Table of Contents

1. About Science   

I. MECHANICS 

2. Newton’s First Law of Motion: Inertia 

3. Linear Motion  

4. Newton’s Second Law of Motion: Force and Acceleration  

5. Newton’s Third Law of Motion: Action and Reaction  

6. Momentum 

7. Energy 

8. Rotational Motion  

9. Gravity  

10. Projectile and Satellite Motion  

II. PROPERTIES OF MATTER 

11. The Atomic Nature of Matter  

12. Solids 

13. Liquids 

14. Gases III. HEAT 

15. Temperature, Heat and Expansion 

16. Heat Transfer 

17. Change of Phase 

18. Thermodynamics 

IV. SOUND 

19. Vibrations and Waves 

20. Sound 

21. Musical Sounds 

V. ELECTRICITY AND MAGNETISM 

22. Electrostatics 

23. Electric Current 

24. Magnetism 

25. Electromagnetic Induction 

VI. LIGHT 

26. Properties of Light 

27. Color 

28. Reflection and Refraction 

29. Light Waves 

30. Light Emission 

31. Light Quanta 

VII. ATOMIC AND NUCLEAR PHYSICS  

32. The Atom and the Quantum 

33. Atomic Nucleus and Radioactivity 

34. Nuclear Fission and Fusion 

VIII. RELATIVITY 

35. Special Theory of Relativity 

36. General Theory of Relativity 

Appendices 

A. Systems of Measurement 

B. More About Motion 

C. Graphing 

D. More About Vectors 

E. Exponential Growth and Doubling Time