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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.

Prerequisites

  • AP Physics 1 and Algebra II (required)

Course Texts and Materials

Required

Optional

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

Terms Offered

Offered in two half-credit semesters:

  • 03166 AP Physics 2 Sem 1 (0.5 cr)
    • Full Year, Semester 1 (fall, 18 weeks)
    • Fall Block, Semester 1 (early fall, 9 weeks)
    • Spring Block, Semester 1 (early spring, 9 weeks)
  • 03166 AP Physics 2 Sem 2 (0.5 cr)
    • Full Year, Semester 2 (spring, 18 weeks)
    • Fall Block, Semester 2 (late fall, 9 weeks)
    • Spring Block, Semester 2 (late spring, 9 weeks)
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