Course title

Physical Sciences



Course description

Dive deep into the mysteries of our universe with Excel High School's comprehensive Online Physical Science Course. Designed meticulously to foster a rich understanding of the fundamentals, this course covers not just the rudimentary concepts but also delves into intricate theories, making it an enlightening experience. Whether you're captivated by the behavior of solids, liquids, and gases, or you're keen to understand the intricacies of chemical reactions and energy conservation, this course has got you covered. Engage in immersive Virtual Labs that allow hands-on exploration of physical science concepts. Navigate through atomic models, delve into the workings of simple machines, and grasp the fundamental laws of motion. Beyond that, students will have the opportunity to understand key concepts such as electromagnetism, buoyancy, and the intriguing properties of light and electricity. Comprehend the profound principles, like Newton’s Laws of Motion, that govern our world, and gain expertise in calculating velocities, acceleration, and much more. Excel High School's Online Physical Science Course is more than just a class; it's a journey into understanding the very fabric of our universe This course is designed to provide students the necessary skills to have a richer knowledge base in physical science. In addition to basic physical science concepts, this course also includes more abstract concepts such as the conceptualization of the structure of atoms, motion and forces, the conservation of energy and matter, the action/reaction principle, and wave behavior. In this course, students also investigate physical science concepts through engaging Virtual Labs. Textbook: Physical Science Excel Education Systems, Inc. – 2023 Course Objectives: Using the kinetic theory, describe the behavior of solids, liquids, and gases. Explain how energy is conserved during chemical reactions. Describe the properties of acids and bases. Make calculations involving speed, distance, time, slope, velocities, and acceleration. Explain and apply Newton’s Laws of Motion. Describe concepts of physical science, such as: atomic models, simple machines, force, electromagnetism, buoyancy, work and energy, waves, light, and electricity Semester A: Chapter 1: Intro to Physical Science Chapter 2: Measurement Tools in Science Chapter 3: The Nature of Matter Chapter 4: Atomic and Quantum Theory Chapter 5: Basics of Chemistry Chapter 6: Chemical Equations and Reactions Chapter 7: Chemical Solutions Chapter 8: Acids and Bases Chapter 9: Nuclear Chemistry Semester B: Chapter 10: Physics Basics Chapter 11: Newtonian Physics Chapter 12: How Does That Work? (Part 2) Chapter 13: Machines Chapter 14: Energy Chapter 15: Thermodynamics Chapter 16: Waves Chapter 17: Light Chapter 18: Electricity

School country

United States

School state


School city


High school

Excel High School

School / district Address

601 Carlson Parkway

School zip code


Requested competency code

Lab Science

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Approved competency code

  • LINT
  • Integrated science

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Expected grade level


Online / Virtual