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Physical Science

School Year: 2018-2019
Subject: Science
Course ID: AC03011
College Concurrent: No
School District: Sheridan County School District #1
Credit Recovery: Yes
Program Name: Cowboy State Virtual Academy
Course Capacity:
Grade Level(s): 6-8
LMS Platform: LMS means the course learning management system Acellus
Delivery Method: Online Asynchronous
Curriculum Type: Acellus
Credits: 1.00
Hathaway Success Course: No
Days: See Course Participation below
Advanced Placement: No
Times: See Course Participation below
Start - End Dates: Jul 01, 2018 - Jun 30, 2019
Available for Purchase: District Only

Course Description:
Matter can be defined as anything that takes up space and has mass. Energy can be defined as the ability to cause change in matter. Physical Science is the study of matter and energy. Students in the Acellus Physical Science course study the basic components that matter is made of, as well as different forms of energy that make things move and change. Enlightening, on-screen demonstrations of the concepts being taught bring the science to life and enhance student understanding. Course topics include: Matter, Elements, Energy, Magnetism, Electricity, Circuits, and Resistance, Waves, Sound, Electromagnetic Energy, Light, Color, and Lenses, Force, Motion, Machines, Resources
Course Prerequisites:
NA
Required Materials: None
Course Accessibility:
Course materials and the LMS have been developed with universal design principles in mind.
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.
  • No
  • The virtual education teacher verifies participation in the course on a daily basis.