AP Physics 1Mr. Major Room C311Shamokin Area Middle / High School2017-2018Email:[email protected]usPhone:648-5731, ext 3311Course Description:The AP Physics 1 class focuses primarily on three content areas:Classical Mechanics: Kinematics, Dynamics, Work, Energy, Gravity, MomentumOscillations and Wave Interactions: Harmonic Motion, Springs, WaveInterferenceElectrostatics and Current Electricity: Static Electric Charge and Discharge, Electric CircuitsIn 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 furtherdeepen their understanding of the concepts.Required Materials:These items must be brought to class every day:Pen or PencilBinder / NotebookAgendaScientific Calculator (optional)Grading:This class will use a total points grading system. Simply put, every point inthis class has the same value. At my discretion, extra credit maybe given throughout the year.