Physics Final Exam Review and Course Remediation
Part 2 | Notes on the Physics Classroom Tutorials
1-D Kinematics Points
Lesson 1 - Describing Motion with Words
b.   Scalars and Vectors 3
c.   Distance and Displacement 3
d.   Speed and Velocity 6
e.   Acceleration 6
Lesson 3 - Describing Motion with Position vs. Time Graphs
a.   The Meaning of Shape for a p-t Graph 6
b.   Meaning of Slope for a p-t Graph 3
c.   Determining the Slope on a p-t Graph 3
Lesson 5 - Free Fall and the Acceleration of Gravity
a.   Introduction 3
b.   Acceleration of Gravity 3
c.   Representing Free Fall by Graphs 3
d.   How Fast? and How Far? 3
e.   The Big Misconception 3
Vectors - Motion and Forces in 2D Points
Lesson 1 - Vectors: Fundamentals and Operations
a.   Vectors and Direction 6
b.   Vector Addition 9
c.   Resultants 3
d.   Vector Components 6
g.   Relative Velocity and Riverboat Problems 9
h.   Independence of Perpendicular Components of Motion 6
Lesson 2 - Projectile Motion
a.   What is a Projectile? 3
b.   Characteristics of a Projectile's Trajectory 6
c.   Horizontal and Vertical Components of Velocity 6
d.   Horizontal and Vertical Displacement 9
Newton's Laws Points
Lesson 1 - Newton's First Law of Motion
a.   Newton's First Law 3
b.   Inertia and Mass 6
c.   State of Motion 3
d.   Balanced and Unbalanced Forces 6
Lesson 2 - Force and Its Representation
a.   The Meaning of Force 3
d.   Determining the Net Force 6
Lesson 3 - Newton's Second Law of Motion
a.   Newton's Second Law 6
b.   The Big Misconception 3
d.   Finding Individual Forces 6
e.   Free Fall and Air Resistance 9
Lesson 4 - Newton's Third Law of Motion
a.   Newton's Third Law 3
b.   Identifying Action and Reaction Force Pairs 3
Circular Motion and Gravity Points
Lesson 1 - Motion Characteristics for Circular Motion
a.   Speed and Velocity 3
b.   Acceleration 6
c.   The Centripetal Force Requirement 9
d.   The Forbidden F-Word 3
Lesson 3 - Universal Gravitation
a.   Gravity is More Than a Name 3
Momentum and Its Conservation Points
Lesson 1 - The Impulse-Momentum Change Theorem
a.   Momentum 3
b.   Momentum and Impulse Connection 12
c.   Real-World Applications 6
Lesson 2 - The Law of Momentum Conservation
b.   Momentum Conservation Principle 9
c.   Isolated Systems 3
d.   Using Equations as a "Recipe" for Algebraic Problem-Solving 6
Work, Energy, and Power Points
Lesson 1 - Basic Terminology and Concepts
a.   Definition and Mathematics of Work 6
c.   Potential Energy 6
d.   Kinetic Energy 3
e.   Mechanical Energy 6
f.    Power 6
Lesson 2 - The Work-Energy Relationship
c.   Analysis of Situations in Which Mechanical Energy is Conserved 6
d.   Application and Practice Questions 9
Static Electricity Points
Lesson 1 - Basic Terminology and Concepts
c.   Charge Interactions 9
d.   Conductors and Insulators 6
e.   Polarization 6
Lesson 2 - Methods of Charging
a.   Charging by Friction 6
b.   Charging by Induction 15
c.   Charging by Conduction 9
d.   Grounding - the Removal of a Charge 3
Lesson 3 - Electric Force
b.   Coulomb's Law 9
Lesson 4 - Electric Fields
e.   Lightning 6
Current Electricity Points
Lesson 1 - Electric Potential Difference
a.   Electric Field and the Movement of Charge 6
b.   Electric Potential 6
c.   Electric Potential Difference 9
Lesson 2 - Electric Current
b.   Requirements of a Circuit 9
c.   Electric Current 9
