Burrillville School Department Science Curriculum

Aligned to the GLEs/GSEs State Standards

Grade #12 Physics Scope and Sequence

The chart below highlights the key skills and concepts taught in grade #12 and the order in which they are taught.  By clicking on the unit title, parents, students and teachers can view the detailed expectations for student learning.  Only teachers can access the Common Course assessment link.

Total

Unit Days

Quarter

Unit #

Concept 1: Forces and Motion

35

22

1

1.1

1.2

Motion

Forces

 

Catapult Project - Common Course Assessment / Challenge & Rubric

Total

Unit Days

Quarter

Unit #

Concept 2: Systems and Energy

8

15

10

2

2.1

2.2

2.3

Momentum and Collisions

Work and Energy

Circular Motion and Rotation

Scrambler - Common Course Assessment / Rubric

Total

Unit Days

Quarter

Unit #

Concept 3: Vibrations and Waves

10

5

15

3

3.1

3.2

3.3

Oscillations and Waves

Sound and Music

Light and Optics

Standing Waves Laboratory Investigation - Common Course Assessment / Rubric

Total

Unit Days

Quarter

Unit #

Concept 4: Electromagnetism

5

8

10

4

4.1

4.2

4.3

Static Electricity

Electric Currents

Magnetism and Electromagnetism

Laboratory Practical - Electricity & Magnetism - Common Course Assessment / Rubric