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AP Physics II

Physics 2, Advanced Placement is the second course in the College Board’s redesigned algebra based introductory college level physics course. It follows the currently approved AP Physics 1 course. Students explore the principles of fluids, thermodynamics, electricity, magnetism, advanced electrical circuits, physical and geometric optics, and a variety of modern physics topics such as quantum mechanics, atomic physics and nuclear physics. Continuing the focus on inquiry-based learning fostered in AP Physics 1 students will continue to develop their scientific critical thinking and reasoning skills. Prerequisite: AP Physics 1 or Physics/Physics Honors Co-Requisites: Completion of, or concurrent enrollment in, Integrated Math 3 STEM or higher math.
Course # 13712
Course Term: Yearlong
Grade Levels: 10-12
Graduation Credit: Physical Science
CSU/UC: Lab Science(d) Electives(g)