• TRIGONOMETRY-BASED PHYSICS

     

    Course #52556

    Full Year    

    1 Credit

    Available to Grades 11-12 

     

    This is a first year physics course which provides an extensive background in the basic concepts of physics, including motion, forces energy, waves, and electricity. Laboratory work will be emphasized. Students will use algebra and trigonometry to analyze word problems.  This course meets the Physical Science requirement for graduation. 

     

    Prerequisite: Trigonometry (may be taken concurrently during first semester).

     

     

    PHYSICS HONORS

     

    Course #50576

    Full Year

    1 Credit

    Honors

    Available to Grades 11-12

     

    This is a fast paced first year Physics course which provides an extensive inquiry into all major physics topics including Newton’s laws of motion; energy and momentum; mechanical waves and sound; electromagnetic waves and light; electricity and magnetism. It also approaches some basic concepts of nuclear and modern physics. This is a challenging course that cultivates a deeper understanding of key foundational principles. The course is designed for students planning to major in science or engineering.  This course meets the Physical Science requirement for graduation. This course requires a summer project.

     

    Prerequisite: Trigonometry (may be taken concurrently) and teacher recommendation or approval from the Science Department Head.

     

    PHYSICS RUNNING START

     

    Course #50577

    Full Year

    1 Credit

    Honors

    Available to Grades 11-12

     

    This is a fast paced first year Physics course which provides an extensive inquiry into all major physics topics including Newton’s laws of motion; energy and momentum; mechanical waves and sound; electromagnetic waves and light; electricity and magnetism. It also approaches some basic concepts of nuclear and modern physics. This is a challenging course that cultivates a deeper understanding of key foundational principles. Due to the fact that this is a dual-enrollment course with the community college system of NH, homework is a vital part of this course and will be counted toward the final grade. This course meets the Physical Science requirement for graduation.

     

    Prerequisite: Trigonometry (may be taken concurrently) and teacher recommendation or approval from the Science Department Head.