Course name: Physics Course code: (SPH3U)

Grade 11    1.0 Credit

Course type:    University Preparation

Course description: In this course, you will develop your understanding of the basic concepts of physics. You will explore kinematics, with an emphasis on linear motion; different kinds of forces; energy transformations; the properties of mechanical waves and sound; and electricity and magnetism. You will enhance your scientific investigation skills as you test laws of physics. In addition, you will analyze the interrelationships between physics and technology, and consider the impact of technological applications of physics on society and the environment.
SPH3UK: Physics
Course description: In this course, you will develop your understanding of the basic concepts of physics. You will explore kinematics, with an emphasis on linear motion; different kinds of forces; energy transformations; the properties of mechanical waves and sound; and electricity and magnetism. You will enhance your scientific investigation skills as you test laws of physics. In addition, you will analyze the interrelationships between physics and technology, and consider the impact of technological applications of physics on society and the environment.

Course Lessons

This course is designed for independent study.
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29 Lessons

7 Lessons

1.0   1.0 Introduction

1.1   1.1 Characteristics of Waves

1.2   1.2 Transmission of Waves

1.3   1.3 Self-Check and Reflection

1.4   1.4 Interference of Waves

1.5   1.5 Resonance

1.6   1.6 Part 1: Assessment for Grading - Waves and sound

9 Lessons

2.1   2.1 Analyzing Motion

2.2   2.2 Accelerated Motion

2.3   2.3 Projectile Motion

2.4   2.4 Self-Assessment and Reflection

2.5   2.5 Forces

2.6   2.6 Investigating Newton's

2.7   2.7 Self-Check and Reflection

2.8   2.8 Applying Newton`s Laws

2.9   2.9 Assessment for Grading - Motion and Forces

6 Lessons

3.1   3.1 Work, Energy and Power

3.2   3.2 Conservation of Energy

3.3   3.3 Self-Check and Reflection

3.4   3.4 Thermal Energy and Heat

3.5   3.5 Nuclear Physics

3.6   3.6 Assessment for Grading - Energy and Society

6 Lessons

4.1   4.1 Static and Current Electricity

4.2   4.2 Electric Circuits

4.3   4.3 Self-Check and Reflection

4.4   4.4 Electromagnetism

4.5   4.5 Application of Electromagnetism

4.6   4.6 Assessment for Grading

1 Lessons

5.1   5.1 Culminating Activities - Assessment for Grading