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AP Physics 2 Course Home Page

This page now features the important information and resources you need to implement the AP Physics 2 course. This course, together with the AP Physics 1 course, replaces the AP Physics B course as of fall 2014. Through inquiry-based learning, AP Physics 2 students will develop critical thinking and reasoning skills, allowing them to cultivate their understanding of physics and science practices.

Essential Course Resources

AP Physics 2 Course Planning and Pacing Guides

Written by AP teachers, these versatile guides demonstrate a variety of ways to plan and pace the AP Physics 2 curriculum across one academic year. Each author brings a unique perspective to approaching the course based on his or her teaching context (e.g., demographics, schedule, school type, setting), and presents a host of ideas for activities, resources, and assessments.

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AP Exam Information and Resources

The AP Physics 2 Exam, which debuts in May 2015, will assess students' achievement of the AP Physics 2 learning objectives. Each learning objective combines the science practices with specific content, as described in the AP Physics 1 and AP Physics 2 Course and Exam Description, Effective Fall 2014 (.pdf/7 MB).

A full Practice Exam reflecting the new course is available for all AP Physics 2 teachers in a secure location. Sign in to your course audit account for access.

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