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- Available Lessons: 134
- Average Lesson Length: 8 min
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Course SummaryThis AP Physics I textbook replacement course covers all of the topics in a standard AP physics I textbook. The lessons offer a convenient way for students to study, interactive materials for teachers to engage their classes and an effective alternative to expensive or outdated textbooks.
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Any instructor who teaches AP physics I can consider this textbook replacement course an excellent resource for their classroom. The lessons in this course provide high quality instruction and cover the same or even more information than that found in most AP physics textbooks.
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The short, engaging video lessons on topics like linear momentum and mechanical waves are perfect for briefly introducing an AP physics topic and initiating class discussion. The chapter and lesson structure is similar to traditional AP physics textbooks, making a transition to digital learning simple and straightforward. Just like you'd assign textbook reading assignments, you can assign one or more video lessons to your students conveniently through the website and even review them in class to initiate discussion or class projects.
- Identify the chapter in this course that corresponds with your curriculum or lesson plan.
- Assign one or more of the short and engaging video lessons as homework.
- In class, engage students in discussions and/or interactive activities that focus on the lesson topics.
- Use the lesson quizzes and chapter exams to test your students' understanding of vectors, kinematics and oscillations.
- Submit questions, feedback or suggestions to our expert instructors from your Dashboard.
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Using the Course
Using the course is simple. You can find any topic you're currently studying in your AP physics class, or if your school uses this course in the classroom, you can get your assignments through links sent by your teacher via email. Even if your school uses traditional textbooks, you'll find this course offers a great supplement and brings physics lessons to life. The short videos give you an easy, fun and helpful way to better understand and absorb the concepts of centripetal force, gravitational attraction and free-fall motion.
- Identify the AP physics topics you're studying in class, or click on the lesson links sent to you.
- View the short and engaging AP physics video lessons.
- Use the lesson quizzes and chapter exams to test your understanding of topics like momentum and impulse, simple harmonic motion and rotational kinematics.
- Submit questions to our expert instructors for additional help with any AP physics topic covered in the course.
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Our AP Physics I course supports your individual learning style and your lifestyle. Check out some of the helpful and practical ways this course can be valuable to you as well as the advantages to having a complete resource to complement your classroom lessons.
- Fun Videos: Our lessons entertain while they teach you about Coulomb's law, electrical resistance and wave parameters.
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- Accessible: You can access this AP physics course and view the video lessons from any computer or mobile device from home or on the go.
- Learn Your Way: Whether you learn better through discussion, viewing the video or reading the lesson transcript, we've got you covered.
- Keeping Up in Class: If you need to miss class or don't quite understand a physics concept, you can use this course to make sure you don't fall behind.
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- Linear momentum
- Rotational motion
- Electrical forces and fields
- Direct current circuits
- Mechanical waves
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