Physics 1 is an introductory physics course for students in grades 9 through 12. The course integrates history, mathematics, and technical communication skills. Through successful completion of this course, a student will be able to develop a mastery of the basic tools of physics, including fundamental concepts and applications, computational skills, and analytical skills. Concepts addressed in this course include the scientific method; motion; energy; momentum; types of matter and their composition; phase changes; volume and density; heat and temperature; waves, sound and light; DC circuits; fields and magnetism; and geometric optics.
Prerequisites: Algebra 1 (previously or concurrently)
Textbook: Please see current book list.