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AP PHYSICS II

WEIGHTED: 1.0 (0.666 non AP Test takers)
Grades: 11-12

Credit: 1 unit
PREREQUISITE:
AP Physics 1

AP Physics 2 is a full-year course that is the equivalent of a second-semester introductory college course in algebra-based physics.
Students cultivate their understanding of Physics through inquiry-based investigations as they explore these topics: fluids;
thermodynamics; electrical force, field, and potential; electric circuits; magnetism and electromagnetic induction; geometric and
physical optics; and quantum, atomic, and nuclear physics. College credit is possible via the AP Physics 2 examination. The
policies for acceptance of AP Physics Exam credit vary from college to college. College credit is possible via the AP Physics 2
examination. The policies for acceptance of AP Physics Exam credit vary from college to college.