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Physical Science

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ISBN-10: 0078600510

ISBN-13: 9780078600517

Edition: 2nd 2005 (Student Manual, Study Guide, etc.)

Authors: McGraw-Hill Staff

List price: $122.84
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Give every student a deeper understanding of physical science 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.
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Book details

List price: $122.84
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education
Publication date: 1/29/2004
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 920
Size: 8.50" wide x 11.00" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 4.950
Language: English

Energy and Motion
The Nature of Science
The Methods of Science
Standards of Measurement
Communicating with Graphs
Lab: Converting Kitchen Measurements
Lab: Design Your Own: Setting High Standards for Measurement
Describing Motion
Motion and Forces
Lab: Force and Acceleration
Lab: Design Your Own: Comparing Motion from Different Forces
Newton's Second Law
The Third Law of Motion
Lab: Measuring the Effects of Air Resistance
Lab: The Momentum of Colliding Objects
The Nature of Energy
Lab: Bouncing Balls
Conservation of Energy
Lab: Design Your Own: Swinging Energy
Work and Machines
Using Machines
Simple Machines
Lab: Levers
Lab: Model and Invent Work Smarter
Thermal Energy
Temperature and Heat
Transferring Thermal Energy
Lab: Convection in Gases and Liquids
Using Heat
Lab: Conduction in Gases
Electricity and Energy Resources
Electric Charge
Electric Current
Lab: Identifying Conductors and Insulators
Electrical Energy
Lab: Design Your Own: Comparing Series and Parallel Circuits
Magnetism and Its Uses
Electricity and Magnetism
Producing Electric Current
Lab: Magnets, Coils, and Currents
Lab: Design Your Own: Controlling Electromagnets
Energy Sources
Fossil Fuels
Nuclear Energy
Renewable Energy Sources
Lab: Solar Heating
Lab: Use the Internet: How much does energy really cost?
Energy on the Move
The Nature of Waves
Wave Properties
Lab: Waves in Different Mediums
The Behavior of Waves
Lab: Measuring Wave Properties
The Nature of Sound
Properties of Sound
Lab: Making Music
Using Sound
Lab: Design Your Own: Blocking Noise Pollution
Electromagnetic Waves
What are electromagnetic waves?
The Electromagnetic Spectrum
Lab: The Shape of Satellite Dishes
Radio Communication
Lab: Use the Internet: Radio Frequencies
The Behavior of Light
Light and Color
Producing Light
Using Light
Lab: Make a Light Bender
Lab: Design Your Own: Polarizing Filters
Mirrors and Lenses
Lab: Reflections of Reflections
Optical Instruments
Lab: Make a Refracting Telescope
The Nature of Matter
Classification of Matter
Composition of Matter
Lab: Elements, Compounds, and Mixtures
Properties of Matter
Lab: Design Your Own: Checking Out Chemical Changes
Solids, Liquids, and Gases
Kinetic Theory
Lab: How Thermal Energy Affects Matter
Properties of Fluids
Behavior of Gases
Lab: Testing the Viscosity of Common Liquids
Properties of Atoms and the Periodic Table
Structure of the Atom
Masses of Atoms
The Periodic Table
Lab: A Periodic Table of Foods
Lab: Use the Internet: What's in a name?
Radioactivity and Nuclear Reactions
Nuclear Decay
Detecting Radioactivity
Nuclear Reactions
Lab: Chain Reactions
Lab: Model and Invent Modeling Transmutation
Diversity of Matter
Elements and Their Properties
Lab: What type is it?
Mixed Groups
Lab: Design Your Own: Slippery Carbon
Chemical Bonds
Stability in Bonding
Lab: Atomic Trading Cards
Types of Bonds
Writing Formulas and Naming Compounds
Lab: Design Your Own: Become a Bond Breaker
Chemical Reactions
Chemical Changes
Chemical Equations
Classifying Chemical Reactions
Chemical Reactions and Energy
Lab: Catalyzed Reaction
Lab: Use the Internet: Fossil Fuels and Greenhouse Gases
Interactions of Matter
How Solutions Form
Solubility and Concentration
Particles in Solution
Lab: Boiling Point of Solutions
Dissolving Without Water
Lab: Saturated Solutions
Acids, Bases, and Salts
Acids and Bases
Strengths of Acids and Bases
Lab: Acid Concentrations
Lab: Design Your Own: Be a Soda Scientist
Organic Compounds
Simple Organic Compounds
Other Organic Compounds
Lab: Alcohols and Organic Acids
Petroleum-A Source of Carbon Compounds
Biological Compounds
Lab: Preparing an Ester
New Materials Through Chemistry
Materials with a Past
Versatile Materials
Polymers and Composites
Lab: What can you do with this stuff?
Lab: Can polymer composites be stronger than steel?
Student Resources
Science Skill Handbook
Scientific Methods
Safety Symbols
Safety in the Science Laboratory
Extra Try at Home Labs
Technology Skill Handbook
Computer Skills
Presentation Skills
Math Skill Handbook
Math Review
Science Applications
Extra Math Problems
Reference Handbook
Physical Science Reference Tables
Periodic Table of the Elements
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