AP® Physics 1 - Part 1: Linear Motion

Explore AP Physics 1 topics and boost your thinking and writing skills - free textbook supplied. Upgrade to a Verified Certificate to get AP Exam Prep +5. This Part 1 rerun is based on learner demand!
This course is archived
Estimated 4 weeks
3–5 hours per week
Instructor-paced
Instructor-led on a course schedule

About this course

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In this four-part series, we will explore AP Physics 1 concepts and prepare for the AP Physics 1 Exam in an exciting and entirely new way. Increase your skills – and your readiness – for the AP Exam though quality videos, inquiry labs, Hollywood-style Concept Trailers™, Direct Measurement Videos, AP problem-solving sessions and more!

Part 1: Linear Motionincludes the College Board’s Science Practices and aligns with its new AP Curriculum Framework. You will learn how to use kinematics to describe translational motion, ways to apply the concepts of motion, force, mechanical energy, and momentum, and new strategies for solving motion problems.

The enhanced AP Exam Prep +5 is bundled with the edX Verified Certificate. To get +5, register for the Verified Certificate. The course instructors will email you with directions for how to receive both the extra exam prep and certificate.

You can view or download the complete College Physics for AP®Courses textbook by going to the Reading Assignments page in this course

*Advanced Placement® and AP® are trademarks registered and/or owned by the College Board, which was not involved in the production of, and does not endorse, these offerings.

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At a glance

  • Institution: RICEx
  • Subject: Physics
  • Level: Introductory
  • Prerequisites:
    None
  • Language: English

What you'll learn

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  • How motion happens in the real world
  • Ways to apply Newton’s Laws to forces and motion
  • Solve motion problems using a step-by-step approach
  • Think critically about concepts, experiments and data
  • How to practice critical thinking, writing, and problem-solving with enhanced teacher and peer feedback (AP Exam Prep +5 only)

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