High School Physical Science: Help and Review

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Lesson 1 - Chemical Bonds I: Covalent  Take Quiz
Lesson 2 - Chemical Bonds II: Ionic  Take Quiz
Lesson 3 - Chemical Bonds III: Polar Covalent  Take Quiz
Lesson 4 - Chemical Bonds IV: Hydrogen  Take Quiz
Lesson 5 - The Octet Rule and Lewis Structures of Atoms  Take Quiz
Lesson 6 - Ions: Predicting Formation, Charge, and Formulas of Ions  Take Quiz
Lesson 7 - Ionic Compounds: Formation, Lattice Energy and Properties  Take Quiz
Lesson 8 - Naming Ionic Compounds: Simple Binary, Transition Metal & Polyatomic Ion Compounds  Take Quiz
Lesson 9 - Covalent Compounds: Properties, Naming & Formation  Take Quiz
Lesson 10 - Lewis Structures: Single, Double & Triple Bonds  Take Quiz
Lesson 11 - Lewis Dot Structures: Polyatomic Ions  Take Quiz
Lesson 12 - Lewis Dot Structures: Resonance  Take Quiz
Lesson 13 - Covalent Bonds: Predicting Bond Polarity and Ionic Character  Take Quiz
Lesson 14 - VSEPR Theory & Molecule Shapes  Take Quiz
Lesson 15 - Dipoles & Dipole Moments: Molecule Polarity  Take Quiz
Lesson 16 - Hydrogen Bonding, Dipole-Dipole & Ion-Dipole Forces: Strong Intermolecular Forces  Take Quiz
Lesson 17 - London Dispersion Forces (Van Der Waals Forces): Weak Intermolecular Forces  Take Quiz
Lesson 18 - Using Orbital Hybridization and Valence Bond Theory to Predict Molecular Shape  Take Quiz
Lesson 19 - Molecular Orbital Theory: Tutorial and Diagrams  Take Quiz
Lesson 20 - Metallic Bonding: The Electron-Sea Model & Why Metals Are Good Electrical Conductors  Take Quiz
Lesson 21 - Intramolecular Bonding and Identification of Organic and Inorganic Macromolecules  Take Quiz
Lesson 22 - Organic Molecules: Alkanes, Alkenes, Aromatic Hydrocarbons and Isomers  Take Quiz
Lesson 23 - Functional Groups in Organic Molecules  Take Quiz
Lesson 24 - Ammonium Nitrate: Uses & Formula  Take Quiz
Lesson 25 - Decane: Structure, Uses & Formula  Take Quiz
Lesson 26 - Glycosidic Linkage: Definition & Overview  Take Quiz
Lesson 27 - The Hydrogen Bomb: Definition, Explosion & Facts  Take Quiz
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Lesson 1 - Newton's First Law of Motion: Examples of the Effect of Force on Motion  Take Quiz
Lesson 2 - Distinguishing Between Inertia and Mass  Take Quiz
Lesson 3 - Mass and Weight: Differences and Calculations  Take Quiz
Lesson 4 - State of Motion and Velocity  Take Quiz
Lesson 5 - Force: Definition and Types  Take Quiz
Lesson 6 - Forces: Balanced and Unbalanced  Take Quiz
Lesson 7 - Free-Body Diagrams  Take Quiz
Lesson 8 - Net Force: Definition and Calculations  Take Quiz
Lesson 9 - Newton's Second Law of Motion: The Relationship Between Force and Acceleration  Take Quiz
Lesson 10 - Determining the Acceleration of an Object  Take Quiz
Lesson 11 - Determining the Individual Forces Acting Upon an Object  Take Quiz
Lesson 12 - Air Resistance and Free Fall  Take Quiz
Lesson 13 - Newton's Third Law of Motion: Examples of the Relationship Between Two Forces  Take Quiz
Lesson 14 - Newton's Laws and Weight, Mass & Gravity  Take Quiz
Lesson 15 - Identifying Action and Reaction Force Pairs  Take Quiz
Lesson 16 - The Normal Force: Definition and Examples  Take Quiz
Lesson 17 - Friction: Definition and Types  Take Quiz
Lesson 18 - Inclined Planes in Physics: Definition, Facts, and Examples  Take Quiz
Lesson 19 - Buoyancy: Calculating Force and Density with Archimedes' Principle  Take Quiz
Lesson 20 - Linear Momentum: Definition, Equation, and Examples  Take Quiz
Lesson 21 - Coefficient of Friction: Definition, Formula & Examples  Take Quiz
Lesson 22 - Coefficient of Kinetic Friction: Definition, Formula & Examples  Take Quiz
Lesson 23 - Sliding Friction: Definition, Formula & Examples  Take Quiz
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Lesson 1 - Work: Definition, Characteristics, and Examples  Take Quiz
Lesson 2 - Work Done by a Variable Force  Take Quiz
Lesson 3 - What is Energy? - Definition and Significance in Nature  Take Quiz
Lesson 4 - Kinetic Energy to Potential Energy: Relationship in Different Energy Types  Take Quiz
