Glencoe Physical iScience, Grade 8, Student Edition

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  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2004-01-29
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
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Glencoe Physical Science integrates accurate and comprehensive coverage of physics and chemistry with mathematics through our accessible text, engaging features, and variety of hands-on experiences. The critical thinking opportunities, real-world applications, and technology resources lead students to a deeper understanding of physical science, while building science process skills.

Table of Contents

Energy and Motionp. 2
The Nature of Sciencep. 4
The Methods of Sciencep. 6
Standards of Measurementp. 14
Communicating with Graphsp. 22
Lab: Converting Kitchen Measurementsp. 27
Lab: Design Your Own: Setting High Standards for Measurementp. 28
Motionp. 36
Describing Motionp. 38
Accelerationp. 47
Motion and Forcesp. 52
Lab: Force and Accelerationp. 57
Lab: Design Your Own: Comparing Motion from Different Forcesp. 58
Forcesp. 66
Newton's Second Lawp. 68
Gravityp. 75
The Third Law of Motionp. 83
Lab: Measuring the Effects of Air Resistancep. 89
Lab: The Momentum of Colliding Objectsp. 90
Energyp. 98
The Nature of Energyp. 100
Lab: Bouncing Ballsp. 106
Conservation of Energyp. 107
Lab: Design Your Own: Swinging Energyp. 116
Work and Machinesp. 124
Workp. 126
Using Machinesp. 132
Simple Machinesp. 138
Lab: Leversp. 147
Lab: Model and Invent Work Smarterp. 148
Thermal Energyp. 156
Temperature and Heatp. 158
Transferring Thermal Energyp. 164
Lab: Convection in Gases and Liquidsp. 171
Using Heatp. 172
Lab: Conduction in Gasesp. 180
Electricity and Energy Resourcesp. 188
Electricityp. 190
Electric Chargep. 192
Electric Currentp. 200
Lab: Identifying Conductors and Insulatorsp. 206
Electrical Energyp. 207
Lab: Design Your Own: Comparing Series and Parallel Circuitsp. 214
Magnetism and Its Usesp. 222
Magnetismp. 224
Electricity and Magnetismp. 231
Producing Electric Currentp. 238
Lab: Magnets, Coils, and Currentsp. 245
Lab: Design Your Own: Controlling Electromagnetsp. 246
Energy Sourcesp. 254
Fossil Fuelsp. 256
Nuclear Energyp. 264
Renewable Energy Sourcesp. 271
Lab: Solar Heatingp. 277
Lab: Use the Internet: How much does energy really cost?p. 278
Energy on the Movep. 286
Wavesp. 288
The Nature of Wavesp. 290
Wave Propertiesp. 296
Lab: Waves in Different Mediumsp. 302
The Behavior of Wavesp. 303
Lab: Measuring Wave Propertiesp. 312
Soundp. 320
The Nature of Soundp. 322
Properties of Soundp. 327
Musicp. 333
Lab: Making Musicp. 338
Using Soundp. 339
Lab: Design Your Own: Blocking Noise Pollutionp. 344
Electromagnetic Wavesp. 352
What are electromagnetic waves?p. 354
The Electromagnetic Spectrump. 360
Lab: The Shape of Satellite Dishesp. 366
Radio Communicationp. 367
Lab: Use the Internet: Radio Frequenciesp. 374
Lightp. 382
The Behavior of Lightp. 384
Light and Colorp. 389
Producing Lightp. 394
Using Lightp. 400
Lab: Make a Light Benderp. 405
Lab: Design Your Own: Polarizing Filtersp. 406
Mirrors and Lensesp. 414
Mirrorsp. 416
Lab: Reflections of Reflectionsp. 423
Lensesp. 424
Optical Instrumentsp. 432
Lab: Make a Refracting Telescopep. 438
The Nature of Matterp. 446
Classification of Matterp. 448
Composition of Matterp. 450
Lab: Elements, Compounds, and Mixturesp. 457
Properties of Matterp. 458
Lab: Design Your Own: Checking Out Chemical Changesp. 466
Solids, Liquids, and Gasesp. 474
Kinetic Theoryp. 476
Lab: How Thermal Energy Affects Matterp. 484
Properties of Fluidsp. 485
Behavior of Gasesp. 490
Lab: Testing the Viscosity of Common Liquidsp. 496
Properties of Atoms and the Periodic Tablep. 504
Structure of the Atomp. 506
Masses of Atomsp. 512
The Periodic Tablep. 516
Lab: A Periodic Table of Foodsp. 525
Lab: Use the Internet: What's in a name?p. 526
Radioactivity and Nuclear Reactionsp. 534
Radioactivityp. 536
Nuclear Decayp. 541
Detecting Radioactivityp. 546
Nuclear Reactionsp. 551
Lab: Chain Reactionsp. 557
Lab: Model and Invent Modeling Transmutationp. 558
Diversity of Matterp. 566
Elements and Their Propertiesp. 568
Metalsp. 570
Nonmetalsp. 578
Lab: What type is it?p. 583
Mixed Groupsp. 584
Lab: Design Your Own: Slippery Carbonp. 592
Chemical Bondsp. 600
Stability in Bondingp. 602
Lab: Atomic Trading Cardsp. 607
Types of Bondsp. 608
Writing Formulas and Naming Compoundsp. 615
Lab: Design Your Own: Become a Bond Breakerp. 622
Chemical Reactionsp. 630
Chemical Changesp. 632
Chemical Equationsp. 637
Classifying Chemical Reactionsp. 640
Chemical Reactions and Energyp. 646
Lab: Catalyzed Reactionp. 651
Lab: Use the Internet: Fossil Fuels and Greenhouse Gasesp. 652
Interactions of Matterp. 660
Solutionsp. 662
How Solutions Formp. 664
Solubility and Concentrationp. 671
Particles in Solutionp. 676
Lab: Boiling Point of Solutionsp. 680
Dissolving Without Waterp. 681
Lab: Saturated Solutionsp. 686
Acids, Bases, and Saltsp. 694
Acids and Basesp. 696
Strengths of Acids and Basesp. 702
Lab: Acid Concentrationsp. 706
Saltsp. 707
Lab: Design Your Own: Be a Soda Scientistp. 716
Organic Compoundsp. 724
Simple Organic Compoundsp. 726
Other Organic Compoundsp. 731
Lab: Alcohols and Organic Acidsp. 735
Petroleum-A Source of Carbon Compoundsp. 736
Biological Compoundsp. 742
Lab: Preparing an Esterp. 748
New Materials Through Chemistryp. 756
Materials with a Pastp. 758
Versatile Materialsp. 764
Polymers and Compositesp. 771
Lab: What can you do with this stuff?p. 777
Lab: Can polymer composites be stronger than steel?p. 778
Student Resourcesp. 786
Science Skill Handbookp. 788
Scientific Methodsp. 788
Safety Symbolsp. 797
Safety in the Science Laboratoryp. 798
Extra Try at Home Labsp. 800
Technology Skill Handbookp. 813
Computer Skillsp. 813
Presentation Skillsp. 816
Math Skill Handbookp. 817
Math Reviewp. 817
Science Applicationsp. 827
Formulasp. 831
Extra Math Problemsp. 834
Reference Handbookp. 846
Physical Science Reference Tablesp. 846
Periodic Table of the Elementsp. 848
English/Spanish Glossaryp. 850
Indexp. 871
Creditsp. 891
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