This course covers the study of motion including Newton’s laws, forces and friction as it opposes motion, work, energy and momentum and gravity. The course also includes a focus on the physics of driving a car. Major projects include building a catapult and amusement park physics with video analysis. There is a math prerequisite: completion of Algebra 2 or completion of Integrated 3 or consent of instructor.
Content is similar to “Topics in Physics B” but at a higher level. Students who take Topics B may not take Forces and Motion.