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AP Physics 1: Algebra-Based

Description

AP Physics 1: Algebra-Based is a demanding study of mechanics and is equivalent to a one-semester, algebra-based, college-level physics course. This course is more appropriate for students planning to major in the health sciences. This course provides a systematic development of the principles of physics by emphasizing problem solving and helping students develop a deep understanding of physics through conceptual and quantitative aspects utilizing interactive lectures, demonstrations, videos, and laboratory experiences. Topics covered kinematics, dynamics, circular motion and gravitation, energy, momentum, simple harmonic motion, torque, and rotational motion. Students will be responsible to complete a summer assignment for this course. (This course was formerly Honors Physics.)