Physics 12

Course Overview

This Online Physics 12 course is divided into the following topics:

Part 1 – Introduction and Mathematical Concepts

  • Foundations

Part 2 – Mechanics

  • Kinematics (one dimensional)
  • Kinematics (two dimensional)
  • Dynamics (Newton’s Laws of Motion)
  • Dynamics of Uniform Circular Motion
  • Work and Energy
  • Impulse and Momentum
  • Rotational Kinematics
  • Rotational Dynamics
  • Elasticity and Vibration

Part 3 – Electricity and Magnetism

  • Electrostatics
  • Electric Potential Difference and Electric Potential Energy
  • Electric Circuits
  • Electromagnetic Induction
  • Alternating Current Circuits
  • Electromagnetism

This course is a prerequisite for many University programs and professions including:  Physics, Chemistry, Engineering, Mathematics, Computer Science, Kinesiology, Physio therapy, Occupational therapy.


Time Commitment:

  • 15 weeks


  • Physics 11 or AP Physics 1
  • Precalculus 11
Enrollment Information

Enrollment Options

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