AP Physics 1

AP Physics 1
Instructor Information

Ms. Sarah Linen

Email: slinen@orangeusd.org

Textbook Information

AP Edition College Physics: A Strategic Approach, by Knight, Jones and Field

Course Description AP Physics 1 is an algebra-based, introductory college-level physics course. Students cultivate their understanding of physics through inquiry-based investigations as they explore these topics: kinematics; dynamics; circular motion and gravitation; energy; momentum; simple harmonic motion; torque and rotational motion; electric charge and electric force; DC circuits; and mechanical waves and sound.
Summer Information

There is no summer assignment.

Workload - recommended skills/courses to take for the class
  • Enrolled in Algebra 2 or higher
  • Workload: Up to 45 minutes per day homework which includes reading, problem solving, and lab write-ups
Links to Study Guides / Websites

AP College Board Course Overview - AP Physics 1