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Physical Science

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9th Grade

Teacher: Zain Garrett                                  email:


Classroom Expectations/Rules Course Description Supply List/Syllabus
  • The Lab is Off Limits to everyone unless a class experiment is being done.  
  • No Cell Phones permitted. 
  • No Food or Drink permitted
  • Be prepared and on time. 
  • Wipe your desk down before you sit down. 

In this course, you will learn about the Physical Sciences; things like, matter, energy, forces, gravity, etc.. This class will also dig deeper into things you learned in Junior High while preparing you for more advanced sciences to come.  


The 1st Semester Project for GPS is to build a working Water Filter. 

The 2nd Semester Project is a Research Paper.  

You will need a composition notebook for this course. 


Semester 2 Lesson Plans
Week Powerpoint/Notes Lab Resources Worksheets/Review Tests
January 5th – 8th Chapter 10: Motion


Semester 1 Recap

Research Project Assign

January 11th – 14th  Chapter 10: Motion


Speed Racer 


January 18th – 21st Chapter 10: Motion Term Paper Begin Motion Quizizz Chapter 10: Motion Test
January 25th – 28th Chapter 11: Forces

October Sky

Egg Throw Challenge

February 1st – 4th Chapter 11: Forces Rockets Lab Forces review Forces Test
February 8th – 11th Chapter 12: Work and Energy Simple Machines N/A N/A
February 16th – 18th Chapter 12: Work and Energy N/A Work and Energy Review Work and Energy Test
February 22nd – 25th Chapter 13: Heat & Temperature N/A N/A Benchmark IV
March 1st – 4th Chapter 13: Heat & Temperature Temperature Lab Term Paper Workday N/A
    End of 3rd Nine Weeks    
March 8th – 11th N/A N/A N/A

Term Paper DUE

March 15th – 18th   Spring Break    
March 22nd – 25th Chapter 13: Heat & Temperature Thermo Lab Heat & Temperature Review Heat and Temperature Test
March 29th – April 1st Chapter 14: Waves Diffraction Lab Waves Review Waves Test
April 5th – 8th Chapter 15: Sound and Light

Cups Lab

Prisims Lab

Sound and Light Review N/A
April 12th – 15th Chapter 16: Electricity N/A Sound and Light Review Sound and Light Test
April 19th – 22nd

Chapter 16: Electricity

Chapter 17: Magnetism

Electromagnets Electricity Review

Electricity Test


April 26th – 29th Chapter 17: Magnetism N/A Magnetism Review Magnetism Test
May 3rd – 6th

Chapter 18: The Solar System

Chapter 19: The Universe

Chapter 20: Planet Earth

N/A Semester Review Semester Test


Online Resources
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