Chapter 2: Tools of Physics

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Chapter 2: Tools of Physics

  • Subject(s): Science
  • Grade range: 9-12
  • Release date: 07-25-2017
  • Tags: safety, laboratory, lab, error, measurement, significant digits, significant figures, accuracy, precision, SI, units, International System of Units (SI), free-body diagram, vectors, trigonometry, sine, cosine, tangent

Description

In this chapter, we discuss several ideas and tools that will be helpful in our introductory study of physics.

Standards

S.P.1.A, S.P.1.B, S.P.2.E, S.P.2.F, S.P.2.G, S.P.2.H, S.P.2.I, S.P.2.J, S.P.3.E

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Resource ID: SE111035 Grade Range: 9-12 By: Instructional Materials Subject: Science
In this video, we review lab safety procedures.
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Resource ID: SE111036 Grade Range: 9-12 By: Instructional Materials Subject: Science
In this video, we review the proper ways to measure quantities and how to account for errors due to measurement.
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Resource ID: SE111037 Grade Range: 9-12 By: Instructional Materials Subject: Science
In this video, we discuss the use of and importance of the International System of Units (SI).
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Resource ID: SE111038 Grade Range: 9-12 By: Instructional Materials Subject: Science
In this video, we discuss techniques for graphing and reporting data.
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Resource ID: SE111039 Grade Range: 9-12 By: Instructional Materials Subject: Science
In this video, we present an overview of vectors and trigonometric functions, which are helpful in solving physics problems.