Introduction and review - A brief introduction into physics and the communication of solutions.
(Speed, Acceleration, Graphing)
- An introduction to distance and position, time, and speed.
- An explanation of scalar and vector quantities, and an introduction to
- Graphically analyzing velocities and positions, and identifying the relationships between their equations
- Labs pertaining to graphing velocity-time and position-time graphs.
Lesson 1-4 Quiz
- An introduction to the graphical analysis of acceleration-time graphs.
- Labs pertaining to graphing acceleration-time graphs and non-uniform velocity-time graphs.
Lesson 5-6 Quiz
- An introduction to instantaneous velocity and acceleration on an object
- Examining additional relationships between instantaneous velocity and acceleration, and the introduction of the four kinematics equations
- Examining types of vertical acceleration problems.
Lesson 7-9 Quiz
Lesson 1-9 Doomsday Test
(Speed, Acceleration, Graphing)
- An introduction to one and two dimensional vector addition using the tip-to-tail method and vector diagrams, as well as a review of trigonometric functions.
- An additional method of solving vector addition problems using the component method.
Lesson 10-11 Quiz
- An explanation of the concept of relative motion and the principles of velocity vector addition.
- An introduction to projectile motion problems.
Lesson 12-13 Quiz
Lesson 1-13 Doomsday Test
- This lesson explores the underlying principles of forces and introduces Newton's Law's of Motion.
- This lesson presents free body diagrams as a method for describing forces acting on objects and elaborates on the mathematical principles behind forces and motion.
- An elaboration of frictional forces and an introduction to coefficients of friction.
Lesson 14-16 Quiz
- An introduction to tension, elevators, and inclined planes.
- An introduction to the various forces in pulleys and systems.
Lesson 17-18 Quiz
Lesson 1-18 Doomsday Test
Circular Motion, and Gravitation
- This lesson introduces the concept of centripetal acceleration and explores various problems that utilize centripetal acceleration.
- This lesson expands on centripetal acceleration by introducing vertical centripetal motion and tying in tension and gravity.
- This lesson provides a fundamental explanation of gravity and describes the inverse square law.
Lesson 19-21 Quiz
- Further explanation of gravitational field strength and gravitational
- This lesson introduces orbits around planets, and it further examines Kepler's laws of planetary motion.
Lesson 22-23 Quiz
Lesson 1-23 Doomsday Test
Energy & Simple Harmonic Motion (SHM)
- This lesson introduces simple harmonic motion and pendulums.
- This lesson further examines simple harmonic motion by introducing weighted springs and Hooke's law.
Lesson 24-25 Quiz
- An introduction to energy, the laws of energy, work, work-energy theorem, and power.
- This lesson introduces the principles of conservation of energy, presenting both isolated system and non-isolated system problems.
- This lesson uses the principles of dynamics and energy to explain simple harmonic motion.
Lesson 26-28 Quiz
Lesson 1-28 Doomsday Test
- An introduction to mechanical waves, both transverse and longitudinal. It describes the amplitude, period, frequency, and wavelength of waves and provides the universal wave equation. This lesson describes the transmission and reflection of waves, and also explains how waves react to interference.
- This lesson introduces two dimensional waves. It presents the topics of reflection, refraction, Snell's law, diffraction, and additional information on interference.
- This lesson introduces standing waves and resonance.
- This lesson covers the Doppler effect.
Lesson 29-32 Quiz
Lesson 1-32 Doomsday Test