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The Physics


1-D Kinematics

Newton's Laws

Vectors - Motion and Forces in Two Dimensions

Momentum and Its Conservation

Work, Energy, and Power

Circular Motion and Planetary Motion

Static Electricity

Current Electricity


Sound Waves and Music

Light Waves and Color

Reflection and the Ray Model of Light

Refraction and the Ray Model of Light




Lesson 1: Basic Terminology and Concepts

a. The Structure of Matter

b. Neutral vs. Charged Objects

c. Charge Interactions

d. Conductors and Insulators

e. Polarization


Lesson 2: Methods of Charging

a. Charging by Friction

b. Charging by Induction

c. Charging by Conduction

d. Grounding - the Removal of a Charge


Lesson 3: Electric Force

a. Charge Interactions Revisited

b. Coulomb's Law

c. Inverse Square Law

d. Newton's Laws and the Electrical Force


Lesson 4: Electric Fields

a. Action-at-a-Distance

b. Electric Field Intensity

c. Electric Field Lines

d. Electric Fields and Conductors

e. Lightning




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