Physical Science I

Detailed Table of Contents

UNIT 1: OUR SENSES AND PROPERTIES OF OBJECTS

Lesson 1.1 - Things We Can See

  • Senses
  • Sight
  • Color
  • Shape
  • Size
  • Weight
  • Sorting Objects
  • Vocabulary

Lesson 1.2 - Things We Can Hear

  • Senses
  • Hearing
  • Eardrum
  • Speech
  • Music
  • Sounds
  • Noise
  • Sorting Sounds
  • Vocabulary

Lesson 1.3 - Things We Can Smell

  • Senses
  • Smell
  • Good Smells
  • Unpleasant Smells
  • Other Smells
  • Sorting Smells
  • Vocabulary

Lesson 1.4 - Things We Can Taste

  • Senses
  • Taste
  • Sweet
  • Sour
  • Bitter
  • Salty
  • Sorting Tastes
  • Vocabulary

Lesson 1.5 - Things We Can Feel

  • Senses
  • Feel
  • Texture
  • Firmness
  • Temperature
  • Dryness
  • Sorting Objects
  • Vocabulary

UNIT 2: MATTER

Lesson 2.1 - Mater, Mass, and Volume

  • Matter is Everywhere
  • Defining Matter
  • Mass
  • Measuring Mass
  • Volume
  • Measuring Volume
  • Three States of Matter
  • Vocabulary

Lesson 2.2 - States of Matter: Solids

  • States of Matter
  • Solids: Shapes
  • Solids: Volume
  • Is it a Solid?
  • Examples of Solids
  • Vocabulary

Lesson 2.3 - States of Matter: Liquids

  • States of Matter
  • Liquids: Shapes
  • Liquids: Volume
  • Is it a Liquid?
  • Examples of Liquids
  • Vocabulary

Lesson 2.4 - States of Matter: Gases

  • States of Matter
  • Gas: Shapes
  • Gas: Volume
  • Is it a Gas?
  • Examples of Gases
  • Vocabulary

Lesson 2.5 - Melting and Freezing

  • Three States of Matter
  • Changing States
  • Melting
  • Freezing / Solidification
  • Melting and Freezing
  • Heat Energy
  • Adding Heat Energy
  • Removing Heat Energy
  • Melting Point
  • Freezing Point
  • Vocabulary

Lesson 2.6 - Boiling, Evaporation, and Condensation

  • Three States of Matter
  • Changing States
  • Evaporation
  • Condensation
  • Evaporation and Condensation
  • Heat Energy
  • Adding Heat Energy
  • Taking Away Heat Energy
  • Boiling Point
  • Vocabulary

UNIT 3: WATER

Lesson 3.1 - States of Water

  • States of Water
  • Ice
  • Water
  • Water Vapor
  • Melt
  • Freeze
  • Boil
  • Evaporate
  • Condense
  • Clouds and Rain
  • Summary
  • Vocabulary

Lesson 3.2 - Interactions with Water

  • Mixing
  • Mixing a Liquid
  • Examples of Liquids
  • Dissolving
  • Dissolving a Solid
  • Examples of Solids
  • Vocabulary

Lesson 3.3 - Sink and Float

  • Objects in Water
  • Sink
  • Objects that Sink
  • Float
  • Objects that Float
  • Opposites
  • Vocabulary

UNIT 4: MOTION

Lesson 4.1 - Ways Objects Move

  • Position
  • Speed
  • Method
  • Direction
  • Vocabulary

Lesson 4.2 - Motions All Around Us

  • Motions
  • Back and Forth
  • Roll
  • Slide
  • Spin
  • Push and Pull
  • Vocabulary

Lesson 4.3 - Vibration and Sound

  • Vibration
  • Sounds
  • Musical Instruments
  • Vocabulary

UNIT 5: MAGNETS

Lesson 5.1 - Parts of a Magnet

  • Poles
  • Horseshoe Magnet
  • Block or Bar Magnet
  • Rod Magnet
  • Disc Magnet
  • Ring Magnet
  • Sphere Magnet
  • Vocabulary

Lesson 5.2 - How Magnets React

  • Magnets
  • Poles
  • Repel
  • Attract
  • Metals
  • Non-Metals
  • Magnetism
  • Vocabulary

Lesson 5.3 - Uses of Magnets

  • Magnets
  • Refrigerator Magnets
  • Can Opener
  • Screwdrivers
  • Compass
  • Cabinet Doors
  • Electronics
  • Vocabulary