Study AP Physics 1 Online

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What is Advanced Placement Physics 1?

Advanced Placement Physics 1 is a rigorous, college-level courses and assessments offered in US high schools. Administered by the College Board, AP Physics 1 is for students aiming to strengthen their college applications since the SAT tests have been discontinued. The online AP Physics 1 course is structured to be self-study material with a standardized exam offered once a year. Success in AP Physics 1 can lead to college credit at universities across the United States and Canada.

TYPICAL AGE RANGE

AP courses are offered all throughout high school and as such can be taken by students aged 15-18 through self-study or proper classes.

ENROLLMENT OPTIONS

The AP courses can be taken as a part-time option along with other subjects. Students can also take a combination of levels at CGA.

EXAM

All exams are externally offered during a two-week period in May and can be taken at designated centers. 3 hour paper Section 1 | Multiple Choice | 50 questions Section 2 | Free Response | 5 questions

Basis of what you will learn in AP Physics 1

Learn about the foundational principles of physics as you explore Newtonian mechanics; work, energy, and power; mechanical waves and sound; and introductory, simple circuits. You will interpret and describe representations and models; use mathematics to solve science problems; formulate a scientific question or hypothesis; design an experiment to answer a scientific question or to test a hypothesis; analyze data and evaluate evidence; work with scientific explanations and theories; and make connections.

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Vince Nguyen

Vince Nguyen is a certified educator by College Board, International Baccalaureate Organization, and three states in the U.S. to conduct math instruction to secondary students, including AP and IB classes. Vince has over 10 years of high school teaching experience. Vince holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Applied Mathematics from UCLA and an M.B.A degree from Grand Canyon University.

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