03166 AP Physics 2

AP Physics 2 covers electric force, field and potential, electric circuits, magnetism and electromagnetic induction, thermodynamics, fluids, geometric and physical optics, and quantum, atomic, and nuclear physics. This course is equivalent to a second-semester college course in algebra-based physics.

This course aligns with the College Board’s learning goals for AP Physics 2: Algebra-Based.


  • AP Physics 1 and Algebra II (required)

Course Texts and Materials



  • An AP exam study guide (e.g., 5 Steps to a 5, Essentials)


  • 1 credit

Terms Offered*

  • Full Year
  • Spring Block

*See explanation of academic terms offered

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