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The following notes cover the entire Physics 20 curriculum (2007 version). I don’t intend that my students use these notes as an excuse to skip class… in fact I’ve put them here for the exact opposite reason. If you already have these notes when you come to class, you’ll find it easier to follow my explanations as I go through them. You are not required to access these notes… you are not missing anything if you completely ignore this web site.

All of the chapters listed here for the regular Physics 20 course are based on the order of the Pearson Physics textbook. At the bottom of each page you will find a note telling you what section the notes correspond to from the text book . Any lessons showing "AP Only" are meant for students enrolled in the Advanced Placement Physics course.

### Miscellaneous

Physics Data Sheet
List of Physics Directing Words
Lab Manual
Top 10 Things to Know to Survive
Physics 20/30 Program of Studies

### Zipped Note Packs

These zipped files contain all the notes available here separately as one convenient download...
Review Notes
Unit 1: Kinematics (Chp 1 & 2) Notes
Unit 2: Dynamics (Chp 3 & 4) Notes
Unit 3:Circular Motion, Work & Energy (Chp 5 & 6) Notes
Unit 4: Oscillatory Motion & Waves (Chp 7 & 8) Notes
All AP Notes Zipped

### Review

1: Metric System
2: Precision and Accuracy
3: Significant Digits
4: Scientific Notation
5: Expressing Errors in Measurements
6: Manipulating Equations
7: Graphing
Graphing Worksheet

### Chapter 1: Kinematics

8: Velocity
9: d-t & v-t Graphs
10: Acceleration
11: The Other Formulas
12: Gravity
d-t & v-t Graph Worksheet
Chapter 1 Worksheet

### Chapter 2: Vectors

13: Vectors in One Dimension
14: Vectors in Two Dimensions
15: Solving Vector Problems in Two Dimensions
16: Relative Motion
17: Projectiles Launched Horizontally
18: Projectile Motion at an Angle
Chapter 2 Worksheet

### Chapter 3: Forces

19: Galileo & Newton
20: Galileo's Force Theories
21: Free Body Diagrams
22: Net Force
23: Newton's First Law (Inertia)
24: Newton's Second Law (Motion)
25: Newton's Third Law (Action-Reaction)
26: Friction
27: Gravity on Inclined Planes
27a: Torque (AP Only)
Chapter 3 Worksheet

### Chapter 4: Gravity

28: Weight, Mass, & Fields
29: Newton's Law of Universal Law of Gravitation
30: Gravitational Field Strength
Chapter 4 Worksheet

### Chapter 5: Circular Motion

31: Circular Motion
32: Measuring Circular Motion
33: Horizontal & Vertical Circular Motion Problems
34: Brahe & Kepler
35: Kepler's Three Laws of Planetary Motion
36: Satellites
Chapter 5 Worksheet

### Chapter 6: Energy

37: Work & Energy
38: Graphing Work
39: Kinetic & Potential Energy
40: Conservation of Energy
41: Power
42: Efficiency
Chapter 6 Worksheet

### Thermodynamics (AP Only)

42a: Kinetic Theory of Gases (AP Only)
42b: First Law of Thermodynamics (AP Only)
42c: PV Diagrams (AP Only)
42d: Second Law of Thermodynamics (AP Only)

### Chapter 7: Simple Harmonic Motion

43: Simple Harmonic Motion
44: Acceleration, Velocity, & Period in SHM
45: Resonance

### Chapter 8: Waves

46: Properties of Waves
47: Wave Velocity & Boundaries
48: Superpositioning
49: Standing Waves
50: Resonating Air Columns
51: Doppler Effect
Chapter 8 Worksheet

### Fluids (AP Only)

54: Fluids (AP Only)
55: Archimedes' Principle (AP Only)
56: Pressure (AP Only)
57: Pascal's Principle (AP Only)
58: Pressure in Static Fluid Columns (AP Only)
59: Principle of Continuity (AP Only)
60: Bernoulli's Equation (AP Only)