SPH3U: Physics


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 analyze the interrelationships between physics and technology, and consider the impact of technological applications of physics on society and the environment.







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Science Physics 11 University Prep  SPH3U 1.0  SNC2D 110 Hours Link

This course has the following units of study:

  • Kinematics (20 Hours)
  • Forces (20 Hours)
  • Energy and Society (20 Hours)
  • Waves and Sound (20 Hours)
  • Electricity and Magnetism (20 Hours)
  • Course Cumulative Project (10 Hours)

SPH3U has a course cumulative project and a final exam, each worth 15% of the final grade calculation.

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