IB Physics SL 1

Course ID: 610514
Open to Grade: 11-12
UC a-g: D

Prerequisite: Grade of C or better in CP Biology and H Chemistry or equivalent. 

Recommended: Passing or concurrent enrollment in Honors Pre-Calculus or Math SL or Math HL.

Requirement: Students must enroll in the 11th and 12th grade courses for the full 20 credits. Students must take the IB exam at the end of the course.

Students who have a strong background in math and science will be given the opportunity to explore logic and philosophy of modern physical theory.  The course includes applied math to the fields of mechanics (motion, forces, energy), Thermal Physics, Waves and Wave Phenomena, Electricity and Circuits, Atomic and Nuclear Physics, Electromagnetic Waves, and Quantum Physics.  Students will also study applied physics of Power Generation and Use, Digital Technology, and Communication Technology.
 
Students planning on entering engineering, pre-med, math, or other science related majors should seriously consider this course.  The course is designed to prepare students for college level physics and chemistry.