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AP® Physics 2: Challenging Concepts

Davidson College via edX

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Overview

This course covers 9 challenging topics in AP® Physics 2. Well-respected AP instructors from around the USA will lead you through video, assessment questions, and interactive activities.

Each module breaks these tricky topics into bite-sized pieces—with short instructional videos, on-screen simulations, interactive graphs, and practice problems written by many of the same people who write and grade your AP® Physics 2 exam.

Topics include:

  1. Electrostatic Fields
  2. Gravitational and Electric Potentials
  3. Electromagnetic Induction
  4. Capacitance
  5. Thermodynamics
  6. Pressure, Force & Flow in Fluids
  7. Mirrors & Lenses
  8. Diffraction & Interference
  9. Atomic Transitions

* Advanced Placement® and AP® are trademarks registered and/or owned by the College Board, which was not involved in the production of, and does not endorse, these offerings. Stand-alone units cover the most challenging concepts in the newly redesigned AP® Physics 2 curricula (based on College Board data from 2011–2013 AP® Physics B exams).

Syllabus

Electrostatic Fields Robert Morse
AP Physics Instructor St. Albans School
Washington, DC Gravitational and Electric Potentials Marc Reif
AP Physics Instructor Fayetteville High School
Fayetteville, AR Electromagnetic Induction Deborah Roudebush
AP Physics Instructor Oakton High School
Fairfax, VA Capacitance Deborah Ormond
Rebecca Howell
Michelle Strand
AP Physics Instructors Randolph School
Huntsville, AL
Lambert High School
Suwannee, GA
West Fargo High School
West Fargo, ND Thermodynamics James Lincoln
AP Physics Instructor Tarbut V'Torah High School
Irvine, CA Pressure, Force and Flow in Fluids Gardner Friedlander
AP Physics Instructor University School of Milwaukee
Milwaukee, WI Mirrors and Lenses Angela Jensvold
Rebecca Howell
Michelle Strand
AP Physics Instructors Diamond Bar High School
Diamond Bar, CA
Lambert High School
Suwannee, GA
West Fargo High School
West Fargo, ND Diffraction and Interference Rebecca Howell
Brad Davis
AP Physics Instructor Lambert High School
Suwannee, GA
Centennial High School
Roswell, GA Atomic Transitions Deborah Ormond
AP Physics Instructor Randolph School
Huntsville, AL End of Course Assessment James VanderWeide
AP Physics Instructor Hudsonville High School
Hudsonville, MI Full-Course Reviewer (all topics) Dolores Gende
AP Physics Instructor Pine Crest School
Fort Lauderdale, FL

Taught by

Larry Cain, Peggy Bertrand and Robert Morse

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