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Physics i

1131 Physics I 1 year Grades 10, 11, 12 1 credit


The goal of this course is for students to gain a fundamental understanding of the

principles which govern our interactions with nature. Students will develop this

understanding through hands-on investigation, classroom discussion, and

mathematical exercises which challenge the student to use conceptual reasoning and critical thinking in applying the principles of physics to common situations. Topics of study include: forces, motion, momentum, energy, waves and energy transfer, sound, optics, and electricity and magnetism. Prerequisite: B average or better in Algebra I and/or Geometry and C average or better in Biology and/or Chemistry I. Fee: $15.00. * Recommendation from math teacher required for sophomore enrollment