 

Applicable High School Credit Hours For Lab Rats Level Class and Lab:  1

Cyber Rats
We offer an online options for both our Junior Lab Rats and Lab Rats classes.

2024-2025

Chemistry

2025-2026

Biology

2026-2027

Earth Science

 

2027-2028

Physical Science

2028-2029

Chemistry

2029-2030

Biology

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Future Course Offerings

Upper Elementary-Middle School Level

Class Schedule
Tuesdays
August 15– May 14
10:00-10:45 AM

All Levels Combined
Class Schedule
Tuesdays
August 15– May 14
10:45 AM – Noon

70 Lab Hours
Qualifying for
High School Credit

Middle School-High School Level
Class Schedule
Tuesdays
August 15– May 14
Noon-1:30 PM,

130 Class Hours
Qualifying for
High School Credit

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