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WOL Physical Science A

School Year: 2018-2019
Subject: Science
Course ID: W03159G0.5012
College Concurrent: No
School District: Washakie County School District #1
Credit Recovery: No
Program Name: Washakie 1 Virtual Education Program
Course Capacity:
Grade Level(s): 9-12
LMS Platform: LMS means the course learning management system D2L Brightspace
Delivery Method: Online Asynchronous
Curriculum Type: K12 Fuel Education
Credits: 0.50
Hathaway Success Course: Yes
Days: See Course Participation below
Advanced Placement: No
Times: See Course Participation below
Start - End Dates: Aug 23, 2018 - May 24, 2019
Available for Purchase: District Only

Course Description:
In the first semester of Physical Science, students explore the relationship between matter and energy by investigating matter and energy; force and motion; the application of forces including friction, gravity, motion, and vectors; fluid forces; energy; simple machines and mechanical advantage; waves; light including speed of light, reflection and refraction, electromagnetic spectrum, and color; and electricity. Students develop skills in measuring, solving problems, using laboratory apparatuses, following safety procedures, and adhering to experimental procedures. Students focus on inquiry-based learning, with both laboratory investigations and experiences.
Course Prerequisites:
None
Required Materials:
District Provided
Course Accessibility:
Washakie County School District No. 1 makes every effort to ensure accessibility and usability of course content for all students.
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.
  • Discussion Boards, Sign-in Sheets
  • No
  • Academic-based communication between the student and virtual education teacher or learning coach and virtual education teacher.
  • None
  • The virtual education teacher verifies participation in the course 1-3 times a week.
  • Students are assigned a designated Learning Coach/Mentor who will monitor participate and progress for this course.