The Pedal to the Metal Physics Class
Click Here for the News Channel 8 report on this class - Sept. 2011
No, it is not a Go Kart class, it is a Physics Class with all the rigor of an academic class but with The Physics of Motorsports as the theme. Once you are a member of the class, it qualifies you to join the Extracurricular MSA Racing Team [Not a course requirement]. Since the course meets one of the three science class requirements needed to graduate High School it is a serious physics course and will involve work. Members of the class will also have some serious fun and excitement.
Approximately every other week we will have a lab experience at Anderson Race Park
It will provide an easy answer to the perennial question, “When am I ever going to use this?” by showing you how the concepts we are learning have applications in racing motor vehicles. The content includes, but is not limited to:
• The nature of science
Course prerequisites: Algebra I, and GPA 2.5+