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A P Summer Institute: Physics 1, 2
AP Summer Institute Instructor Thomas Hoch

A P Summer Institute: Physics 1, 2

Instructor Biography: Thomas L. Hoch

Science Chair
Physics Teacher
Cross Country Coach
Tower Hill School, Wilmington, DE

 

AP PHYSICS CURRICULUM FRAMEWORK
• Big Ideas in Physics
• Enduring Understandings
• Essential Knowledge
• Science Practices
• Learning Objectives

DEVELOPING AND SCORING THE AP PHYSICS EXAM
• AP Physics 1 Practice Exam Analysis
• AP Physics 2 Practice Exam Analysis 

AP PHYSICS: PLANNING THE COURSE
• Textbook Selection
• Instructional Planning and Scheduling

TEACHING AP PHYSICS
Physics Education Research Instructional Strategies
• Conceptual Understanding
• Effective Problem Solving

BEGINNING AND DEVELOPING AN AP PHYSICS COURSE
• AP Physics Course Audit 
• AP Physics 1 Course Requirements
• AP Physics 2 Course Requirements

AP PHYSICS LABORATORY EXPERIENCE
• Moving from Traditional to Guided Inquiry Labs
• Inquiry Lab Investigations in AP Physics 1 and AP Physics 2
• Scientific Argumentation
• Grading Inquiry Labs
• Video Analysis Technology
• Designing Your Lab Program: Student Designed Labs

SELECTED TOPICS IN AP PHYSICS 1
Rotational Motion:
• Rotational Kinematics
• Rotational Dynamics
• Rotational Energy
• Angular Momentum

SELECTED TOPICS IN AP PHYSICS 2
• Magnetism and Electromagnetic Induction
• Electric Circuits

A P Physics 1, 2 Course Outline
Session Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
AM1 AP Physics
Curriculum
Framework
Teaching AP
Physics
Thermodynamics Magnitism and
Electromagnetism
Break
AM2 Developing and
Scoring AP Exams
Rotational
Motion 1
Electric Circuits Rotational Motion 2
Lunch
PM1 AP Physics
Exams
Introduction to
Inquiry Based
Strategies
Physics Labs Physics Labs
Break
PM2 Planning the
Course
Phycis Labs AP Course Audit Participants Sharing
Session:
Lab Ideas/ Demos/
Lesson Strategies/
Resources
A P Summer Institute: Physics 1&2, Instructor Thomas Hoch, Instructor Biography and class information to follow
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