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AP Physics

1132 AP Physics 1 year Grades 11, 12 1 credit

AP Physics is designed to be equivalent to a two-semester introductory college physics course taken by science majors, including a laboratory component. This course provides a more in-depth look at the main principles of physics and emphasizes the development of conceptual understanding, problem-solving ability, and critical inquiry. Main topics covered include: vectors, forces, motion, momentum, waves and energy transfer, light and optics, electricity and magnetism, science and technology and their roles in society. Prerequisites are completion of Physics I* and Adv. Math or Honors Adv. Math with a grade of B or better in BOTH. *Recommendation from math teacher and meeting with course advisor required for enrollment without Physics I. Fee: $20.00