Science Explorer: Physical Science

  • Author(s): Padilla et al.     Publisher: Pearson/Prentice Hall 2009

This correlation lists the recommended Gizmos for this textbook. Click any Gizmo title below to go to the Gizmo Details page.

Unit 1: Chemical Building Blocks

Chapter 1: Introduction to Physical Science

Many Gizmos Can Be Used For This Chapter

Chapter 2: Introduction to Matter

Triple Beam Balance

Density Laboratory

Density Experiment: Slice and Dice

Calorimetry Lab

Freezing Point of Salt Water

Chapter 3: Solids, Liquids, and Gases

Freezing Point of Salt Water

Ideal Gas Law

Chapter 4: Elements and the Periodic Table

Element Builder

Intro to Plasma

Chapter 5: Atoms and Bonding

Ionic Bonds

Covalent Bonds

Chapter 6: Chemical Reactions

Mystery Powder Analysis

Balancing Chemical Equations

Chapter 7: Acids, Bases, and Solutions

pH Analysis

Freezing Point of Salt Water

Solubility and Temperature

pH Analysis: Quad Color Indicator

Unit 2: Motions, Forces, and Energy

Chapter 9: Motion

Fan Cart Physics

Freefall Laboratory

Distance-Time Graphs

Distance-Time and Speed-Time Graphs

Chapter 10: Forces

Freefall Laboratory

Fan Cart Physics

Golf Range!

Air Track

2D Collisions - Activity A

Chapter 11: Forces in Fluids

Density via Comparison

Chapter 12: Work and Machines

See-Saw Torque

Chapter 13: Energy

Fan Cart Physics

Energy Conversion in a System

Chapter 14: Thermal Energy and Heat

Energy Conversion in a System

Calorimetry Lab

Unit 3: Sound and Light

Chapter 15: Characteristics of Waves

Longitudinal Wave

Earthquake - Recording Station

Interference Patterns

Laser Reflection

Ultrasound: How Does it Work?

Chapter 16: Sound

Doppler Shift

Sound Beats

Chapter 17: The Electromagnetic Spectrum

Ultrasound: How Does it Work?

Chapter 18: Light

Laser Reflection

Basic Prism

Additive Color v2

Subtractive Color v2

Unit 4: Electricity and Magnetism

Chapter 19: Magnetism

Intro to E & M

Chapter 20: Electricity

Intro to E & M

Household Energy Usage

Chapter 21: Using Electricity and Magnetism

Intro to E & M

Additive Color v2

Subtractive Color v2

Chapter 22: Electronics

Circuits

Intro to E & M

Content correlation last revised: 4/2/2009