AP Physics 2009-2010 Schedule

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Date
#days
Topic
Chpt
Test/Lab
1
Aug 24-28
2.5
Introduction and Graphing Motion
1/2
Lab
2
Aug 31-Sep 4
4
One-dimensional motion
2
Test 1/2
3
Sep 7-11
4
Two dimensional motion and vectors
3
Lab
4
Sep 14-18
5
Laws of Motion
4
Test 3/4
5
Sep 21-25
5
Energy, Work, Power
5
Lab
6
Sep28-Oct2
4
Momentum and Collisions
6
Test 5/6
7
Oct 5-9
5
Rotational Motion and Law of Gravity
7
Lab
8
Oct 122-16
5
Rotational Equilibrium and Dynamics
8
Test 7/8
9
Oct 19-23
5
Solids and Fluids
9
Lab
10
Oct 26-30
5
Thermal Physics and Processes
10/11
Test 9/10
11
Nov 2-6
5
Laws of Thermodynamics
12
Lab
12
Nov 9-13
5
Vibrations and Waves
13
Test 11/12
13
Nov 16-20
5
Sound
14
Lab
14
Nov 23-27
2
Sound
14
Test 13/14
15
Nov 30-Dec 4
5
Reflection/Refraction of Light
22
Lab
16
Dec 7-11
5
Review for Exam
-
Lab
Exams: Dec 16-18
Christmas Break: Dec 21-Jan 1
17
Jan 4-8
5
Mirrors and Lenses
23
Lab
18
Jan 11-15
5
Wave Optics
24
Test 22-24
19
Jan 18-22
4
Electric Forces and Fields
15
Lab
20
Jan 25-29
5
Electrical Energy and Capacitance
16
Test 15/16
21
Feb 1-5
5
Current and Resistors
17
Lab
22
Feb 8-12
5
Direct Current Circuits
18
Test 17/18
Mid-Winter Break: Feb 15-19
23
Feb 22-26
5
Magnetism
19
Lab
24
Mar 1-5
4
Induction, AC Circuits & EM Waves
20/21
Test 19-21
25
Mar 8-12
5
Quantum Physics
27
Lab
26
Mar 15-19
5
Atomic Physics
28
Test 27/28
27
Mar 22-26
5
Nuclear Physics (also Senior Trip)
29
Lab
28
Mar 29-Apr 2
3
Nuclear Energy and Elementary Particles
30
Test 29/30
Spring Break: April 1-9
29
April 12-16
5
Review for Exam
7-14

30
April 19-23
5
Review for Exam
15-20

31
April 26-30
5
Review for Exam
22-24

32
May 3-7
5
Review for Exam
27-30








Other dates:
AP Physics B Exam – Monday, May 10, 2010 (12 pm)
Cedar Point Trip – Monday, May 17, 2010 (7 am-7:30 pm) <- Seniors, you will need to get permission from your Senior Project Coordinator in order to go on this trip.