High School

1302 North Street
Olympia, WA 98501
Phone: (360) 596-7000
Attendance: (360) 596-7003
Fax: (360) 596-7001

Mr. Roth's Physical Science Page:

pHET Simulations:

1. Click this link: http://phet.colorado.edu/en/simulation/forces-and-motion-basics  

This page on Mr. Roth's web site is designed to help students (as well as parent/gaurdians) throughout the year in his Physical Science class. The categories listed in blue to the left have been organized to locate specific information (and hopefully answer most questions) for the course.

Downloadable Forms/Worksheets

Click on any of the links listed below to download and print a copy!

  1. Physical Science Syllabus pdf.
  2. Blank Scoresheet (front page) pdf.
  3. Blank Scoresheet (back page) pdf.
  4. Blank Scoresheet (pg 3 & 4) pdf.
  5. Community Service Form pdf.
  6. OHS Student Laboratory: Safety Contract pdf.
  7. 9 Ways Student Succeed in Biology.pdf 

Physical Science Course Scope & Sequence

(Time frames are approximate.)

Unit 1: Science Methods (Sept.-Oct.)
Chapter 1
Project: Scientist Brochures

Unit 2:Machines, Work and Energy (Oct.–Jan.)
Chapters 2, 3 and 5
Project: Mousetrap powered cars

Unit 3: Electricity and Magnetism (Feb. - Apr.)
Chapters 16 and 17
Project: Electricity Production Posters

Unit 4: Chemistry (Apr.. – Jun.)
Chapters 8, 10, 12, 13 and 14
Project: Element mini report

Unit 5: Waves: Sound and Light  (Jun - end)
Chapters 24, 25
Project: Musical Instruments (If time allows)


On-Line Help:

Please note that our text book and lab manual can be accessed through:  www.linktoscience.com

Please note that most labs can be located on-line by following the "Directions for CPO On-Line Text".  

Directions for CPO On-Line Text