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Physical Science

Welcome to the Physical Science Page!

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. 


Lesson Plans
Week Powerpoint/Notes Lab Resources Worksheets/Review Tests
August 10th – 13th  Chapter 1: Intro to GPS Interpreting Graphs Lab “Sorting Hat” Quizizz GPS Benchmark
August 17th – 20th  Chapter 2: Matter Periodic Puzzle online version

Intro to GPS Quizizz

Periodic Table 1-10

Chapter 1: Intro to GPS Test
August 24th – 27th  Chapter 2: Matter Solvent/Solute Lab Matter Quizizz Chapter 2: Matter Test
Aug 31st – Sep 3rd Chapter 3: States of Matter N/A

Periodic Table Review

Welcome Aboard the Titanic

September 8th – 11th Chapter 3: States of Matter

Buoyancy Lab

Begin Semester Project: Water Filters

States of Matter Quizizz States of Matter Test
September 14th – 17th Chapter 4: Atoms and the Periodic Table Periodic Table worksheet N/A N/A
September 21st – 24th

Chapter 4: Atoms and the Periodic Table

N/A Atoms and the Periodic Table Quizizz  Atoms and the Periodic Table Test
Sept 28th – Oct 1st  Chapter 5: Structures of Matter Elements bonding Naming Compounds Worksheet N/A
October 5th – 8th Chapter 5: Structures of Matter N/A Structures of Matter Quizizz

Structures of Matter Test

GPS Benchmark II

    End of the first 9 Weeks    
October 19th – October 22nd Chapter 6: Chemical Reactions N/A Balancing Equations Worksheet 1 N/A


Online Resources
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