Lesson 5 - Work-Energy Theorem: Definition and Application  Take Quiz
Lesson 6 - First Law of Thermodynamics: Law of Conservation of Energy  Take Quiz
Lesson 7 - Second Law of Thermodynamics: Entropy and Systems  Take Quiz
Lesson 8 - What is Mechanical Energy? - Definition & Examples  Take Quiz
Lesson 9 - Pulleys: Basic Mechanics  Take Quiz
Lesson 10 - Conservation of Mechanical Energy  Take Quiz
Lesson 11 - Power: Definition and Mathematics  Take Quiz
Lesson 12 - What is Thermal Energy? - Definition & Examples  Take Quiz
Lesson 13 - What is Radiant Energy? - Definition & Examples  Take Quiz
Lesson 14 - What is Chemical Energy? - Definition & Examples  Take Quiz
Lesson 15 - What is Electrical Energy? - Definition & Examples  Take Quiz
Lesson 16 - What is Nuclear Energy? - Definition & Examples  Take Quiz
Lesson 17 - How to Calculate Specific Heat Capacity for Different Substances  Take Quiz
Lesson 18 - Changes in Heat and Energy Diagrams  Take Quiz
Lesson 19 - Energy and Life: The Transformation of Energy in Living Organisms  Take Quiz
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Lesson 1 - Vibrations and Waves: Energy and Motion  Take Quiz
Lesson 2 - Wave Propagation  Take Quiz
Lesson 3 - Wave Parameters: Wavelength, Amplitude, Period, Frequency & Speed  Take Quiz
Lesson 4 - Transverse & Longitudinal Waves: Definition & Examples  Take Quiz
Lesson 5 - What is Sound? - Definition and Factors Affecting the Speed of Sound  Take Quiz
Lesson 6 - Pitch and Volume in Sound Waves  Take Quiz
Lesson 7 - Electromagnetic Waves: Definition, Sources & Properties  Take Quiz
Lesson 8 - The 7 Major Regions of the Electromagnetic Spectrum  Take Quiz
Lesson 9 - The Nature of Light: Origin, Spectrum & Color Frequency  Take Quiz
Lesson 10 - Reflection: Angle of Incidence and Curved Surfaces  Take Quiz
Lesson 11 - Diffuse Reflection: Definition, Examples & Surfaces  Take Quiz
Lesson 12 - Resonance: Definition & Transmission of Waves  Take Quiz
Lesson 13 - Transparent and Opaque Materials in Electromagnetic Waves  Take Quiz
Lesson 14 - Color: White Light, Reflection & Absorption  Take Quiz
Lesson 15 - Refraction & Dispersion: Definition, Snell's Law & Index of Refraction  Take Quiz
Lesson 16 - Diffraction: Relation to Sound & Light and Effects of Wavelength  Take Quiz
Lesson 17 - Constructive and Destructive Interference  Take Quiz
Lesson 18 - The Doppler Effect: Definition, Examples & Applications  Take Quiz
Lesson 19 - Wave-Particle Duality: Concept, Explanation & Examples  Take Quiz
Lesson 20 - What Are Surface Waves? - Definition, Types & Examples  Take Quiz
Lesson 21 - What Are Absorbance Units?  Take Quiz
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Lesson 1 - Origins of the Universe: The Big Bang and Expanding & Contracting Universes  Take Quiz
Lesson 2 - Evidence for the Big Bang Theory: Background Radiation, Red-Shift and Expansion  Take Quiz
Lesson 3 - Star Formation: Main Sequence, Dwarf & Giant Stars  Take Quiz
Lesson 4 - Types of Telescopes: Radio, Reflecting & Refracting Telescopes  Take Quiz
Lesson 5 - Galaxy Formation: Spiral, Elliptical & Irregular Galaxies  Take Quiz
Lesson 6 - Types of Stars by Size, Color and Life Cycle  Take Quiz
Lesson 7 - Structure of the Sun  Take Quiz
Lesson 8 - Stages of the Sun's Life Cycle  Take Quiz
Lesson 9 - Life Cycle of Neutron Stars  Take Quiz
Lesson 10 - Supernova and Supergiant Star Life Cycle  Take Quiz
Lesson 11 - Life Cycle of Black Holes  Take Quiz
Lesson 12 - Inner Planets of the Solar System: Mercury, Venus, Earth & Mars  Take Quiz
Lesson 13 - Formation of the Earth: Theories  Take Quiz
Lesson 14 - Formation of the Moon: Theories  Take Quiz
Lesson 15 - Planetary Predictors of Extraterrestrial Life  Take Quiz
Lesson 16 - Outer Planets of the Solar System: Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune  Take Quiz
Lesson 17 - Dwarf Planets of the Solar System: Pluto, Eris, Haumea & Ceres  Take Quiz
Lesson 18 - Asteroids, Meteorites & Comets: Definitions and Characteristics  Take Quiz
Lesson 19 - Expansion of the Universe: Theory & Rate  Take Quiz

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