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Course SummaryIf you use the Holt McDougal Physics textbook in class, this course is a great resource to supplement your studies. The course covers the same important physics concepts found in the book, but uses short videos that make the physics lessons easier to understand and more fun to learn.
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Anyone enrolled in a class using the Holt McDougal Physics textbook should consider this companion course. You will learn the material faster, retain it longer and earn a better grade.
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- Identify the chapter in your Holt McDougal Physics textbook with which you need help.
- Find the corresponding chapter within our Holt McDougal Physics Textbook Companion Course.
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- Complete the quizzes to test your understanding.
- If you need additional help, re-watch the videos until you've mastered the material or submit a question for one of our instructors.
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- Multiple Ways to Learn: Watch videos or read the lesson transcript.
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Students will be able to learn all the physics topics in the textbook with this engaging course, including:
- Physics overview
- Velocity, displacement and speed
- Vectors and 2-dimensional motion
- Forces and the laws of motion
- Work, energy, momentum and collisions
- Motion and gravitation
- Heat, fluid mechanics and thermodynamics
- Waves and sound
- Light and reflection
- Refraction and diffraction
- Electrical forces, fields and energy
- Magnetism and electromagnetic waves
- Atomic and subatomic physics
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