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Physics reference tables 2012
Essential standards

Part One: Mechanics

1. Intro to physics: the pendulum and potential and kinetic energy
2. Newton's laws of motion
3. Forces and springs: Hooke's law
4. Forces, vector addition, friction and torque
5. Velocity and acceleration in a straight line
6. Velocity and acceleration in two dimensions
7. Collisions and conservation of momentum
8. Horizontal circular motion

Part Two: Waves

1. Properties of waves
2. Sound
3. Light and lenses

Part Three: Electricity and magnetism

1. Electrostatics and Coulomb's law
2. DC electronics
3. AC electronics and magnetism

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