Course name: Physics Course code: (SPH3U)

Grade: 11
Credits:1.0
Type: University Preparation
Language of Study: English
Prerequisites: SNC2D
Course description: Develop your understanding of the basic concepts of physics. Explore kinematics with an emphasis on linear motion, types of forces, energy transformations, the properties of mechanical waves and sound, and electricity and magnetism. Preview Course
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Grade: 11
Credits:1.0
Type: University Preparation
Language of Study: English
Prerequisites: SNC2D
Course description: Develop your understanding of the basic concepts of physics. Explore kinematics with an emphasis on linear motion, types of forces, energy transformations, the properties of mechanical waves and sound, and electricity and magnetism. Preview Course

Course fees are partially subsidized for most Ontario residents. The administrative fee covers the cost for us to process your application.

Interested in taking this course?
  • If you are a student already enrolled in an Ontario High School, please contact your school about taking courses with TVO ILC.
  • If your goal is to earn a high school diploma or if you are a homeschool student, an academic assessment of your application must be done before choosing courses, please visit Apply Now to start your application.

Course Overview

In this course, you will develop your understanding of the basic concepts of physics. You will explore kinematics, with an emphasis on linear motion; different kinds of forces; energy transformations; the properties of mechanical waves and sound; and electricity and magnetism. You will enhance your scientific investigation skills as you test laws of physics. In addition, you will analyze the interrelationships between physics and technology, and consider the impact of technological applications of physics on society and the environment.

Course Syllabus

This course is designed for independent study.
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29 Lessons

1.0   Introduction

1.1   Characteristics of Waves

1.2   Transmission of Waves

1.3   Self-Check and Reflection

1.4   Interference of Waves

1.5   Resonance

1.6   Self Assessment

2.1   Analyzing Motion

2.2   Accelerated Motion

2.3   Projectile Motion

2.4   Self Assessment and Reflection

2.5   Forces

2.6   Investigating Newton’s Laws

2.7   Self Assessment

2.8   Applying Newton's Laws

2.9   Assessment for Grading - Motion and Forces

3.1   Work , Energy and Power

3.2   Conservation of Energy

3.3   Self-Check and Reflection

3.4   Thermal Energy and Heat

3.5   Nuclear Physics

3.6   Assessment for Grading – Energy & Society

4.1   Static and Current Electricity

4.2   Electric Circuits

4.3   Self-Check and Reflection

4.4   Electromagnetism

4.5   Application of Electromagnetism

4.6   Assessment for Grading

4.7   Culminating Activities - Assessment for Grading



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