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A P Summer Institute: Physics I

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: 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 LABORATORY EXPERIENCE

  • Moving from Traditional to Guided Inquiry Labs
  • Inquiry Lab Investigations in AP Physics 1
  • 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
A P Physics 1, 2 Course Outline
Session Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
AM1 AP Physics
Curriculum
Framework
Teaching AP
Physics
Conceptual Strategies Physics Labs
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
Physics Labs AP Course Audit Participants Sharing
Session:
Lab Ideas/ Demos/
Lesson Strategies/
Resources
AP Summer Institute Instructor Thomas Hoch

A P Summer Institute: Physics 1

Instructor Biography: Thomas L. Hoch

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

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