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Mrs. Colleen Ruths, Dr. Paul Hewitt, Mr. Tim Vogel 2012 American Physics Teachers Convention Philadelphia PA

PS 2 - Conceptual Physics (Algebra 1 based)

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First Quarter

UNIT 1 - SCIENTIFIC THINKING
Ch 1 - About Science

UNIT 2 - MECHANICS BASICS - Forces and Motion
Ch 2 - Mechanical Equilibrium
Ch 3 - Newton's First Law
Ch 4 - Linear Motion - Constant Velocity
...........Linear Motion - Acceleration
Ch 5- Projectile Motion
Ch 6 - Newton's Second Law
Ch 7 - Newton's Third Law

Second Quarter

UNIT 3 - MECHANICS APPLICATIONS
Ch 8 - Momentum
Ch 9 - Energy
Ch 10 - Circular Motion
Ch 11 - Rotational Equilibrium
Ch 12 - Rotational Motion

UNIT 4 - MODERN MECHANICS (Optional)
Ch 13 - Universal Gravitation
Ch 14 - Satellite Motion
Ch 15 - Special Relativity
Ch 16 - Relativity

Third Quarter

UNIT 5 - ELECTRICITY AND MAGNETISM
Ch 32 - Electrostatics
Ch 33 - Electric Fields and Potential
Ch 34 - Electric Current
Ch 35 - Electric Circuits
Ch 36 - Magnetism
Ch 37 - Electromagnetic Induction

Fourth Quarter

UNIT 6 - SOUND AND LIGHT
Ch 25 - Vibrations and Waves
Ch 26 - Sound
Ch 27 - Light
Ch 28 - Color
Ch 29 - Reflection and Refraction
Ch 30 - Lenses
Ch 31 - Diffraction and Interference

UNIT 7 - AMUSEMENT PARK PHYSICS












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