Honors Physics Course Description
Honors Physics - Credit Value 1-1/2
Periods per week = 7
Semester : Full Year
Available to grades 11 and 12
Prerequisites : B or better in Algebra 2 and concurrent enrollment in/or completion of Precalculus
Honors Physics is an exciting subject. Practical considerations of
motion, forces, electricity, and waves are a few of the topics addressed
in this course. Students in Honors Physics will learn basic physical laws
through a series of demonstrations and discovery experiments. There will
be a strong emphasis on problem solving techniques and critical writing.
Honors Physics is an academic elective reccomended for students pursuing
either a math or science related field.
This Description is taken from the Shaler Area High School Course Book for the 2001 - 2002 school year.