- Course type: Self-paced
- Available Lessons: 143
- Average Lesson Length: 8 min
Eligible for Certificate: Yes
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Course SummaryLet us help you prepare for the AP Physics 1 exam with this self-paced course, which covers the main topics you'll find on the exam in an easy and accessible format. Use these lessons and practice quizzes to boost your score on the exam.
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Explore physics topics like momentum, vectors, and electrical forces through this online course designed to prepare you for the AP Physics 1 exam. Divided into brief, engaging video lessons, this course also covers energy, Newton's laws, and much more. Each lesson is accompanied by a short, multiple-choice quiz and transcript in case you want to follow along with the video. You can also ask our subject experts any question you have about the lessons in this course.
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Syllabus & Course Information
This course is broken down into bite-sized lessons covering all the topics you'll find on the exam in a thorough yet easy-to-follow manner. Our self-paced course addresses oscillations, rotational motion and kinematics, among other concepts. After completing this course, you should be prepared to complete these objectives:
- Outline Newton's laws
- Define energy, power and work
- Detail linear momentum
- Differentiate between electrical forces and fields
- Explain rotational motion
- Discuss how direct current circuits work
- Identify mechanical waves
- Outline the physics concepts of vectors and oscillations
In this course, we've included 137 short lessons grouped into 12 chapters that you can review on any smartphone, computer or tablet 24 hours a day. To make sure you're ready for the exam, we recommend taking the lesson quizzes and chapter tests beforehand to see where you may need to study further.
AP Physics 1 Exam Information
Earning a successful score on the AP Physics 1 exam could earn you college credit or advanced placement. Taking the test is often the culmination of an AP Physics 1 course that covers the key topics and skills tested on the exam.
- Number of Questions: 55
- Question Type: 50 multiple-choice questions, 5 free-response questions
- Time Limit: 3 hours
- Exam Cost: $94
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