Physics Core/AP 1 and 2

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Course Syllabus for Honors/AP Physics

#### 2018-2019 Honors and AP Physics Syllabus: Homework, Reading Assignments, Discussion Topics, and Labs

Use the Links in the Homework column to find your homework assignment for Monday and Wednesday chat sessions (Friday chats focus on lab work and AP preparation). Homework is due on the date given, unless otherwise stated in the assignment.

 Session Chat Homework Reading Topic Lab 1 Sep 5, 2018 HW01 1: 1-8 Basic Methods of Observation 2 Sep 7, 2018 Equal Arm Balance/Density 3 Sep 10, 2018 HW02A 2: 1-5 Motion in One Dimension 4 Sep 12, 2018 HW02B 2: 6-8 Constant Acceleration Falling Bodies 1 5 Sep 14, 2018 Falling Bodies 2 6 Sep 17, 2018 HW03A 3: 1-4 Vectors 7 Sep 19, 2018 HW03B 3: 5-8 Motion in Two Dimensions 8 Sep 21, 2018 Projectiles Challenge 9 Sep 24, 2018 HW04A 4: 1-4 Forces: Newton's 1st and 2nd Laws 10 Sep 26, 2018 HW04B 4: 5-7 Forces: Newton's Third Law Force Vectors: Force Table 11 Sep 28, 2018 Intertial vs. Gravitational Mass 12 Oct 1, 2018 HW04C 4: 8 Forces: applications 13 Oct 3, 2018 HW05A 5: 1-3 Uniform Circular Motion; Gravity Force Vectors: Inclined Planes #1 (Frictionless) 14 Oct 5, 2018 Centripetal Force 15 Oct 8, 2018 HW05B 5: 4-7 Gravitation and Weightlessness 16 Oct 10, 2018 HW05C 5: 8-10 Kepler's laws Pendulum 1 17 Oct 12, 2018 Pendulum 2 18 Oct 15, 2018 HW06A 6: 1-4 Work and Energy 19 Oct 17, 2018 HW06B 6: 5-7 Conservation and Non-Conservative Forces Inclined Planes and Friction 20 Oct 19, 2018 Spring Constant 21 Oct 22, 2018 HW06C 6: 8-10 Conservation of Energy 22 Oct 24, 2018 HW07A 7: 1-4 Momentum Atwook's machine 23 Oct 26, 2018 Collision Kinematics 1 24 Oct 29, 2018 HW07B 7: 5-10 Elastic and Inelastic Collisions 25 Oct 31, 2018 HW08A 8: 1-3 Angular Motion and acceleration Collision Kinematics 2 26 Nov 2, 2018 Torsion Pendulum 1 27 Nov 5, 2018 HW08B 8: 4-6 Rotational Dynamics 28 Nov 7, 2018 HW08C 8: 7-9 Rotational Kinetic energy Torsion Pendulum 2 29 Nov 9, 2018 Rolling bodies (Galileo exp) 30 Nov 12, 2018 HW09A 9: 1-4 Static Equilibrium 31 Nov 14, 2018 HW09B 9: 5-7 Elasticity, Stress, and Strain Equilibrium 32 Nov 16, 2018 Structural Integrity 33 Nov 19, 2018 Review Review of Classical Mechanics 34 Nov 21, 2018 HW10A 10: 1-7 Fluid Dynamics Nov 23, 2018 THANKSGIVING 35 Nov 26, 2018 HW10B 10: 8-14 Buoyancy and Viscosity Bernoulli's Principle 36 Nov 28, 2018 HW11A 11: 1-6 Simple Harmonic Motion 37 Nov 30, 2018 Spring Oscillation 38 Dec 3, 2018 HW11B 11: 7-16 Wave Motion 39 Dec 5, 2018 HW12A 12: 1-9 Sound Standing Waves 40 Dec 7, 2018 Speed of Sound 41 Dec 10, 2018 HW13A 13: 1-5 Thermal Equilibrium 42 Dec 12, 2018 HW13B 13: 6-13 Ideal Gas Law Thermal Expansion 43 Dec 14, 2018 Calorimetry 44 Dec 17, 2018 HW14A 14: 1-4 Specific Heat Gas Volumes 45 Dec 19, 2018 HW14B 14: 5-8 Heat Transfer Specific Heat 46 Dec 21, 2018 Dec 24, 2018 Christmas No Class Dec 26, 2018 Christmas No Class Dec 28, 2018 Christmas No Class Dec 31, 2018 New Years No Class Jan 2, 2019 New Years No Class Jan 4, 2019 New Years No Class 47 Jan 7, 2019 HW15A 15: 1-4 Laws of Thermodynamics 48 Jan 9, 2019 