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Physics 112: Physics II

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Use this fun online Physics 112: Physics II course to strengthen your understanding of various physics topics. Entertaining lessons, short quizzes and other learning and study tools can help you prepare for upcoming physics assignments and exams and improve your grades.
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10 chapters in Physics 112: Physics II

Ch 1. Basics of Electrostatics {{cp.topicAssetIdToProgress[291989].percentComplete}}% complete
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Lesson 1 - Electric Charge and Force: Definition, Repulsion & Attraction Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[3968].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[3968].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Electric Force Fields and the Significance of Arrow Direction & Spacing Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[3969].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[3969].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Coulomb's Law: Variables Affecting the Force Between Two Charged Particles Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[3970].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[3970].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Strength of an Electric Field & Coulomb's Law Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[31850].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[31850].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Electric Potential: Charge Collections and Volt Unit Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[3971].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[3971].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Insulators and Conductors: Examples, Definitions & Qualities Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[3972].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[3972].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Semiconductors & Superconductors: Definition & Properties Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[56909].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[56909].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - What is Electric Current? - Definition, Unit & Types Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[3974].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[3974].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Parallel Circuits: Definition & Concepts Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[19085].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[19085].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Series Circuits: Definition & Concepts Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[19084].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[19084].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Electrical Resistance: Definition, Unit & Variables Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[3975].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[3975].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Ohm's Law: Definition & Relationship Between Voltage, Current & Resistance Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[3976].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[3976].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - What is Electric Power? Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[3978].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[3978].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Applying Kirchhoff's Rules: Examples & Problems Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[16081].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[16081].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - Resistor-Capacitor (RC) Circuits: Definition & Explanation Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[16082].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[16082].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 9 - Impedance in Alternating Current Circuits Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[31577].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[31577].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 10 - R-L-C Series Circuits Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[31578].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[31578].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 11 - Alternating Current Power Calculations Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[31579].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[31579].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - Magnetic Force: Definition, Poles & Dipoles Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[7960].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[7960].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - What is a Magnetic Field? Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[7961].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[7961].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - How Magnetic Fields Are Created Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[7962].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[7962].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - How Magnetic Forces Affect Moving Charges Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[7963].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[7963].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Faraday's Law of Electromagnetic Induction: Equation and Application Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[15933].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[15933].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Electromagnetic Induction: Definition & Variables that Affect Induction Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[7964].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[7964].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Electromagnetic Induction: Conductor to Conductor & Transformers Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[7965].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[7965].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - The Biot-Savart Law: Derivation & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[32908].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[32908].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - Electromagnetic Waves: Definition, Sources & Properties Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4913].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4913].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - The 7 Major Regions of the Electromagnetic Spectrum Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[6836].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[6836].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - The Nature of Light: Origin, Spectrum & Color Frequency Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4914].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4914].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Transparent and Opaque Materials in Electromagnetic Waves Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4917].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4917].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Color: White Light, Reflection & Absorption Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4918].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4918].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Reflection: Angle of Incidence and Curved Surfaces Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4915].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4915].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Diffuse Reflection: Definition, Examples & Surfaces Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[6857].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[6857].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - What is Snell's Law? Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[36519].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[36519].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 9 - Refraction & Dispersion: Definition, Snell's Law & Index of Refraction Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4919].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4919].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 10 - Diffraction: Relation to Sound & Light and Effects of Wavelength Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4920].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4920].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 11 - Wave-Particle Duality: Concept, Explanation & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4923].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4923].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - Mirrors: Difference Between Plane & Spherical Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[32158].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[32158].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Ray Tracing with Mirrors: Reflected Images Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[32159].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[32159].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Using Equations to Answer Mirror Questions Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[32160].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[32160].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Ray Diagrams & Lenses: Physics Lab Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[38426].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[38426].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Thin Lens Equation: Examples & Questions Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[32161].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[32161].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Using Equations to Answer Lens Questions Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[32723].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[32723].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Polarization of Light & Malus's Law Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[31387].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[31387].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - Polarization by Reflection & Brewster's Law Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[31388].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[31388].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 9 - Diffraction & Huygen's Principle Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[31389].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[31389].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 10 - Single-slit Diffraction: Interference Pattern & Equations Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[31390].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[31390].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 11 - Double-slit Diffraction: Interference Pattern & Equations Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[31391].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[31391].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 12 - Multiple-slit Diffraction: Interference Pattern & Equations Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[31392].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[31392].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 13 - How Thin Film Interference Works Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[31393].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[31393].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 14 - Michelson Interferometer: Applications Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[31394].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[31394].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - Classical Relativity: Distance and Time Relation to the Observer Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[3229].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[3229].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Light and Relativity: Breakdown of Classical Relativity with Light Example Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[3230].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[3230].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Time Dilation: Description, Explanation & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[3231].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[3231].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Space Contraction: Shortening Distance for Fast Moving Objects Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[3232].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[3232].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Mass and Energy: Description and Interchangeable Relationship Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[3233].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[3233].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - General and Special Relativity: Theory and Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[3234].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[3234].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Theory of Special Relativity: Definition & Equation Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[9403].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[9403].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - Einstein's Special Theory of Relativity: Analysis & Practice Problems Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[32936].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[32936].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - Temperature Units: Converting Between Kelvins and Celsius Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2480].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2480].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Changes in Heat and Energy Diagrams Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2549].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2549].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Phase Changes and Heating Curves Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1647].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1647].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - How to Calculate Specific Heat Capacity for Different Substances Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2548].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2548].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - First Law of Thermodynamics: Law of Conservation of Energy Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2544].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2544].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Second Law of Thermodynamics: Entropy and Systems Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2546].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2546].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Thermal Expansion: Importance & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[29866].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[29866].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - The Ideal Gas Law and the Gas Constant Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1656].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1656].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 9 - Using the Ideal Gas Law: Calculate Pressure, Volume, Temperature, or Quantity of a Gas Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1657].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1657].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 10 - Entropy: Equation & Calculations Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[29869].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[29869].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 11 - Heat Engines & Efficiency Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[29867].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[29867].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - Energy Transfer: Examples & Overview Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[3495].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[3495].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Closed & Open Systems: Definition & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[62975].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[62975].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Heat Transfer Through Conduction: Equation & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[29863].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[29863].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Heat Transfer Through Convection: Natural vs. Forced Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[29864].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[29864].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Radiation, Heat Transfer & the Stefan-Boltzmann Law Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[29865].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[29865].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Energy Transfers in Circuits: Equations & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[268219].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[268219].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Electronic Devices: Differences in Energy Flow & Transfer Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[268217].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[268217].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - Enthalpy: Energy Transfer in Physical and Chemical Processes Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1709].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1709].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - What is Radiation? - Definition, Causes & Effects Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[9448].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[9448].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Henri Becquerel Atomic Theory Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[36481].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[36481].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Radioactive Decay: Definition, Formula & Types Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[28316].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[28316].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Types of Radioactive Decay and Their Effect on the Nucleus Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1622].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1622].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Half-life: Calculating Radioactive Decay and Interpreting Decay Graphs Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1624].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1624].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Fusion, Fission, Carbon Dating, Tracers & Imaging: Applications of Nuclear Chemistry Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1626].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1626].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Balancing Nuclear Equations & Predicting the Product of a Nuclear Reaction Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1623].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1623].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - Standard Model of Particle Physics Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[49060].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[49060].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 9 - What is a Quark? - Definition, Structure & Uses Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[28349].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[28349].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional

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