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Preliminary Topics
Why We Fail Video
Why everyone should take Physics:
How to make a good physics video (Dr. Derek Muller, Veratasium)  Video
Counting Significant Digits and Multiplying-Dividing with Sig Figs  Video 0.1 
Addition and Subtraction with Significant Digits  Video 0.2 
Vectors and 1-D Kinematics
Adding Vectors Graphically Video 1.1 
Adding Vectors Analytically Video 1.2  Video 1.3 
Distance and Displacement Video 1.4   
Speed and Velocity Video 1.5
Acceleration Video 1.6   
Equations of Motion Video 1.7   
Graphing Instantaneous Velocity Video 1.8 
Getting a velocity graph from a position graph  Video 1.9
Getting a position graph from a velocity graph  Video 1.10  
2-D Kinematics
Directional Independence of 2-D Motion Video 2.1   
Projectiles Examples     Horizontally Launched Video 2.4        Upwardly Launched Video 2.5  
Circular Kinematics
Arc Length and Angular Speed Video 2.8 
Kinematics Equations Video 2.9   
Rotational Kinematics Examples  Video 2.10  Video 2.11   Video 2.12   
Relationship Between Tangential and Angular Speeds   Video 2.13   Video 2.14 
Derivation of Centripetal Acceleration Equation  Direction Video 2.15    Equation Video 2.16   
Tangential and Total Accelerations Video 2.17 
Forces and Newton's Laws
Aristotle vs Galileo and Newton Video 3.1 
Newton's Laws Video 3.2  Video 3.3
Misconceptions of Newton's Laws  Video 3.4   Video 3.5    
Third Law Lecture (Scrub to 1:20 for demos)
Universal Gravitation Video 3.6    
Sliding Friction Video 3.7   
Applications of Newton's Laws:
1.  Apparent Weight in an Elevator  Video 3.8    Video 3.9  Elevator Worksheet 
2.  Contact Forces Video 3.10 
3.  Unbanked Curves Video 3.13   
4.  Banked Curves Video  3.14   
6.  Apparent Weight on a Ferris Wheel  Video 3.20    
Keplers Laws  Video 3.21   Simulator
Conservation of Momentum Video 4.19     
Inelastic Collisions  Video 4.20  Video 4.21 
Coefficient of Restitution Video 4.22a   Video 4.22b
Elastic Collisions Video 4.23a Video 4.23b  
Center of Mass Video 4.24    
Circular Dynamics
Cross Product Video 5.1 
Torque Video 5.2
Rotational Second Law Video 5.8 
Moment of Inertia Video 5.9    
Rotational Work and Energy Video 5.10   
Angular Momentum Video 5.11a    Video 5.11b Video 5.11c   
Simple Harmonic Motion
SHM Basics Video 5.12   Video 5.13     
SHM Examples  Video 5.14   Vide 5.15 
Simple Pendulum Video 5.16 
What is Plasma? Video 6.0a   Video 6.0b
Pascal's Principle: Lesson Video 6.4
Continuity Equation: Video 6.15
Bernoulli Principle: Beach Ball in Fan Video 6.16    
Heat and Thermodynamics
Misconceptions about Temperature  Video 6.21b 
Converting between temperature scales: Lecture 1 Video 6.22  Lecture 2 Video 6.23
Specific Heat Lecture Video 6.26
Specific Heat and Calorimetry  Lecture 6.27
Heat of Fusion/Vaporization Lecture 1 Video 6.28   Lecture 2 Video 6.29  
Avagadro's Principle Lecture Video 6.40
Gases and Kinetic Molecular Theory Lecture 1 Video 6.42    Lecture 2 Video 6.43    Lecture 3 Video 6.44
Internal energy and molar heat capacity of a gas  Lecture 6.45
Molar heat capacity of a gas-intro to thermal processes Lecture 6.46
PV diagrams and work done on a gas  Lecture 6.47
PV diagrams and first law of Thermodynamics  Lecture 6.48
First Law of Thermodynamics Lecture 1 Video 6.49   Lecture 2 Video 6.50
Second Law of Thermodynamics Lecture Video 6.63
How Refrigeration Works Video 6.66 (This is a good review of all heat and thermo.) 
