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Table of Contents

1. About Science
I. MECHANICS
2. Newton’s First Law of Motion: Inertia
3. Linear Motion
4. Newton’s Second Law of Motion: Force and Acceleration
5. Newton’s Third Law of Motion: Action and Reaction
6. Momentum
7. Energy
8. Rotational Motion
9. Gravity
10. Projectile and Satellite Motion
II. PROPERTIES OF MATTER
11. Atomic Nature of Matter
12. Solids
13. Liquids
14. Gases and Plasmas
III. HEAT
15. Temperature, Heat and Expansion
16. Heat Transfer
17. Change of Phase
18. Thermodynamics
IV. SOUND
19. Vibrations and Waves
20. Sound
21. Musical Sounds
V. ELECTRICITY AND MAGNETISM
22. Electrostatics
23. Electric Current
24. Magnetism
25. Electromagnetic Induction
VI. LIGHT
26. Properties of Light
27. Color
28. Reflection and Refraction
29. Light Waves
30. Light Emission
31. Light Quanta
VII. ATOMIC AND NUCLEAR PHYSICS
32. The Atom and the Quantum
33. Atomic Nucleus and Radioactivity
34. Nuclear Fission and Fusion
VIII. RELATIVITY
35. Special Theory of Relativity
36. General Theory of Relativity
Appendices
A. Systems of Measurement
B. More About Motion
C. Graphing
D. More About Vectors
E. Exponential Growth and Doubling Time
Concepts covered in Class
Kinematics
Forces
Newton’s Laws of Motion
Work and Energy
Circular motion
Momentum
Simple and harmonic motion
Electromagnetic Waves
Fluids
Heat and temperature
The Ideal Gas Law
Thermodynamics
Particles and Waves
Waves and Sound
Electric Forces and Electric Fields
Electric Circuits
Magnetic Forces and Fields
Optics
Special Relativity
Nuclear Physics and Radioactivity

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