Introduction to Physical Science - Schoolhouse Teachers

Introduction to Physical Science

Length: 10 units
Includes: Online readings and printable worksheets
Age/Grade: Elementary

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How to Use This Course

Whimsical characters introduce serious science in a fun way! Explore electricity, force and motion, heat, light, magnetism, matter and how it changes, properties of matter, sound, and more with engaging units and hands-on activities.

Course Introduction

The first eight units in this series focus on communicating the concepts being learned; the final two units focus on hands-on application. You may want to consider pulling applications from the final two units to do alongside the concepts being explained in the first eight units. Topics studied include:

  • Electricity: This graphic nonfiction book introduces the properties of electrical energy.
  • Force and Motion: This graphic nonfiction book introduces the properties of force and motion.
  • Heat: This graphic nonfiction book introduces heat energy.
  • Light: This graphic nonfiction book introduces the properties of light.
  • Magnetism: This graphic nonfiction book introduces the properties of magnetism.
  • Matter and How it Changes: This graphic nonfiction book introduces the physical and chemical changes of matter.
  • Matter and Its Properties: This graphic nonfiction book introduces the properties of matter.
  • Sound: This graphic nonfiction book introduces sound energy.
  • Learning About Energy, Forces, and Motion: Roll up your sleeves and get ready to have some fun! This volume includes hands-on art projects, as well as text providing key background information for each project.
  • Learning About Matter: Roll up your sleeves and get ready to have some fun! This volume includes hands-on activities related to matter, as well as text providing key background information for each project.

Online readings and printable worksheets.

  • Electricity
  • Force and Motion
  • Heat
  • Light
  • Magnetism
  • Matter and How it Changes
  • Matter and Its Properties
  • Sound
  • Learning About Energy, Forces, and Motion
  • Learning About Matter

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