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Middle School Physical Science Sem1

School Year: 2019-2020
Subject: Science
Course ID: D-SCI-08AV1-K
College Concurrent: No
School District: Niobrara County School District #1
Credit Recovery: No
Program Name: Wyoming Virtual Academy
Course Capacity: 99
Grade Level(s): 8
LMS Platform: LMS means the course learning management system D2L Brightspace
Delivery Method: Online Synchronous
Curriculum Type: K12 Inc.
Hathaway Success Course: No
Days: See Course Participation below
Advanced Placement: No
Times: See Course Participation below
Start - End Dates: Aug 21, 2019 - May 22, 2020
Available for Purchase: 400.00

Course Description:
The K12 Physical Science program introduces students to many aspects of the physical world, focusing first on chemistry and then on physics. The course provides an overview of the physical world and gives students tools and concepts to think clearly about atoms, molecules, chemical reactions, motion, electricity, light, and other aspects of chemistry and physics. Among other subjects, students study the structure of atoms; the elements and the Periodic Table; chemical reactions; forces, including gravitational, motion, acceleration, and mass; and energy, including light, thermal, electricity, and magnetism.
Course Prerequisites:
Required Materials:
Curriculum Items: Graduated cylinder; stopwatch; 10 Newton spring scale; digital scale; double pulley; metallic rod; metallic spring; muriatic acid; phenolphthalein; protective gloves (two pair); D-cell battery holder; cork stoppers; copper wire set
Course Accessibility:
Accomodations of modifications are based on academic need. We utilize read-aloud programs, visual supports, dictation programs, closed captioning, and braille.
Course Participation:
Student participation in this course is documented by the following:
  • Student active time in course logged by the learning management system.
  • Coursework submissions recorded by the learning management system.
  • Student progress in course meets expectations.
  • Participation verified by the virtual education teacher for time spent working offline.
  • Academic-based communication between the student and virtual education teacher or learning coach and virtual education teacher.
  • Synchronous time with the class, a group or the virtual education teacher recorded by the learning management system or teacher.
  • When this course is taken by a student in a school with a district-assigned learning coach, seat time attendance may be used to document participation.
  • The virtual education teacher verifies participation in the course 1-3 times a week.
  • Student progress in course meets expectations.