Course title

Physics B


Algebra 2 & Physics A

Course description

Physics B Standard is designed to describe the physical world using a small number of basic assumptions; concepts; and equations. The course emphasizes relating physics to the everyday world. Physics B focuses on the characteristics of waves and describes the behavior of waves with emphasis on light and sound. The student will understand the relationship between electricity and magnetism. Finally; the student will gain a simple understanding of atomic physics.

Approximately 40 percent of the course involves virtual laboratory investigations. Some activities will require ordinary household items such as rulers; meter sticks; balls or marbles; string; paper; and pencils.

School country

United States

School state


School city

St. Paul

School / district Address

1350 Energy Lane

School zip code


Requested competency code

Lab Science

Date submitted



Deferred date

Deferred Reason

In order to be reviewed as a laboratory science; we will need a list of physical laboratory experiments completed for this course and number of hours students spend doing laboratory assignments each week.

Online / Virtual