List of physics concepts in primary and secondary education curricula

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This is a list of topics that are included in high school physics curricula or textbooks.[1][2][3][4][5][6]

Motion and forces[edit]

Linear motion[edit]

Rotational motion[edit]

Conservation of energy and momentum[edit]

Electricity and magnetism[edit]





See also[edit]


Further reading[edit]

  • American Association for the Advancement of Science (1993). Benchmarks for science literacy. New York: Oxford University Press. ISBN 9780195089868. Archived from the original on 2011-01-05.
  • Bruton, Sheila; Ong, Faye (2000). Science content standards for California public schools : kindergarten through grade twelve (pdf). Sacramento, Calif.: Dept. of Education. ISBN 978-0-8011-1496-0. Retrieved 24 July 2012.
  • Eisenkraft, Arthur (2010). Active physics : a project-based inquiry approach (3rd ed.). Armonk, NY: It's About Time. ISBN 978-1607200000.
  • Faughn, Serway (2002). Holt physics. Austin, Tex.: Holt, Rinehart and Winston. ISBN 978-0030565441.
  • Giancoli, Douglas C. (2004). Physics : principles with applications (6th ed.). Upper Saddle River, N.J.: Pearson Education. ISBN 978-0130606204.
  • Haber-Schaim, Uri; Dodge, John H.; Gardner, Robert; Shore, Edward A.; Walter, Felicie (1991). PSSC physics (7th ed.). Dubuque, Iowa: Kendall/Hunt. ISBN 978-0840360250.
  • Hewitt, Paul G. (2002). Conceptual physics : practicing physics (9th ed.). San Francisco ; Montreal: Addison-Wesley. ISBN 9780321052025.
  • National Research Council (1999). National Science Education Standards : observe, interact, change, learn (6. printing. ed.). Washington, DC: National Academy Press. ISBN 978-0-309-05326-6.
  • Tesfaye, Casey Langer; White, Susan (September 2010). "High school physics textbooks" (pdf). Reports on high school physics. American Institute of Physics. Retrieved 24 July 2012.
  • Zitzewitz, Paul W. (2005). Physics: principles and problems. New York: Glencoe/McGraw-Hill. ISBN 978-0078458132.