Physical Science 20

Course Description

Learners will investigate what happens to the energy gained or lost by heating and cooling processes, and explore how mirrors reflect and refract light and create images. They will also analyze the characteristics of, and create new compounds from, chemical reactions. An overarching theme is the study of the enterprise of public and private science as it occurs in agriculture, industry, and universities to help students better understand the physical science related career paths.

Units of Study

  • Properties of Waves
  • Heat
  • Foundations of Chemistry
  • Student Directed Study Project
  • Career Exploration

Course Materials

Supplied by the DLC


Obtained by Student


Suggested Career Pathways

  • Forensic Scientist
  • Food Science Scientist, Technician or Inspector
  • Sound Engineer
  • Gravity Researcher


Science 10

Delivery Method

Online Asynchronous


This course requires a final exam to be supervised by a proctor

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