AP Physics C

Materials

General Resources for this Course

Summer Assignment

Semester 1: Mechanics

Unit: Chapter 2 - Vectors, & Chapter 4 - Motion in Two Dimensions

Unit: Chapter 5 - The Laws of Motion, & Chapter 6 - Circular Motion

Unit: Chapter 7 - Energy and Energy Transfer, & Chapter 8 - Potential Energy

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Unit: Chapter 9 - Momentum

Unit:
Chapter 10 - Rotation of a Rigid Object About a Fixed Axis, and
Chapter 11 - Angular Momentum

Midterm Exam Information

Block Day Midterm Exam protocol

  • Exam will take place in our Zoom room on Tuesday, Dec 15, from 1-3pm.
  • For the exam you may use only paper and pencil, the AP equation sheet, and a calculator. No other references are permitted, including online references, written notes, information from other people, etc.
  • 1 pm - 35 Multiple Choice questions, presented in online PDF form. You'll have 55 minutes to work on these problems, followed by 5 minutes to scan and upload your work.
  • 2:05 pm - 3 Free Response questions, presented in online PDF form. You'll have 55 minutes to work on these problems, after which you'll scan and upload your work.
  • Exam covers everything we've learned in class so far this year, Chapters 2-11 in the text book.
  • Exam is worth 200 points (2 tests), and will be generously curved.

Unit:
Chapter 12 - Static Equilibrium, Chapter 13 - Universal Gravitation, and
Chapter 15 - Oscillation

Semester 2: Electricity & Magnetism

Unit:
Chapter 5 - Electric Forces and Fields, Chapter 6 - Gauss's Law, Chapter 7 - Electric Potential

Unit:
Chapter 8 - Capacitance, Chapter 9 - Current and Resistance, Chapter 10 - DC Circuits

Unit:
Chapter 11 - Magnetic Forces and Fields, Chapter 12 - Sources of Magnetic Field

Unit:
Chapter 13 - Faraday's Law, Chapter 14 - Electromagnetic Induction


Course Review Materials

The AP Physics C Exams, 2021

The AP Physics C exams will be offered Monday, May 3.

Mechanics: 1.5 hrs total:

  1. 45 minutes to answer 35 Multiple Choice questions
  2. 45 minutes to answer 3 Free Response questions

E&M: 1.5 hrs total:

  1. 45 minutes to answer 35 Multiple Choice questions
  2. 45 minutes to answer 3 Free Response questions