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AP Physics 1

Course: 353

Grade Level:
Course Length:
Full Year
1 Credit
  • Honors Geometry
  • Honors Algebra II with 90 average
  • Pre-Calculus or concurrent enrollment in Pre-Calculus
  • Departmental approval.

Course Description:

*Recommended: PSAT section score 620 or higher

This course is the equivalent of a first-semester college course in algebra-based physics. Topics covered include Newtonian mechanics (including rotational dynamics and angular momentum); work, energy, and power; and mechanical waves and sound. It includes the basic use of trigonometric functions and will also introduce electric circuits.

Textbook/Class Resources:

9781119472865 , Young, AP Physics, John Wiley & Sons, 2018