AP Physics C

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(Note: Schedules below are for a typical year.  Variations caused by the school calendar will be detailed on the board in class.)

Unit 1: Kinematics

  • Notable Due Dates:
    • Online Homework 1.1 due
    • Online Homework 1.2 due
  • Day 1:
    • Safety Quiz
    • Notes: Vector Review
    • 3d Treasure Map Activity
    • Sign up for MasteringPhysics.com
    • Homework: Chapter 2/#4, 5, 6, 9, 11, 12, 38
    • Homework Solutions
  • Day 2:
    • Notes: Motion Graphs Review
    • Graph Matching Activity
    • Homework: Chapter 2/#15, 16, 17, 19, 23, 31
    • Homework Solutions
  • Day 3:
    • Notes: Kinematics
    • Notes: Derivatives
    • Homework: Chapter 3/#24, 30, 34
    • Homework Solutions
  • Day 4:
    • Notes: Integrals
    • Notes: Projectiles
    • Horizontal Projectile Activity
    • Homework: Chapter 2/#12, 13, 41, 42a, 49
    • Homework Solutions
  • Day 5:
    • Projectile Lab
  • Day 6:
    • Test

Unit 2: Forces

  • Notable Due Dates:
    • Online Homework 2.1 due
    • Online Homework 2.2 due
  • Day 1:
    • Notes: Forces Review
    • Homework: Chapter 5/#34, 35; Chapter 6/#1, 2, 10, 11, 28, 29, 30, 35
    • Homework Solutions
  • Day 2:
    • Notes: Air Resistance and Drag Forces
    • AP Problem(s) using drag forces
    • Homework: Chapter 6/#19, 21; Chapter 7/#8, 36, 41; Chapter 8/#6, 8, 36, 48
    • Homework Solutions
  • Day 3:
    • Start Inquiry Forces Lab
  • Day 4:
    • Finish Inquiry Forces Lab
  • Day 5:
    • Coefficient of Friction Lab
  • Day 6:
    • Test

Unit 3: Work, Energy, and Power

  • Notable Due Dates:
    • Online Homework 3.1 due
    • Online Homework 3.2 due
  • Day 1:
    • Notes: Work
    • Homework: Work Worksheet
    • Homework Solutions
  • Day 2:
    • Notes: Work & Energy
    • Homework: Energy Worksheet
    • Homework Solutions
  • Day 3:
    • Lab: Find coefficient of friction of track using energy
    • Homework: AP Problems
  • Day 4:
    • Lab Quiz
    • Review AP Problems
    • Notes: Power
    • Homework: Power Worksheet
    • Homework Solutions
  • Day 5:
    • Lab
  • Day 6:
    • Test

Unit 4: Momentum and Center of Mass

  • Notable Due Dates:
    • Online Homework 4.1 due
    • Online Homework 4.2 due
  • Day 1:
    • Notes: Center of Mass
    • Homework: Center of Mass Worksheet
    • Homework Solutions
  • Day 2:
    • Notes: Momentum and Impulse
    • Homework: Momentum and Impulse Worksheet
    • Homework Solutions
  • Day 3:
    • Lab: Ballisitic Pendulum
  • Day 4:
    • Lab Quiz
    • AP Problems
  • Day 5:
    • Test

Unit 5: Rotation

  • Notable Due Dates:
    • Online Homework 5.1 due
    • Online Homework 5.2 due
  • Day 1:
    • Notes: Rotational Kinematics
    • Homework: Rotational Kinematics Worksheet
    • Homework Solutions
  • Day 2:
    • Notes: Torque and Net Torque
    • Homework: Torque Worksheet
    • Homework Solutions
  • Day 3:
    • Project: Assign Mobile Project
    • PhysicsQuest: Angular Momentum
  • Day 4:
    • Notes: Angular Momentum
    • Homework: Angular Momentum Worksheet
    • Homework Solutions
  • Day 5:
    • Notes: Rolling with Slipping
    • AP Problems
  • Day 6:
    • Project: Mobiles Due
    • Lab: Rotation Activities (mass of meterstick, toilet paper drop, finding moment of inertia)
  • Day 7:
    • Test

Unit 6: Simple Harmonic Motion & Gravity

  • Notable Due Dates:
    • Online Homework 6.1 due
  • Day 1:
    • Notes: Simple Harmonic Motion
    • Homework: Simple Harmonic Motion Worksheet
    • Homework Solutions
  • Day 2:
    • Notes: Universal Gravitation
    • Homework: Gravity Worksheet
    • Homework Solutions
  • Day 3:
    • AP Problems
  • Day 4:
    • Test

Fall Final Exam Review:


Unit 7: Electrostatics

  • Notable Due Dates:
    • Online Homework 7.1 due
    • Online Homework 7.2 due

Unit 8: Circuits

  • Notable Due Dates:
    • Online Homework 8.1 due
    • Online Homework 8.2 due

Unit 9: Magnetic Fields

  • Notable Due Dates:
    • Online Homework 9.1 due
    • Online Homework 9.2 due

Unit 10: Electromagnetism

  • Notable Due Dates:
    • Online Homework 10.1 due
    • Online Homework 10.2 due

Unit 11: AP Exam Review


Spring Final Exam Review

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