AP resources are designed to support all students and teachers—with daily instruction, practice, and feedback to help cover and connect content and skills—in any learning environment.
Whether you’re teaching in person or online, these free, flexible online resources can keep your class on pace throughout the year.
Sign in to AP Classroom and explore these resources:
AP Daily videos are short, searchable instructional segments you can:
- assign to students before or after class to maximize time for discussion.
- assign alongside topic questions to address misunderstandings.
- encourage students to take advantage of on their own, on mobile devices or computers.
- track to see which students are watching each video in each class.
Topic questions are formative questions to check student understanding as you teach. Assign topic questions to reveal student misunderstandings and target your lessons.
Progress checks help you gauge student knowledge and skills for each unit through:
- multiple-choice questions with rationales explaining correct and incorrect answers, and
- free-response questions with scoring guides to help you evaluate student work.
My Reports highlights progress for every student and class across AP units.
The question bank is a searchable database of real AP questions. You can:
- find topic questions and practice exam questions, indexed by content and skills.
- search for any question, passage, or stimulus by text or keyword.
- create custom quizzes that can be assigned online or on paper.
Sign in to AP Classroom to access AP Daily.
- Made for any learning environment, AP teachers can assign these short videos on every topic and skill as homework alongside topic questions, warm-ups, lectures, reviews, and more.
- AP students can also access videos on their own for additional support.
- Videos are available in AP Classroom, on your Course Resources page.
AP Daily Instructors
Expert AP teachers across the country can support your course virtually:
- Lead teacher: Josh Beck, Clayton High School, Clayton, N.C.
- Kristin Gonzales-Vega, Reedy High School, Frisco, Texas
- Greg Jacobs, Woodberry Forest School, Woodberry Forest, Va.
- Oluwanifemi (Nifemi) Kolayemi, John D. O’Bryant School of Mathematics and Science, Roxbury, Mass.
- Jim Vander Weide, Hudsonville High School, Hudsonville, Mich.
- Oather Strawderman, Lawrence Free State High School, Lawrence, Kan.
- Jennifer Kaelin, José Martí MAST 6-12 Academy, Hialeah, Fla.
- Douglas (Doug) Hutton, Glastonbury High School, Glastonbury, Conn.
Higher Education Faculty Lecturers
Supplement your instruction with 30-minute videos on each unit hosted by college or university professors. Guest lecturers include:
- Gerald Cleaver, Baylor University
- Arthur Eisenkraft, University of Massachusetts, Boston
- Andy Elby, University of Maryland
- Eugenia Etkina, Rutgers University
- Corey Gerving, West Point
- Samuel Lofland, Rowan University
- Ken Podolak, SUNY Plattsburgh
- Carol Scarlett, Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University
- Jiang Yu, Fitchburg State University
The Faculty Lectures are available on the AP Classroom Course Resources page, under Overview, as well as YouTube.
Additional Resources for AP Physics 1
AP Physics 1 Student Workbook—Teacher and Student Editions
This is a free resource that contains a compilation of problems written by master AP Physics teachers and college/university physics faculty to help students master the knowledge and skills in college-level physics coursework. This workbook offers more than 100 scenarios, or worksheets, presented in unit order, that were designed to support learning of course content and important skills, such as argumentation, quantitative analysis, data analysis, using representations, and experimental design.
The Teacher Edition contains complete solutions, as well as instructional guidance for each scenario provided. Both the Teacher and Student Editions are available through your Course Audit account and on AP Classroom.
AP Physics 1 and 2 Inquiry-Based Lab Investigations
The Lab Manual Resources page provides information about the laboratory requirement and a link to the AP Physics 1 and 2 Inquiry-Based Lab Investigations teacher manual.
Inquiry Instruction in the AP Science Classroom
Review the Inquiry Instruction in the AP Science Classroom teaching resource.
Planning for AP Physics 1 and 2
Although this page was created before the 2019-20 course and exam updates, the prerequisite and sequencing information is still useful.
The Paragraph-Length Response in AP Physics 1 and 2
See guidance on how to tackle the exam questions that require a paragraph-length response.
The Analysis of Experimental Uncertainty in AP Physics 1 and 2
See information on expectations for the depth of understanding of experimental uncertainty that will be assessed on the exam and the expectations for laboratory work to be presented to colleges and universities.
Special Focus Materials
From Your AP Colleagues
Critical Thinking Questions in Physics
These 36 questions with solutions will challenge students critical thinking skills.
Physics Instruction Using Video Analysis Technology
A detailed analysis of video analysis technology, with examples of applications and comparisons of the leading software.
Less Is More: Teaching Strategies for Limited Class Time
A teacher describes how he successfully redesigned his course to have fewer homework problems and improve exam scores.
Online Resources Recommended by AP Teachers
A list of online resources recommended by your fellow AP Physics teachers.