Skip to main content

Physics 30 - FALL 2023: Quarter 2 T/T/S - Online Synchronous Class

Course number : SCN3797   ID : 61312   
« back to classes page
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. 

Please note:  Quarterly fast track courses move TWICE AS FAST as semestered courses. Students should consider the time and space they have to dedicate to their studies in choosing the timing of course-delivery.

Students taking this course must write a Diploma Exam in November, January, April, June OR August.       
Diploma Exam for Physics 30 is January 29, 2024   

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 - Thu, Tue.  
  Weekly - Sat.  

N/A - Online

Instructor : ASP TBD 



Please read: 


REGISTRATION for this class, between WED, NOV 15 and TUES, NOV 21, is available ONLY to students who are CURRENTLY ATTENDING an EDMONTON PUBLIC SCHOOL, and registration for this class CLOSES at 4:00 PM on TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 21, 2023.

PLEASE NOTE: Quarterly fast track courses MOVE TWICE AS FAST as semestered courses. Students should consider the time and space they have to dedicate to their studies in choosing the timing of course-delivery

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.

NOTE: SchoolZone is EPSB’s portal which both students and teachers use for online learning. Teachers do not send information to your personal email account. Prior to your class start date - an email will be sent to your personal email account from a Metro Staff Member with your log in credentials and instructions on how to successfully activate your SchoolZone account. SZ is where you find your SHARE email account. Before your class begins, please check your SHARE account for an email from your teacher which will contain information on how to access the Google Classroom for your 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).

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 Exam for Physics 30 is January 29, 2024.

PLEASE BE AWARE: Any information pertaining to this course that you want to KEEP/REVIEW should be SAVED to your personal COMPUTER/DEVICE. Your SCHOOLZONE will be INACTIVATED (a) when your course ends or (b) if you withdraw from your course. Your SZ access, including your SHARE email account, is REMOVED in the overnight course upload. This means that on the day you complete the course, or withdraw, the NIGHTLY UPLOAD REMOVES YOUR ACCESS. Access CANNOT be reactivated unless you take another course with Metro. If you have not saved your information to your personal device, it is LOST and cannot be retrieved.

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.

All study/reading resources required for this course are in an ONLINE FORMAT and access will be supplied by your teacher. A Scientific Calculator is required for this class and students are expected to provide their own.

There are no classes from Saturday, December 23, 2023 to Friday, January 5, 2024. However, there WILL BE A CLASS on Saturday January 6, 2024.



Registration Closes On
Wednesday, November 15, 2023 @ 12:01 AM

Schedule Information

Skip dates: (No class on 12/23/2023, 12/26/2023, 12/28/2023, 12/30/2023, 01/02/2024, 01/04/2024)

Date(s) Class Days Times Location Instructor(s)
11/16/2023 - 1/16/2024 Weekly - Tue, Thu 06:00 PM - 09:30 PM N/A - Online ASP TBD 
11/18/2023 - 1/13/2024 Weekly - Sat 08:30 AM - 01:50 PM N/A - Online ASP TBD 

Other Class Offerings