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.