Course Description

This is the first of two courses designed to prepare you for university entrance. The course provides an introduction to the motion and energy of objects and waves. Specific units include kinematics, dynamics, circular motion, work/energy, oscillatory motion, and mechanical waves.

Course Details

Course Learning Outcomes

By completion of this course, successful students will be able to:

  • Seek and apply evidence when evaluating alternative approaches to investigation, problems and issues in physics
  • Develop the knowledge, skills, and attitudes necessary to continue in the physical sciences
  • Describe and apply knowledge and skills to the following:
    • Vectors and Coordinate Systems
    • Concepts of Motion
    • Kinematics
    • Force and Motion
    • Dynamics
    • Energy and Work


Successful completion of Science 10 or equivalent course and Math Foundations, Math 10C or equivalent course. Questions about placement? Call: 403.220.2866 or E-mail: conted@ucalgary.ca 
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Jan 11, 2022 to Mar 21, 2022
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Course Fees
Flat Fee non-credit $475.00
  • Irfaan Sorathia, BSc, BNpSt, BEd
Reading List / Textbook

Title: Physics 20 Student Book + CD-ROM w/Extras, Workbook – Print + CD
Edition: 2012
Authors: Edmonton Public Schools Teacher Resources
Publisher: Edmonton Public Schools

Section Notes

Prerequisites: Science 10 or equivalent course. Questions? Call: 403.220.2866 or e-mail: conted@ucalgary.ca

This course uses Desire2Learn (D2L), an online learning management system. The instructor will post your course outline and other materials in D2L. For more information about D2L, please visit our Online Learning Resources.

Unless notified, all online courses are available at 9 am MT the day before the start date. Students who register on (or after) the start date will receive access within one day of registration.

Unless otherwise stated, notice of withdrawal or transfer from a course must be received at least seven calendar days prior to the start date of the course.

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