Standard Course of Study
PB.2.01: Analyze and evaluate a particle using kinematics (movement in one, two, and circular dimensions).
PB.2.01.d: Addition and subtraction of displacement and velocity vectors
PB.2.01.e: Visual, graphical, mathematical expressions of the motion of a projectile in a uniform gravitational field.
PB.2.01.f: Relate a particles radius, speed, velocity, and acceleration in uniform circular motion.
PB.2.02: Investigate, measure, and analyze Newton?s laws of motion
PB.2.02.a: Static equilibrium (first law).
PB.2.02.b: Dynamics of a single particle (second law).
PB.2.02.c: Systems of two or more bodies (third law).
PB.2.02.c.1: Velocity with constant force and average force.
PB.2.02.c.2: Force diagram.
PB.2.02.e: Action and reaction forces an two or more bodies (third law).
PB.2.03: Examine and calculate work, energy and power.
PB.2.03.a: Work and work-energy theorem.
PB.2.03.b: Conservative forces and potential energy.
PB.2.03.c: Conservation of energy.
PB.2.04: Analyze and evaluate systems of particles and linear momentum.
PB.2.04.a: Impulse and momentum.
PB.2.04.b: Conservation of linear momentum and collisions.
PB.2.05: Evaluate and analyze circular motion and rotation.
PB.2.05.a: Uniform circular motion.
PB.2.05.b: Torque and rotational statics.
PB.2.06: Investigate and analyze oscillations and gravitation.
PB.2.06.a: Simple harmonic motion (dynamics and energy relationships).
PB.2.06.c: Pendulum and other oscillations.
PB.2.06.d: Newton?s law of gravity.
PB.2.06.e: Circular orbits of planets and satellites.
PB.3.01: Examine and evaluate fluid mechanics.
PB.3.02: Evaluate and investigate temperature and heat.
PB.3.02.a: Mechanical equivalent of heat.
PB.3.02.b: Heat transfer and thermal expansion.
PB.3.03: Examine and evaluate kinetic theory and thermodynamics.
PB.3.03.a: Ideal gases-kinetic model and ideal gas law.
PB.4.01: Study and analyze electrostatics.
PB.4.01.a: Charge, field, and potential.
PB.4.01.b: Coulomb?s law and field and potential of point charges.
PB.4.01.c: Planar fields and potentials of other charge distributions.
PB.4.03: Analyze and investigate electric circuits.
PB.4.03.a: Current, resistance, and power.
PB.4.03.b: Steady-state direct current circuits with batteries and resistors only.
PB.4.05: Measure and analyze electromagnetism.
PB.4.05.a: Electromagnetic induction (including Faraday?s law and Lenz?s law).
PB.5.01: Study and evaluate wave motion.
PB.5.01.a: Properties of traveling waves.
PB.5.01.b: Properties of standing waves.
PB.5.01.c: Doppler effect.
PB.5.02: Evaluate and analyze physical optics.
PB.5.02.a: Interference and diffraction.
PB.5.02.b: Dispersion of light and the electromagnetic spectrum.
PB.5.03: Investigate and analyze geometric optics.
PB.5.03.a: Reflection and refraction.
PB.6.01: Analyze and evaluate atomic physics and quantum effects.
PB.6.01.a: Photons and the photoelectric effects.
PB.6.01.b: Atomic energy levels.
PB.6.01.c: Wave-particle duality.
Correlation last revised: 1/20/2017