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Physics Class for Online High School Students

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Physics

Description:

This course is an algebra based survey which explores the fundamental physical and energy processes in our world.

The first semester includes the topics of kinematics, two-dimensional motion, Forces, Newton's Laws of Motion, work, energy, momentum, circular motion, and heat. The second semester includes the topics of vibration and waves, sound, light, optics, electrostatics, current electricity, magnetism, and atomic physics.

Students encounter the material through print, audio, and visual online sources, practice problem sets, lab experiments, discussion board exchanges, and real time instruction. Their achievement is assessed through objective and short answer quizzes, written lab reports, discussion board posts, and exams composed of both objective and free response questions.

Learning Targets:

T1: Generate and evaluate evidence and explanations according to accepted scientific practices.

T2: Know, use, and interpret scientific explanations of the natural world

T3: Understand the development and evolution of scientific knowledge

T4: Communicate productively through discourse and other scientific practices

Prerequisites:

It is recommended students have completed both:

Biology  Chemistry

This Class Is a Required Prerequisite for:

AP Physics 2

This Class Is a Recommended Prerequisite for:

AP Physics 1  Environmental Science

Length:

Full Year

Grade Level:

10th Grade  11th Grade  12th Grade

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