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AP Physics 1 Mr. Major Room C311 Shamokin Area Middle / High School 2017-2018 Email: [email protected] us Phone: 648-5731, ext 3311 Course Descripti on: The AP Physics 1 class focuses primarily on three content areas: Classical Mechanics: Kinematics, Dynamics, Work, Energy, Gravity, Momentum Oscillations and Wave Interactions: Harmonic Motion, Springs, Wave Interference Electrostatics and Current Electricity: Static Electric Charge and Discharge, Electric Circuits In addition to regular assignments and practice, throughout the course students will be provided actual exam questions from prior administrations as a means of exposing them to the rigor of the AP exam. Students will also complete a variety of inquiry-based laboratory investigations to further deepen their understanding of the concepts. Required Materials: These items must be brought to class every day : Pen or Pencil Binder / Notebook Agenda Scientific Calculator (optional) Grading: This class will use a total points grading system. Simply put, every point in this class has the same value. At my discretion, extra credit may be given throughout the year.

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