Chapter 1 introduces students to the physical sciences. It considers the discipline of science and looks at how physical science relates to the other braches of science. This chapter also gives students an initial opportunity to complete a concept. This product uses the interactive capabilities of a computer. The chapter has an embedded end-of-chapter quiz, uses graphics, animations, user interactivity or embedded video on almost all pages. This product is designed to provide bite-sized pieces of information in an effort to enhance the scientific literacy of our next generation, not to overwhelm them with sheer quantity of information. Chapter 1 section titles: What is physical science? • Chapter Concept Map • Checking Your Understanding. This product works both on a Macintosh or PC computer.