SAT Physics test is 60 minutes long consisting of 75 multiple choice questions. The test is designed to assess your understanding of basic Physics concepts and problem solving skills. In this lesson you will learn about the content of the test as well as strategies that will help you to succeed. Also these videos will provide examples of typical questions and explanation.
In this video we will take a look at SAT Physics test format, content and develop some strategies.
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02(1). Mechanics (part 1).
In this video we will take a look at typical mechanics questions from SAT test. This part includes kinematics, dynamics, energy and momentum.
KEY words: kinematics, dynamics, energy and momentum, kinetic energy, potential energy, Newton’s Laws, conservation of energy, conservation of momentum.
02(2). Mechanics (part 2).
In this video we will take a look at typical mechanics questions from SAT test. This part includes circular motion, simple harmonic motion, gravity and Kepler’s Laws.
KEY words: circular motion, simple harmonic motion, gravity, Kepler’s Laws, oscillations, planetary motion, satellites motion, Universal gravity Law.
03. Electricity and magnetism.
In this video we will take a look at typical electricity and magnetism questions from SAT test. It includes electric fields, forces and potentials, capacitance, DC circuits, magnetic fields and forces.
KEY words: electric field, electric force, electric potential, capacitance, capacitor, DC circuits, magnetic field, magnetic force, Ohm’s Law, Lorenz force, Ampere’s force, parallel connection, series connection, current, voltage, resistance, electrostatics.
04. Waves and optics.
In this video we will take a look at typical waves and optics questions from SAT test. This includes general wave properties, reflection and refraction, lenses and mirrors, interference and diffraction of light.
KEY words: wave properties, reflection, refraction, interference, diffraction thin lens, plane mirrors, spherical mirrors, optics, law of reflection, law of refraction, Snell’s law, magnification.
05. Heat and thermodynamics.
In this video we will take a look at typical heat and thermodynamics questions from SAT test. This includes specific and latent heats, thermal expansion, laws of thermodynamics, heat engines.
KEY words: specific heat capacity, latent heat, thermal expansion, laws of thermodynamics, heat engine, thermal physics, ideal gas law, gas laws, Boyle’s law, Charles’ Law, Gay-Lussac’s Law.
06. Modern physics.
In this video we will take a look at typical modern physics questions from SAT test. This includes quantum phenomena, atomic models, nuclear and particle physics, special relativity.
KEY words: quantum physics, quantum postulates, special relativity, nuclear physics, atomic model, Rutherford, gold foil experiment, photoelectric effect, alpha particle, beta particle, gamma rays, gamma quants. Proton, neutron, electron, atomic nucleus.
In this video we will take a look some miscellaneous questions from SAT test. This includes history of physics, famous experiments, general math and analytical knowledge, general knowledge about the Universe.
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In this video we will take a look some questions from SAT test that involve graphs.
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