Ch 24: Understanding the Basics of Physics

About This Chapter

Review this chapter to enhance your understanding of the basics of physics in preparation for an exam or class assignment. Our in-depth lessons familiarize you with fundamental topics in physics, which can help you improve your grades or increase your overall comprehension of physics theories, applications, and vocabulary.

Understanding the Basics of Physics - Chapter Summary

These lessons address a full range of physics basics, including how forces in physics affect our reality, the connection between physics and the natural sciences, and the applications of physics within various scientific fields. Going through the entire chapter prepares you to do the following:

  • Describe the history of physics and its different branches
  • Identify how physics is used in technology and space science
  • Analyze the four fundamental forces of nature

Even though you may be familiar with these topics, you might be fuzzy on the details. Our lessons help you sharpen your skills by reintroducing you to fundamental vocabulary words, definitions, and related physics topics. Each lesson addresses a single topic and lasts about eight minutes on average, so you can focus on the areas you need to review the most. Use the lesson quizzes to evaluate how much information you have absorbed from each lesson or identify areas you need to work on further.

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