This course includes both Mechanics and Electricity and Magnetism and expects a high level of mathematical ability. It is the calculus-based physics course that is generally required of mathematics, physics, astronomy, and engineering majors in college.
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AP Exam Formats
This document gives the time limitations and formats for all AP Exam for the current year.
AP Learning Objectives
This document is provided by the AP program and outlines the objectives covered on the AP exam and the relative proportion of questions on the exam.
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Note-Taking in Physics
This is a suggestion for note-taking in Physics. It is vital that each student find a method of note-taking that allows them to understand the material and have an organized set of review notes.
Physics C: Mechanics Syllabus
This is the syllabus for the fall semester and the study of mechanics. It contains all the information about how the class will be run including scope and sequence of topics, grading scheme, materials, and course expectations.
Physics Reading List
Each student will read two books on this list. The first will be read over the summer and reported on during the first week of school and the second will be assigned in the spring. The reports will be from 2-3 pages and will cover what the student learned from the reading, what they liked and disliked about the book, and what they are still curious about.