AP Physics 2 is an algebra-based course with topics from electricity and magnetism, fluids, optics, and thermodynamics. AP Physics 1 and AP Physics 2 classes and exams emphasize logic and reasoning with an overall goal of students understanding the core concepts of physics, although doing well requires basic algebra.
- Electrical force, field, and potential
- Electric circuits
- Magnetism and electromagnetic induction
- Geometric and physical optics
- Quantum, atomic, and nuclear physics.