Glencoe Physical Science © 2008

Grade Levels: 8-8

Glencoe Physical Science integrates accurate and comprehensive coverage of physics and chemistry with mathematics through accessible text, engaging features, and a variety of hands-on experiences. The critical-thinking opportunities, real-world applications, and technology resources lead students to a deeper understanding of physical science, while building science process skills.

Glencoe Physical Science © 2008


Glencoe Physical Science © 2008

Unit One: Energy and Motion

  • The Nature of Science
  • Motion
  • Forces
  • Energy
  • Work and Machines
  • Thermal Energy

Unit Two: Electricity and Energy Resources

  • Electricity
  • Magnetism and Its Uses
  • Energy Sources

Unit Three: Energy on the Move

  • Waves
  • Sound
  • Electromagnetic Waves
  • Light
  • Mirrors and Lenses

Unit Four: The Nature of Matter

  • Classification of Matter
  • Solids, Liquids, and Gases
  • Properties of Atoms and the Periodic Table
  • Radioactivity and Nuclear Reactions

Unit Five: Diversity of Matter

  • Elements and Their Properties
  • Chemical Bonds
  • Chemical Reactions

Unit Six: Interactions of Matter

  • Solutions
  • Acids, Bases, and Salts
  • Organic Compounds
  • New Materials Through Chemistry