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Course name: Physics Course code: (SPH4C)

Grade: 12
Credits:1.0
Type: College Preparation
Language of Study: English
Prerequisites: SNC2D or SNC2P
SPH4C Physics Grade 12 online course
Course description: This course develops your understanding of the basic concepts of physics. You will explore these concepts with respect to motion; mechanical, electrical, electromagnetic, energy transformation, hydraulic, and pneumatic systems; and the operation of commonly used tools and machines. You will develop your scientific investigation skills as you test laws of physics and solve both assigned problems and those emerging from your investigations. You will also consider the impact of technological applications of physics on society and the environment.
Grade: 12
Credits:1.0
Type: College Preparation
Language of Study: English
Prerequisites: SNC2D or SNC2P
Course description: This course develops your understanding of the basic concepts of physics. You will explore these concepts with respect to motion; mechanical, electrical, electromagnetic, energy transformation, hydraulic, and pneumatic systems; and the operation of commonly used tools and machines. You will develop your scientific investigation skills as you test laws of physics and solve both assigned problems and those emerging from your investigations. You will also 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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20 Lessons

5 Lessons

1.1   Uniform motion and Newton’s first law

1.2   Accelerated motion and Newton’s second law

1.3   Free-body diagrams and net force

1.4   Newton’s third law and applications of physical laws

1.5   Friction

5 Lessons

2.1   Current electricity

2.2   Series Circuits

2.3   Parallel and mixed circuits

2.4   Magnetism and electricity

2.5   Electromagnetism applied

5 Lessons

3.1   Useful energy types and transformations

3.2   Work

3.3   Gravitational, potential, kinetic, and thermal energies

3.4   The law of conservation of energy

3.5   Power and efficiency

5 Lessons

4.1   Simple machines and mechanical advantage

4.2   Introduction to fluids and pressure

4.3   Pressure and hydraulic systems

4.4   Fluid systems and dynamics

4.5   Fluid dynamics experiments