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What is Physical Science?

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What is Physical Science?

  1. 1. What is Physical Science? Holt- Chapter 1, Section 1 Fusion- Unit 1, Section 1
  2. 2. What is science?  A process of gathering knowledge about the natural world.  Start with asking a question.  Involves problem solving.
  3. 3. What is Physical Science?  Physics and Chemistry  The study of (nonliving) matter and energy  Matter = the “stuff” that everything is made of
  4. 4. Chemistry- A Matter of Reactions!  Chemistry = the study of all forms of matter, including how matter interacts with other matter  Structures and properties of matter  How substances change  Chemical reactions
  5. 5. Physics  The way energy affects matter  Motion, force, electricity, light and heat
  6. 6. Physical Science: All Around You  Meteorology  Study of the atmosphere  Pressure, motion, force  Geology  Geochemists- rocks, soil  Biology  Chemical reactions, transfer of energy
  7. 7. Know your Textbook  Fusion  Table of Contents  Essential question  SOLs  Engage Your Brain  Guided Reading  Lesson Review  Reference Pages  Glossary  Holt  Table of Contents  Math Practice  Connection to…  Science in Action  How to Use Your Textbook  Introduction  Chapter Outline  Highlighted vocabulary  Summary and Section Review  Appendices  Glossary and Index
  8. 8. Textbook Activity In Fusion Read “What is Science?” pg 4-6 answer questions 1,2,6,7 Read “Common Habits” pg 10-11 answer questions 13-18

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