Physics is a one-year course providing students with an understanding of matter and energy. This is a laboratory course for students that are fully committed to a college-bound career path. Strong mathematical reasoning skills will be needed for the acquisition of the concepts in this course. Students will investigate kinematics, Newtonâ€™s Laws of Motion, energy transfer, gravity, sound, and light. When taken in conjunction with Chemistry 1, proficiency in this course address the Wyoming grade span 9 â€“ 12 physical science benchmarks necessary for high school graduation.
Tools within the content to accommodate and modify as need per the IEP or 504. Text to read, highlighting, speech to text, fewer lessons, frequent breaks, extended time.
Student participation in this course is documented by the following:
- Student active time in course logged by the learning management system.
- Coursework submissions recorded by the learning management system.
- Participation verified by the virtual education teacher for time spent working offline.
- Academic-based communication between the student and virtual education teacher or learning coach and virtual education teacher.
- Synchronous time with the class, a group or the virtual education teacher recorded by the learning management system or teacher.
- The virtual education teacher verifies participation in the course 1-3 times a week.