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Pearson Physics Ц Student Edition (2009)

 
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Pearson Physics contains 8 units of instruction levels, and features a balance of quantitative and conceptual approaches to understanding. Students are to explore and understand the natural world and become aware of the profound influence of physics in everyday life.
Reading age for native speakers: grades 11 – 12

CONTENTS

Acknowledgements
WELCOME TO PEARSON PHYSICS

UNIT I: KINEMATICS
Chapter 1: Graphs and equations describe motion in one dimension
Chapter 2: Vector components describe motion in two dimensions

UNIT II: DYNAMICS
Chapter 3: Forces can change velocity
Chapter 4: Gravity extends throughout the universe

UNIT III: CIRCULAR MOTION, WORK, AND ENERGY
Chapter 5: Newton’s laws can explain circular motion
Chapter 6: In an isolated system, energy is transferred from one object to another whenever work is done

UNIT IV: OSCILLATORY MOTION AND MECHANICAL WAVES
Chapter 7: Oscillatory motion requires a set of conditions
Chapter 8: Mechanical waves transmit energy in a variety of ways

UNIT V: MOMENTUM AND IMPULSE
Chapter 9: The momentum of an isolated system of interacting objects is conserved

UNIT VI: FORCES AND FIELDS
Chapter 10: Physics laws can explain the behaviour of electric charges
Chapter 11: Electric field theory describes electrical phenomena
Chapter 12: Properties of electric and magnetic fields apply in nature and technology.

UNIT VII: ELECTROMAGNETIC RADIATION
Chapter 13: The wave model can be used to describe the characteristics of electromagnetic radiation
Chapter 14: The wave-particle duality reminds us that sometimes truth really is stranger than fiction!

UNIT VIII: ATOMIC PHYSICS
Chapter 15: Electric force and energy quantization determine atomic structure
Chapter 16: Nuclear reactions are among the most powerful energy sources in nature
Chapter 17: The development of models of the structure of matter is ongoing

STUDENT REFERENCES
- Safety
- The Inquiry Process
- The Problem-Solving Process: GRASP
- Using Graphic Organizers
- Graphing Data
- Math Skills
- Tables

Glossary
Numerical Answers
Index




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