AP Physics

9 Weeks at a Glance for First Semester
***All dates are tentative and subject to change.***

1st 9 Week of 2022-2023

Week 1: Introductions, Lab Safety/ Notebook set-up, Motion in One Dimension
AP Summer Assignment will be the first test grade of the six weeks
Week 2: Constant Velocity, 
Reference Frames & Relative v
Week 3: Constant Acceleration, Free-Fall, and Graphs of Motion
Test over One Dimensional Motion
Week 4: Motion in Two Dimensions: Vectors and Projectile Motion
Week 5: Relative Velocity (2D) and Review for Test 
Week 6: Review and Start Forces (Half) -Newton’s Laws and Types of Forces
Test over Two Dimensional Motion
Week 7: Newton's Laws, Free-Body Diagrams and Linear Forces
Week 8: Newton's Second Law and Gravitational Field 
Week 9: Forces at an Angle and Friction

2nd 9 Weeks of 2022-2023

Week 10:
Forces on a Ramp and Pulleys/Tension and Friction
Test over Dynamics
Week 11: Universal Gravitation and Kepler's Laws
Week 12: Centripetal Force and Acceleration
Week 13: Review
Test over Circular Motion and Gravitation
Week 14: Work & Power
Week 15Thanksgiving Week
Week 16: Potential Energy & Kinetic Energy
Week 17: Review
Week 18: Test on Work, Power & Energy and then Finals