Physics 30

Course Description

Physics 30 is a comprehensive introduction to foundational concepts in Physics. Learners will study how and why objects move in both straight and circular paths. They will work through some of the great conservation laws, analyze collisions between objects and work with electric and magnetic fields. Learners will enter the era of Modern Physics and introduce the fields of Quantum Mechanics, Einstein’s Theory of Relativity, Nuclear Physics and Radioactivity.

Units of Study

  • Kinematics
  • Dynamics
  • Circular Motion and Gravitation
  • Energy and Momentum
  • Electric and Magnetic Fields
  • Modern Physics

Course Materials

Supplied by the DLC


Obtained by Student


Suggested Career Pathways

  • Engineering
  • X-Ray or Ultrasound Technician
  • Electrician or Electronics Technician
  • Computer Programmer
  • Astrophysicist
  • Meteorologist
  • Pharmacist
  • Doctor
  • Radiologist


Physical Science 20
Foundations or Pre-Calculus 20 - highly recommended

Delivery Method

Online Asynchronous


This course requires a final exam to be supervised by a proctor

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Grade 12
Summer School

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