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2 Field: Sciences

3 Course: AP Physics 1: Algebra-Based

AP Physics 1: Algebra-Based

Learn about the foundational principles of physics as you explore Newtonian mechanics; work, energy, and power; mechanical waves and sound; and introductory, simple circuits. You’ll do hands-on laboratory work to investigate phenomena. Note: Save your lab notebooks and reports; colleges may ask to see them before granting you credit.

Skills You'll Learn

  • Interpreting and describing representations and models

  • Using mathematics to solve science problems

  • Formulating a scientific question or hypothesis

  • Designing an experiment to answer a scientific question or to test a hypothesis

  • Analyzing data and evaluating evidence

  • Working with scientific explanations and theories

  • Making connections

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