AP Physics I Curriculum:
Course Description: This course is designed for students planning to continue their education in the field of applied science or engineering. It is assumed these students possess an exceptional mathematical background and logical thinking skills. Course work is similar to the first semester of a college calculus-based engineering physics course. Students are not assumed to have any prior knowledge of calculus. Laboratory experimentation with computer application is used to reinforce and verify concepts. Course content follows the Advanced Placement curriculum and is intended for those students who plan to take the Advanced Placement-C Mechanics test in Physics. It is recommended that students taking this course have at least an "A" average in the prerequisite course.
Textbook: Physics for Scientists and Engineers with Modern Physics (Third Edition); Giancoli
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