Learning Recommendations:

General Description: In this semester long course students explore through inquiry the fundamental concepts of Physics – such as kinematics, dimensional analysis, applications of Newton’s Laws, and energy transformations. Quantitative and qualitative analysis of major concepts will be covered.

Skills taught in this course will provide students with the content and lab techniques necessary to move into higher level Physics courses. An emphasis is placed on critical thinking, problem solving, and scientific inquiry.

This course fulfills college prep requirements as outlined by the Washington Student Achievement Council (WSAC) as a lab-based Science course.

Content: Students will be actively engaged in learning and experiencing the following:

Skills Taught in this Course:


Equipment to be provided by Student: Colored pencils, basic calculator, three-ring binder