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AP Physics B

Summer Course 2012


2012

AP
物理
B
暑假班

Micah
Sittig

About this course


July 9


Aug 8 (14 sessions, 5 weeks)


MWF 3:15
-
5:45


Content:


Test
-
taking strategies


Physics knowledge: concepts
and equations


Practice, practice, practice


Book: “Five Steps To A 5: AP Physics B & C” by Greg
Jacobs and Josh Schulman (2008
-
2009)


There will be a final exam, but…


Schedule


Website: http://apb12.wikispaces.com/



About
myself


Micah
Sittig


msittig@gmail.com


California, Spain,
China


Caltech ’01


Taught physics &
math for 6 years,
including AP/MYP



About each other


Nameplates


Two truths and a lie


Physics profile


About AP Physics B & the AP exam


What do you already know about the AP
Physics Exam?



May 13, 2013 (Monday)


70 Multiple Choice questions in 90 minutes


6
-
8 Free Response Questions in 90 minutes


Topics: Newtonian Mechanics, Fluid
Mechanics and Thermal Physics, Electricity
and Magnetism, Waves and Optics, Atomic
and Nuclear Physics

About AP Physics B & the AP exam


Sources of info:


5S pages 7
-
14


College Board website:

http://www.collegeboard.com/student/testin
g/ap/sub_physb.html


Google “AP Physics B”.


Me! Ask questions.

How To Succeed In This Class


Read the book and do the work
EVERY DAY


Be organized


Bring a pencil, paper and calculator


Work with other people


Ask lots of questions


Diagnostic Test


Time: ~20minutes


Purpose:


Provide an overview of the topics covered.


Identify topics where practice is needed.


Set the tone for the course.


To help me, please:


Show work, notes.


Circle words that you don’t know/understand.




Vectors


Lecture (see additional PPT and resources).