Physics (lab)

Dr. Zacher



This full-year course acquaints students with topics in classical and modern physics. The first semester offers an introduction to physics and discusses topics in Newtonian mechanics, gravity, work and energy, oscillatory motion, waves, and electricity and magnetism. The second semester discusses the topics of electric circuits, light, fluids, sound, heat, nuclear physics and modern physics. The course emphasizes conceptual understanding of basic physics principles along with problem solving.



  • Conceptual Physics, Prentice Hall by Paul Hewitt (C. 2009), ISBN# 9780133647495. Used start at $32.67 on Amazon (

  • $50 lab materials fee (payable with tuition on August 1)

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