HW15B 15: 5-6 Heat Engines and Work Adiabatic Changes 49 Jan 11, 2019 Joule's Experiment 50 Jan 14, 2019 HW15C 15: 7-12 Entropy 51 Jan 16, 2019 REVIEW 52 Jan 18, 2019 Statistical Implications 53 Jan 21, 2019 HW16A 16: 1-6 Electrical Charge 54 Jan 23, 2019 HW16B 16: 7-12 The Electric Field Electric Force 55 Jan 25, 2019 Electroscope 56 Jan 28, 2019 HW17A 17: 1-6 Electric Potential 57 Jan 30, 2019 HW17B 17: 7-11 Electrical Capacitance and Energy Simple Circuit 1: Series Circuits 58 Feb 1, 2019 59 Feb 4, 2019 HW18A 18: 1-6 Electrical Power and Direct Current 60 Feb 6, 2019 HW18B 18: 7-10 Alternating Current Simple Circuit 2: Parallel Circuits 61 Feb 8, 2019 Simple Circuit 3: Kirchhoff's Rules/Electric Circuit 2 62 Feb 11, 2019 HW19A 19: 1-4 DC Circuits and EMFs 63 Feb 13, 2019 HW19B 19: 5-8 RC Circuits Internal Resistance 64 Feb 15, 2019 Circuits with Capacitors 65 Feb 18, 2019 HW20A 20: 1-4 Magnetic Fields 66 Feb 20, 2019 HW20B 20: 5-12 Ampere's Law 67 Feb 22, 2019 Map a Magnetic Field 68 Feb 25, 2019 HW21A 21: 1-5 Induction 69 Feb 27, 2019 HW21B 21: 8-15 Transformers and LRC Circuits 70 Mar 1, 2019 Electric Motor 71 Mar 4, 2019 HW22A 22: 1-7 Electromagnetic Waves 72 Mar 6, 2019 HW23A 23: 1-5 Light and Reflection 73 Mar 8, 2019 Speed of Light 74 Mar 11, 2019 HW23B 23: 6-10 Lenses and Refraction 75 Mar 13, 2019 HW24A 24: 1-5 Light: Waves and Particles Reflection 76 Mar 15, 2019 Refraction 77 Mar 18, 2019 HW24B 24: 6-12 Diffraction and Polarization 78 Mar 20, 2019 HW25A 25: 1-6 Optical Instruments: Magnification Young's Experiment 79 Mar 22, 2019 Thin Film Interference 80 Mar 25, 2019 HW25B 25: 7-12 Optical Instruments: Resolution 81 Mar 27, 2019 HW26A 26: 1-5 Special Relativity 82 Mar 29, 2019 Telescope 83 Apr 1, 2019 HW26B 26: 6-11 Mass and Energy 84 Apr 3, 2019 HW27A 27: 1-6 Early Quantum Mechanics 85 Apr 5, 2019 GPS Relativity 86 Apr 8, 2019 HW27B 27: 7-13 Wave-Partical Duality 87 Apr 10, 2019 HW28A 28: 1-6 Quantum Mechanics Blackbody Radiation 88 Apr 12, 2019 Spectrometry Apr 15, 2019 Holy Week No Class Apr 17, 2019 Holy Week No Class Apr 19, 2019 Holy Week No Class 89 Apr 22, 2019 HW28B 28: 7-12 Quantum Numbers Demonstration Lab: Photoelectric effect 90 Apr 24, 2019 HW29A 29: All Molecules and Solids 91 Apr 26, 2019 Wave Nature of Light 92 Apr 29, 2019 HW30A 30: 1-7 Radioactivity 93 May 1, 2019 HW30B 30: 8-13 Decay and half-lives 94 May 3, 2019 CHALLENGE LAB: Geiger Counter 95 May 6, 2019 HW31A 31: 1-4 Nuclear Fission and Fusion 96 May 8, 2019 [AP Physics 1 Exam May 7] 97 May 10, 2019 [AP Physics 2 Exam May 10] CHALLENGE LAB: Hadron Collider Data 98 May 13, 2019 HW31B 31: 5-9 Practical uses for Radiation 99 May 15, 2019 HW32A 32: 1-7 Elementary Particles 100 May 17, 2019 CHALLENGE LAB: Cloud Chamber 101 May 20, 2019 HW32B 32: 8-12 Strange Particles and Quarks 102 May 22, 2019 HW33A 33: 1-10 Astrophysics 103 May 24, 2019 CHALLENGE LAB: Black Body radiation May 27, 2019 Memorial Day Holiday 104 May 29, 2019 REVIEW 105 May 31, 2019 Planning for Summer LAB completions

You may also want to review the Physics 1 syllabus and Physics 2 syllabus. Each has been certified as AP compliant for 2018-2019 academic year.