AP PHYSICS 1

AP PHYSICS 1                                                                                                                                                
Course ID# 607393

Open to grades: 11-12

Prerequisite:  Successful completion of Algebra 2/CCIM3 and CP Physics.
Placement recommendation:  Strong critical thinking and problem solving skills. A grade of “B” or better in prerequisite coursework. Strongly recommend completion of or concurrent enrollment in Pre-Calculus.

UC/CSU – Laboratory Science (“d”)

An advanced and fast-paced college-level Physics class covering the foundations of Physics. Included topics cover all major branches of Physics including kinematics, mechanics, thermodynamics, sound, optics, electricity and magnetism, and nuclear physics. It is assumed that students will have already had some exposure to Physics prior to taking this class. Advanced trigonometric and pre-calculus techniques will be used to solve a variety of challenging and high- level Physics problems to prepare students to take the Advanced Placement Physics 1 Exam in the spring.