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Skyline High School's International Baccalaureate Physics!
The information and documents on this site are intended for the students in IB Physics 1 and IB Physics 2 at Skyline High School. If you are a current student, and you would like to see something on the site that I have forgotten, please let me know!
The content of the course syllabus is created by the International Baccalaureate Organization.
In the first year, we will primarily cover: Topic 1: Measurement and Uncertainties; Topic 2: Mechanics; Topic 6: circular motion and Gravitation; Topic 4: Waves; Topic 9: Wave Phenomena; Topic 3: Thermal Physics; Parts of Option B: Engineering Physics (Thermodynamics, Resonance, Fluid Dynamics, and Rotational Dynamics)
In the second year, we will finish the curriculum: Engineering Physics (any part not covered last year); Topic 5: Electricity and Magnetism; Topic 10: Fields; Topic 11: Electromagnetic Induction; Topic 8: Energy Production; Topic 7: Atomic, Nuclear, and Particle Physics; Topic 12: Quantum and Nuclear Physics
What is Physics, you ask?
Physics is the study of how our world and our universe work. It is the study of the interactions between particles of matter and the energy transformations during or because of those interactions. Physics is the building block for all other natural sciences! It is everywhere in the world around you--you cannot avoid physics. This class will hopefully open your eyes to the beauty of the physics you experience in your life daily! Physics ROCKS!!
Units of Study
Additional Higher Level