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Physics 1 AP


Course Description

Physics 1 AP/Lab 
Course Number: 9862
Semesters: 2
Grade Level: 11, 12
Prerequisites: (1) Concurrent enrollment or completion of Honors Geometry, (2) Concurrent enrollment in either Biology I Honors or Physical Science

Physics I AP is a college-level course taken in the high school setting and follows the recommended course outline published by the College Board for the algebra-based test. The course is appropriate for the advanced math/science student who is considering a major in the sciences or engineering. Students will learn to apply math principles to scientific theory. Class topics will include kinematics, dynamics, energy, mechanical waves, sound, and basic electrical circuits. Students who complete this course are encouraged to take the Advanced Placement Physics 1 Exam. A calculator and three-ring binder are required.

Textbook

College Physics
College Physics, 2015 3rd Edition, by Etkina, Gentile, and Van Heuvelen
ISBN 9780133447675

ANCILLARIES
  • 2 of INSTRUCTOR'S RESOURCE DVD WITH TESTGEN 
  • INSTRUCTOR'S GUIDE 
  • ONLINE ONLY: INSTRUCTOR'S SOLUTIONS MANUAL 
  • ONLINE ONLY: TEST GEN COMPUTERIZED TEST BANK 
  • 2 of STUDENT ACTIVE LEARNING GUIDE 
  • 2 of STUDENT'S SOLUTIONS MANUAL, VOLUME 2

AP Physics 1 Curriculum