Physics: High School

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If you need to learn or review high school physics concepts, check out our informative and convenient Physics: High School course. This self-paced course is designed to help you study for exams, catch up on information you missed in class or get extra practice solving physics problems.
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17 chapters in Physics: High School

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Lesson 1 - What is Kinematics? - Studying the Motion of Objects  Take Quiz
Lesson 2 - Scalars and Vectors: Definition and Difference  Take Quiz
Lesson 3 - Distance and Displacement in Physics: Definition and Examples  Take Quiz
Lesson 4 - What is Position in Physics? - Definition & Examples  Take Quiz
Lesson 5 - Speed and Velocity: Difference and Examples  Take Quiz
Lesson 6 - Acceleration: Definition, Equation and Examples  Take Quiz
Lesson 7 - Uniformly-Accelerated Motion and the Big Five Kinematics Equations  Take Quiz
Lesson 8 - Representing Kinematics with Graphs  Take Quiz
Lesson 9 - Ticker Tape Diagrams: Analyzing Motion and Acceleration  Take Quiz
Lesson 10 - What are Vector Diagrams? - Definition and Uses  Take Quiz
Lesson 11 - Using Position vs. Time Graphs to Describe Motion  Take Quiz
Lesson 12 - Determining Slope for Position vs. Time Graphs  Take Quiz
Lesson 13 - Using Velocity vs. Time Graphs to Describe Motion  Take Quiz
Lesson 14 - Determining Acceleration Using the Slope of a Velocity vs. Time Graph  Take Quiz
Lesson 15 - Velocity vs. Time: Determining Displacement of an Object  Take Quiz
Lesson 16 - Understanding Graphs of Motion: Giving Qualitative Descriptions  Take Quiz
Lesson 17 - Free Fall Physics Practice Problems  Take Quiz
Lesson 18 - Graphing Free Fall Motion: Showing Acceleration  Take Quiz
Lesson 19 - The Acceleration of Gravity: Definition & Formula  Take Quiz
Lesson 20 - Projectile Motion: Definition and Examples  Take Quiz
Lesson 21 - Projectile Motion Practice Problems  Take Quiz
Lesson 22 - Kinematic Equations List: Calculating Motion  Take Quiz
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Lesson 1 - Vibrations and Waves: Energy and Motion  Take Quiz
Lesson 2 - Wave Parameters: Wavelength, Amplitude, Period, Frequency & Speed  Take Quiz
Lesson 3 - Transverse & Longitudinal Waves: Definition & Examples  Take Quiz
Lesson 4 - What is Sound? - Definition and Factors Affecting the Speed of Sound  Take Quiz
Lesson 5 - Pitch and Volume in Sound Waves  Take Quiz
Lesson 6 - Electromagnetic Waves: Definition, Sources & Properties  Take Quiz
Lesson 7 - The 7 Major Regions of the Electromagnetic Spectrum  Take Quiz
Lesson 8 - The Nature of Light: Origin, Spectrum & Color Frequency  Take Quiz
Lesson 9 - Reflection: Angle of Incidence and Curved Surfaces  Take Quiz
Lesson 10 - Diffuse Reflection: Definition, Examples & Surfaces  Take Quiz
Lesson 11 - Resonance: Definition & Transmission of Waves  Take Quiz
Lesson 12 - Transparent and Opaque Materials in Electromagnetic Waves  Take Quiz
Lesson 13 - Color: White Light, Reflection & Absorption  Take Quiz
Lesson 14 - Refraction & Dispersion: Definition, Snell's Law & Index of Refraction  Take Quiz
Lesson 15 - Diffraction: Relation to Sound & Light and Effects of Wavelength  Take Quiz
Lesson 16 - Constructive and Destructive Interference  Take Quiz
Lesson 17 - The Doppler Effect: Definition, Examples & Applications  Take Quiz
Lesson 18 - Wave-Particle Duality: Concept, Explanation & Examples  Take Quiz

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