AP Physics C

Physics, C Advanced Placement               10 Credits                     Grade Level: 12

Prerequisite:  Physics AB Advanced Placement with a “B” or better or teacher recommendation

Meets HS graduation requirement for Physical Science, CSU/UC “D” requirement.

This calculus-based course is the equivalent to Physics 9 at UC.  The course emphasizes problem solving at a high math level with lab activities to reinforce the problem solving.  The subjects covered include: kinematics, dynamics, rotational dynamics, conservation laws, center of mass, and simple harmonic motion.  This course will be offered in alternating years: 2008-2009, 2010-2011, etc.

Homework:  4 hours/week.