Kelvin's Thunderstorm Video 7.2 
Coulomb's Law Video 7.3   Video 7.4    Video 7.5
Superposition of Coulomb's Law Vidoe 7.6
Methods of Charging Video 7.7
Calculating Electric Fields Video 7.8
Drawing Electric Fields Video 7.9
Electric Flux Video 7.12a 
Power Video 8.3
Resistors in Series Video 8.4
Resistors in Parallel Video 8.5
Analyzing a Circuit with Series and Parallel Resistors Video 8.6
Kirchhoff's Rules Video 8.9a    Video 8.9b       
Calculator Matrix Help TI-89     TI-84
Capacitors in Series Video 8.10
Capacitors in Parallel Video 8.11
Analyzing a Circuit with Capacitors Video 8.12
RC Circuits Video 8.13
Magnetic Fields Video 9.1
Lorentz (Magnetic) Force Video 9.2 (Definition)    Video 9.3 (RHR)  Video 9.4 (Worked Example)    
Motion of a Charged Particle in a Magnetic Field Video 9.5 (Worked Example)  Video 9.6 (Mass Spectrometer)        
Electric Currents in a Magnetic Field Video 9.7 (Theory and Example)   Video 9.8 (Worked Example)
Torque on Current-Carrying Coil  Video 9.9 (Theory)    Video 9.10 (Worked Example)         
Magnetic Fields Produced by Currents Video 9.11 (Theory)   Video 9.12(Coil Demos)   Video 9.13 (Solenoid Demo)   
Solenoids and Electromagnets Video 9.14   Video 9.15
Ampere's Law  Video 9.16   Video 9.17
Magnetic Materials  Video 9.18 
Motional EMF Video 9.19
Faraday's Law & Lenz's Law Video 9.20    Video9.21 (Lenz's Law)
Waves and Sound
Basic Properties of Waves Video 10.1
Period and Frequency Video 10.2
Wavelength Video 10.3
Wave Phase Video 10.6
Modeling a Wave Mathematically   Video 10.7   Video 10.8   Video 10.9    Video 10.10   
Phase Shift Relationship Between Sine and Cosine  Reading 10.11    
Wave Intensity Video 10.12  Video 10.13
Doppler Effect Video 10.15   Video 10.16   Video 10.17     
Diffraction  Video 10.19       
Standing Waves on a String Video 10.22  Video 10.23
Standing Waves on a Plate Video 10.24    
Reflection and Refraction Video 11.1
Mirrors Video 11.2
Image Creation with a Plane Mirror   Video 11.3     Article-Simulator 11.4
Ray diagrams for Curved Mirrors Video 11.5a      
Summary of Images Formed by Mirrors Video 11.5b     
Concave Mirror Simulator 
Convex Mirror Simulator 
Mirror Equation  Video 11.6    
Refraction  Video 11.7    
Speed of light in glass Video 11.8
Snell's Law Video 11.9
Total Internal Reflection  Video 11.10    Demo  Video 11.11    
Lenses Video 11.13
How to See Without Glasses Video 11.14
Ray Diagrams for Lenses Video 11.15
                                     Converging-Diverging Video 11.27 Converging Lens and Convave Mirror Video 11.28
Diverging Lens Simulator  
Virtual Optics Bench (Mirrors and Lenses)  [Works better in Internet Explorer]
Article on Blackbodies and Photoelectric Effect 12C.1 
Blackbody Radiation Video 12C.3
Planck's Constant Video 12C.6
Photoelectric Effect Video 12C.7  Video 12C.7b  Simulator  
Compton Scattering Video 12C.8
DeBroglie Wavelength Video 12C.9  Video 12C.10
Heisenberg Uncertainty Principle Video 12C.11
Weird Stuff from Quantum Mechanics Video 12C.12
Line Spectra Video 12D.1
Bohr Model of the Atom Video 12D.2   Video 12D.3  Video 12D.4
Energy-Mass Equivalence Video 12E.1
Mass Defect and Binding Energy Video 12E.2
AP Review
Last Modified on May 31, 2017