Physics focuses on linear, circular, and rotational motion, kinetic theory, temperature and thermodynamics, fluids, wave theory, sound, magnetism and electromagnetism, static and current electricity, basic electronics, and optics. The course also introduces quantum theory, relativity, and nuclear physics. The content is highly mathematical and analytical, but topics are also presented conceptually through observation of physical phenomena. Students learn through observing demonstrations, through performing laboratory activities, and through self-directed applications. The course fosters an appreciation for the way God reveals His nature through physics. Prerequisites: Algebra 1, Algebra 2 and/or Geometry. Students may take Algebra 2 or Geometry concurrently with Physics.
Mr. Dick Seeley teaches this course.
Recommended Viewing Schedule: five 45-minute lessons a week; 176 lessons per year
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Mr. Dick Seeley understands science, and he understands high school students. While earning his BS in Science and his MS in educational Administration and Supervision from Bob Jones University, he has invested 69 semester hours in science-related fields. Mr. Seeley has 35 years of teaching experience, including physics, chemistry, biology, physical science, and math at the secondary level. In addition to teaching with BJU Distance Learning for 11 years, he has also worked as a textbook author for BJU Press.