Welcome to the home page for SPH3U or Gr. 11 University Physics.

Contents

## Units

- Motion in One Dimension
- Forces
- Energy
- Heat (mini-unit)
- Electromagnetism
- Motion in Two Dimensions
- Sound & Waves

### Motion (1D)

- Differentiate between scalars and vectors
- Interpret graphs
- Calculated motion with gravity
- Use kinematic formulae to describe the motion of accelerating objects

### Forces

- Learn and apply Newton’s Laws
- Learn about different types of forces
- Understand how forces affect motion
- Understand the influence of gravity

### Energy

- Learn the physics of roller coasters
- Understand different types of energy
- Learn about the conservation of energy and how it is applied in the design of many machines

### Heat

- Understand why swimming pools feel warmer at night
- Learn basic concepts used by engineers to design cooling and heating equipment

### Electromagnetism

- Learn how electricity is generated
- Understand how an electric motor works

### Motion in 2D

- Calculate motion in two dimensions

*This is an overlap of the grade 12 Motion unit

### Sound & Waves

- Understand properties of mechanical and sound waves