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Physics Syllabus 2023
Successful Students
5E Model
Midterm Exam Outline
Final Exam Review
Unit 1: The Science of Physics
Learning Objectives
Focus Questions
Physics is Life
Physics is Curiosity
Introduction to Physics
What is Physics-Inspiration
Fundamental Ideas in Physics
The Scientific Method
What is the Scientific Method
Problem Solving: The Scientific Method
Scientific Models
Powers of Ten
The Scale of the Universe
Unit Conversion
Unit Conversion Method
Solving Equations and Formulas
Rearranging Physics Equations
Basic Functions and Graphs
Identifying Functions and Graphs
Unit 2: Rectilinear Kinematics I
Learning Objectives
Focus Questions
Quantities of Motion
Frames of Reference
Describing Rectilinear Motion
Position, Displacement, and Distance
Finding Displacement Graphically
Speed vs Velocity
Uniform-Constant Speed
Speed and Velocity
Graphing Rectilinear Motion
What is Acceleration
Acceleration Explained
Interpreting Velocity-Time Graphs
Position, Velocity and Acceleration Graphs
Techniques for Interpreting Rectilinear Motion Graphs
Interpreting Position Graphs
Displacement from Velocity Graph
Unit 3: Rectilinear Kinematics II
Learning Objectives
Motion Diagrams 1
Motion Diagrams 2
Motion Diagrams 3
Motion Diagrams 4
Graphs from Motion-Dot Diagrams 1
Graphs from Motion-Dot Diagrams 2
Graphs from Motion-Dot Diagrams 3
Graphs from Motion-Dot Diagrams 4
Graphs from Motion-Dot Diagrams 5
v and a Vectors: Determining Speed Change
Galileo's Inclined Plane
Galileo's Law of Odd Numbers/Squares
Galileo's Law
Galileo's Law of Falling Bodies
Hammer vs Feather - Physics on the Moon
da Vinci's Law of Integers
Galileo, da Vinci and Free-Fall
Free-Fall BBC
Graphs of Free-Fall
Free Fall Acceleration
Physics of Sky Diving
Forces in Terminal Velocity
Free Fall and Terminal Velocity
Techniques for Interpreting Rectilinear Motion Graphs
Displacement from Velocity Graph
Velocity Change from Acceleration Graph
Kinematic Equations of Motion
Applying Kinematic Equations (Non-Free Fall)
Applying Kinematic Equations (Free Fall)
Unit 4: Vectors
Learning Objectives
Focus Questions
Vector Resultant-Order of Adding Vectors
2D Graphical Vector Sum
Drawing Scaled Vector Diagrams
Resultant of Two Vectors - Graphical Method
Resultant by Graphical Method
Vector Subtraction
Multiplying Vector by Scalar
Vector Addition: Graphical Method
Vector Addition: Mathematical Method
Trig Functions.pdf
Resolving Vectors
Resolving Vectors Into Components
Resultant by Components
Resultant by Component Method
Unit 5: Two-Dimensional Kinematics
Learning Objectives
Focus Questions (Projectiles)
Focus Questions (Relative Motion)
Independence of X-Y Motions of Projectiles
Projectile Launcher
GeoGebra (Air Drag)
Projectile Motion Features
Projectile Parameters
The Monkey and the Hunter
Hank and the Hunter
Understanding Horizontal Projectiles
Relative Motion-Relative Velocity
1D Relative Velocity Visuals
2D Relative Velocity
Unit 6: Newton's Laws
Focus Questions
Third Law Examples
Newton's 3rd Law of Motion
What Is Inertia
Inertia and Newton's 1st Law
Newton's 1st Law Tutorial
Newton's 1st Law of Motion
Newton's 1st Law (Science of NFL Football)
Newton's 2nd Law
Newton's 2nd Law (Science of NFL Football)
Newton's 2nd Law with Parachutes
Summary of Newton's Laws
Free Fall and Terminal Velocity
Physics of Sky Diving
Unit 7: Gravitation w/Kepler's Laws
Focus Questions
Newton's Gravity
Newton's Law of Gravity
Gravitation Demo
Weight = Gravitational Force
Calculating Gravitational Force
Calculating Gravity: Problem Example
Living With Tides
Tides and the Moon
How The Tides Work
Spring and Neap Tides
Kepler's Laws
Kepler's 1st Law
Kepler's 2nd Law
Kepler's 3rd Law
Unit 8: Work-Energy
Rube Goldberg Machine
Kinetic Energy
Work-Energy Theorem
What is Kinetic Energy
Work-Energy Principle
Work-Energy (Example 1)
Work-Energy (Example 2)
Work - F vs x graphs
Work - Graphical Interpretation
Potential Energy
Focus Questions (Work-Energy)
Focus Questions (Power)
Focus Questions (Energy Conservation)
Energy Conservation Summary
Energy Conservation 1
Energy Conservation in a Pendulum
Case I Energy System Equation
What is Power
Power Output Comparison
Unit 9: Impulse-Momentum
What is Momentum 1
Momentum Explained
Understanding Momentum
Impulse-Momentum 1
Impulse-Momentum 2
Impulse-Momentum 3
Car Safety (Impulse = Ft)
Impulse: Force-Time Graphs
Impulse-Momentum Change - Egg Drop 1
Impulse-Momentum Change - Egg Drop 2
Impulse, Force and Momentum Change (Crash Cushions)
Force vs Time Graphs
Understanding Force vs Time Graphs
Applying Force vs Time Graphs
Momentum Transfer
Conservation of Momentum 1
Conservation of Momentum 2
Fish Lunch - Momentum Conservation
Focus Questions (Impulse-Momentum)
Focus Questions (Momentum Conservation)
Solving Momentum Conservation Problem (Example 1)
Solving Momentum Conservation Problem (Example 2)
Solving Momentum Conservation Problem (Example 3)
Elastic and Inelastic Collisions
Elastic-Inelastic Collision Problem 1
Elastic-Inelastic Collision Problem 2
Unit 10: Waves
Unit 11: Electromagnetism
Unit 12: Nuclear Physics
What Are Isotopes?
Understanding Isotopes
Isotope Notation
Isotope Nomenclature
Practice with Elements and Isotopes
Finding Average Atomic Mass
Determining Average Atomic Mass
Mass Defect-Binding Energy
Mass Defect-Binding Energy
Calculating Mass Defect and Binding Energy
Nuclear Stability
Nuclear Stability
Nuclear Stability: Nucleon Ratio
Nuclear Decay Modes
Balancing Nuclear Equations
Balancing Nuclear Equations
Nuclear Decay Series 1
Nuclear Decay Series 2
Understanding Radioactive Half-Life
Radioactive Half-Life Graphs
A method for Calculating Half-Life
Graphing Half-Life for a Radionuclide
Fission vs Fusion
Fission and Fusion Explained
Fission and Fusion: Weapons Applications
Fission and Fusion in Nuclear Power