Honors Physics Video Tutorials

  1. Introduction
    1. What Is Physics?
    2. Math Review
      1. Metric System
      2. Significant Figures
      3. Scientific Notation
      4. Accuracy and Precision
      5. Vectors and Scalars
  2. Kinematics
    1. Defining Motion
    2. Graphing Motion
    3. Kinematic Equations
    4. Free Fall
    5. Projectile Motion
      1. Horizontal Projectile Practice
      2. Angled Projectile Practice
    6. Relative Motion
      1. PSSC: Frames of Reference
  3. Dynamics
    1. Newton's 1st Law of Motion
    2. Free Body Diagrams
    3. Newton's 2nd Law of Motion
    4. Newton's 3rd Law of Motion
    5. Friction
    6. Ramps and Inclines
    7. Atwood Machines
  4. Momentum
    1. Momentum & Impulse
    2. Impulse-Momentum Theorem
    3. Conservation of Momentum
    4. Collisions in Multiple Dimensions
  5. Circular Motion & Gravity
    1. Centripetal Acceleration
    2. Circular Speed
    3. Centripetal Force
    4. Frequency and Period
    5. Vertical Circular Motion
    6. Universal Gravitation
    7. Gravitational Fields
    8. Orbits
  6. Rotational Motion
    1. Rotational Kinematics
    2. Torque
    3. Rotational Dynamics
    4. Angular Momentum
    5. Rotational Kinetic Energy
  7. Work, Energy & Power
    1. Work
    2. Power
    3. Types of Energy
    4. Springs
    5. Conservation of Energy
  8. Fluid Mechanics
    1. Density and Buoyancy
    2. Pressure and Pascal's Principle
    3. Continuity Equation for Fluids
    4. Bernoulli's Principle
  9. Thermal Physics
    1. Temperature
    2. Heat Transfer
    3. Thermal Expansion
    4. Ideal Gases
    5. Thermodynamics and PV Diagrams
    6. Thermodynamics and Heat Engines
  10. Electrostatics
    1. Electric Charge
    2. Conduction and Induction
    3. Coulomb's Law
      1. PSSC: Coulomb's Law
    4. Electric Fields
    5. Electric Potential Difference
    6. Parallel Plates and Equipotential Lines
    7. Capacitors
  11. Current Electricity
    1. Electrical Current
      1. FedFlix: Electricity - Current
      2. FedFlix: Electricity - Voltage
    2. Resistance and Resistors
    3. Ohm's Law
    4. Circuits
    5. Power & Energy
    6. Voltmeters and Ammeters
    7. Series Circuits
    8. Parallel Circuits
      1. FedFlix: Parallel Resistive Circuits
    9. Combination Circuits
      1. FedFlix: Review of Series and Parallel Circuits
  12. Magnetism
    1. Magnets and Magnetic Fields
    2. The Compass
    3. Electromagnetism
      1. PSSC: Magnet Laboratory
      2. FedFlix: How Magnets Produce Electricity
      3. FedFlix: DC Motors and Generators
      4. FedFlix: AC Motors and Generators
  13. Waves & Sound
    1. Wave Basics
    2. Wave Characteristics
    3. The Wave Equation
    4. Sound Waves
    5. Resonance
    6. Wave Interference
    7. Standing Waves
    8. Standing Waves in Instruments
    9. Doppler Effect
  14. Optics
    1. Light As A Wave
    2. Reflection
    3. Refraction
    4. Diffraction
    5. Electromagnetic Spectrum
  15. Modern Physics
    1. Wave-Particle Duality
    2. Photoelectric Effect
    3. de Broglie Wavelength
    4. Models of the Atom
    5. Energy Level Diagrams
    6. Atomic Spectra
    7. Mass-Energy Equivalence
    8. The Standard Model


Honors Physics Essentials

This website is integrated with Honors Physics Essentials, an easy-to-read guide to algebra-based introductory physics, featuring more than 500 worked-out problems with full solutions.

Topics covered include: kinematics, dynamics, momentum, impulse, gravity, uniform circular motion, rotational kinematics, work, energy, power, electrostatics, circuits, magnetism, microelectronics, waves, sound, optics, thermal physics, fluids, and modern physics.

Honors Physics Essentials is designed to assist physics students in their high school and introductory college physics courses as an invaluable supplemental resource in class as well as a review guide for standardized physics assessments such as the SAT Subject Test in Physics, PRAXIS Physics, and CST Physics exams.

"This book is thorough and entertaining. The physics concepts are explained clearly enough for anyone to understand." -- Jeff, Physics Teacher.

"If you are looking for an SAT Physics review book, or a review book for any non-calculus physics test, I'd recommend the Honors Physics Esssentials book. The charts and illustrations helped me organize key information, and I felt like I understood the concepts behind every question on the test." -- Nick, AP Physics C Student.

 

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