Advanced Placement Physics 1

Course Description:

1 credit; weighted course; full year

This course is designed to develop a qualitative conceptual understanding of general principles and models and on the nature of the scientific inquiry. This course provides the main principles of physics; emphasizing problem solving and helping students develop a deep understanding of physics concepts. It is assumed that students are familiar with algebra and trigonometry, although some theoretical developments may use basic concepts of calculus.

Prerequisite: Successful completion Algebra I or a higher math class