Course Description HS Physics

This course provides students with a conceptual framework, factual knowledge, and analytical and scientific skills. Students will conduct field and laboratory investigations, use scientific methods during investigations, and make informed decisions using critical thinking and scientific problem solving. Students study a variety of topics that include: laws of motion; changes within physical systems and conservation of energy and momentum; force; thermodynamics; characteristics and behavior of waves; and quantum physics. Laboratory emphasis is given through hands-on activities.