edX On-Ramp to AP* Physics C: Mechanics

Weston High School via edX

  • Overview
  1. edX
    Platform:
    EdX
    Provider:
    Weston High School
    Length:
    12 weeks
    Effort:
    1 to 2 hours per week
    Cost:
    Free
    Language:
    English
    Credentials:
    Paid Certificate Available
    Overview
    This short course is intended for the high-school students who have taken an introductory-level physics course, acquired some background in Mechanics and intend to take a more advanced course – for instance, AP Physics C. The course helps the students refresh and strengthen their fluency with the mathematical tools and the fundamental topics in Mechanics: Kinematics, Newton’s laws and Laws of Conservation. The last unit of the course contains a comprehensive Final Exam. The students who completed this mini-course will be well-prepared to tackle more advanced course material in the fall.

    What you'll learn
    • Algebra/trigonometry skills for an advanced Mechanics course
    • Kinematics of motion with constant acceleration
    • Newton’s laws and their application in problem-solving
    • Laws of conservation of energy and momentum and their application in problem-solving
    • Basic information about AP® Physics C (Mechanics) course and Exam

    Taught by
    Boris Korsunsky

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