2020 - 2021 MCPS High School Course Bulletin
3941/3942 Physical Science A/B (PC)0.5 credit per semester
This course focuses on practical and functional applications of chemistry and physics. Semester A includes topics of atomic structure, chemical formulas and equations, classification of chemical substances, radioactivity, and organic chemistry. Semester B includes vector analysis, force and motion, work, energy, power, heat, waves and sound, light and optics, and electricity and magnetism. Either semester can precede the other. This course is NOT NGSS aligned.
9 - 10 - 11 - 12
No repeats for credit
Additional Course Information:
- National Collegiate Athletic Association Initial Eligibility Clearinghouse (NCAA/IEC)
- Satisfies the Physical Science credit graduation requirement