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An algebra-based, introductory college-level physics course that explores topics such as Newtonian mechanics (including rotational motion); work, energy, and power; mechanical waves and sound; and introductory simple circuits. This course is followed shortly after with AP®︎ Physics 2, which we also support.

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Hours 30
Language English
Subjects Science
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An overview of related careers and their average salaries in the US. Bars indicate income percentile (33rd - 99th).

Assistant Undergraduate Physics Researcher $19k

Course Mentor, Physics and Geosciences $46k

Research Administrator, Applied & Engineering Physics, Biomedical Engineering Lead $49k

Science Teacher- Biology, Chemistry, and Physics $50k

Physics/Math Instructor $56k

Assistant Physics Grader $58k

9Th Grade Physics Teacher $58k

Research Associate Physics – Instrumentation Systems $68k

Professor of Chemistry and Physics $85k

Physics Based Modeling Group Leader $111k

Assistant Physics Research $114k

Assistant Physics Tutor - Department of Physics $120k

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One-dimensional motion

Let's explore the ideas of displacement, velocity, and acceleration. We'll do exciting things like throw things off cliffs (far safer on paper than in real life) and see how high...

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Two-dimensional motion

Now that we understand velocity and acceleration well in one-dimension, we can explore scenarios that are even more fun. With a little bit of trigonometry, we can think about...

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Forces and Newton's laws of motion

Let's learn about what a force is and how Newton changed the world's view of how reality works.This course contains 7 segments:Introduction to forces and free body diagramsThis...

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Uniform circular motion and gravitation

Why do things move in circles? Learn about centripetal acceleration, centripetal force, and Newton's law of gravitation. This course contains 4 segments:Uniform circular motion...

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Work and energy

"Energy" is a word that's used a lot. Here, you'll learn about how it's one of the most useful concepts in physics. Along the way, we'll talk about work, kinetic energy, potential...

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Linear momentum and collisions

Momentum ties velocity and mass into one quantity. It might not be obvious why this is useful, but momentum has this cool property where the total amount of it never changes. This...

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Torque and angular momentum

Everything we've learned about motion, forces, energy, and momentum can be reused with a few tweaks to analyze rotating objects. In this lesson, you'll learn about rotational...

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Simple harmonic motion

Have you ever watched a slinky gyrate back and forth? This is an example of harmonic motion, a special class of oscillatory motion. In this unit, we'll see how we can model and...

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Waves and sound

Waves are responsible for basically every form of communication we use. Whether you're talking out loud or texting on your phone, there's going to be a wave transmitting...

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Electric charge and electric force

Electric forces hold together the atoms and molecules in your eyes which allow you to read this sentence. Take a moment and learn about the force that holds our bodies...

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DC Circuits

Circuits make computers, digital cameras, and video games possible. Circuits are driving an unprecedented rate of change in how we live. In this unit, you'll learn about the...

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Prepare for the 2019 AP Physics 1 exam

Studying for the AP Physics 1 exam? Watch and practice with these materials to help you review.This course contains 4 segments:Prepare for the 2019 AP Physics 1 examAP Physics 1...

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Hours 30
Language English
Subjects Science
Careers

An overview of related careers and their average salaries in the US. Bars indicate income percentile (33rd - 99th).

Assistant Undergraduate Physics Researcher $19k

Course Mentor, Physics and Geosciences $46k

Research Administrator, Applied & Engineering Physics, Biomedical Engineering Lead $49k

Science Teacher- Biology, Chemistry, and Physics $50k

Physics/Math Instructor $56k

Assistant Physics Grader $58k

9Th Grade Physics Teacher $58k

Research Associate Physics – Instrumentation Systems $68k

Professor of Chemistry and Physics $85k

Physics Based Modeling Group Leader $111k

Assistant Physics Research $114k

Assistant Physics Tutor - Department of Physics $120k