Physical Science Curriculum Resource & Lesson Plans

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  • Available Lessons: 320
  • Average Lesson Length: 8 min
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    Matter: Physical and Chemical Properties

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This Physical Science Curriculum Resource & Lesson Plans course is a fully developed resource to help you organize and teach physical science. You can easily adapt the video lessons, transcripts, and quizzes to take full advantage of the comprehensive and engaging material we offer. Make planning your course easier by using our curriculum as a guide.
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32 chapters in Physical Science Curriculum Resource & Lesson Plans

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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
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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
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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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