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Grade 9-12

A Guide Through AP Physics, Unit 6: Simple Harmonic Motion

by Amber Moore | Science

3 Lessons 38:34
  1. 1. Introduction 1:27
  2. 2. Unit 6, Class 1 27:42
  3. 3. Unit 6, Class 2 9:25

Grade 9-12


NGSS Standards

About the course

Forces and energy were covered in units 1 through 4. Now students will learn how to apply these concepts to a new type of motion called Simple Harmonic Motion (SHM). SHM involves periodic motion, which is typical for spring-mass systems and pendulum problems. By the end of this unit, students will learn how to approach both types of systems.

AP Physics 1 is an algebra-based, introduction to college-level physics course. The framework of this course is organized into 10 commonly taught units of study. Each unit contains information that needs to be understood in order to prepare students for taking the AP Physics exam given by College Board AP.


  • Advanced Placement
  • College
  • Math
  • Physics
  • STEM


Hey everyone, my name is Amber!

I am currently serving as a Teaching and Research Assistant at the University of Kentucky while pursuing my Ph.D in Astrophysics. I have completed my M.S in Physics at the University of Kentucky and B.S. in Mathematics at Nicholls State University in Louisiana. Outside of school I enjoy various outdoor activities such as hiking, biking, rock climbing, and soccer. During my undergraduate career I played Division I NCAA Women's Soccer.

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