Grade 8 Physical Science is the third course of the middle school sequence. The sequence starts at Morse Pond with Earth Science in grade 6, and continues at Lawrence with Life Science in grade 7 and Physical Science in grade 8. Both of the Lawrence science experiences are hands-on, lab classes complimented with work in engineering and technology. Students establish the foundations for chemistry in physics in Physical Science class. The links below indicate the Massachusetts Curriculum Frameworks standards that are addressed in Physical Science and a quarter by quarter breakdown of the curriculum.