d.   Power: Putting Charges to Work 6
Lesson 3 - Electrical Resistance
a.   Journey of a Typical Electron 3
b.   Resistance 6
c.   Ohm's Law 9
Lesson 4 - Circuit Connections
a.   Circuit Symbols and Circuit Diagrams 6
b.   Two Types of Connections 6
c.   Series Circuits 12
d.   Parallel Circuits 15
Waves Points
Lesson 0 - Vibrations
a.   Vibrational Motion 6
b.   Properties of Periodic Motion 9
c.   Pendulum Motion 12
Lesson 1 - The Nature of a Wave
a.   Waves and Wavelike Motion 3
b.   What is a Wave? 6
c.   Categories of Waves 9
Lesson 2 - Properties of a Wave
a.   The Anatomy of a Wave 3
b.   Frequency and Period of a Wave 6
d.   The Speed of a Wave 6
e.   The Wave Equation 6
Lesson 3 - Behavior of Waves
b.   Reflection, Refraction, and Diffraction 6
c.   Interference of Waves 6
d.   The Doppler Effect 3
Lesson 4 - Standing Waves
a.   Traveling Waves vs. Standing Waves 3
b.   Formation of Standing Waves 3
c.   Nodes and Anti-nodes 6
d.   Harmonics and Patterns 3
Sound Waves and Music Points
Lesson 1 - The Nature of a Sound Wave
a.   Sound is a Mechanical Wave 3
b.   Sound as a Longitudinal Wave 3
c.   Sound is a Pressure Wave 3
Lesson 2 - Sound Properties and Their Perception
a.   Pitch and Frequency 6
b.   Intensity and the Decibel Scale 6
c.   The Speed of Sound 9
Lesson 3 Behavior of Sound Waves
a.   Interference and Beats 9
b.   The Doppler Effect and Shock Waves 6
d.   Reflection, Refraction, and Diffraction 6
Lesson 4 - Resonance and Standing Waves
a.   Natural Frequency 6
b.   Forced Vibration 3
d.   Fundamental Frequency and Harmonics 9
Light Waves and Color Points
Lesson 1 - How Do We Know Light is a Wave?
a.   Wavelike Behaviors of Light 3
d.   Polarization 12
Lesson 2 - Color and Vision
a.   The Electromagnetic and Visible Spectra 6
b.   Visible Light and the Eye's Response 3
c.   Light Absorption, Reflection, and Transmission 6
d.   Color Addition 6
e.   Color Subtraction 15
Reflection and the Ray Model of Light Points
Lesson 1 - Reflection and its Importance
a.   The Role of Light to Sight 3
b.   The Line of Sight 3
c.   The Law of Reflection 3
Lesson 2 - Image Formation in Plane Mirrors
a.   Why is an Image Formed? 6
b.   Image Characteristics in Plane Mirrors 6
c.   Ray Diagrams for Plane Mirrors 6
Lesson 3 - Concave Mirrors
a.   The Anatomy of a Curved Mirror 3
b.   Reflection of Light and Image Formation 3
c.   Two Rules of Reflection for Concave Mirrors 3
d.   Ray Diagrams - Concave Mirrors 9
e.   Image Characteristics for Concave Mirrors 6
Lesson 4 - Convex Mirrors
a.   Reflection and Image Formation for Convex Mirrors 3
b.   Ray Diagrams - Convex Mirrors 3
c.   Image Characteristics for Convex Mirrors 3
Refraction and the Ray Model of Light Points
Lesson 1 - Refraction at a Boundary
a.   Boundary Behavior 3
b.   Refraction and Sight 6
c.   The Cause of Refraction 6
d.   Optical Density and Light Speed 3
e.   The Direction of Bending 9
Lesson 3 - Total Internal Reflection
b.   Total Internal Reflection 6
Lesson 4 - Interesting Refraction Phenomena
a.   Dispersion of Light by Prisms 3
b.   Rainbow Formation 3
c.   Mirages 3
Lesson 5 - Image Formation by Lenses
b.   Refraction by Lenses 9
c.   Image Formation Revisited 6
d.   Converging Lenses - Ray Diagrams 6
e.   Converging Lenses - Object-Image Relations 6
f.    Diverging Lenses - Ray Diagrams 6
g.   Diverging Lenses - Object-Image Relations 3