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James Gallardo

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Room 6018

JGallardo@lbschools.net

 

AP Physics 1 and 2 Teacher

ASB Advisor

 

 

I have been teaching Physics since 2002.

Single subject credential in Physics

Single subject credential in Industrial and Technology Education

Bachelor of Science from UC San Diego in Animal Physiology and Neurosciences, 1999

Masters in Education from National University, 2006

 

Tutoring for AP Physics is offered during lunch on Mondays and Tuesdays, no appointment necessary. 

 

Another option: Tutoring is also offered through the resource center through morning and lunch appointments with college aides, as well as former students who have passed AP Physics exams.

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AP Physics 1 Topics with relevant Textbook Sections 2018-2019

This list shows the specific chapters from our textbook College Physics: A Strategic Approach that will be covered in AP Physics 1 this year. Important Note: The pacing of the course may adjust in time allotted to each chapter, but the sequence will remain the same.

 

Math, Graphing and Relationships                         1 week

 

Motion in one dimension                                        2 week Aug

Chapter 2

1 Test

 

Motion in two dimensions                                      1 week Sep

Sections 3.1, 3.2, 3.3, 3.6, 3.7

Activity replaces test

 

Forces and Newton's Laws of Motion                   4 weeks Sep-Oct

Chapter 4, 5

1 Test

 

Circular Motion                                                      3 weeks Oct

Section 3.8, Chapter 6

1 Test

 

Rotational Motion                                                  3 weeks Nov

Chapter 7

1 Test

 

Momentum                                                            2 weeks Dec

Chapter 9

1 Test

 

Energy and Work                                                   3 weeks Dec-Jan

Chapter 10

1 Test

 

Oscillations                                                           4 weeks Feb-Mar 

Chapter 14

Traveling Waves, Sound, and Superposition        

Chapters 15, 16

1 Test

 

Electrostatic Forces                                               1 week Mar

Chapter 20.1-20.3

Current and Resistance                                         2 weeks Mar

Chapter 22

1 Test

 

Circuits                                                                  2 weeks Apr

Sections 23.1-23.4                                                      

1 Test

 

AP Review, and Mock Exams                                Apr-May

AP Physics 2 Topics with relevant Textbook Sections 2018-2019

This list will give you an idea of how long we are focusing on a particular topic. Important Note: We are not covering every section in each chapter! Specific sections can be identified by comparing college board requirements to our textbook.

 

Math, Relationships, and Graphs               3 Days   (Aug)

 

Electric Forces, Fields, and Potential         4 weeks   (Aug-Sept)

Chapter 20, 21, 22

2 Tests

 

Electric Circuits                                           3 weeks   (Sept-Oct)

Chapter 23

1 Test

 

Magnetism and EM Induction                      3 weeks  (Oct)

Chapters 24, 25

1 Test

 

Fluids                                                          3 weeks  (Oct-Nov)

Chapter 13

1 Test

 

Thermodynamics and Gases                      4 weeks  (Dec-Jan)

Chapter 11, 12

2 Tests

 

 

Geometric and Physical Optics                   4 weeks   (Feb-Mar)

Chapters 17, 18

2 Tests

 

Quantum, Atomic, and Nuclear                   3 weeks   (Mar-Apr)

Chapters 27, 28, 29, 30

1 Test

 

AP Review, Mock Exams                            3-4 weeks   (Apr-May)

 

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