# CP Physics Course Page

• Welcome to College Prep Physics! This course provides students opportunities to investigate and explore physical phenomena that are a result of interactions between matter and energy. Topics of study include motion, forces, energy, momentum, waves, fluids, heat, electricity, and magnetism.

Textbook:

Walker, J. Pearson Physics. 1st ed, Pearson, 2014.

 Course of Study - CP Physics Chapter Topics 1 - Introduction to Physics Defining physics, SI system of measurement, Unit conversions, Equations, Graph analysis 2 - Introduction to Motion Describing motion, Speed and velocity, Position-time graphs, Constant motion equation 3 -Acceleration and Accelerated Motion Acceleration, Velocity-time graphs, Kinematic equations, Position-time graphs of acceleration, Falling motion 4 -Motion in Two Dimensions Vector properties, Vector components, Vector addition and subtraction, Projectile motion 5 - Newton’s Laws of Motion Newton’s laws, Free body diagrams, Equilibrium, Dynamics, Friction 6 - Work and Energy Work, Kinetic energy, Potential energy, Conservation of energy, Power 7 - Linear Momentum and Collisions Momentum, Impulse, Conservation of momentum, Collisions 9 - Gravity and Circular Motion Newton’s law of gravitation, Circular motion, Centripetal acceleration, Planetary motion 10 - Temperature and Heat Temperature scales, Thermal expansion, Heat transfer, Heat capacity, Phase changes 12 - Gases, Liquids, and Solids Pressure, Ideal gas law, Density, Fluid pressure, Archimedes’ principle, Bernoulli’s principle, Hooke’s law 13 - Oscillations and Waves Periodic motion, Simple harmonic motion, Pendulum motion, Waves, Wave properties, Wave interference 14 - Sound Sound waves, Standing waves, Doppler effect, Sound intensity 16 - Reflection and Mirrors Properties of light, Reflection, Plane mirrors, Curved mirrors 17 - Refraction and Lenses Refraction, Internal reflection, Lenses

*The order of topics may change during the course of the year. Topics may be removed or added to the course content.

• Reminders related to homework, important dates, and other announcements can be found on Mr. Peterson's homepage as well as through the Remind app. The class code for CP Physics is @chcpp2122. The Remind app can be downloaded on iOS and Android, however you can also setup email reminders by going to the Remind website

All course resources and assignments are found on the course Schoology page. If you have questions regarding access, please contact Mr. Peterson.

• # Solutions - Chapter 1 Additional Practice

Solutions to Chapter 1 Additional Practice worksheet.

• # Chapter 1 Review Solutions

Solutions to Chapter 1 Review Worksheet