Glenbrook South High School

Engineering Physics

Topics in Physics, Electronics, & Engineering


1st Quarter:

  1. Rotational Kinematics
  2. Rotational Dynamics
  3. Simple Machines
  1. Lego Building
  2. Graphical Programming
  3. Robotic Challenges

2nd Quarter:

  1. Circuits; series and parallel
  2. Kirchoff's Rules
  3. Superposition Theorem
  4. Thevenin's Theorem
  5. RC Circuits

3rd Quarter:

  1. LED
  2. Transistor
  3. Gates
  4. Op-Amps
  5. 555 Timer


  1. AC Circuits
  2. Control Engineering
  1. Soldering
  2. PBASIC Programming

4th Quarter:

Basic Stamp circuits

  1. What's a MicroController
  2. Robotics
  1. Programming Challenges
  2. Boe-Bot Challenges

Additional resources for physics students are available through links on the GBS Physics Home Page. Such resources include the Multimedia Physics Studios (a collection of animations and movies which illustrate key physics concepts) and The Physics Classroom (an interactive, online tutorial covering physics topics traditionally taught in a first-year high school physics course).

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Glenview, IL 60025 - 1200
Page Maintained by: Neil Schmidgall
Last Updated: October 11, 2007