Course Description: Successful completion of this course will equate to a full credit in college-prep level physics. This course will prepare the student for successful entry into college-level general physics course. There is a strong math component to this course and labs are performed often in correlation with curriculum. A sample of topics covered include, but are not limited to, scientific method, measurement, motion (velocity and acceleration), force, gravitation, rotational motion, momentum, energy, work, simple machines, thermal energy, states of matter, waves, sound, light, mirrors and lenses, electricity, magnetism, and the atom. Possible additional topics include an introduction to quantum mechanics and nuclear physics. Remember, PHYSICS IS PHUN!
Instructor: Christina Fredette, 804-839-2844, firstname.lastname@example.org
Tuition: $495 per year, payable $55 per month
Lab/Copy Fee: $145 (includes all laboratory equipment and copies)
Text: Glencoe Physics: Principles & Problems, Student Edition/9th Edition; by McGraw-Hill Education, ISBN-13: 978-0078458132/ISBN-10: 0078458137 (available to buy or rent for $16.98 on Amazon.com)
Accessories: Casio fx-115ES Scientific Calculator (available on Amazon) or other comparable scientific calculator, 2 1⁄2 – 3 inch three-ring binder for class notes, one college ruled marble composition book for lab reports, scissors and glue sticks
Class minimum: 4 students