Glencoe Physics: Principles And Problems © 2005

Grade Levels: 9-12
Physics: Principles and Problems offers you integrated support, abundant opportunities for problem solving, and a variety of realistic applications. The program has a balance of good conceptual presentation with a strong problem-solving strand. All the program resources are organized in a way that saves you preparation time and allows you to meet the needs of students in your diverse classroom.

About the Program

Using Glencoe Physics: Principles and Problems, you can:

  • Actively involve students though Launch Labs—inquiry-based labs at the beginning of each chapter.
  • Address student needs with a consistent three-step Example Problem that includes unique helpful math hints that students can use as they work through problems.
  • Coach your students with unique blue annotations in the Example Problems. Practice Problems provide immediate feedback so every student has the opportunity to master skills that apply to related physics concepts.
  • Help students see the direct connections between math and physics principles. Connecting Math to Physics offers additional math support for every student.
  • Motivate students with Challenge Problems that are designed after the open-ended questions on the Advanced Placement Physics exam with more in-depth applications and problem solving.
  • Provide maximum flexibility in your classroom with Design Your Own Labs, Traditional Labs, and Internet Labs. Probeware technology versions for many of the labs are available on the Web site, physicspp.com.

Contents:

  • Chapter 1 A Physics Toolkit
  • Chapter 2 Representing Motion
  • Chapter 3 Accelerated Motion
  • Chapter 4 Forces in One Dimension
  • Chapter 5 Forces in Two Dimensions
  • Chapter 6 Motion in Two Dimensions
  • Chapter 7 Gravitation
  • Chapter 8 Rotational Motion
  • Chapter 9 Momentum and its Conservation
  • Chapter 10 Energy, Work, and Simple Machines
  • Chapter 11 Energy and its Conservation
  • Chapter 12 Thermal Energy
  • Chapter 13 States of Matter
  • Chapter 14 Vibrations and Waves
  • Chapter 15 Sound
  • Chapter 16 Fundamentals of Light
  • Chapter 17 Reflection and Mirrors
  • Chapter 18 Refractions and Lenses
  • Chapter 19 Inference and Diffraction
  • Chapter 20 Static Electricity
  • Chapter 21 Electric Fields
  • Chapter 22 Current Electricity
  • Chapter 23 Series and Parallel Circuits
  • Chapter 24 Magnetic Fields
  • Chapter 25 Electromegnetic Induction
  • Chapter 26 Electromagnetism
  • Chapter 27 Quantum Theory
  • Chapter 28 The Atom
  • Chapter 29 Solid-State Electronics
  • Chapter 30 Nuclear Physics

Program Components

  • Glencoe Physics: Principles & Problems, Interactive Chalkboard CD-ROM
    Glencoe Physics: Principles & Problems, Interactive Chalkboard CD-ROM
  • Glencoe Physics: Principles & Problems,  Chapter 21 - 25 Fast Files
    Glencoe Physics: Principles & Problems, Chapter 21 - 25 Fast Files
  • Glencoe Physics: Principles & Problems, ExamView Assessment Suite CD-ROM
    Glencoe Physics: Principles & Problems, ExamView Assessment Suite CD-ROM
  • Glencoe Physics: Principles & Problems, Interactive Chalkboard DVD
    Glencoe Physics: Principles & Problems, Interactive Chalkboard DVD
  • Glencoe Physics: Principles & Problems, Solutions Manual
    Glencoe Physics: Principles & Problems, Solutions Manual
  • Glencoe Physics: Principles & Problems, Solutions Manual, Teacher Edition
    Glencoe Physics: Principles & Problems, Solutions Manual, Teacher Edition
  • Glencoe Physics: Principles & Problems, Teacher Wraparound Edition
    Glencoe Physics: Principles & Problems, Teacher Wraparound Edition
  • Glencoe Physics: Principles & Problems, Teacher Wraparound Edition
    Glencoe Physics: Principles & Problems, Teacher Wraparound Edition
  • Glencoe Physics: Principles & Problems, Teaching Transparencies
    Glencoe Physics: Principles & Problems, Teaching Transparencies
  • Glencoe Physics: Principles & Problems, eTeacher Edition CD-ROM
    Glencoe Physics: Principles & Problems, eTeacher Edition CD-ROM
  • Glencoe Physics: Principles & Problems, Forensics Laboratory Manual, Student Edition
    Glencoe Physics: Principles & Problems, Forensics Laboratory Manual, Student Edition
  • Glencoe Physics: Principles & Problems, Laboratory Manual, Student Edition
    Glencoe Physics: Principles & Problems, Laboratory Manual, Student Edition
  • Glencoe Physics: Principles & Problems, Probeware Laboratory Manual, Student Edition
    Glencoe Physics: Principles & Problems, Probeware Laboratory Manual, Student Edition
  • Glencoe Physics: Principles & Problems, Student Edition
    Glencoe Physics: Principles & Problems, Student Edition
  • Glencoe Physics: Principles & Problems, Studying for the End of Course Exam, Student Edition
    Glencoe Physics: Principles & Problems, Studying for the End of Course Exam, Student Edition
  • Glencoe Physics: Principles & Problems, eStudent Edition CD-ROM
    Glencoe Physics: Principles & Problems, eStudent Edition CD-ROM
  • Glencoe Physics: Principles & Problems, eStudent Edition, 1- year subscription (without purchase of SE)
    Glencoe Physics: Principles & Problems, eStudent Edition, 1- year subscription (without purchase of SE)
  • Glencoe Physics: Principles & Problems, eStudent Edition, 6-year subscription (without purchase of SE)
    Glencoe Physics: Principles & Problems, eStudent Edition, 6-year subscription (without purchase of SE)
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Additional Details & Resources

Research Base

  • Research Base for Chemistry and Physics
    This article shows how Glencoe's Physics program was designed from the National Science Education Standards, which include the following four tenants: Science is for all students; Learning science is an active process; School science reflects the intellectual and cultural traditions that characterize the practice of contemporary science; and, Improving science education is part of systemic education reform. References of the research base can be viewed at the end of the document.

Randomized Controlled Studies

  • Efficacy Study of Glencoe Chemistry and Physics
    This report describes 13 schools in seven districts that have been successful in teaching chemistry and physics concepts, as evidenced by student performance and attitude, feedback from students and parents, and responses from teachers. These results demonstrate the benefits of effective chemistry and physics curricula programs, as well as successful teaching practices.