Course Description

This course develops students’ understanding of the basic concepts of physics. Students 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. They will enhance their scientific investigation skills as they test laws of physics. In addition, they will analyse the interrelationships between physics and technology, and consider the impact of technological applications of physics on society and the environment.

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What is SPH3U?
SPH3U is a Grade 11 Physics course at a university preparation level.
What is the prerequisite course for SPH3U?
SNC2D, Grade 10 Science
How long does it take to complete the SPH3U online course?
You can complete SPH3U as quickly as 4 weeks, or take as long as 4 months.

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