Physics for the Logic Stage

Course Description

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Full-year course. Physics​ ​for​ ​the​ ​Logic​ ​Stage​ ​provides​ ​an​ ​exploration of the field of physics while teaching the basics of the scientific method. Throughout the year, we will address the concepts of forces and motion, friction and gravity, pressure and work, energy, thermodynamics, ​ ​sound, ​ ​light, ​ simple machines, ​electricity and ​magnetism.

Prerequisite: Please make sure that your student takes the math pre-test before signing up for this course.

Example Syllabus (Download the PDF)

Required texts:

  • Hudson, Paige. Physics for the Logic Stage (PLS). Well-Trained Mind Press, 2017. ISBN 9781935614531 (Available through Well-Trained Mind Press)
  • The DK Encyclopedia of Science (DKES). ISBN 9780756622204

Class meets twice per week for 50-55 minutes.

Class cap: 15 students.

Designed for grades 6-8.