The physical sciences section of the MCAT covers two prerequisite courses for medical school – chemistry and physics.
- Atomic Structure and the Periodic Table of Elements.
- Chemical Bonding
- Phases and Gas Equilibria
- Thermodynamics and Thermochemistry
- Rate Processes in Chemical Reactions: Kinetics and Equilibrium
- Solution Chemistry
- Acid-Base Reactions
This overview of Physics material assumes you have a working knowledge of component vectors and diagrams. You should also have the ability to complete simple algebraic equations by solving for some unknown variable.