Course title

Physical Science A



Course description

This course examines science as a whole and leads to how methods and tools provide scientists meaningful results. Topics included: chemistry to interpret chemical names, formulas, equations, and models to discover the types and properties of reactions and nuclear reactions and their uses, historical perspectives, and the social impacts. This course also explores physics, introduces topics in engineering, and the ways scientists think, communicate, and do their jobs. The topics of motion and force, including the motion of fluids and Newton’s law build a foundation to explore thermodynamics, energy, work, machines, waves, electricity, and magnetism.

Students complete 2 hours of laboratory assignments per week. Labs include: Scientific Process Lab, Phase Changes Lab, Bonding and the Periodic Table Lab, Temperature and Chemical Rxns Lab, Rock Candy Lab, Nuclear Incidents Lab.

School country

United States

School state


School city


High school

Ignite Learning Academy

School / district Address

1155 S Power Rd Ste 114 #570 Mesa, AZ

School zip code


Requested competency code

Lab Science

Date submitted



Approved competency code

  • LINT
  • Integrated science

Approved date

Online / Virtual