Teacher: Mr. Gaston

Credits: 1

Prerequisites: One unit of high school science, Algebra I, and completion of or concurrent enrollment in a second year of mathematics

Course Description:

In Physics, students 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 with physical systems and conservation of energy and momentum; force; thermodynamics; characteristics and behavior of waves; and quantum physics. This course provides students with a conceptual framework, factual knowledge, and analytical and scientific skills.

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