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AP Physics 1

For new and experienced AP teachers.

Learning outcomes

After attending this workshop, participants will be able to:

  • Apply concrete strategies for designing and implementing an effective AP Physics 1 curriculum in topics such as kinematics, dynamics, simple harmonic motion, rotational motion and mechanical waves.
  • Develop activities, assessments and laboratory strategies that engage students in acting and thinking like scientists 
  • Implement strategies to effectively prepare students for the AP exam
  • Develop or revise a syllabus to align with course requirements

Workshop materials

Each participant will receive a copy of the Workshop Handbook and Resources, which contains:

  • AP Physics 1 and Physics 2 Course and Exam Description
  • AP Course Audit information
  • Sample syllabi for AP Physics 1 and a Syllabus Development Guide
  • AP Physics 1 Practice Exam

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