Course: Physics 12

 

Print or Online

Online

Prerequisites

Physics 11

Description

Physics 12 extends the 1-dimensional physics from Physics 11 into 2-dimensions. We also introduce torque and some concepts on rotational motion. The last part of Physics 12 is an introduction to Electromagnetism, which is a major topic in undergraduate Physics.


The online course has quizzes, simulations.

 

Course Topics/Modules

Kinematics, forces, momentum in 2d

Work/energy

Equilibrium, torque

DC circuits, Electromagnetism

Assessment

Exams (midterm/final exam): 70%

Assignments/quizzes: 30%

Resources

Physics, 5th edition, Giancoli

Deposit

$150 refundable

Teacher Support

Students have access to the course teacher through email, phone and in-person.  However the phone is not the best option for explaining physics problems.

 

Credits

4

Prescribed Learning Outcomes

See the Ministry’s document here:

http://www.bced.gov.bc.ca/irp/course.php?lang=en&subject=Sciences&course=Physics_11_and_12&year=2006

 

Teacher

Once you are in the active course you will be able to see who your teacher is by going to the Classlist tab and then clicking on Teacher.

 

Completion Date

Go to our school website http://vlns.ca and click on Students and then the Enroll tab to see the exact dates of each Session offered at the VLN.