Principles of Technology is an applied physics course which focuses on both content and application through the use of labs.
The material covered includes:
- Unit conversions
- Motion in 1 and 2 dimensions
- Work, Energy, & Simple Machines
- Thermodynamics & Heat
- States of Matter
- Waves & Periodic Motion – including sound & light
- Electricity, Magnetism, & Nuclear Physics
Each marking period will contain a minimum of one project upon which at least 20 – 25% of the student’s grade is based. Any math that is used in class will be taught as needed. It is suggested that the student has a basic understanding of the mathematical order of operations.