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Course SummaryUse this high school physical science course to supplement your textbooks, study for upcoming exams, boost your grades and more. The course contains short lessons and interactive quizzes to help you improve your understanding of important high school physical science concepts.
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About this Course
This course covers essential physical science concepts, such as organic chemistry, atmospheric science, rock types, chemical bonding and stoichiometry. The lessons in this course are short video lessons with engaging graphics and illustrations to help you understand key concepts and terminology. You can reference lesson transcripts to review main points or use the video tags to jump to the content you're interested in. The answers to the self-assessment quizzes that accompany each lesson have links that take you back to the videos, in case you need a refresher on the main topics.
This physical science course can help learners in a variety of professional and academic contexts.
- High school students can use this course if they've fallen behind in their physical science classes.
- Teachers can make learning about science fun by screening video lessons in class.
- Professionals looking to advance their careers in science can study these videos to reinforce their core physical science knowledge.
- Independent learners can add to their existing knowledge of physical science by watching these lessons at any time that's convenient.
- The Periodic Table
- The universe
- Atoms and atomic structure
- Chemical bonding and solutions
- Acids, bases and chemical reactions
- Force, motion and Newton's laws
- Work, energy, power and thermodynamics
- Waves and sound
- High school physical science teacher resources
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