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Course SummaryThis online homeschool course is all you need to teach AP Physics 2. Homeschool parents will find that the engaging videos bring learning to life and make even the most difficult concepts easy to understand. Use this course to prepare your child for the AP Physics 2 exam.
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- Get Extra Support: Ask our expert physics instructors any question about magnetism, fluid mechanics, or other AP Physics 2 topics. They're here to help!
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- Use the video lessons as your primary AP Physics 2 homeschool curriculum or as supplemental material.
- Complete each unit at your own pace.
- Watch lessons, reviewing or pausing as often as you need.
- Refer to the video transcripts to reinforce learning.
- Check understanding through lesson quizzes and unit exams.
AP Physics 2 Learning Objectives:
- Review formulas for calculating density, force, energy, mass, and buoyancy.
- Analyze the theorems and principles created by such scientists as Archimedes, Torricelli, Bernoulli, and Planck.
- Identify the relationship between electric fields, volt unit charges, charged particles, charge collections, electric potential difference, and equivalent capacitance.
- Learn the various laws of physics, including Snell's Law, Faraday's Law, the Zeroth Law of Thermodynamics, the first and second laws of thermodynamics, and the Ideal Gas Law.
- Explore techniques for calculating radioactive decay and identify the effects of the different types of decay.
- Determine the properties of light, color, sound, waves, absorption, reflection, and refraction.
- Investigate magnetic fields and figure out how magnetism affects charged particles.
- Check out the different types of direct current circuits, such as parallel, series, and resistor-capacitor.
- Study how heat transfer relates to thermal expansion, phase changes, and heat capacity.
- Practice solving different physics equations, such as formulas for converting units or mathematical methods for determining pressure.
- Define the concepts of carbon dating, fusion, fission, and radioactive nuclides.
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