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AP Physics 1: Algebra-Based

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Additional Resources for AP Physics 1

Course Resources


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.

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A list of online resources recommended by your fellow AP Physics teachers.