Physics 1 AP

Prerequisite – Completion of Precalculus or concurrent enrollment in College Algebra/Trig or Precalculus H or teacher recommendation
4204 AP – 1 unit laboratory physical science

Students study kinematics, Newton’s laws of motion, torque, rotational motion, angular momentum, gravitational motion, circular motion, work energy, power, linear momentum, oscillations, mechanical waves, sound and electricity. A college text is used with emphasis on demonstrations, laboratory activities, and problem solving. This course is recommended for students planning science related careers. Students enrolled in this course may be eligible for JCCC credit (College Now). Students in this course also have the opportunity to take the AP Physics 1 algebra-based test.