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- Available Lessons: 103
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If you need to refresh your understanding of fundamental physics concepts, take a look at this convenient online physics course. As you work through the course, you'll find lessons that explore topics such as Newton's laws of motion, force mechanics, linear momentum, mechanical waves, oscillations and much more. Our engaging lessons are taught by expert physics instructors who break down important terms and concepts in a way that's easy to understand and remember.
This course can be used by students who need extra physics help, as well as teachers who want to incorporate engaging resources into their physics classes. Lessons and chapters come with interactive self-assessments, and the course can be conveniently accessed on any computer or mobile device.
|The Scientific Model||Provides an understanding of the scientific model/method and the nature of science experimentation.|
|Math Basics for Physics||Focuses on defining physics and its disciplines. Reviews essential math concepts and measurement basics.|
|Motion & Force Mechanics||Defines mechanics and describes the basic concepts of motion, force and friction.|
|Basics of Newton's Laws of Motion||Defines and explains Newton's three laws of motion, as well as the differences between mass and inertia/weight.|
|Speed, Velocity and Acceleration||Defines and differentiates between speed, velocity and acceleration.|
|Using Vectors in Physics||Defines vectors and discusses how to perform vector operations. Evaluates the use and interpretation of vector diagrams.|
|Solving Motion Problems||Discusses ways to solve motion-related problems using equations and graphs.|
|Newton's Law of Gravitation||Defines Newton's law of gravitation and discusses ways it impacts free fall, projectile motion, and centripetal forces|
|Linear Momentum||Defines linear momentum and discusses how to solve problems involving momentum, collisions and momentum conservation.|
|Overview of Rotational Motion||Describes rotational motion and teaches how to solve rotational motion problems.|
|Understanding Work, Energy & Power||Defines, differentiates and discusses the relationships between energy (including both potential and kinetic), work and power.|
|Mechanical Waves||Defines waves and identifies different wave types. Discusses wave parameters and properties.|
|Overview of Fluids in Physics||Explains how physics concepts impact fluids, including liquids and gases. Breaks down Pascal's, Archimedes' and Bernoulli's principles.|
|Overview of Oscillations in Physics||Covers oscillations and simple harmonic motion in physics.|
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