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Beginner Level
Approx. 19 hours to complete
English
Subtitles: English

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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

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Week
1

Week 1

2 hours to complete

Introduction and Basic Tools

2 hours to complete
5 videos (Total 23 min), 2 readings, 6 quizzes
5 videos
Lesson 1.1: Introduction and Context3m
Lesson 1.2: Units and Significant Figures7m
Lesson 1.3: Vectors and Scalars4m
Lesson 1.4: Estimating5m
2 readings
Course structure and grading3m
Week 1 Study Aids10m
6 practice exercises
Start of course survey32m
Introduction and Context8m
Units and Significant Figures (Important skills in this course!)14m
Vectors and Scalars16m
Estimating10m
Week 1 Test22m
Week
2

Week 2

1 hour to complete

Velocity and Acceleration

1 hour to complete
4 videos (Total 24 min), 1 reading, 5 quizzes
4 videos
Lesson 2.2: Acceleration7m
Lesson 2.3: Relating Velocity, Acceleration and Displacement2m
Lesson 2.4: Relative Motion5m
1 reading
Week 2 Study Aids10m
5 practice exercises
Graphing Displacement and Velocity4m
Acceleration14m
Relating Velocity, Acceleration and Displacement4m
Relative Motion4m
Week 2 Test12m
Week
3

Week 3

4 hours to complete

Motion in Two Dimensions

4 hours to complete
4 videos (Total 25 min), 1 reading, 6 quizzes
4 videos
Lesson 3.2: Combining Vertical and Horizontal Motion3m
Lesson 3.3: Trajectories and Range7m
Lesson 3.4: Uniform Circular Motion6m
1 reading
Week 3 Study Aids10m
5 practice exercises
Projectiles, Falling Vertically Under Gravity14m
Combining Vertical and Horizontal Motion14m
Trajectories and Range6m
Uniform Circular Motion4m
Week 3 Test18m
Week
4

Week 4

2 hours to complete

Newton's Laws of Motion

2 hours to complete
7 videos (Total 35 min), 1 reading, 6 quizzes
7 videos
Lesson 4.2: Inertial and Non-inertial Frames6m
Lesson 4.3: Newton's Third Law2m
Lesson 4.4: Calculating Total Force8m
Lesson 4.5: Practice Problems7m
Historical Interlude3m
The Syllogism1m
1 reading
Week 4 Study Aids10m
6 practice exercises
Newton's Laws of Motion12m
Inertial and Non-inertial Frames14m
Newton's Third Law12m
Calculating Total Force18m
Practice Problems6m
Week 4 Test26m

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