What is Physical Science?

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What is Physical Science? by Mind Map: What is Physical Science?

1. How Far up is Space?

2. Phases of the Moon.

3. How do We hear Sounds? Wavelength, frequency, and amplitude. Vibrations, Speed.

4. Why Don't Birds Get Electrocuted? Electric Current -Flow of charged Particles, Direct Current, Alternating Current. Voltage, Electrical Resistance Ohm's Law

5. Is there radioActivity all Around? Radium girls, Marie Curie, Representing Particles: Alpha, Beta, Gamma. Nuclear Equations.

6. What causes lightning? Conversation of Charge. Tribolectric Charging (a transfer of electrons) Static Charge fro conductors and Insulators. Coulomb's Law: Electrical force decreases.

6.1. What is the smallest thing? ATOMS, DALTONS ATOMIC THEORY.

7. How do things stay static, move or stop? Forces, Net force,Support force, mechanical equilibrium,

8. Newton's First Law of Motion "Distinguishing mass and weight Newton's Second Law Of motion, Terminal Velocity. Newton's Third Law of Motion, Dynamic Equilibrium.

8.1. What Happens When Different objects Collide? Momentum, Elastic collision,Inelastic.

8.2. Does Gravity Change on Different Parts of the Earth? Universal Law of Gravitation.

8.3. How is it possible to lie on a bed of Nails? EUREKA, Density,Units of pressure, Archimedes Principle, eBernoulli's Principle

9. How Precise Are our measurements? SIGNIFICANT FIGURES

9.1. Why do Fish Prefer Certain pHs? Acids, Bases, Nitric and Sulfuric Acid, Acetic Acid, Reactions.

9.2. Magnetism

9.3. The Bohr Model. Refraction of Light

10. How do we convert from inches to centimeters? CALCULATIONS

11. How do compounds get their names? CHEMICAL FORMULAS. "Metals, nonmetals, & Metalloids. IONS

11.1. Why does Soda Fizz? Solvent and Solute Solids dissolving in water. Molarity.

12. What Materials defrosts food faster? ENERGY: Different kind of energy. Converting between Temp. Scales Kelvin Celsius. Physical & Chemical Changes. States of Matter.

12.1. How do we Produce the right Quantity of Product? REACTIONS: Relationships between ingredients. Combustion of Fossil Fuels, Greenhouse Effect, Mass-to-Mass conversions.

13. How does a Candle Burn? Evidence of chemical reactions. Law of Conservation of Mass

13.1. Why Do Chip Bags Expand going to Yosemite? Avogadro;s Law: Volume and Moles. Boyle's Law: Pressure and Volume. Charle's Law: Volume and Temperature.

13.1.1. Why Do Boats Float? Flotation, Surface tension, Same volume Different masses. Calculating different number of moles.

14. Why is Water Droplet Round? Electronegativity, water and oil,Surface tension, Ozone, Bond Types. Magnitude