Physics Description

This course presents the basic concepts of physics and associated mathematical equations. It will prepare the student for college physics. Topics include mechanics (motion, energy, simple machines, momentum, gravity), heat and thermodynamics, electricity and magnetism, sound and light, history and methodology of science, and nuclear physics.

Textbooks and Supplies

Ostdiek, V. and Bord, D. (2018). Inquiry into physics (8th ed.). Boston, MA: Cengage Scientific calculator, notebook

Prerequisites

Algebra II

Class Information

Parents are responsible for purchasing all textbooks and supplies before the first day of class.

Supply fees are due to each teacher on the first day of class. This fee covers materials, lab supplies, and other expenses incurred by the teacher. They are a one-time fee.

Please note the grade level for this class. Students younger than the recommended grade levels need special permission before signing up for the class. Please contact the office for more information.

What happens if a class is full? You may email administration@keysofva.org to be waitlisted.