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Physics 30 - WINTER 2023: Quarter 4 T/T/S - Online Synchronous Class

Course number : SCN3797   ID : 60136   
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This academic program is designed to study matter and energy and their interactions. The program emphasizes the context of science by considering the interrelationship among science, technology and society. Physics 20-30 helps students understand the physics principles behind the natural events they experience and the technology they use in their daily lives. The topics covered are: Momentum and Impulse, Forces and Fields, Electromagnetic Radiation and Atomic Physics.

Prerequisite: Physics 20: 50%. (It is recommended that students taking Physics 30 also have Math 20-1.) Students without the prerequisite must withdraw from class with no refund if they are under 20 years of age as of Sep 1 of the current school year. 

Students taking this course must write a Diploma Exam in November, January, April, June OR August. 

If a student has previously written the diploma exam for this course - they may choose to re-do it. However, if they have written the diploma exam within the last two school years they are considered to be rewriting. If a student does decide to rewrite an exam, please note that Alberta Education charges $26.25 to do so and the fee is payable directly to them through the student’s myPass account. The fee must be paid prior to writing the exam.

Class Details

21 Session(s)
Days of the Week :Multiple Days of the Week :
  Weekly - Tue, Thu.  
  Weekly - Sat.  

N/A - Online

Instructor : David Schnetkamp 



Please read: 

This Metro Academic Class is offered in an 8 week, Quarterly Fast Track format. This class is delivered all ONLINE. Classes are held 3 days per week: Tuesdays & Thursdays – 6:00 pm to 9:30 pm AND Saturdays 8:30 am to 1:50 pm. Students must be present for all learning activities in order to be successful in the course.

All classes will begin with a teacher led live lesson. Students are expected to be engaged in learning activities for the duration of class time (until 9:30 pm on Tuesdays & Thursdays and until 1:50 pm on Saturdays). Students will use SchoolZone to access their online class. Further information about SchoolZone is outlined in your Class Confirmation email.

For this course – students MUST have a Chromebook, laptop, or desktop computer available for their use (not a cell phone or tablet). The device used must have a webcam, a microphone, and access to the Internet. If you do not have your own device or access to one, please call Metro Customer Service at 780-428-1111 to discuss options available.

Students taking this class are REQUIRED TO WRITE a Diploma Exam. Diploma exams are offered in November, January, April, June OR August.

Diploma Exams for this session are administered from June 12 to June 27. Check your Student Handbook for a complete schedule. The Handbook is posted in SchoolZone under NEWS > SCHOOL NEWS.

TOTAL COST - Students under 20 years on Sep 1 of the current school year: $60 non-refundable program fee. Students 20 years and over on Sep 1 of current school year: $60 non-refundable program fee and $589 tuition.

There are reading/study materials required for this course. You will be notified by Metro Customer Service OR your teacher as to what they are and where to get them. A Scientific Calculator is required for this class and students are expected to provide their own.

There are no classes on Tuesday, May 23.




Schedule Information

Skip dates: (No class on 05/23/2023)

Date(s) Class Days Times Location Instructor(s)
4/25/2023 - 6/13/2023 Weekly - Tue, Thu 06:00 PM - 09:30 PM N/A - Online David Schnetkamp 
4/29/2023 - 6/10/2023 Weekly - Sat 08:30 AM - 01:50 PM N/A - Online David Schnetkamp 

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