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Welcome to AP Physics!!

This rigorus course prepairs students in advanced physics so that they can earn college credit.  The price of AP test makes it the best deal for college credit.

Instructor: Mr. Collins                      Room: 105                                Email: jcollins@amherst.k12.va.us

                                                                                                      High school telephone number: 434-946-2898

Below are some useful links associated with the course:

Syllabus                       AP Course Framework abriviated              AP Course Framework Full            College Board AP Physics 1 website    Learn AP Physics.com website    

 

 

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Math

Home Study:  Sci. Not. video

Kinematics in 1-D 

Home study: displacementvideo    Giancolli pgs. 20-21         Knight pgs.6-8

Home study: frame of reference:   video -first 5 min  Giancolli pgs. 20-21         Knight pgs.6-8

Home study: avg. velocity   video    Giancolli pgs. 21-22         Knight pgs.  9-10

Home study: p vs. t graph: video  video2  Giancolli pgs. 38-39          Knight pgs.  31-34

Home study: acceleration: video   Giancolli pgs.24-28             Knight pgs. 42-44

Home study: v vs. t graph video   Giancolli pgs.38-39             Knight pgs. 39-41

Home study: a vs. t graphvideo       Knight pgs. 43 and 46

Home study: solve a problem: video   Giancolli pgs.30-32             Knight pgs. 50-52

Home study: Using g:  video  Giancolli pgs. 32-37        Knight pgs. 52-54

which ball hits ground first

TEST Mon 9/15

Dynamics

Incorrect Laws of motion video - this is what students often think!! its all wrong. 

Home study:  Newton's 1st Law:  video    Giancolli pgs. 78-80     Knight pgs. 103-107

Home study: Newton's 2nd Law:    video  or video  Giancolli pgs.  80-82          Knight pgs.  115-117

Home study: Freebody Diagrams:  video  video    Giancolli pgs. 87-93         Knight pgs.  118-120

Home study:  Friction:                     video   Giancolli pgs. 96-97            Knight pgs.109-110

Home study:Newton's 3rd Law:  video   video    Giancolli pgs.  83-86        Knight pgs. 120-123 

Good Example problem video
 

Good musicHere and Here and Here and Here and Here and Here!!!  Which is your fav?  Wanta make your own, I'll link to it.

EN Quiz on Forces 9/30/14

two body problems   video   video    video  Atwood's  video   

Vectors

Home study: What are vecotors   video   Giancolli pgs.             Knight pgs.

Home study: vector components video1   video2           Giancolli pgs.          Knight pgs.

Home study: 2-D Force Problem  video   video      video    <-- Make a tree map of these three videos.  Due Wed. Oct. 8th!!

 

TEST

Projectiles

Home study: Horizontal projection video   Giancolli pgs.  58-65           Knight pgs.84-88

Home study: Angled launch  video    Giancolli pgs. 58-65         Knight pgs. 84-88

WRAP PROJECTILES UP VIDEO

monkey and hunter here

QUIZ

 

1ST NINE WEEKS EXAM  OCTOBER 14TH AND 16TH

 Work and Energy

Home study:   video    Giancolli pgs.          Knight pgs.

Home study:    video   Giancolli pgs.          Knight pgs.

Home study:    video    Giancolli pgs.          Knight pgs.

Home study:  video    Giancolli pgs.          Knight pgs. 

Home study:  video   Giancolli pgs.             Knight pgs.

TEST

Momentum

Home study:   video   Giancolli pgs.             Knight pgs.

Home study:  video    Giancolli pgs.          Knight pgs. 

Home study:  video   Giancolli pgs.             Knight pgs.

TEST

Circular Mo/ Gravity/ SHM

Home study:   video   Giancolli pgs.             Knight pgs.

Home study:  video    Giancolli pgs.          Knight pgs. 

Home study:  video   Giancolli pgs.             Knight pgs.

  What is gravity video and Are Astronauts weighless video

TEST

2ND NINE WEEKS EXAM DECEMBER 18TH

Rotation

Home study:  video    Giancolli pgs.          Knight pgs. 

Home study:  video   Giancolli pgs.             Knight pgs.

Home study:  video    Giancolli pgs.          Knight pgs. 

Home study:  video   Giancolli pgs.             Knight pgs.

bullet block video - you must watch all three!! link from one video to the next

 

Home study:  video    Giancolli pgs.          Knight pgs. 

Home study:  video   Giancolli pgs.             Knight pgs.

TEST

Waves

Home study:   video    Giancolli pgs.          Knight pgs.

Home study:    video   Giancolli pgs.          Knight pgs.

Home study:    video    Giancolli pgs.          Knight pgs.

Home study:  video    Giancolli pgs.          Knight pgs. 

Home study:  video   Giancolli pgs.             Knight pgs.

TEST

Electrostatics

Home study:   video   Giancolli pgs.             Knight pgs.

3RD NINE WEEKS EXAM MARCH 16TH

Home study:  video    Giancolli pgs.          Knight pgs. 

Home study:  video   Giancolli pgs.             Knight pgs.

TEST

DC Circuits

Home study: Ohms law and Resistivitvideo    Giancolli pgs.          Knight pgs. 

Home study: Resistors in Series  video   Giancolli pgs.             Knight pgs.

Home study: Resistors in Parallel   video    Giancolli pgs.          Knight pgs. 

Home study: Light bulb bright ness  video   Giancolli pgs.             Knight pgs.

Home study: combo  video1  video2   Giancolli pgs.          Knight pgs. 

Home study:  video   Giancolli pgs.             Knight pgs.

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