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AP Physics 2 - Remote instruction information and syllabus: April 27 – May 13, 2020

Google Meet times (Office hours) for AP Physics 2:


Mondays and Wednesdays from 1:30 – 2:30 PM;
Fridays from 12:00 Noon – 1:00 PM

Monday, 4/27: Google Meet (1:30-2:30 PM). Listen to the Screencast and/or review Ch. 13 from 5 Steps to a 5
on magnetism. Hopefully you’ll come with good questions. For Wednesday, I’m going to ask you to complete
(and score) your final AP review 5 set (on electromagnetism).

Tuesday, 4/28: Work on and score set 5 AP Review (electromagnetism).

Wednesday, 4/29: Google Meet (1:30-2:30 PM). Go over and discuss review set 5. I’ll also discuss what you
should be doing to make sure you’ve practiced how to log on for your exams, and the AP practice problems they
have suggested from AP Classroom. For Thursday, fill out the Google form so I can figure out what you need
from me, and what we can do as a class to get there when we meet on Friday.

Thursday, 4/30: Please fill out the Google form on what you need today.

Friday, 5/1: Google Meet (12:00 noon-1:00 PM). We’ll go over your responses and develop a plan for next
week. It may involve how to answer the posted free responses on Google Classroom or other things based on
your choosing. It may also involve the Fact or Crap, based on your responses to my survey earlier this week.

Monday, 5/4: Google Meet (1:30-2:30 PM). See information from Friday, 5/1. Still To Be Determined.

Tuesday, 5/5: Still To Be Determined.

Wednesday, 5/6: Google Meet (1:30-2:30 PM). Still To Be Determined.

Thursday, 5/7: Still To Be Determined.

Friday, 5/8: Google Meet (1-3 PM, or longer if you choose). The plan now is I’ll be at school and presenting
on my whiteboard. This is the last day teachers will be allowed at school.

Monday 5/11: Google Meet (1:30-2:30 PM). See information from Friday, 5/1. Still To Be Determined.

Tuesday, 5/12: Google Meet (8 PM) – “The blessing of the keyboards” (formerly the pencil blessing) and any
last minute questions. Yes, I know it’s an odd time, but I want to wish you luck!

Wednesday, 5/13:
Things to have à A quiet setting without distractions. A good Internet connection. A calculator. Your formula
sheet. The best laptop/ChromeBook/phone available (charged!). Scratch paper.

AP Physics 2 Exam: Noon. Log in 15-30 minutes ahead of time as described in your email from the College
Board.

Topics that will be covered on the AP Physics 2 exam in 2020


UNIT 1: Fluids
UNIT 2: Thermodynamics
UNIT 3: Electric Force, Field, and Potential
UNIT 4: Electric Circuits
UNIT 5: Magnetism and Electromagnetic Induction
Things you should know throughout the school closure (ways I’ll stay in touch):

1) You can always message me through Remind, not just during school hours. That’ll be the fastest way to
reach me because I have it push to my phone, and I don’t have school email on my phone.

2) I’ll keep my website up to date ( http://www.pickphysics.com ) and post PDF’s of assignments there, since
a lot of things can get ‘left behind’ in Google Classroom if there are a lot of posts, but Google Classroom is
the official means of contact between students and teachers so I’ll be using that a lot, including videos I make
to show sample problems, etc.

3) For assignments I’d like you to complete, I’ll upload them as a Google Doc and have it so each student can
‘turn in’ to me. Remember, you can also write me a private message if you have any questions or concerns
about the assignment.

4) Please look at the subject specific review videos posted on the AP’s YouTube channel here:
https://www.youtube.com/user/advancedplacement

5) AP information about specific AP exams and other COVID-19 related things is here:
https://apcoronavirusupdates.collegeboard.org/students#free-ap-classes

6) Perhaps most importantly, I’ll upload the


daily ‘Doug the Pug’ calendar for those of
you who like to follow Doug!

7) Things you’ll need to have access to:


• Your College Board account (AP
Classroom)

• Your 5 Steps to a 5. Don’t have it? I’m


going to get my copy and I should be
able to take pictures and scan at home
if needed.

• Access to the electronic version of your


textbook

• A device with a good Internet


connection. If not, please see me so
you’ll be able to take your AP exam on
May 13 at 4 PM!