Physics Force and Motion: Spring 2012

Course Description

Course name:Physics- Forces and Motion

Grade: 10-12


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.

Feb 20, 2012, 9:06 AM