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FVS Physical Science S1

School Year: 2018-2019
Subject: Science
Course ID: OL5354
College Concurrent: No
School District: Park County School District # 1
Credit Recovery: Yes
Program Name: Park 1 Virtual Education Program
Course Capacity: 10
Grade Level(s): 9-12
LMS Platform: LMS means the course learning management system AgilixBuzz
Delivery Method: Correspondence
Curriculum Type: Florida Virtual School
Credits: 0.50
Hathaway Success Course: Yes
Days: See Course Participation below
Advanced Placement: No
Times: See Course Participation below
Start - End Dates: Aug 22, 2018 - May 22, 2019
Available for Purchase: District Only

Course Description:
Semester-long course purchased through Florida Virtual and used for our district students. This course is designed as an interactive, 21st century course focusing on basic physics and chemistry. Topics include forces and motion, energy through waves, electricity and magnetism, the matter around us, chemical bonding and reactions. This course is designed to serve as a foundation for the study of the physical sciences. The utilization of scientific inquiry, web 2.0 tools, interactive experiences, higher order thinking, collaborative projects, real world application through labs and a variety of assessments all aid the student in ultimately demonstrating a vast understanding of the importance of the physical and chemical properties of the world around them; enabling them to apply these properties to their everyday lives.
Course Prerequisites:
N
Required Materials:
N
Course Accessibility:
District contact provided for accessibility and usability of LMS and course content needs
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.
  • N
  • No
  • N
  • The virtual education teacher verifies participation in the course 1-3 times a week.