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Student Learning Outcomes

Course Name: Physical Science
Course Number: PHSC 9
Course Objectives:
  • Students will be able to describe the methods of energy transfer.
  • Students will be able to describe macroscopic observations and properties in terms of a microscopic (atomic) model.
  • Students will be able to describe the role of each component in a simple electric circuit.
  • Students will be able to accurately take and record measurements of a variety of physical quantities in lab.
  • Students will be able to identify the difference between and atom, molecule, and compound.
  • Students will be able to use Newton's laws to find the acceleration of an object.
  • Students will be able to apply the material from the course to real life situations.
  • Students will be able to write a balanced chemical equation for a double replacement reaction.
  • Students will identify which material has the greatest specific heat capacity.