Physics of the Universe

  • Course Description

    Physics of the Universe is a year-long, laboratory based college preparatory class.  The class integrates Earth and Space Science and Engineering Practices as based upon the California Science Framework and Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS).  The course is divided into 7 units covering Motion, Forces and Motion, Momentum and Collision, Energy, Rotational Motion and Astronomy, Waves, and Electricity and Magnetism.  Each unit is anchored by relevant phenomena and several student centered labs and/or investigations.

    Prerequisites: There is no math prerequisite for this class.

    Introduction to Physics First - English
    Introduction to Physics First - Spanish